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Parents' Guide to

Outrageous Acts of Science

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Fun series compiles vids of sometimes risky STEM projects.

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This interesting series showcases the work of science and engineering enthusiasts, most of whom don't limit themselves to working in laboratories to conduct experiments or build new things. It's educational and entertaining, but many of these experiments are risky and can cause potential harm if not done correctly or without the necessary scientific background. As a result, while Outrageous Acts of Science can inspire people to use STEM as a way of discovering and building new things, it sometimes sends mixed messages about safety and social responsibility when engaged in scientific study and research.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: April 20, 2013
  • Network: SCIENCE
  • Genre: Educational
  • Topics: STEM
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: December 16, 2022

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