Science Friday Kids' Connection

Methods and means of supporting critical thinking in education
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Science Friday Kids' Connection

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Sep 03, 2006 2:24 am

Each Friday afternoon, National Public Radio program host Ira Flatow brings newsworthy reporting and special guests together during two hour-long segments, broadcast live from 2-4 pm ET. A listing of stations carrying the program can be found . If you cannot tune in live, you may listen online to programs found here at no cost.

In October 2002, the Kids Connection made its debut as a teacher-friendly educational component. It offers discussion ideas, activities, selected resources, and related science standards. These link programming to the classroom curriculum and are designed to help teachers freshen and energize the required curricula in middle schools.
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