Science Raps

Science Raps

There’s different types of rap music but here’s where you can find raps and other music videos about science.

Science raps are raps that have some aspect of science as their main focus. The rap aspect presents the information in a non formal way; in a way recognisable by many young and older people throughout the world. This makes science raps a unique way of getting scientific information across; particularly to audiences that might not engage with it formally.

Here is a science rap about the periodic table.

 

To see more of Jon’s raps check out his Youtube channel.

  • Science Fiction (SF) Raps
Produced in 2013 for the 50th anniversary of the extremely popular SF series, Doctor Who.
Rap summary of the original 3 Star Wars movies (Episodes 4-6).
Rap about themes and tech in the Back to the Future movie series
  • Raps about the environment

All about our relationship with nature and the environment.  How did life evolve? How is the world changing? What’s the impact of humans and where do we fit in amongst it all?

A Better View. Rap commissioned by the Science Photo Library in 2010.  It describes how science and technology has given us a better view of the Universe, the Earth and ourselves.
Rap written for performance at Pecha Kucha Night (PKN) Cardif, in 2010, which was the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB)
Sustainable Palm Oil (SPO) rap produced for Chester Zoo in 2018 to help raise awareness of some of the conservation issues surrounding our use of Palm oil
Astrobiology rap produced in 2008 for NASA’s Astrobiology Magazine European Edition.
  • S.T.E.M Careers

How important is STEM in our world? These raps shine a light on the presence and use of STEM in society and some of the jobs and roles available with STEM knowledge and qualifications.

Engineers rap produced for Tomorrow’s Engineers in 2012.
  • Oort Kuiper Live!

Jon chase performs science raps and entertains as Oort Kuiper.  Whether rapping in front of a screen with his science rap videos playing, or to backing tracks, this show is tailored to the audience, ranging anywhere from 15 minutes to 45 minutes.  This has been performed at many public events as well as festivals including Greenman, Boomtown, Camp Bestival and  WOMAD.

All of the science rap shows feature a selection of raps produced by Jon Chase for various organisations and covering different topics.

Requested shows include the environment and STEM careers. Please contact Jon to find out more about these shows, check out some examples below.

Oort Kuiper performing at Camp Bestival in 2015 with the talented Buster Redlox
A HUGE science freestyle at WOMAD, 2018
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