3 Educational Podcasts to Enjoy In Your Living Room

A man listening to one of several popular educational podcasts.

With so many of us going on extended staycations, there’s no reason we can’t use our time productively. These educational podcasts should engage your attention while catching up on spring cleaning or going for walks (while maintaining proper social distancing, of course). And, if you prefer, you can enjoy these podcasts from the comfort of your Plano, TX apartment at Marquette at Preston Park.

Radiolab

Available here: HomepageAppleSpotify / Stitcher

When people think of “educational podcasts,” Radiolab is often the first to come to mind. And, that’s for good reason. This nationally syndicated program explores a wide range of scientific and philosophical issues, all in a comprehensive and expertly produced presentation. It’s easy to see why this series has been lauded. Its narrative and sound design are impeccable. No matter the topic, you’ll undoubtedly be transported by hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich’s effortless style.

Overheard at National Geographic

Available here: Homepage / Apple / Spotify / Stitcher

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at National Geographic and what the experts there talk about? If so, you aren’t alone. This podcast dedicates time to highlighting all the wild stories that have been overheard among National Geographic employees. Get to know the scientists and photographers as they explore the unexpected and thrilling reaches of our vast world. You’ll also learn about the secrets of the tourism industry, the engineering prowess of beavers, zombie mice, and much more.

Stuff You Should Know

Available here: HomepageApple / Spotify / Stitcher

Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant have been in the education business for over a decade and are still going strong. For each episode, they dive deep into a new topic, bringing humor and accessibility to everything from maglev trains to Johnny Appleseed. You can spend literal days listening nonstop to the archived episodes (totaling over 1,000). If you’re interested in many subjects but aren’t sure where to start, there’s no better place to go.

These educational podcasts offer plenty of value for everyone. If you’d like to live in comfortable surroundings while enjoying these podcasts, contact us today. We can arrange a virtual tour, so you can see everything our apartment community has to offer.

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