Spot on Science
Spot On Science , hosted and produced by Margaret Cavalier, is a reoccurring segment in NewsDepth a news show for kids across Ohio. The short videos focus on earth science stories that align with Ohio’s new Learning Standards. Spot on Science is the recipient of a 2018 Gold Award from the Parents’ Choice Foundation.
Margaret’s main gig is producing NewsDepth for WVIZ PBS ideastream. NewsDepth is an interactive television program that breaks down the biggest news stories into teachable lessons for students in 4th to 6th grade. Reoccuring special segments in the show further connect students with state curriculum standards.
Each week NewsDepth asks students to engage with the show by writing letters and participating in online polls - teaching digital literacy in a fun way.
NewsDepth has become a known and loved free resource for hundreds of teachers across the state and has been recognized by industry professionals, having received several regional Emmy awards and a 2018 Gold Award from the Parents’ Choice Foundation.
Watch more special segments along with full episodes of NewsDepth here.