Programs by Episode

  • Views: 33 Plugged-In | Episode Four | Year Three

    Student reporters from the University of Toledo take to the air in a 'zero gravity' airplane with NASA; discover the melding of art and science through glass; see how teens are learning environmental science; and explore how computers are composing music.

  • Views: 13 Plugged-In | Episode Three | Year Three

    Student reporters from the University of Toledo explore the sweet connection between chocolate and stroke prevention; examine current breakthroughs in autism therapy; investigate the converstion of algae into biofuel; and put the H1N1 virus under the microscope.

  • Views: 12 Plugged-In | Episode Two | Year Three

    WGTE and student reporters from the University of Toledo investigate Arctic plant life in relation to climate change; new discoveries in astronomy; test drive formula one race cars; and see how small businesses are going global.

  • Views: 5 Plugged-In | Episode One | Year Three

    WGTE and student reporters from the University of Toledo explore Great Lakes' endangered species; uncover the real danger of earthquakes in America's midwest; discover the reasons that algae levels are rising in Lake Erie; and explain how using biomass fuels are better than fossil fuels.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Twelve | Year Two

    Student reporters from the University of Toledo report on the latest developments in the field of medicine, including a new eye scanner to read blood sugar levels; the genetics of obesity; how computer programs are helping brains stay young; and tracking high blood pressure from generation to generation.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Eleven | Year Two

    Student reporters from the University of Toledo meet a young designer making fashionable clothing that is good for the environment; look at green architecture; find out how to prepare for new jobs in alternative energy; and how wind power brings unique challenges to developers.

  • Views: 21 Plugged-In | Episode Ten | Year Two

    Student reporters from the University of Toledo reveal how music and technology are merging; examine how the sciences and the humanities have much to learn from each other; discover how cochlear implants are using technology to help people hear; and looking to the stars for some surprising discoveries.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Nine | Year Two

    Student reporters from the University of Toledo examine innovative treatment for young people with Autism; explore how social networking tools are changing the way we communicate, but are we trading speed for accuracy? We discover digital art; and go into the stratosphere for some zero gravity engineering challenges.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Eight | Year Two

    Student reporters from the University of Toledo reveal how ants are helping scientists track the environment; we compare various energy efficiencies; explore how computers are helping med students learn more about diagnosis; and investigate how companies are using the College of Business at UT to expand to a global marketplace.

  • Views: 49 Plugged-In | Episode Seven | Year Two

    Archeologists are going high tech and discovering that history still has secrets to reveal; Communications technology provides more avenue of interaction for those who are deaf; Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are coming to a highway near you; and Genetic research holds the key to curing high blood pressure.

  • Views: 37 Plugged-In | Episode Six | Year Two

    University of Toledo students report on the latest research and developments in science, technology and the economy.  Plugged-In reporters explore a new online resource to study climate change; investigate the technology that is making 3D imaging more accessible; reveal new treatments for Parkinson's patients; and see how family-owned businesses are not only the foundation of the American economy, but how these businesses are reinventing themselves for a new economy.

  • Views: 11 Plugged-In | Episode Five | Year Two

    WGTE and University of Toledo student reporters investigate new ways to bring clean water to Third World nations; check out how nanotechnology is revolutionizing solar energy production; ask how financial markets try to predict our economic future; and meet scientists working to keep our memory function strong through the latest brain research.

  • Views: 32 Plugged-In | Episode Four | Year Two

    WGTE and University of Toledo students explore the future of alternative energy and education; see how Virtual Reality technology is being used to teach tomorrow's doctors; troubleshoot engineering sensor technology on modern bridges; and evaluate the effects of childhood obsesity on America's youth.

  • Views: 14 Plugged-In | Episode Three | Year Two

    WGTE and University of Toledo students put the H1N1 virus under the microscope; meet a doctor who is helping people who need kidney transplants; check out how students use technology; and look to the stars and search for life on other planets. 

  • Views: 43 Plugged-In | Episode Two | Year Two

    WGTE and University of Toledo Students check out vehicles that use hydraulic power to increase their energy efficiency without fossil fuels; look into the possibility of putting wind turbines in the Great Lakes; see how household items are being made out of sustainable materials; and explore the promise of geothermal power.

  • Plugged-In | Episode One | Year Two

    WGTE and University of Toledo College Students explore the science of gender in sports; explain how ceramics are going way high tech; check out cutting-edge medical treatments that may save countless lives; and examine the recycling program at a NASCAR Speedway.

  • Plugged-In | Episode One | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo College Students explore the challenges of fueling our future; find out how GPS is changing the way we view our world; look at research into the power of being left, or right, handed; and find out how virtual reality technology is helping medical students prepare to care for you.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Two | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo College Students discover the facts and fiction behind forensic science; explore eco-friendly products that are good for business and the environment; kidney donation; and meet scientist trying to stop a fish virus epidemic harming Lake Erie perch.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Three | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo College Students uncover the technological secrets to modern bridge building; learn about the latest developments in biomechanics research and development; discover a new, and painless way to test blood sugar levels; and see how light is used to look up the stars in the search for life on other planets.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Four | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo College Students explore the secrets of creating 3-D animation; find out how you can install solar panels to keep your energy costs under control; look at research cochlear implants; and find out how medical students are using new tools for anatomy and physiology study.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Five | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo College Students explore the science of gender in sports; explain intermodal transportation by riding the rails, visiting shipping ports and following packages; check out cutting-edge medical treatments that may save countless lives; and examine media's influence on our behavior.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Six | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo student reporters find out how engineering students are helping take Water Purification to the Third World; discover the real meaining of Artificial Intelligence; add up the clues that reveal how art helps students understand math better; and discover how cell phones, computers and hand-help technology can be recycled for a greener future.

  • Views: 1 Plugged-In | Episode Seven | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo student reporters find out how we can use the Earth beneath our feet to keep our homes warm in the summer and cool in the winter; how scientists use optics including telescopes and microscopes to view our world; how mathmatical models can help predict financial markets; and how new drugs and treatments are helping patients with Parkinson's disease.

  • Plugged-In | Episode Eight | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo student reporters find out how a growers' association is making their greenhouse operations even greener; how invasive species are threatening the Great Lakes; how hydrogen fuel cells are bringing hope to our future fuel needs; and how a historic battlefield was discovered, preserved and then found to be in the wrong place.

  • Views: 30 Plugged-In | Episode Nine | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo college students see how architects are designing buildings for a greener future; how technology is changing the way educators teach in the classroom; solve the burning question - WHY is it better to use biomass fuels?; and examine  social media networks like facebook and twitter.

  • Views: 3 Plugged-In | Episode Ten | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo student reporters find out about how student engineers design and build their own race cars; why some species reach the endangered list and how we can help bring them back; what nanotechnology is all about and how little things can make a big difference in science; and how hospitals are using tracking technology to keep patients from getting infections.

  • Views: 16 Plugged-In | Episode Eleven | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo student reporters find out why tomorrow's energy needs may be fulfilled with windpower; how speech and language therapists help people overcome challenges; what new techniques are being used in medical imaging so we can see more than ever before; and how ants are a predictor of our changing environment.

  • Views: 34 Plugged-In | Episode Twelve | Year One

    WGTE and University of Toledo student reporters find how artists are utilizing computer programs to create artwork; how the humanities and sciences can work together for the benefit of students and our world; how one student has created her own line of eco-friendly fashions; and how are drugs developed and tested so that we all know they are safe?