Plight of the Bees, Independence Day, Raising Productive Kids
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 4, Episode 140
- Jul 2, 2015 1:00 pm
- 2:13:49 mins
Bryan Merrill - Where are the Bees Going (13:19) Bryan is a master’s student studying Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Brigham Young University, where he also received his bachelors degree. He will graduate this August. Bryan does research with Dr. Sandra Burnett and discovers viruses that infect Paenibacillus larvae, the bacteria that causes American Foulbrood disease in honeybees. Bryan talks today about the challenges facing bees including stress, pesticides, other bugs, and temperature change. Dr. Jeremy Pope - Independence Day (56:04) Dr. Jeremy Pope, an associate professor of political science at Brigham Young University. The founding of our country is an event full of stories and little known historical facts. Dr. Pope joins Dr Townsend to discuss the history of the 4th of July and the importance of the Declaration of Independence. Dr. Dona Matthews - Raising Happily Productive Kids in Every Kind of Family (1:42:53) Dr. Dona Matthews has worked with children, families, and schools since 1990. She has published dozens of articles and book chapters, and is co-author of four books, most recently, Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids (with Joanne Foster). Dr. Matthews is here today to help us understand different types of families and what the 10 basic rules are to finding family happiness.