WCRS Podcast - youthbeat

Earth Day 2018! April 23, 2018


25:11 minutes (34.6 MB)

In honor of Earth Day, Youth Beat features a special episode with guest host Kalie. How did Earth Day get its start? This week we feature stories of environmental and social justice, a Bioblitz, and local Earth Day happenings. Learn some tips for reducing your carbon footprint.

Connections - April 16, 2018


25:49 minutes (35.46 MB)

This week's show is all about connections. Hear personal stories of connecting to nature and how Cleveland Metro Parks is bring nature to the people through its NatureTracks mobile bus. What is Social Lawn Art? We feature a special project by the OSU class Population, Place, and Environment and artist Jacklyn Brickman held recently on the OSU campus. Social Lawn Art (http//u.osu.edu/sociallawnart)is an innovative way to explore interrelationships between people, communities, and ecosystems through art. Finally we connect to the wonderful world of birds and what the OSU Ornithology club is doing to promote appreciation of the many birds in Central Ohio and beyond.

Children and Nature - April 9, 2018


26:55 minutes (24.65 MB)

Children and Nature - April 2, 2018


26:55 minutes (24.65 MB)

This week we feature highlights from St Paul, Minnesota. We learn about the work of the organization, efforts to make the movement to get kids outside more diverse and inclusive, and conference happenings.

Bloom - March 26, 2018


23:45 minutes (32.62 MB)

Bloom - March 19, 2018


23:53 minutes (21.87 MB)

In honor of the beginning of spring, we celebrate urban gardening, local foods, and farmers markets. This week Youth Beat features the work of the Columbus Bilingual Academy, Highland Youth Gardens, and City Rising Farm.

Fencing, Food, and the Future - March 12, 2018


25:13 minutes (46.18 MB)

Youth Beat talks tech! Listen to learn about a statewide program aiming to familiarize students of all ages with the fast-paced world of computers. We'll also check back in with our friends at Columbus Fencing and Fitness and Ohio State. Also join us for Trend Watch with Devon B.

Fencing, Food, and the Future - March 5, 2018

Youth Beat talks tech! Listen to learn about a statewide program aiming to familiarize students of all ages with the fast-paced world of computers. We'll also check back in with our friends at Columbus Fencing and Fitness and Ohio State. Also join us for Trend Watch with Devon.

25:13 minutes (46.18 MB)

Bottles & Blades - February 26, 2018


24:04 minutes (22.05 MB)

This week, Youth Beat tackles the familiar and the unfamiliar. We'll take a trip to a lovely local park system, where a Naturalist and her student walk us through a program on recycling. Then we'll head to every kid's dream: sword practice. Come explore the new, the old, and the in between. Eco-Beat features a story on environmental injustice and prison populations. Plus our weekly Creature Feature and Quote.

Downtown Voices - February 19, 2018


26:11 minutes (35.96 MB)

This week, Youth Beat heads into the heart of Columbus to learn more about what all goes on between the skyscrapers. Positively Charged features youth from the Academy of Urban Scholars and Juvenile Justice Coalition who are working to stop community violence in Columbus and planning a memorial in honor of the young people lost to violence. We also meet a local artist who uses his incredible talent as a platform to inspire others and Ohio State student who finds environmental opportunities, even in the city. No matter how long you've lived in Columbus, there's still more to learn: so stay tuned!

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