Learning About The Universe, Clear Masks, Whooping Crane Populations

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An astrophysicist shares his new book about the universe and what it can teach parents. We learn how masks can alter a child’s emotional understanding. The International Crane Foundation details how the pandemic is reducing the number of young whooping cranes to be released this fall.

Featured in this Show

  • Children’s Book About Our Connection With The Universe Offers Lessons For Adults, Too

    A new children’s book is teaching kids and adults about our intricate relationship with the universe. Our guest is an astrophysicist, author, and professor. He explains why it’s important that people know our bodies are made of the same materials that compose the Earth and everything else.

  • Researcher Suggests Early Childhood Workers Use Clear Masks

    Babies and young children take cues from faces to understand the world around them. Part of that process is interrupted when people have to wear masks. Our guest is a researcher who suggests caregivers should wear clear masks.

  • Coronavirus Limits Growth Of Whooping Crane Population

    A representative from the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo discusses how the pandemic has limited efforts to grow the population of the world’s rarest cranes.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer
  • Ray Jayawardhana Guest
  • Lisa Scott Guest
  • Anne Lacy Guest

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