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We know that sugar is a big part of candy, ice cream, and sweet drinks, but did you know that added sugars are included in 3/4 of the 600,000+ products found in the average grocery store? And that it can go by 56 different names? 

Watch this super useful TED Ed by Robert Lustig, with animation by The Tremendousness Collective, to learn more about the different kinds of sugar inside the foods that we eat, and how it interacts with our bodies: Sugar: Hiding in plain sight.

Related watching: The Cook’s Atelier, China’s farm to table movementHow Gardening Enables Interdisciplinary Learning, and more TED Ed videos.

Sesame Street's Telly teams up with 5facts' Annie Colbert and Matt Silverman to explore sand, chalk, strawberries, velcro, and lint up close: 5 Hidden Worlds Revealed Under a “MEGA” MICROSCOPE, microscope, microscope…

For more science, tech, engineering, and math with Sesame Street, check out SesameStreet.org/STEM, and in the archives: Annie, Matt, and Grover do science.

Science experiments + a cute and furry blue monster that we know and love = YES. Hosts Annie Colbert and Matt Silverman have clearly helped discover the formula for making an instant video favorite. From 5facts and Sesame Street:

GROVER DOES SCIENCE.

Seriously: It’s seven minutes of pure joy. 

We’ve featured a few similar experiments on the site before, but it goes without saying that everything is better with Grover. For more info on the experiments above, Mashable has step-by-step instructions, and for more Sesame Street-hosted science, technology, engineering, and math that you can do at home, visit SesameStreet.org/STEM.

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