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Science Made Fun

Science Made Fun

By Daniel Shaw

Over the past 27 years, High Touch High Tech has emerged as the leader in hands-on science programming. Our innovative & interactive programming has established HTHT with a reputation for excellence among teachers, students, parents, camp directors and school administrators alike.
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Worms!!! Meet Your Decomposers

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The Three Sisters
The Three Sisters
Today we discuss the innovation of indigenous culture that has contributed to your nourishment. We touch on the domestication of corn, amazing companion planting ingenuity and how the indigenous world contributed to your staple foods that now feed billions of people.
30:23
November 23, 2022
Worms!!! Meet Your Decomposers
Worms!!! Meet Your Decomposers
The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out... In honor of spooky season, Sequoia Shana and Narwhal Nina delve into the science of decomposition. Today on the High Touch High Tech we talk about one of the misunderstood helpers in the process of decay, WORMS!!
29:29
October 24, 2022
The Science of Kindness (2.0)
The Science of Kindness (2.0)
High Touch High Tech's very own Dinosaur Dan and Narwhal Nina discuss how new findings in biology and neuroscience are revealing a kinder, gentler side of human nature!  (Originally published in November 2020, re-published in Dec. 2022.)
28:10
January 19, 2022
What does a "good education" mean today?
What does a "good education" mean today?
Dino Dan, Alkaline Alyssa, and Narwhal Nina discuss how the standard of "good education" is changing in cultures around the world.  We take an up-close look at major education reforms going on in China, and discuss how High Touch High Tech's mission to share fun learning experiences with kids everywhere aligns with global shifts in educational priorities.
41:23
August 31, 2021
Mission to Mars
Mission to Mars
Dinosaur Dan, Narwhal Nina, and special guest Earthquake Ethan talk about space exploration, the Mars rover, and the future of humankind!
24:31
February 24, 2021
The Real North Pole
The Real North Pole
You might associate the North Pole with cozy tales of Rudolph and Santa, but the reality of North Pole science and exploration is considerably more epic!  
32:22
December 03, 2020
The Science of Communication through History
The Science of Communication through History
In today's podcast, we explore communication technologies and innovations through history. Considering cultural differences and communication barriers, learn about the tools utilized by ancient civilizations, like the Incas. Investigate how the innovation of the camel saddle led to the famous silk road trade routes that ultimately introduced communication tools from the Far East to Europe! Join us for this fascinating discussion and journey through science!
36:32
September 03, 2020
June and July 2020
June and July 2020
Celebrate STEM at any opportunity you get. We're celebrating World Asteroid Day on June 30th, World Brain Day on July 22nd, and Parent's Day on July 26th! We take a look into why each of these holidays is worth celebrating, join us! 
50:40
July 02, 2020
World Storytelling Day- The Singer of Stories, Donna Marie Todd
World Storytelling Day- The Singer of Stories, Donna Marie Todd
World Storytelling Day is celebrated March 20th of each year. We speak with Donna Marie Todd, President of the Asheville Storytelling Circle about the importance and value of oral storytelling. Storytelling is humanities earliest communication method, and we discuss the importance on learning and culture.  Learn more about the Asheville Storytelling Circle by visiting their website: https://www.ashevillestorycircle.org/index.html Visit Donna Marie's Website and YouTube at: http://www.donnamarietodd.com/  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3hc5_xj2kuLEGTrLnstdMw
40:17
March 19, 2020
March 2020 Podcast
March 2020 Podcast
Exciting science events to celebrate in March 2020? The High Touch High Tech team discusses Alexander Graham Bell Day, World Meteorological Day, and World Storytelling Day! 
51:57
March 05, 2020
Science Made Fun- January 2020 Episode
Science Made Fun- January 2020 Episode
Kick off the new year by taking the polar bear plunge! At High Touch High Tech, we have inspired the next generation of scientists since 1992. In this episode, we discuss the polar bear cold immersion plunge, and Old Rocks Day celebrated January 7th! 
29:31
January 06, 2020
High Touch High Tech Pilot
High Touch High Tech Pilot
Join us for our first podcast! As Archimedes said, " “Give me a place to stand, and a lever long enough, and I will move the world. ” We are joined today by AlliGator Ramsay, a HTHT scientist and a high school science teacher, also joining us Christa Flores, a STEM education expert. 
25:42
July 24, 2019