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Yi-Fu Tuan, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography, UW-Madison, shares stories of heroic explorers who ventured to forbidding environments to test their power of endurance. Tuan explores the idea that humans can find salvation in geographies that fit their romantic aspirations and their nature.
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Bromeliad Evolution in the American Tropics
Tom Givnish, Professor, Department of Botany, UW-Madison, reports on new findings regarding bromeliads, a family of flowering plants native to the American tropics.
Skin Cells and Stem Cells to Study Down Syndrome
WPT's virtual lecture hall series covers a wide range of subjects, including science, economics, the environment, health, art, culture and more.
One Last Sandwich/Caper or Plastic
The Whammer convinces Chuck to commit the ultimate sandwich heist with him before he retires.
Jetta's Tall Tale/The Big Fetch
Jetta's envious of Emily Elizabeth because everybody loves her pet, Clifford. So she makes up a pet of her own. Then Cleo helps Vaz with his paper route. She likes helping him and she likes the treats she gets as a reward.
Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied
The kids meet Treetop Tom and see how his tough tongue can pick food off of thorny branches.
The Arch Villain Problem/The Straight and Narrow Problem
The Arch Villain wreaks havoc on the city of Mathtropolis by turning everything into arches.