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The Brain Scoop + The Field Museum

The Brain Scoop is an acclaimed science and natural history YouTube channel from The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. It's directed, produced, edited, and filmed by Tom McNamara (March 2014-August 2015) and hosted, produced, researched, and created by Emily Graslie (pictured).

Team Brain Scoop's assignment: to search for and find all things weird, wild, and wondrous in our world.

Their work was recognized as a 2016 Webby Honoree for Best Internet Science and Education Series.

credits :: Tom McNamara :: Director. Producer. Editor. Camera :: Emily Graslie :: Series creator. Producer. Researcher. Presenter

videos made for The Brain Scoop + The Field Museum :: The Brain Scoop project is a science + natural history YouTube channel with 475,000 subscribers :: 2016 Webby Honoree for Best Internet Science and Education Series ::

       
     
In Search of Fossil Fish

In which Team Brain Scoop sets out and finds fossil fish atop a butte in Wyoming. It's a hunt for 52 million year old guppies in the lost world of Fossil Lake.

credits :: Tom McNamara :: Director. Producer. Editor. Camera :: Emily Graslie :: Series creator. Producer. Researcher. Presenter

videos made for The Brain Scoop + The Field Museum :: The Brain Scoop project is a science + natural history YouTube channel with 475,000 subscribers :: 2016 Webby Honoree for Best Internet Science and Education Series ::

       
     
How to Pin an Insect

Team Brain Scoop learns how to preserve & pin insect specimens in the name of science.

credits :: Tom McNamara :: Director. Producer. Editor. Camera :: Emily Graslie :: Series creator. Producer. Researcher. Presenter

videos made for The Brain Scoop + The Field Museum :: The Brain Scoop project is a science + natural history YouTube channel with 475,000 subscribers :: 2016 Webby Honoree for Best Internet Science and Education Series ::

       
     
The First Brachiosaurus

Team Brain Scoop uncovers the first brachiosaurus. Also, a philosophical discussion using the origin of the meter as an out there example to explain scientific holotypes.

credits :: Tom McNamara :: Director. Producer. Editor. Camera :: Emily Graslie :: Series creator. Producer. Researcher. Presenter

videos made for The Brain Scoop + The Field Museum :: The Brain Scoop project is a science + natural history YouTube channel with 475,000 subscribers :: 2016 Webby Honoree for Best Internet Science and Education Series ::

       
     
How to Taxidermy a Squirrel

A Team Brain Scoop experiment in taxidermy.

credits :: Tom McNamara :: Director. Producer. Editor. Camera :: Emily Graslie :: Series creator. Producer. Researcher. Presenter

videos made for The Brain Scoop + The Field Museum :: The Brain Scoop project is a science + natural history YouTube channel with 475,000 subscribers :: 2016 Webby Honoree for Best Internet Science and Education Series ::

       
     
Crocodiles vs. Alligators

Team Brain Scoop learns all about the differences between crocodiles & alligators.

credits :: Tom McNamara :: Director. Producer. Editor. Camera :: Emily Graslie :: Series creator. Producer. Researcher. Presenter

videos made for The Brain Scoop + The Field Museum :: The Brain Scoop project is a science + natural history YouTube channel with 475,000 subscribers :: 2016 Webby Honoree for Best Internet Science and Education Series ::