Zombies http://www.kplu.org en How to survive a zombie apocalypse? Learn geography http://www.kplu.org/post/how-survive-zombie-apocalypse-learn-geography <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Our story begins in an ordinary suburban middle school with a group of unsuspecting students, and one</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">smart-alecky</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">question to the teacher:&nbsp;“Mr. Hunter, did you hear about the zombie that attacked some guy the other day?”</em></p><p><em>Of course, the other students dismiss it, all except for one. He’s intrigued enough to dig a little deeper.</em></p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 8372 at http://www.kplu.org How to survive a zombie apocalypse? Learn geography 10 clues that the zombie outbreak announced on T.V. is not a hoax http://www.kplu.org/post/10-clues-zombie-outbreak-announced-tv-not-hoax <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/02/12/171782346/montana-tv-station-warns-of-attacking-zombies" target="_blank">As reported on Tuesday's <em>Morning Edition</em></a>, KRTV in Great Falls, Mont., was apparently the victim of hackers who broke in and broadcast a warning of attacking zombies. The station now says that it was a hoax, <em>fortunately</em>.<p>But in the future, how can a viewer at home identify a similar alert that really requires immediate action to avoid a very real zombie horde? Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:52:21 +0000 Linda Holmes 7775 at http://www.kplu.org 10 clues that the zombie outbreak announced on T.V. is not a hoax Bellevue teacher prepares students for zombie apocalypse http://www.kplu.org/post/bellevue-teacher-prepares-students-zombie-apocalypse <p>So, when the zombie apocalypse comes, where will you flee? Should you hunker down on a remote island or blend into the urban landscape? Will the undead funnel onto bridges and viaducts?&nbsp; Do they like low ground or high ground?</p><p>So many questions &hellip; now don&rsquo;t you wish you&rsquo;d paid more attention in geography class?</p><p><strong>&quot;Zombies&quot; in the news</strong></p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 19:45:51 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5163 at http://www.kplu.org Bellevue teacher prepares students for zombie apocalypse Zombies: Using pop culture's fascination as a teaching tool http://www.kplu.org/post/zombies-using-pop-cultures-fascination-teaching-tool <p>Educators around the country are tapping into the interest in zombies in popular culture as a means to reach students. One such place using the teaching tool is the University of Idaho.</p><p>Last week on the UI&#39;s Moscow campus there was a public lecture called &quot;Zombies and International Politics.&quot; It was delivered by Tufts University professor Dan Drezner, who says zombies work as a metaphor for current global concerns.</p><p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 20:44:48 +0000 Glenn Mosley 3140 at http://www.kplu.org Zombies: Using pop culture's fascination as a teaching tool