TV Teaching Science

TV Teaching Science

Constant Wonder

Inspiring Little Scientists

Episode: Inspiring Little Scientists

  • Feb 23, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 33:03 mins

After Sputnik captured the attention of the world, US educators were eager to capitalize on the national enthusiasm for science to inspire young minds. They made television an ally, a legacy carried on with YouTube and even Instagram and TikTok today. Guest: Ingrid Ockert, historian of science and media, communications coordinator at Berkeley Lab, and an advisor for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting.