WCRS Podcast - youthbeat

Children and Nature - July 3, 2017


26:50 minutes (24.57 MB)

This week we feature highlights from the 2016 Children and Nature Network conference held in Minneapolis. We learn about the work of the organization, efforts to make the movement to get kids outside more diverse and inclusive, and conference happenings.

What's the Buzz? June 12, 2017


26:54 minutes (37.99 MB)

What's the Buzz? May 22, 2017


26:54 minutes (37.99 MB)

Education, information, and pollination. This week's show features bees, butterflies, beetles, birds, and bats. Reporter Nicole Jackson interviews graduate student Colleen Sharkey about the Masters of Environment and Natural Resources degree at OSU and her work on the greening of school yards right here in Central Ohio. Get inspired to get outside and explore nature.

Inspiration - May 15, 2017


26:43 minutes (38.65 MB)

This week's show features inspiration! Upper Arlington High School students interview an extraordinary teacher who reflects on his career as a basketball player, coach, and teacher. We learn about the Passport to Fishing program sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Division of Wildlife. What is the best way to transform our health? Hear about the Walk with a Doc program for Columbus residents of all ages and the ways that "movement cures so many things."

Here Comes the Sun - Highland Youth Garden - April 24, 2017


26:08 minutes (23.93 MB)

Does the warm weather and sun put you in a summertime mood? This week Youth Beat goes to the Highland Youth Garden on Columbus' West Side. This 40-acre garden involves hundreds of children and is supported by Franklin County Extension, local schools, Freedom Schools, local churches, and community organizations. Be inspired to get outside and garden! We also hear about Strides for Sudan at Upper Arlington High School and our weekly Creature Feature.

Communities within our Community - April 17, 2017


27:36 minutes (25.27 MB)

First, Positively Charged features Upper Arlington High School students talking about the Gay Straight Alliance and resources and support for youth. Ready for a road trip? We're excited to travel to the City of Whitehall where we learn about interesting happenings on the eastern edge of the Columbus Metro area. Tune in for this week's Creature Feature and words of wisdom from naturalist John Muir.

Where the Butterflies Play - March 20, 2017


24:44 minutes (22.64 MB)

Welcome spring! Take a trip to the Franklin Park Conservatory, where butterflies flit and weather goes wild. From cooking to bird-watching, the Conservatory offers a diverse spectrum of programs to suit any and all ages. We also hear a Positively Charged segment on the realities of bullying in today's world, inspirational poetry, and our weekly Creature Feature.

Here Comes the Sun - The Highland Youth Gardens - March 13, 2017


26:08 minutes (23.93 MB)

Does the warm weather and sun put you in a summertime mood? This week Youth Beat goes to the Highland Youth Garden on Columbus' West Side. This 40-acre garden involves hundreds of children and is supported by Franklin County Extension, local schools, Freedom Schools, local churches, and community organizations. Be inspired to get outside and garden! We also hear about Strides for Sudan at Upper Arlington High School and our weekly Creature Feature.

Unspoken Super Heroes - March 6, 2017


28:30 minutes (44.18 MB)

This week we play a classic episode of Youth Beat. Linden McKinley STEM Academy students shine a light on the role models and support systems that exist within their school. Superman has nothing on these people.

Soil, Water, and You! - Feb. 27, 2017


27:33 minutes (25.23 MB)
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