Science—from an alternate angle.
With host Grace Kassebaum.
Episode 5 / Using Science for Good with Dr. Carmella Whaley
Why do we learn science? Further, what is the value of teaching science? In this episode, Grace Kassebaum discusses with Dr. Carmella Whaley—who’s been teaching science for decades—the importance of science, and, ultimately, the importance of using our science knowledge for good.
Episode 4 / Making Sense of the Metaverse with Joe Starkey
The idea of the Metaverse has been gaining popularity as a radical and potentially limitless digital world. However, is the concept of the Metaverse already familiar? Further, what are the implications of this virtual realm? In this episode, Grace Kassebaum explores the answers to these questions—and more—with Minnehaha Academy Assistant Director of Technology, Joe Starkey.
Episode 3 / Sending Science to Space with Halle Whitman
Grace Kassebaum discusses the experience of partaking in the Minnehaha Academy ISS Team with fellow team member, Halle Whitman. This team designed and built an experiment on chlorella algae to be sent to the International Space Station.
Episode 2 / Hot Takes on Hydrogen
In this solo episode, Grace Kassebaum explains both the promise of hydrogen fuel as an alternative energy source and the complicated obstacles that have inhibited a total hydrogen revolution. Harvesting energy from hydrogen—the most abundant element in the universe with a slightly infamous past—is complicated, but could this sustainable fuel fill its niche potential?
Episode 1 / Today’s “Space Race” with Tim Swanson
Tim Swanson teaches physics at Minnehaha Academy’s Upper School in Minneapolis. With colleague Joy Reist, Swanson leads the school’s International Space Station project. In the inaugural episode of Different Dimension, Grace talks with Swanson about the current commercialization of space travel as well as the technical and ethical horizons of the 21st-century space race.