3-2-1 Contact lifts off on public TV
How do you pet a bee ?
That sort of whimsical patter is a specialty of the Children's Television Workshop, producers of prizewinning Sesame Street, which uses the pizazz of commercial TV to teach preschoolers their ABCs. In a new educational TV series that begins this week on most of the 282 U.S. public television stations, CTW now applies its zingy production style to a more complex and elusive subject: science. The series of 30-min. shows, with the space-age title 3-2-1 Contact, provides glimpses of...