Retro Report on PBS

Episode 2

DNA clues; thalidomide; robot ambivalence; obsessive gamers; Borowitz on no news.

About the Show

Uncover crime evidence pulled from DNA websites. See how drug rules stem from a pill’s side effects. Learn how a screen addiction cure is rooted in the past and why Americans are ambivalent about robots. Andy Borowitz objects to “no news.”

Curriculum

Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

For Grades 6-12