WKAR-TV will begin airing episodes of "LRN 101," Saturdays at 11 a.m. on WKAR-TV, beginning May 12. The new series highlights the varied educational resources available throughout the Greater Lansing region. "LRN 101" is produced in Lansing as part of the Keep Learning initiative, a non-profit organization committed to promoting education in mid-Michigan.
Saturday, May 12 - Episode 1
In the opening episode, David Batch from Abrams Planetarium at MSU offers insight into astronomy in the “Passport to Adventure” segment. The “Tech It Out” feature highlights MSU Professor Dr. Jerry Urquhart for a tour around the virtual rainforest website. Also included in the first program are tips for job seekers from Kate Tykocki of Capital Area Michigan Works!, information on finding local scholarships and ways one can become involved with the Capital Area Humane Society.
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Other regular features on the series include the creative segment, “Try This,” “Connect U,” which focuses on unique programs within the school district, and “Back for Your Future,” which offers inspiration and inspiring stories on reinventing one’s career. Field trips and features will take viewers to MSU’s 4-H Children’s Garden, Reach Art Studio Center, Impression 5 Science Center, MSU Museum and Beal Botanical Garden.