39 minutes | Apr 27th 2018

Science Storytelling

Marshall Escamilla is part of a team of podcasters who create Tumble, a science podcast for kids and their families. With a background in music and K-12 education, Marshall shares the purpose of Tumble and how his show tries to tell science stories. Hear his thoughts on how to bring podcasting into the classroom, how to combine listening with other learning activities, and how science education is inherently political today. Related to this episode: • Tumble website: http://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/ • Political crisis in Spain and Catalonia: https://www.politico.eu/article/catalan-chill-for-european-separatist-movements-aland-islands-south-tyrol/ • Radiolab on NPR: https://www.wnycstudios.org/shows/radiolab/ • The Science of Poop: http://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/single-post/2017/06/16/The-Science-of-Poop-with-Mary-Roach • The Sign of the Ninja Virus: http://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/single-post/2017/05/05/The-Sign-of-the-Ninja-Virus-with-Jasdave-Chahal-and-Omar-Khan • RL Stine book titles: http://rlstine.com/bookshelf • Earth & Sky: http://earthsky.org/ • Teacher Store for the Tumble Podcast: http://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/materials • Guided notes (prepared notes with blanks): http://www.theteachertoolkit.com/index.php/tool/guided-notes • Mind map: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map • Fact-Question-Response activities: https://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/thecurriculumcorner123/2013/02/fqr-fact-question-response/ • Mission CO2 to Mars: http://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/single-post/2017/11/24/Mission-CO2-to-Mars-Engineering-Design-Challenge • How to Interview a Scientist: http://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/single-post/2016/10/18/How-to-Interview-a-Scientist • Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS): https://www.nextgenscience.org/ • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): https://tea.texas.gov/curriculum/teks/ • Brains On! podcast: https://www.brainson.org/ Our closing music is “Yes And” by Steve Combs, used under a Creative Commons Attribution License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Subscribe and find more podcast information at: http://www.k12engineering.net. Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs, or send one-time contributions by buying us coffee: https://ko-fi.com/pioslabs. Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com.