Letters to Dr. Carrot – Decorative Writing Paper

  Ashley Elementary Students created beautifully decorated writing paper, and the decorations show their own ideas for the great and mysterious Dr. Carrot.  Ashley students created many varieties of decorated writing paper, with plenty of space in the middle for writing your own message.  So, you can choose the one you like and print it … Read more

Call-in Show – Superfoods

  How can parents and families help vegetables be healthy and fun? Here is a written transcript of a call-in show, for ideas from Denver Public Schools Superfoods Director Anne Wilson, and from KGNU fans who include 2nd grader Cassidy, Oakleigh Thorne from Thorne Ecological Institute and many more. Show hosted by Shelley Schlender.   … Read more

The Unicycle Story

One of the most whimsical “vehicles” in the world is the unicycle.  It’s also one of the most challenging ways to get around.  But at the appropriately named grade school, “Uni” Hill, a circus club teaches children to ride the uni-cycle.  Casey Middle School 7th grade Sophia is a graduate of the Uni Hill Circus Club.  Here’s her report.

Listen (6 Minutes)

Thanks to Casey Journalism teacher Lee Lazar for her collaboration on this project.  This program was made possible in part through a grant from the City of Boulder Youth Opportunities Board.  This program broadcast on KGNU on Friday, May 27th, 2011.

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Why Calories Count//The Goldlab Symposium

This show broadcast on the KGNU Science Show.  To hear the interviews, LISTEN to this show. SUMMARY:  Why Calories Count (start time 7:10). More than a billion people in the world suffer from too few of them. About the same number suffer from too many. We’re talking about calories. They’re vital to human health, indeed our … Read more

Fermicutes – Make you Fat?

If you think the microbial world ends with yeast, or e-coli, it’s time to meet the bacterodites and the fermicutes. These are huge families of microbes that are next to impossible to culture in a lab. Thanks to super-fast gene “typing” methods, today we know that these bacteria can live in huge quantities in our … Read more

Veggies vs Hot Cheetos

LISTEN (3 Minutes) ROCK – Go, go power Rangers!  Go, Go, Rock-a-Rock Rock.  My name is Rock.  I’m a fifth grader and it’s nice to be a fifth grader.  Very fun, too. MARIA – My name is Maria.  It’s really fun being a fifth grader, especially being in the Eat Your Radio Project. Veggies Veggies … Read more