They Might Be Giants Teach Us About The Elements

In case you didn’t know, They Might Be Giants have turned their musical attention towards educational music. They’ve put out CDs about the ABCs and the 123s. It makes sense really, because their pre-educational music always had an intellectual bent to it. Their latest album is called Here Comes Science, and it takes kids (or adults curious to learn) on a journey through the worlds of Chemistry, Paleontology, Astronomy, and other interesting disciplines. They’ve released a video for “Meet the Elements”, a jaunty little tune that explains how elements get together to form everyday things, and if you like their quirky musical sense you’ll really dig it:

If you’re interested in more info, BoingBoing has a glowing review of the album.