Saturday, May 20, 2017

3 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 5: Coffee

YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now (In 20 minutes or less) Vol. 5 Coffee

This week I'm sharing 3 interesting YouTube Science videos about coffee that you can watch in 20 minutes or less. This blog series is meant to provide science enthusiasts with a variety of science YouTube videos that will expand your knowledge and not make you late for work!

Coffee is part of my daily life and it is often one of the first things I think about each morning. There is something about that steaming black liquid (besides the caffeine!) that just warms the soul. This week get ready for a unique variety of science videos that touches on physics, ecology, chemistry, and fluid mechanics. Enjoy!

#1 Concocting the Perfect Cup of Coffee - Science Friday

Brewing coffee is an ongoing chemistry experiment that relies on the manipulation of a large number of variables to bring out the best of each coffee.  To get a pour-over coffee maker like you see in the video (the best way to brew!) check out this link to Amazon: Bodum 11571-01US Pour Over Coffee Maker with Permanent Filter, 34 oz, Black.

#2 Open Science: Space Coffee Cup - NASA Video Collection

NASA describes how a coffee cup helped scientists relearn fluid mechanics in low-gravity environments to engineer a variety of systems used in space. 

#3 Conservation Science: Amanda Rodewald Discusses Shade Grown Coffee - The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Professor Amanda Rodewald marries conservation and economics by studying shade-grown coffee farms in the Andes mountains. Shade coffee helps to promote biodiversity, conservation, and sustainability in the Andes while in turn make excellent coffee that people can sell.  To try out some shade-grown coffee click the link: Tiny Footprint Coffee Organic Dark Roast Ground Coffee, 16-Ounce Bags (Pack of 2)

Thanks for reading. For more YouTube Science videos to watch right now check out: 
3 YouTube Videos to Watch Right Now in 20 mins or less (Volume 1) 
3 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 2 Hummingbird Edition (Volume 2)
3 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 3 Spicy Food (Volume 3)
4 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 4 Human Curiosity (Volume 4)

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