Science CommunicationSCIC 206 Science on the Radio

Introduces students to the communication of science through the medium of radio. The aesthetics, effectiveness, and limitations of radio as a medium for communicating science are considered. Students critically examine exemplary science radio programs and learn to conceive and criticize story ideas, as well as research, interview, record ambient sound, and write narration for radio reports. Using the latest commercially available technology, students report, write, record, edit, and produce for actual broadcast a finished radio program on a scientific subject.



Quarter offered