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20 Sep 2019

Tales of Discovery

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Science stories for young people. Each of these 5-10 minute podcasts presents discoveries and the people who made them in a fun, entertaining and light-hearted fashion. At least, that’s the intention. Transcripts are uploaded to scitales.wordpress.com, so if you'd like to read stories aloud yourself, they're available for you.

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    Keeping It Fresh

    How did we end up storing food in cans?

  • Posted on 28 Sep 2015

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    Donald And The Bats

    Donald Griffin figured out that bats hunt using sound - but how? Listen in to find out! Transcript available at https://scitales.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/episode-3-donald-and-the-bats/ if you'd prefer to read it aloud yourself.

  • Posted on 19 Sep 2015

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    Duria Antiquior

    An immersive exploration of the prehistoric world. Imagine if you went for a swim in the time of the dinosaurs. What might you see? The print 'Duria Antiquior' (the image accompanying this podcast)was painted in 1830 and is the first picture anyone created of a prehistoric scene, using evidence from fossils. The picture is based on fossils found by Mary Anning - the subject of the previous episode.

  • Posted on 10 Sep 2015

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    Mary And The Dinosaurs

    Tales of discovery - science stories for young people. Episode one explores how we know so much about dinosaurs!

  • Posted on 06 Sep 2015

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