I have recently fallen in love with Podcasts . . . You know . . . that (widely ignored) app on your phone that looks like this:
So here’s a list of some of my favorite podcats/episodes that could have great potential in the classroom:
- StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson – Zombie Apocalypse (Two Parts)
Summary in 6 words: HIV, SARS, Ebola, Cholera, Influenza, and Zombies.
Where to use it: Science, Biology, and ELA
- StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson- GMO’s with Bill Nye
Summary in 6 words: Bill Nye, science guy, befriends Monsanto.
Where to use it: Science, Biology
- RadioLab- American Football
Summary in 6 words: Connecting Residential schools & Pop-Warner Football
Where to use it: History/Social Studies/Physical Education/Indigenous Education
- RadioLab- Rhino Hunter
Summary in 6 words- How hunters may support animal conservation.
Where to use it: Science, Biology, Environmental and Social Studies
- RadioLab- Numbers
Summary in 6 words: Why we give numbers “human” qualities.
Where to use it: Math,Psychology