Bill Nye explains that wind is caused by the heating and the cooling of the Earth. The Sun warms the air, causing it to move faster and spread out, and cold air pushes the warm air up. Wind comes from all different directions since it moves with the rotation of the Earth.
Flik heads off into the unknown world to find help against the grasshoppers. On his way to the unknown, he faces a dilemma: finding a way over the huge cliff. Flik comes up with an idea to climb up a dandelion stalk and travel with the seed as it is carried by the wind.
A group of southerners are talking about seceding from the Union and going to war. When their captain states that he would prefer peace, the group gets riled up. To calm the group down, one member asks Rhett Butler for his opinion. The group claims that southerners are tougher and are better fighters than the Yankees, but Rhett points out the south's weaknesses. Rhett presents the numerous strategic advantages the North has over the South.
Colonel Drummond argues for a teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. He suggests that making evolution a crime could be a chain reaction that leads to censorship and a government-imposed belief system.