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Five professional music videos. Made by middle schoolers. Covering debates in science history. Rosalind Franklin wants her Nobel Prize.
206 backers pledged $12,850 to help bring this project to life.
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    MP3 DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Get an audio download of the "Brahe's Battle" song of your choice when audio production is completed.

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    BRAHE'S BATTLES ALBUM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Get digital downloads of the all five of the "Brahe's Battles" songs when audio production is complete.

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    THE RHYMEBOSOME MIXTAPE: Get a digital download of the "Rhymebosome mixtape". This includes all 5 mp3s from the Brahe's Battles project, and almost every science song Tom McFadden has ever created (including hits like "Fossil Rock Anthem", "Regulatin' Genes").

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    VIDEO DOWNLOADS: In addition to the Rhymebosome Mixtape, get digital downloads of all five music videos as well as any other "behind-the-scences" video content that the students decide to create.

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    YOUR NAME "BEASTIE RAPPED": Have your name (or the name of your choice) "beastie rapped" by the stars of Brahe's Battles. (This is a rhyming game I play with all the kids where we finish each others rhymes. It was shown briefly in the intro video, rhyming with the name "Crick"). We will email you the video as a keepsake!

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    GOOGLE HANGOUT WITH TOM: Tom McFadden will join you or the classroom of your choosing for a 20 minute session where he will answer questions, perform songs, or talk about science, music, whatever you'd like to discuss. (Includes $50 reward)

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    COMMISSIONED SCIENCE SONG: Tom McFadden will write you a science rap on the topic of your chosing (audio only). Could be anything from biochemistry to astrophysics. Your choice! (Includes $50 reward)

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    LIVE SCHOOL PERFORMANCE: Tom McFadden will do his 45 minute science rapping concert/talk at the school, organization, or event of your chosing in Northern California (or anywhere else if you can fund transport). (Includes $50 reward)

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    PLATINUM PACKAGE: In addition to getting the Rhymebosome mixtape and the Brahe's Battles videos ($50 reward), your name will be Beastie rapped by the students ($150), Tom will perform LIVE at your school/organization (see $700 reward for details) AND will write a science rap on the topic of your choosing ($500 reward)! Whoa!

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