In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
People who decide to pursue a science career are a rare breed. They study very complicated material and spend long hours in the lab. And after years of dedicated preparation to be scientists, some decide a life on the bench is not for them. They decide to become science writers. One who made such a choice is OSU science writer Holly Wagner, who tells her story and the stories of others who made the same choice.
It seems everytime you turn on the radio or television or open a newspaper there is a new groundbreaking science discovery. For readers, science news often is hard to understand and put in the context of our daily lives. For science reporters, the job is even more difficult. They have to digest complicated stories and then decide with of the hundreds of stories should appear in print or in a newscast.
Teachers feel; an increased need to emphasize writing skills as students face new essay tests on the SAT.
Two teachers talk about the need to teach stduents writing skills in the wake of a new essay test on the SAT.