Transcript for Hip-Hop's Take On Science
This music video it's a science class. It's not irreverent lesson plan but the man behind at Stanford educated Tom -- -- -- is no ordinary teacher is this just good fun or do you think there -- something really. -- -- It's both great Simon and yet I think there's something pretty pretty deep when we get to do projects with students like this we're learning about the history of science -- learning about. Phosphates and DNA molecules. There's a lot deeper stuff gone on in terms of creative confidence in critical thinking and those -- the two things as an educator that I actually really care about. Having a group of students who can put together something that they're really proud that other people want to watch. Has a really big impact -- student and he speaks not just mastering complicated subject. Building up the confidence to write their own songs like this. Both list right. Believe -- And remember lyrics really easily. When he -- thinks is there at Saks where in -- hell I've gone to bed thinking about these lyrics and likely just going over and over your head that I do lyrics that information. Exactly all that in less than a half hour from the time they learned about the topic to writing about it and performing -- they've done the same thing with topics ranging from DNA to even. How cataracts are formed. I'm Neal Karlinsky for ABC news and Yahoo! News in Oakland California.
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