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Science Nation: Signing Made Easy

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Experts say learning sign language is on par with an English speaker trying to learn Japanese. It’s not easy. And for this reason about 75% of hearing parents can't sign fluently to their deaf children. Thad Starner, director of the Contextual Computing Group at Georgia Tech, and his team are developing devices to bridge this communication gap. With funding from the National Science Foundation, they’re making it easier for both kids and parents to learn sign language.

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Runtime: 2 minutes 33 seconds

Science Nation
Episode 1
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 2
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 3
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 4
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 5
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 6
3 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 7
4 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 8
4 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Episode 9
4 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Science Nation
Episode 10
3 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12