Fact Check Fridays http://iowapublicradio.org en Budding Biologist: Science Books For Kids http://iowapublicradio.org/post/budding-biologist-science-books-kids <p>Have you ever been snuggled up with a kid, reading a cute book and run across a glaring factual error? It was just that experience that inspired&nbsp; two moms to create scientifically accurate books for kids. Charity Nebbe talks with the women behind the <a href="http://www.buddingbiologist.com./">“Budding Biologist</a>” series, and about fact checking books for kids.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:27:01 +0000 Charity Nebbe 13069 at http://iowapublicradio.org Budding Biologist: Science Books For Kids Fact Check Friday: Obama and Romney Accuse Each Other of Lacking Specifics http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fact-check-friday-obama-and-romney-accuse-each-other-lacking-specifics <p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:12:15 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Sandhya Dirks 9866 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fact Check Friday: Obama and Romney Accuse Each Other of Lacking Specifics Fact Check Friday: Obama on Campus http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fact-check-friday-obama-campus <p>Last week in our Friday Fact Check, we reviewed some of the statements Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made while he was campaigning in Iowa. This week, President Barack Obama was here on the heels of the second presidential debate. Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon caught up with IPR Reporter Clay Masters who covered the president's campaign stop at Cornell College in Mount Vernon on Wednesday.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 06:23:34 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Clay Masters 9591 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fact Check Friday: Obama on Campus Fact Check Friday: Romney On the Farm http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fact-check-friday-romney-farm <p>With the presidential election campaign wrapping up in less than a month, Iowa continues to get lots of attention. IPR's Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon&nbsp;talks with&nbsp;IPR&nbsp;Correspondent Clay Masters about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's &nbsp;visit to Van Meter, Iowa on Tuesday.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 04:42:23 +0000 Clay Masters & Sarah McCammon 9273 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fact Check Friday: Romney On the Farm