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Sunday, July 5, 2020
Home Education


Hooked On Science – Launch a 4th of July Rocket in Your Kitchen

Did you know you can launch a rocket in your living room? Our “Science Guy,” Jason Lindsey, shows us how to use a few ingredients, from around the house, to launch the Fourth of July rocket.

How to spot a COVID-19 Scam

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance wants people to be aware of several different types of Coronavirus Scams currently...

Schools respond to Central High Valedictorian debacle

Officials say the accidentally cut off speaker's microphone at the very end in a rush to clean it for the next speaker.

Grant keeps STEM program rolling at SKYUKA Hall

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - SKYUKA Hall is a school for children with learning differences. They recently received a grant from VCRA Race for Autism. News 12's David...

Central High School’s Valedictorian speech interrupted

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEf)- Chattanooga's Central High School is receiving backlash after the class of 2020's graduation ceremony Saturday. Some believe that valedictorian DayOnna Carson's mic...

New rule requires University of Tennessee students to get flu vaccines

University of Tennessee students will have to get their flu shot this fall and also be immunized for COVID-19 if a vaccine becomes available.

Hooked On Science – Balance a Lot of Nails On One Nail

It’s a trick, with twenty gigantic nails, you can use science to solve.

New York Times ranks Chattanooga 2nd for highest growing Covid death rate

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - On Tuesday,  the Hamilton County Health Department announced that  a young girl with no underlying health issues has died due to...

Love Fellowship Summer Reading program

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Love Fellowship 21st Century Learning Center has partnered with Hardy Elementary School for the last 15 years. Their goal is to assist...

Hamilton County Schools invests in new curriculum called “Open Up’

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - Learning from home has become the new normal-but as most school systems announce their plans to reopen in the fall, ...

Hooked On Science – How To Make Raisins Dance

When you add raisins to your soda, our “Science Guy,” Jason Lindsey, says the raisins will dance. Here’s the science behind the trick.

HCDE Reopening Task Force encouraged by survey response

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) -- The Hamilton County Schools Reopening Task Force is confident school will reopen August 12. What that will look like...


Wolff leads pack after second-straight 64

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead in the Rocket Mortgage...

Two Hixson businesses intentionally set on fire Saturday afternoon

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Chattanooga Fire Department says that debris on fire behind two Hixson businesses Saturday afternoon is not a coincidence. Investigators are now...

Weather Update: Sunday’s Forecast – July 5th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Hot & Humid for Sunday with More Rain in the Forecast! Waking up Sunday morning in most areas between 67 & 73,...

Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Manager Brian...