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Short Wave: With 65 Pounds Of Bamboo, Giant Panda 'Bei Bei' Prepares For Flight To China
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The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is bidding farewell this week to one of its most popular bamboo-loving residents: Bei Bei.

Short Wave: That Revolutionary Gene-Editing Experiment? So Far So Good.
Short Wave (NPR)

Earlier this month NPR health correspondent Rob Stein introduced us to Victoria Gray, the woman at the center of a groundbreaking medical treatment using CRISPR, the gene-editing technique. This week, Rob reports exclusively for NPR on the first results of that closely-watched experiment.

Short Wave: How Bonobos Help Explain The Evolution Of Nice
Short Wave (NPR)

How did humans evolve some key cooperative behaviors like sharing?

Short Wave: When A Listener Calls...
Short Wave (NPR)

On this Short Wave, Andy from Grand Rapids, Michigan, asks why some people seek out scary experiences.

Short Wave: What We Know (And Don't) About The Dangers Of Vaping
Short Wave (NPR)

NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey explains, with the story of one teenager whose vaping habit landed her in the ER.

Short Wave: The Zombies That Walk Among Us
Short Wave (NPR)

The idea of human zombies probably seems pretty far-fetched. But there are real zombies out there in the animal kingdom.

Short Wave: For Many, Issue Of Logging In America's Largest National Forest Cuts Deep
Short Wave (NPR)

The Trump administration is seeking to lift federal protections on the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, paving the way for possible timber harvests and road construction in the largest national forest in the U.S.

Short Wave: How Magic Mushrooms Can Help Smokers Kick The Habit
Short Wave (NPR)

New research shows that psilocybin might be an effective treatment for diseases such as depression and addiction.

Short Wave: FACT SMACK - Spider Edition
Short Wave (NPR)

With the help of spider scientist Sebastian Echeverri, Maddie presents the case for why spiders are the best and coolest animal.

University of Arizona: 2021 National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition
University of Arizona

Are you interested in writing?  Submit an essay to this year’s National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition! 

Tucson Botanical Gardens: My New Backyard Garden – A Downloadable Story & Coloring Book
Tucson Botanical Gardens

Families can print this pdf at home and have some reading and coloring time while learning about plants of the desert.

Tucson Botanical Gardens: Butterfly Magic Emergence Kit + Lessons
Tucson Botanical Gardens

Bring the field trip experience to your classroom with a kit that helps students understand the life cycle of a butterfly.  

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