TED-Ed Animated lessons

All lessons co-produced by The Animation Workshop

The Sci-Vi department cooperates with TED-Ed to create better communication about all kinds of science. We believe that in order to develop in the best way as humanity, our choices and actions, together with ethical considerations, must be based on knowledge and research. The TED-Ed Animations are short, animated videos about ideas that spark the curiosity of learners everywhere and has become an award-winning education platform that serves millions of teachers and students around the world every week. The TED-Ed video library has more than 1,000 animated TED-Ed Originals and reaches nearly 700M learners worldwide every year.

Ágota Végső has been our producer during the years, with Morten Thorning and Sia Søndergaard as co-producers from The Animation Workshop in different years, and Lone Thaarup as the permanent administration partner.

About Ágota Végső:

Project Manager and producer at TAW / VIA UC - PhD student at NOVA FCSH Lisboa

Ágota Végső is a Hungarian animated film director, illustrator, and producer. She finished her studies at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, MOME in Budapest. She attended ASF, The Animation European Production Workshop in 2012, and had the opportunity to participate in the Open Workshop program at The Animation Workshop in Denmark in 2014. Since 2014 she has worked for The Animation Workshop as a production manager and producer leading the collaboration with TED-ed and as permanent member of the Sci-Vi team.

Below you can find links for all the lessons co-produced by The Animation Workshop since 2014

What causes yeast infections, and how do you get rid of them? - Liesbeth Demuyser

These animals are also plants … wait, what? - Luka Seamus Wright

Where will you be able to live in 20 years? - Carol Farbotko and Ingrid Boas

Earth's mysterious red glow, explained - Zoe Pierrat

Is this the most successful animal ever? - Nigel Hughes

Ugly History: The U.S. Syphilis Experiment - Susan M. Reverby

Which bag should you use? - Luka Seamus Wright and Imogen Ellen Napper

Is human evolution speeding up or slowing down? - Laurence Hurst

Can the ocean run out of oxygen? - Kate Slabosky

The last living members of an extinct species - Jan Stejskal

What yoga does to your body and brain - Krishna Sudhir

What happens if you cut down all of a city's trees? - Stefan Al

Why isn’t the Netherlands underwater? - Stefan Al

The imaginary king who changed the real world - Matteo Salvadore

How to spot a pyramid scheme - Stacie Bosley

The sexual deception of orchids - Anne Gaskett

How one journalist risked her life to hold murderers accountable - Christina Greer

The life cycle of a neutron star - David Lunney

What is the universe expanding into? - Sajan Saini

What is dust made of? - Michael Marder

The myth of Thor's journey to the land of giants - Scott A. Mellor

The myth of Arachne - Iseult Gillespie

Who's at risk for colon cancer? - Amit H. Sachdev and Frank G. Gress

Who built Great Zimbabwe? And why? - Breeanna Elliott

The genius of Marie Curie - Shohini Ghose

How do nuclear power plants work? - M. V. Ramana and Sajan Saini

The evolution of animal genitalia - Menno Schilthuizen

Can machines read your emotions? - Kostas Karpouzis

Who IS Sherlock Holmes - Neil McCaw

The surprising reason you feel awful when you're sick - Marco A. Sotomayor

The mathematical secrets of Pascal’s triangle - Wajdi Mohamed Ratemi

How do geckos defy gravity? - Eleanor Nelsen

The law of conservation of mass - Todd Ramsey

How we think complex cells evolved - Adam Jacobson

Cloudy climate change: How clouds affect Earth's temperature - Jasper Kirkby

Einstein's brilliant mistake: Entangled states - Chad Orzel

Schrödinger's cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics - Chad Orzel

What is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle? - Chad Orzel

Particles and waves: The central mystery of quantum mechanics - Chad Orzel