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Title: Radiolab
Url: https://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: Reference Material
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Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
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Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
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Language: English
Rights: WNYC Radio
Access Rights: Free access
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