Explore Your Curiosity

These shows help curious kids discover, answer questions, and occasionally get grossed out!

by Kids Listen

    Explore Your Curiosity

    Sep 22 2018

  • The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids / Bonus Episode: Robot Roll Call!

    Today’s special episode of Robot Roll Call goes out to Griffin, who turns 9 today. Happy birthday, Griffin!

  • Ear Snacks / How to Talk Like a Pirate!

    Learnnnnn ye how to talk like a pirate from arrrrrrr friends! Thanks to Heidi, Kieran, Lilah, Frankie, Liliana, Bodhin, Izzy & Nano and their parents for this thorrrrrough bonus episode!

  • Wow in the World / WAIT...WAIT...ARE THOSE MARSHMALLOWS? Why Kids Are Better At Waiting Than Adults

    New scientific research suggests that kids these days are better than grownups when it comes to waiting. WHAT?! Join Mindy and Guy Raz in the waiting room of the dentist's office, as they explore how scientists used MARSHMALLOWS in the scientific experiment that lead to this discovery! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Waiting!

  • But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids / Kangaroos, Koalas, and Wombats! Why Don’t They Live In Cities?

    We'll learn about the kinds of animals that live in urban environments and the challenges they face! One young Australian listener wants to know why wombats, kangaroos and koalas hang out in the countryside rather than the city. Dr. Mark Eldridge from the Australian Museum Research Institute tackles that one. And we turn our focus to one particular urban dweller, the raccoon, with York University raccoon expert Suzanne MacDonald. She lives in Toronto, which has one of the most dense populations ...more

  • Tumble Science Podcast for Kids / The Journey to the Bat Cave

    Join us on a field trip to the biggest bat colony in the world! Bracken Cave is home to 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats. It’s the largest concentration of mammals on the planet, and it’s made up of only mothers and their babies. On our visit, we’ll meet a real-life Batwoman. Jessica Dreyer is a bat biologist who is studying how bats learn to be bats. Now… TO THE BAT CAVE! To see photos from our trip, as well videos of “bat rain” and the evening “batnado,” check out our blog at sciencepodcas...more

  • Short & Curly / Carl introduces you to Animal Sound Safari

    Carl wants to tell you about a cool new podcast he’s listening to, but mostly he wants you to know what a great actor he is (not!). Have a listen and rate his performance.

  • The Show About Science / 059: Manatee Research with Sheri Barton

    Manatees are large marine mammals found in shallow coastal waters near Florida, Brazil, and the west coast of Africa. Manatees are occasionally called sea cows, because, like cows, they are slow, peaceful, and graze on plants. Sheri Barton is a Senior Biologist at the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Florida, where she studies these fascinating creatures. On this episode of The Show About Science, Sheri joins Nate to talk about her research. 

  • Science is Fun E / 18 Skipper says he eats a Dinosuar in one Bite and Living Computers

    Skipper claims he can eat an entire dinosaur in one bite and living computers

  • The Past and The Curious / Ep. 24: Shipwrecks! Ep. 24: Shipwrecks! Ida Lewis, Marquis de Lafayette, Sail Away Ladies

    Join host Mick Sullivan and friend Hanna Zimmerman of Locust Grove as we share the stories of Marquis de Lafayette's steamboat shipwreck, and Rhode Island lifesaver Ida Lewis. Also features a performance of the song "Sail Away Ladies," Quiztime and more!

  • Brains On! Science podcast for kids / Brains On! + The Story Pirates: What makes fun things fun?

    We're teaming up with our pals The Story Pirates to learn about the science of having fun! Our experts tell us what makes something fun and why we're so geared toward seeking a good time. Plus, the Story Pirates share their song "Pizza Revenge." We've also got a fun-tastic Mystery Sound and a Moment Of Um all about pirates. How fun is that? Still want more fun? Head over to the Story Pirates to hear more (plus the punchline to a Brains On joke) -  Today’s episode is sponsored...more