TV Teaching Science
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 885 , Segment 1
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.