Virginia Water Radio

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Synopsis

Our show presents sounds and music that relate to Virginias waters, from the Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean.Virginia Water Radio is produced weekly by the Virginia Water Center Resources Research Center.

Episodes

  • Episode 612 (1-17-22): Winter Word Whirlwind

    18/01/2022

    CLICK HERE to listen to episode audio (3:39).Sections below are the following: Transcript of Audio Audio Notes and Acknowledgments ImagesExtra Information Sources Related Water Radio Episodes For Virginia Teachers (Relevant SOLs, etc.). Unless otherwise noted, all Web addresses mentioned were functional as of 1-14-22.TRANSCRIPT OF AUDIO From the Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean, this is Virginia Water Radio for the week of January 17, 2022.  This revised episode from January 2016 is part of a series this year of winter-related episodes. MUSIC – ~12 sec – instrumental. With a winter storm state of emergency declared by Virginia’s governor on January 14, that excerpt from “Drive the Cold Winter Away,” by Timothy Seaman of Williamsburg, Va., sets the stage for a winter word whirlwind!  Have a listen for about 15 seconds to a series of mystery guest voices, and see if you know what all of these voices would be saying in English.  And if you’ve been shoveling, plowing, or sledding, you probably

  • Episode 611 (1-10-22): The Second Wednesday in January Means the Virginia General Assembly Convenes

    11/01/2022

    CLICK HERE to listen to episode audio (4:49).Sections below are the following: Transcript of Audio Audio Notes and Acknowledgments ImagesExtra Information Sources Related Water Radio Episodes For Virginia Teachers (Relevant SOLs, etc.). Unless otherwise noted, all Web addresses mentioned were functional as of 1-7-22. TRANSCRIPT OF AUDIO From the Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean, this is Virginia Water Radio for the week of January 10, 2022. VOICES – ~12 sec – “The House will please come to order. Members, please take their seats.” “The Senate will come to order. The senators will please take their seats.” That was House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax calling to order, respectively, the House of Delegates and the Senate as the Virginia General Assembly convened on January 13, 2021.  This week, those sounds open Virginia Water Radio’s annual introduction to the General Assembly, which convenes this year on January 12.  We set the stage with about 40 seconds of music who

  • Episode 610 (1-3-22): Wading into the New Year, the New River, and Water Thermodynamics

    03/01/2022

    CLICK HERE to listen to episode audio (4:20).Sections below are the following: Transcript of Audio Audio Notes and Acknowledgments ImagesExtra Information Sources Related Water Radio Episodes For Virginia Teachers (Relevant SOLs, etc.). Unless otherwise noted, all Web addresses mentioned were functional as of 12-31-21.TRANSCRIPT OF AUDIO From the Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean, this is Virginia Water Radio for the week of January 3, 2022.  This revised episode from January 2014 is part of a series this year of winter-related episodes. For this first week of 2022, we listen in on one Virginian’s annual New Year’s challenge to the laws of physics and chemistry—water-temperature physics and chemistry, that is.  Have a listen for about 35 seconds. SOUNDS AND VOICE - ~35 sec – “It’s the New Year, on the shore of the New River. It’s 22 degrees and perfect time for a swim. Happy New Year, everyone! Happy New Year! [Series of exclamations about the cold.] Ah, welcome to Antarctica.” You’ve b