What Are Olympic Medals Made Of? Why Does Every Country Have A Flag?

But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids

By Vermont Public Radio

What Are Olympic Medals Made Of? Why Does Every Country Have A Flag?

Friday, 16 February

What are Olympic medals made of? Why does every country have a flag? The 2018 Winter Olympics are underway in PyeongChang, South Korea. We reached out to medal-winning Olympians Elana Meyers Taylor, Andrew Weibrecht and Hannah Kearney to reflect on what winning a medal represents. And we learn about flags with vexillologist Scot Guenter from San Jose State University.

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