NewsDepth 2021-2022 | Episode 18

In this week's episode, Ohio might not have won a Super Bowl, but the Buckeye State played an important role in the creation of professional football. We tackle Ohio’s fascinating football history in this week’s ‘Know Ohio.’  

Next, we meet a freeskier from the United States who’s competing in the Olympic games…for China. She says she’s using her Chinese-American heritage to spread the Olympic spirit. 

Then, we celebrate the end of the Winter Olympics by taking a look at some of its lesser-known sports: Skeleton, Curling, Ski Ballet, and Skijoring. Which one would you want to try? Tell us in our poll question!      

Finally, you may have heard of a plant-based diet, but, in this week’s 'Spot on Science,' we introduce you to plants on a meat-based diet. Margaret tells us all about Ohio’s carnivorous plants.  

Proclamation (noun): A public or official announcement.  

Inflation (noun): The general level of prices going up. 

Carnivorous (adjective): feeding on animals. 


We learn about Bing Dwen Dwen, the beloved mascot of the Beijing Winter Olympics, and now we're wondering: If the Olympics were held in your community, what kind of mascot would you create? 

You can use the inbox form to submit your answers.


For this week’s poll, we want to know: Which lesser-known Winter Olympic sport would you like to try? Skeleton, Curling, Skijoring, or Ski Ballet. Click here to vote!


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