Michael: Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls,welcome to SciShow Quiz Show, the show where the points are made up, but the science isreal. I'm your host Michael Aranda. Today we have senior SciShow White House correspondentHank Green versus the Crash Course Astronomy host Phil Plait. Hank, you are playing onbehalf of Aimee Eisiminger. Hank: Hi Aimee, how's it going, I'm gonnawin! Michael: And Phil, you're playing on behalfof Ian McDowell. Phil: Hey Ian. I'm talking to you althoughyou're not actually here right now. Hank: Weird.
Michael: To find out how our contestants canplay for you, you can go to Subbable SciShow. Both of you start out with 1,000 points. Eachtime Phil: I quit. I'm done. That's it. Michael: Okay. See ya. Hank: Sometimes that is the best policy. Ihave ended below before. Michael: Ah, each time you answer a questioncorrectly, you will win some number of points that I make up at the time. If you get a questionwrong, you might loose points. Who knows! Ah, whoever has the most points at the endwins some kind of stuff from DFTBA. Stefan,
what will our winner take home todayé Stefan: Well Michael, both Aimee and Ian willbe taking home these autographed cards from Hank and Phil with their final guesses andwagers on them, as well as either the quot;I won SciShow Quiz Showquot; pin or the highly soughtafter quot;I lost SciShow Quiz Showquot; pin, a fancy, out of print Hank Green CD signed by the manhimself, and the winner will also take home a copy of the script from this episode plusthis Pizza John blanket. Good luck Aimee and Ian, and back to you, Michael. Michel: Okay. In honor of Phil joining ustoday, our first question is going to be about
a planet. Specifically the planet earth. Andmore specifically, the volcanoes on the planet earth. So really, it doesn't really have anythingto do with astronomy. Where is the most active volcano in the worldé Is it Mount Edna inin Italyé Is it Kilauea in Hawai'ié Is it Mount Tambora in Indonesiaé Or is it Stromboliin Italyé Phil: Then you ring in first, and it'll makeit easier on me. Hank: The Hawaiian one. Kilauea. Michael: You are incorrect. Hank: Aw, it turned red.
Hank: I just always see those YouTube tutorialsof lava pouring out of Hawai'i, and I'm like, Well that makes sense. But I don't know, whatdoes quot;most activequot; mean Michaelé Michael: I have no idea. Phil: Well, he'll have to take away some pointsfrom you. Hank: Oh, did you point ité You're push you'repushing it. You're buzzing it! Michael: Do you have an answeré Phil: This is fun though. Michael: Do you have an answeré Do you havean answeré
Phil: I have 3 answers. I have to pick fromone. Um, it's either Edna or Stromboli. I'm going to go with Edna. Michael: Incorrect. Hank Phil: Ugh! Green Screen Michael: The correct answer isStromboli. An island volcano off Italy's western coast, Stromboli site on the northern boundaryof the African Plate. And according to the US geological survey, it has been in a nearconstant state of eruption for at least 2,000 years. Stromboli is known for its unique styleof eruption, which involves almost hourly
Old Odd Archaea Bacteria Protists CrashCourse Biology 35
We've spent the past fewmonths talking about animals here on Crash Course, specificallyhuman animals, because. well, because humans.we love talking about ourselves, and also because animalsare just really interesting. But it's high time that we talkedabout the rest of the living world. Because I hate to break it to ya,but most of the alive things on Earth are singlecelled organisms. And by quot;most of the alive thingsquot;I mean that these organisms
make up two of the threetaxonomic domains of all life, plus one of the four kingdoms. I'm talking about archaea,bacteria and protists. With the exception of a fewprotists, they're all unicellular, and they are, by far,the most abundant and diverse organisms on Earth. More important, they layclaim to the world's oldest and earliest living lineages,dating back to the very first
twinkle of life on this planet. So by understandingthese three groups, you begin to truly understandlife on earth, its origins, and how everything that came afterthem, including us, came to be. What's more, becausetheir heritage is so ancient, these organisms oftentake weird, cool forms that don't look like lifeas we think about it, and they do amazing things.
Some not only live but thrivein environments that would kill you, me, and everything we hold dear. And others make theirliving by invading organisms, including us, and causing disease. Then there are those that do theopposite, making life possible by, fixing nitrogen from the atmosphereand helping animals digest food. Members of these groups havenames like Sailor's Eyeballs and Dog Vomit Slime Mold,and they can take the shape
of rods, blobs, corkscrews or coils. Kinda like the doddering,eccentric relatives you're forced to spend some holidaywith once a year, the archaea, bacteria and protists areour oldest, oddest relatives. And it's about timeyou got to know them. There's no denying it:Every multicellular organism on this planet, whether it bea mushroom or a vampire bat,
evolved from asingle celled organism. And while some of these singlecelled organisms evolved to populate the world as rhinos and stranglerfigs, others found happiness in the unicellular lifestyle, and they haven't changed muchin the past few billion years. Today, nearly all unicellularorganisms are either archaea, bacteria or protists. Protists, you'll recall,are eukaryotic organisms