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Behind-The-Scenes: How Things Work
How Things Work

Kamri Noel does more than just Google how things work—she gets some of the world’s most knowledgeable experts from National Geographic to explain. Catch a new episode of How Things Work on the National Geographic Kids YouTube channel every Monday at 3 p.m. ET.

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Get to know host Kamri Noel!

As the host of Nat Geo Kid's newest video series, How Things Work, 15-year-old YouTube star Kamri Noel teams up with National Geographic experts to explain lava lamps, gecko feet, and more. Nat Geo Kids caught up with Kamri to get the behind-the-scenes scoop.

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NAT GEO KIDS: Tell us a little about why you decided to work with Nat Geo Kids on this show.

KAMRI NOEL: I've always been interested in photography, plus math and science are my favorite subjects. So working with Nat Geo Kids was perfect.

 

NGK: What was the funniest thing that happened on the set of How Things Work?

KN: Somehow I ended up doing cheer stunts with marine biologist David Gruber. It was so funny, but I'm not sure that scene made it in the episode.

 

NGK: What was the weirdest thing you learned hosting How Things Work?

KN: How to pronounce weird science words! I couldn't pronounce a bunch of them, so the experts had to keep correcting me. I don't think I'll ever be able to correctly say "ballast."

Check out behind-the-scenes photos!

How Things Work

How 3-D Printers Print - Ep. 1

Kamri Noel is on a quest to understand her 3-D printer with the help of a Nat Geo expert.

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How Things Work

How Lava Lamps Work - Ep. 2

Kamri Noel is on a mission to find out what's really floating inside lava lamps.

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Watch this cool video series!

Kamri Noel and four of National Geographic’s experts find out how things work.