I have two podcasts for your enjoyment this week. “Brains On!” is a science show and “Sir Alvin & the Dragon” is a humorous story.
HOW DOES GPS KNOW WHERE YOU ARE?
Without GPS, we’d be lost. Literally! Thanks to these radio transmissions from space though, we’re able to pinpoint our location and find our way home. Join us as we learn all about satellites, how the robot voice of GPS is created and how atomic clocks hold it all together.
Source: MPR News & Southern California Public Radio (website)
SIR ALVIN & THE DRAGON
(OR WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE BRAVE?)
A cowardly medieval knight called Alvin is called upon to save a village from a dragon.
But what exactly is the bravest course of action?
Source: BBC – School Radio (Just Think Podcasts) (website)