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The Podcasts Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow

For the first time in its 47 year history, NPR (National Public Radio) has a science podcast aimed at elementary school aged children. Similarly, Tumble, a science podcast for kids, is telling stories about science with the help of actual scientists. Both of these podcasts represent great strides forward in the quest to inspire the scientists of tomorrow, but they’re more than that. They’re more than high quality educational content. They’re more than tools to educate and inspire. These podcasts, when all is said and done, are just plain fun. And when it comes to catching the attention of an audience in today’s ever increasingly distracted and crowded world, nothing could be more important. The best message in the world is meaningless...

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