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BRCC Students Start YouTube Science Channel


Last updated 11/11/2020 at 10:44pm

From left to right are India Furney and Kyle Jones. (Photo courtesy of Edward Maglott)

Blue Ridge Community College student India Furney and environmental educator Kyle Jones plan to launch a new edutainment series on YouTube that highlights North Carolina's diverse local wildlife.

The show began like many ideas form in our modern world from going down, as Jones describes, the "rabbit hole" of the internet. Jones relayed an experience of seeing a brief video clip of a snake on YouTube. The poster said it appeared to be a rattlesnake but also noted it "smells like cucumbers." Jones did more research and found that copperheads, not rattlesnakes, smell like cucumbers when thre...

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