Thank you to all of you who are checking here for new episodes. We will be taking a break for the holidays to enjoy time with friends and family and will be back in the new year!
We're back at it this week with another one of our favorite beverages- coffee! We wanted to know how we get the perfect cup, so grab your favorite blend, sit back, and enjoy as we talk to Kelsie Gibbs to find out more. Memorable Quotes Coming soon! Resources If you want to start trying some … Continue reading Beverages: Coffee
We grab a drink all the time- water, pop, juice. So, what goes into making them? This week we're starting to explore some of the most popular beverages and the science behind them. We're kicking off by looking at beer with Dr. Jim Bruckner, a microbiologist who works in breweries on quality control and beer … Continue reading Beverages: Beer
Did you ever read Magic School Bus at the Waterworks? In this episode we got our own tour through the water works and how water is cleaned up from Dr. Dan Zitomer. We talked about how safe water gets to our faucets, how we treat it, and how we manage it. Rachel especially loved this … Continue reading Water: Treatment and Purification
Last week we talked about how important clean and accessible water is. This week, we talk to an expert who thinks about how do we keep water clean. Dr. Anne Schauer-Gimenez works with Mango Materials to produce materials that are biodegradable. These products come from waste products of cleaning water and, when broken down, help … Continue reading Water: Plastics and Waste
Right now both Rachel and Alyssa live in Michigan, a state surround by thousands of miles of shoreline and four of the five Great Lakes. Our state was also recently affected by the Flint water crisis. Being in an area where water is thought about frequently, we wanted to learn more about how our water … Continue reading Water: Quality and Pollution
We made it one year with Speaking Science! To commemorate, we recorded a special episode with just the two of us talking about our favorite episodes, what we hope for this next year, and what exciting episodes might be coming up. As we plan out our schedule, we want to hear from you! Send us … Continue reading One Year