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Beyond Blathers: Science in Modern Media (Part 1)
Bonus Episode4th January 2023 • The Root & STEM Podcast • Pinnguaq
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In this episode of the Root & STEM podcast, graduate students, Sofia Osborne and Olivia deBourcier, discuss their podcast Beyond Blathers, an educational show that expands on the scientific discoveries made along the journey through Animal Crossing: New Horizons, a Nintendo Switch game (01:49). Sofia shares the origins of the show (03:33) and they explain how they are able bridge the gap between gaming and science (04:55). The two reference their childhoods to describe how modern media like video games can assist and inspire STEM learning (08:20). Finally, Sofia and Olivia explain how podcasting has improved their own ways  of learning (10:49).

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