These shows help curious kids discover, answer questions, and occasionally get grossed out!
Olivia's mommy teaches us about our thirty-fifth president, John F. Kennedy.
Why don't spiders stick to their own webs? How do spiders walk up walls and on ceilings without falling? Why do spiders have eight legs and eight eyes? How do they make webs? And silk? What's a cobweb? How do spiders eat? And why are daddy long legs called daddy long legs when they have to have a female to produce their babies?! We're talking spiders today with arachnologist Catherine Scott.
Why is Mindy using her lobster claw machine to try to get a plush crayfish? And what can this possibly have to do with the science of CRUSTACEANS? We've got questions AND answers on today's fishy round of Two Whats!? & A Wow! We're challenging you to find the fact from the fiction about crustaceans!
Vaccine Advances, Snot Palaces, Wise Words, Convention Exodus, Winston’s OK and The Kindness of Strangers!
A lot of us are angry right now, with good reason. We’re seeing people treated unfairly because of racism -- that’s when people don’t like someone’s race or the color of their skin.In this episode we’ll talk about how anger can be a useful emotion and can be used to push for change. We’ll also revisit parts of our 2019 series on emotions, including an explanation of the hormones behind anger, why some of us are quicker to anger than others and what we can do when we feel overwhelmed by our feeli...more
Today, we have Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Maryanne Tranter back on with us to talk about ANXIETY and STRESS: what it is, what are the signs, what happens inside our bodies when we are stressed, and what are some ways kids can help themselves deal with it. This was great information that I was able to use to help reduce my stress level, and ANYONE can do it! Also in this episode, Chuck Darwin also tells us the definition of Hormone, Captain Jack answers a listener's question about signs yo...more
How would you reinvent something that’s been used for thousands of years, by millions of people? In this episode, we discover the process of invention with Rory Cooper, an engineer who revolutionized the wheelchair. He’s our guide to time traveling back to the kings and queens who used wheelchairs, and to the future of rideable robots. Anyone want a ride on a Mars rover?! Listen to more of our interview with Rory Cooper, when you become a member on Patreon! Just $1/month gets you access to our ...more
Elizabeth Cotten became a music star pretty late in her life. In fact, she was a grandmother. But when she was 11 she wrote a song that made it's way across the ocean and was learned by a band called The Quarrymen, who later became The Beatles. Enjoy the story of both, along with Mick's performance of "Freight Train" and more!
Anne Yoder is a biologist, researcher, and professor at Duke University. When Anne was in college, a serendipitous visit to the Duke Lemur Center inspired her fascination with lemurs, Madagascar, and all things evolutionary. She would later go on to become the Director of the Duke Lemur Center between 2006 and 2018. On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate and Anne discuss these fascinating creatures and the amazing place they call home. Learn more about Anne's work: http://yoderlab.org...more
Talk about your family tree. Here is a template you can use to do that together! Tell us what you talked about @hellofamilypodcast. We want you to be on the podcast, call and leave a message: (253) 234-4462. Give us a review & share our podcast with other families!
Today’s episode is another special episode, where we’re asking our listeners at home to help us write the ending of our story. And, this story was inspired by our friend Mick Sullivan’s book, The Meatshower. So anyone who participates will be entered into a raffle to win one of five copies of Mick’s book! Just email your ending to email@example.com, subject: Meat. And if you’ve never listened to it, you have to check out Mick’s podcast for kids, The Past & the Curious! Find us on Faceb...more
Molly and Mitsy are hard at work in the Recipe Lab getting ready for our second season. But in the meantime we thought we'd give everyone a different kind of treat! Today we are excited to share an episode of 'Circle Round', a kids' storytelling podcast from WBUR. This episode is called 'A Dozen Loaves of Bread'.Circle Round adapts folktales from around the world into sound and music rich audio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, pe...more
This season we look at one of the curliest questions of them all, are you really free? We say all the time that someone made good choices or bad choices. Or that they should be punished or rewarded for the choices they make. But did you really choose to like a certain style of fashion? Is it your fault if you're a messy person? Can society be blamed for people turning to crime? And do Molly and Carl have any control over their emotions? (Umm, that's a big NO). Join us as we try and find out if w...more
You know what we did at our house this week? We had a dance party. We turned on some of our favorite music and we jumped around our house, all together. And we smiled. So this week on Ear Snacks we want to play some moments and music from the show that might bring a smile to your face. Today is different than yesterday. And tomorrow is going to be different than today. But we wanted to let you know that we're here today, and we know you are too.
Our world would be a lot different today if it wasn't for the man who invented modern electricity, Nikola Tesla and the Art of Math, Fractals
In this episode of Go With Nugget for Kids, we are heading to the city of Mysore (Mysuru), India. 🇮🇳 We’re meeting 11-year-old Ahan, who takes us on a tour of the royal heritage of his hometown and the incredible Indian wildlife found in southern India. We’ll hear about beautiful palaces, the important tiger conservation, and how a leopard broke into the local zoo! We’ll also learn about the Dussehra festival, monsoon season and delicious Indian food. Loved this episode? Please subscribe and ...more
Young activists share their idea about making butterflies to symbolize the 15,000 children in detention centers in the US. What does it mean to be an activist? Kaia and Lily will tell you in this episode. Find out what inspired them and hear their interview with CultureStrike artist/activist Kat Evasco. Learn how your family can be involved in The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful movement at www.butterflyeffectmigration.org This episode features the song, “Until You’re Free” from the new...more
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.