On Television

Scientific League of Superheroes 'business card' (courtesy Superhero Training Network)
STEM Superheroes
What happens when you cross science and superheroes? You get the “Scientific League of Superheroes”—a collection of USF PhD students who don costumes to teach elementary school students science, technology, engineering and math, both in person and in comic book-like videos. University Beat on WUSF TV introduces you to the League and shows you how young people are responding to their unusual teaching methods.

On the Radio

STEM Superheroes

When it comes to knowledge, the “Scientific League of Superheroes” is mightier than the Avengers and more uncanny than the X-Men. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 introduces you to a trio of USF doctoral students who’ve assumed the superhero identities of MegaByte, Sublimation and Super Conductor to teach science, technology, engineering and math to elementary school students.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

For more information

Superhero Training Network YouTube video page
Superhero Training Network webpage
Scientific League Inc. (business component of program) webpage
Superhero Training Network Facebook page



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