Sinopse

Listen to an environmental news podcast produced by fourth and fifth grade students from the American International School of Wuxi, in China. Approximately every week, the students research, read, write, and record various stories in environmental news to share. These students have varying abilities in English, as some are learning it as an additional language. They are producing this podcast as a regular part of their reading and writing program.

Episódios

  • #21 AISW News (June 12, 2008)

    #21 AISW News (June 12, 2008)

    13/06/2008 Duração: 08min

    This is our last podcast at the American International School of Wuxi. We hope you have enjoyed listening and learned a lot! News stories this week include information about an "uncontacted" tribe in the Amazon forest, averting a flood in China, and wind power in Bahrain.

  • #20 AISW News (May 30, 3008)

    #20 AISW News (May 30, 3008)

    02/06/2008 Duração: 06min

    This news report is about three major stories in the news: The Mars Phoenix Mission, one proposal for using sulfur to stop global warming, and the recent earthquake in China's Sichuan Province.

  • #19 AISW News (May 8, 2008)

    #19 AISW News (May 8, 2008)

    02/06/2008 Duração: 02min

    In this episode, you will hear about news stories on the Myanmar cyclone and the Foot & Mouth disease outbreak in Anhui Province, China.

  • #18 AISW News (April 4, 2008)

    #18 AISW News (April 4, 2008)

    24/04/2008 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week include the global rice shortage and pollution in the Pacific Ocean.

  • #17 AISW News (March 24, 2008)

    #17 AISW News (March 24, 2008)

    25/03/2008 Duração: 04min

    This week's podcast is a little bit different in style. We hope you enjoy it. The stories included week have more of a technology focus. We talk about a man who is traveling using his own energy, and we talk about a web site that helps with English and world hunger.

  • #16 AISW News (March 3, 2008)

    #16 AISW News (March 3, 2008)

    10/03/2008 Duração: 01min

    News stories this week are about Antarctic glacial surge and slash & burn fires in Indonesia.

  • #15 AISW News (Feb. 25, 2008)

    #15 AISW News (Feb. 25, 2008)

    29/02/2008 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week are about an outbreak in South America, and missing birds in China.

  • #14 AISW News (Feb. 18, 2008)

    #14 AISW News (Feb. 18, 2008)

    22/02/2008 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week are about the heavy snow storms in China this winter, and a rat problem in Bangladesh.

  • #13 AISW News (Jan. 21, 2008)

    #13 AISW News (Jan. 21, 2008)

    25/01/2008 Duração: 03min

    News this week includes information about space tourism and an update on global warming's effect on hurricanes in the USA.

  • #12 AISW News (Jan. 14, 2008)

    #12 AISW News (Jan. 14, 2008)

    18/01/2008 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week are about a snake attack in the Amazon region of Brazil, and winter tornadoes in mid-western United States of America.

  • #11 AISW News (Dec. 10, 2007)

    #11 AISW News (Dec. 10, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week are about an oil spill in Korea and the UN Climate Change Conference currently underway.

  • #10 AISW News (Dec. 3, 2007)

    #10 AISW News (Dec. 3, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 03min

    News stories this week are about: a new Chinese dam, locusts in Africa, and stinging jellyfish.

  • #9 AISW News (Nov. 26, 2007)

    #9 AISW News (Nov. 26, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week are about a mystery disease and elephants in India.

  • #8 AISW News (Nov. 19, 2007)

    #8 AISW News (Nov. 19, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 03min

    News stories this week are about monkeys, wild horses, and decline of coral in the world's oceans.

  • #7 AISW News (Nov. 12, 2007)

    #7 AISW News (Nov. 12, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week are about wild boars in China, and a major mudslide in Mexico.

  • #6 AISW News (Nov. 5, 2007)

    #6 AISW News (Nov. 5, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 02min

    News stories this week are about endangered primates and the oldest living animal.

  • #5 AISW News (Oct. 29, 2007)

    #5 AISW News (Oct. 29, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 02min

    News stories included this week are about California wildfires and a greenhouse surge.

  • #4 AISW News (Oct. 22, 2007)

    #4 AISW News (Oct. 22, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 03min

    News stories this week are about climate change, bees and elephants, and the evacuation of Mt. Kelud in Indonesia.

  • #3 AISW News (Oct. 15, 2007)

    #3 AISW News (Oct. 15, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 05min

    News stories in this episode are about a Bird Flu virus update, wildebeest drownings, and Typhoon Krosa.

  • #2 AISW News (Oct. 8, 2007)

    #2 AISW News (Oct. 8, 2007)

    14/12/2007 Duração: 04min

    News stories this week are about a volcanic eruption in the Red Sea, and an earthquake in Indonesia.

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