Omicron variant in schools, The physics of sledding, Madison’s food scene

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Esperanza Raimirez works on a laptop in a classroom at Newlon Elementary School in Dever early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. David Zalubowski/AP Photo

We check in with an education sociologist on how Wisconsin schools are handing the impact of Omicron COVID-19 outbreaks. Then, we learn how to make our sleds go faster with the help of a physics professor. Later, a food writer shares the stories of Madison’s food scene.

Featured in this Show

  • How schools are coping with omicron

    We look at how schools in Wisconsin and around the country are coping with the current wave of Covid after nearly 2 years of a pandemic.

  • How to sled faster

    A physics professor has some tips for getting to the bottom of a snowy hill with a little more speed.

  • Stories of Madison food, farms and chefs

    Madison has a diverse and growing food scene. We learn more about the people and places that make it unique.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • John Diamond Guest
  • Christopher Stockdale Guest
  • Lindsay Christians Guest

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