Watch a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) music video, then take a quiz to see what you learned! Please select a video from the options below. (A new window will open.) Don't worry if you aren't in the targeted age groups -- the quizzes are open to all! Also, feel free to do them more than once!
Results from these quizzes formed the basis of the paper Leveraging the power of music to improve science education
by Gregory J. Crowther et al. (International Journal of Science Education
38: 73-95, 2016).
Recommended for Elementary School (Grades 3-5)
• The Double Life of Amphibians
• Meet The Elements
• Shake [states of matter]
• Simple Machines
Recommended for Middle School (Grades 6-8)
• Ain't It Beautiful? [wheat agriculture]
• Cell Theory
• Fossil Rock Anthem
• Nervous System
Recommended for High School (Grades 9-12)
• I'm A Virus!
• Ode to the Brain
• Tau [geometry]
• You Start at the Anode [battery basics]
Recommended for College
• Myofibrils [muscle cells]
• Necessary But Not Sufficient [muscle glycolysis]
Please note that the music videos themselves were not created by, and are not the property of, SingAboutScience.org. Credits for each video may be found within the video and/or on its YouTube page. Special thanks to Tom McFadden
, whose masters thesis provided inspiration for these quizzes as well as most of the questions associated with "Fossil Rock Anthem."
To request additional quizzes, please contact Greg Crowther (firstname.lastname@example.org).