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  • Beakman's World: How the Nose Works

    He uses a cartoon clip to explain the anatomy of the nasal cavity and where mucus is produced. He then sets up a giant tube with nose hairs to show how the nose works. The hairs are meant to filter air before it goes into the body. Then he explains that snot and mucus trap bacteria and larger particles from going into the lungs. They blow feathers into one end of the "nose" and show that clean air is coming out the other end because the mucus trapped the feathers.

  • Science with Sophie: The Role of Snot

    Sophie conducts an experiment in which she creates a snot-like substance. She then explains the purpose of snot and provides a fun fact: we have mucus in our eyes.

  • Beakman's World: Sleeping

    Beakman acts like Rip Van Winkle to explain what happens to our bodies when we sleep and the various stages of sleep including REM. Beakman then explains why we sleep with our eyes closed along with eye mucus.