Electrical experiments with plants that count and communicate | Greg Gage

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video

Neuroscientists are scientists who study the brain. They are often interested in understanding how the brain works, and how different parts of the brain work together.

  • neuroscientists are trying to figure out how the brain works.
  • neuroscientists are studying the brain to find out how to treat diseases.

To flytrap is to trap insects using a plant that has a special opening that the insects fall into. The plant then absorbs the insects' food.

  • The flytrap was designed to catch flies.
  • The flytrap was designed to catch mosquitoes.

Carnivorous is a word that refers to animals that eat meat. Carnivorous animals include animals like lions, tigers, and wolves.

  • The carnivorous animals were attacking the herbivores.
  • The carnivorous animals were eating the meat that the herbivores had killed.

Electrophysiology is the study of the electrical properties of biological tissue. This includes everything from the way cells generate and use electricity to the way nerves work.

  • The electrophysiologist is studying the electrophysiology of the heart.

Herbivores are animals that eat plants. This means that they don't eat meat.

  • The herbivores in the park are eating the leaves of the trees.
  • The herbivores in the zoo are eating the food that the animals have brought in.

To actualize something is to make it real. Sometimes people use the word to describe the process of making a goal or dream a reality.

  • She is working to actualize her dream of becoming a doctor.
  • He is working to actualize his dream of becoming a famous musician.

When two different species of animals are together in the same space, it's called an interspecies relationship. This can be a positive thing, because it's often beneficial for both parties.

  • The interspecies relationship between the animals and the humans was a positive one.
  • The interspecies relationship between the animals and the aliens was a negative one.

A mimosa is a type of drink that is made from champagne and orange juice. It is often served at weddings or other celebrations.

  • They served mimosas as an appetizer.
  • We had mimosas after our wedding ceremony.