Masks work. They are safe for almost everyone to wear. But there’s still a lot of confusion and misinformation out there when it comes both to wearing masks and the actual risks of getting infected with COVID-19. Part of the "It's Okay to Be Smart...Read More
Deaf mentors from the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind offer tips to parents on how to talk to children about the coronavirus. The information is presented in American Sign Language (ASL).
After the first case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new strain of Coronavirus, was announced in the United States, reports of further infections trickled in slowly. Two months later, that trickle has turned into a steady current. This epis...Read More
In this episode, host Dianna Cowern interviews an ER nurse practitioner and epidemiologist about their experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic. They stress the importance of keeping safe and following guidelines. Part of the "Physics Girl" series.
COVID-19 is a nasty enemy. Invisible, mysterious, and deadly, it has spread around the world and caused much of humanity to hide away. One reason germs like these succeed and spread is because of the social nature of humans. While social distancin...Read More
Social distancing is necessary to stay healthy from coronavirus. Follow these tips and practice safe habits to help combat COVID-19. Part of the "Meet the Helpers" series.
In this episode, host Joe Hanson discusses the science of handwashing. This is still one of the most effective steps one can take to protect oneself from getting sick, even if it is a global pandemic like COVID-19. Part of the "It's Okay to Be Sma...Read More
In this episode, Rob Franek from the Princeton Review provides students with tips for successfully completing online learning during the COVID-19 outbreak. Other features include teens fighting to lessen the amount of plastic in the ocean and teen...Read More
In this episode, Rob Franek from the Princeton Review provides updates on college entrance exams related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Other features include a teenage entrepreneur making lollipops for local charities, the benefits of learning a secon...Read More
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SADD had to hold their annual conference virtually. This year's winning video was about ways to merge into traffic safely. This episode also includes features on the national parks and cheese making. Part of the "Teen...Read More
In this episode, Rob Franek from The Princeton Review gives an update on the status of standardized test requirements for colleges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other features include segments on eye health, registering to vote, and rising star Ta...Read More
This episode features a discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on schools, including the increasing number of schools implementing virtual learning. Other features include segments on the book "Addicted to Perfect," and triathlons. Part of the "Teen...Read More
Wearing a mask is a cheap and easy way to help stop the spread of airborne infections like COVID-19. Here's some slow-motion Schlieren imaging experiments to demonstrate why masks work. Part of the "It's Okay to Be Smart" series. Please note this ...Read More
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “herd immunity” has been all over the news. But what does it really mean? One thing most people don’t realize about vaccines is that they aren’t just to protect the person who gets the shot. They ...Read More