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Title: Radiolab
Url: http://www.radiolab.org/
Publisher: Radiolab
Description: Radiolab is a lively website with a retro look from public radio station WNYC. The Radiolab show is described in the "About" section as a place where "the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged to grow." The focus is science and technology, but it's certainly not filled with cold, dry, unfeeling stories, as evidenced by the tags visitors can use to explore the Radiolab site, which include "gut-wrenching", "heart-swelling", "knee slapping", and "mind-bending". The "Explore Radiolab" box also allows visitors to search by podcasts, episodes, and shorts or sort by "Latest", "Most Comments", or "Most Liked". One of the "heart-swelling" podcasts is "The Luckiest Lobster", about a live lobster rescued from a supermarket, and another is "The Bus Stop", a podcast about those with Alzheimer's or dementia who wander away from home. Visitors interested in keeping up with Radiolab can subscribe to their episode podcasts via iTunes or RSS, read the Radiolab blog, and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
LC Classification: Social sciences -- Transportation and communications -- Telecommunication industry. Telegraph -- Broadcasting. Radio and television broadcasting -- Radio broadcasting -- Public radio
GEM Subject: Educational Technology -- Informal education
Language Arts -- Journalism
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
General Public
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Student Teachers
Teacher Educators
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WNYC Radio
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 60
Resource URL Clicks: 11
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