Playlist

Explore Your Curiosity

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

by Kids Listen

    Explore Your Curiosity

    Mar 20 2019

  • Brains On! Science podcast for kids / Flush! Where does our poo and pee go?

    Every time you flush, your poo and pee start an epic journey. From the toilet, to the sewers, to a treatment plant, our waste travels quite a distance only to end up cleaner by the end. We'll hear from a "PooTube" star about her experience with "the flush." We'll also hear about ancient sewers, a "fatberg" under London and a toilet that cleans waste on site. Plus, our Moment of Um answers why you can feel your heart beating in your neck of all places.

  • The Past and The Curious: A History Podcast for Kids and Families / Ep. 30 Underwater!

    Celebrate the big 3-0 with us as we head underwater. Brian West tells the story of Garrett Morgan, an inventor and brave man who created some really important things which are still around today. Mick Sullivan tells the story of Ezra Lee and the the long lost 18th Century submarine known as the Turtle. Also features a visit from Dr. Awkward, the Palindrome professor, quiz time and more info about our new book, The Meatshower.

  • Wow in the World / Horsefly Don't Bother Me! - The Dazzling Mystery Of Zebra Stripes

    Guy Raz and his horse Bucky just got back from a frustrating riding lesson. Mindy is on the roof of her gingerbread mansion dressed as a horsefly. And Dennis is, well....just being Dennis. And before this episode is over, YOU will know the newly discovered reason behind why Zebras have stripes! Prepare to be DAZZLED as Guy Raz and Mindy explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Zebra Stripes!

  • Science is Fun E / Did The Aliens Build The Pyramids?

    Private wonders if the Aliens Built the Pyramids

  • But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids / Still Funny: Why Do We Laugh?

    Why do we laugh? Why do you feel ticklish when someone tickles you? Why can't you tickle yourself? In this episode, originally from 2018, we learn about how humor develops with Gina Mireault of the Infant Laughter Project at Northern Vermont University. Plus: April Fools traditions and we listen to jokes sent in by kids with Vermont comedian Josie Leavitt.

  • Ear Snacks / March 14 is International Pi Day!

    Happy International Pi Day! We talk Pi, Pie & Mud Pies with our pals. So get out there and get cooking!

  • Tumble Science Podcast for Kids / The Secret to Cheetahs’ Super Speed

    How do cheetahs get their super speed? We talk to a cheetah scientist to find out why a spotted cat is the fastest animal on Earth. Cheetahs are literally built for speed! Anne Hilborn spent months scoping out cheetahs on the hunt in the grasslands of the Serengeti. We’ll discover how cheetahs’ incredible speed is linked to their survival - and what they do when being fast isn’t enough. **** On our special bonus interview episode - available to our Patreon & Castbox supporters - Anne shares...more

  • The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids / Season 6 Preview and News

    Season 6 of The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian starts on March 20! In the meantime, we have a little news. Check out our Patreon and reap the benefits!

  • Short & Curly / PRESENTS – Tai Asks Why: What happens after you die?

    The death of Tai’s grandfather gets him thinking about the afterlife. The idea that our bodies and consciousness become nothing is really weird and confusing. So Tai turns to different religions for answers. This podcast called Tai Asks Why comes from our friends in Canada at the CBC. Hope you like it!

  • The Show About Science / 068: “Do House-Elves Clean Your Brain While You Sleep?” with Ken Paller

    "Do House-Elves Clean Your Brain While You Sleep?" That's the title of an exciting new article featured in Frontiers for Young Minds by Ken Paller. Ken is a professor at Northwestern University where he designs experiments that can provide insights into memory and our conscious experiences. On this episode, he visits The Show About Science Studios to talk about his article, cognitive neuroscience, memory, and how sleep affects our brains.

  • Surgery ABCs / Why do I feel sad sometimes?

    In this episode we talk about why we feel different emotions and why it's important to talk about those feelings. We also meet a doctor who can help us if we are having a hard time understanding different feelings.