PBS NewsHour

Alan Alda's 'Flame Challenge' Aims to Communicate Science

Clip: 07/02/2012 | 9m 30s

Clarity, specificity and humor are among the best tools for making kids grasp even simple questions like "What is a flame?" Science correspondent Miles O'Brien talks to actor Alan Alda and scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson about the need to explain science concepts to the public.

Aired: 07/02/12

Rating: NR

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