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Explore Your Curiosity

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

by Kids Listen

    Explore Your Curiosity

    Aug 14 2022

  • Jack To The Future / Episode 6: The Future of Deep Space Communications

    The Future of Deep Space Communications 📡🛰  This week, 9 year old Jack interviews Ed Chester, a systems engineer at Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station.  The pair talk about how satellites work, what deep space communication might look like in the future, whether we could live on other planets and what meeting Tim Peake was like! Satellites, the internet in space, lasers, time travel, ice moons, natural phenomenon, sols, alien life forms and beyond - they talk about it all!  Liste...more

  • But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids / Why do we feel pain?

    Why do we feel pain when we get hurt? What is pain? Why do we cry when we get hurt? Why do we say ow or ouch? We’re learning about how pain works with Joshua Pate. He’s a physical therapist and author of a forthcoming children’s book series about pain. Download our learning guides: PDF | Google Slide | Transcript Pain happens when your body sends signals to your brain that something is wrong. And your brain sends signals to your body to feel pain! Pain is protective–it lets us know to stop do...more

  • Little News Ears / Cherry Bird Cow Marathon - Episode 5 - Men Who Sew

    Cherry Bird Cow Marathon - Continued - It's December 22nd, 2020. Cherry, Bird, and Cow teach us all about the death of Frank Carney, the death of Chuck Yeager, how sewing is getting popular with men, how a 2nd Grade science experiment went into space, and how Bob Dylan sold his entire music catalog for $300 million dollars.

  • KidNuz / 08.11.2022

    Teen Hero, $7 Million Card, Arrivederci Domino’s, Presidential Vote, and Sky High Light Show!

  • The Genius Generation / Tavish Sharma

    After witnessing a mismatch in food bank donations — massive lines at one, and barely any supply at others — Tavish Sharma created Solve Hunger ( His app aims to address food shortages and rally communities around their local food banks, and it’s already recruited over 60 food banks, pantries, and soup kitchens.

  • Newsy Pooloozi - The News Pod for Kids / Kid News This Week: China-Taiwan tensions, dog surfing, satellite girls, “kidpreneurs,” Little Miss memes

    Kid News This Week: China-Taiwan-US tensions explained, surf’s pup - dog surfing, India’s satellite-making girls, “kidpreneurs” take off, Little Miss and Mr memes, Fab Facts and more!

  • Mystery Recipe / [Bonus] Guess The Recipe, Week One

    Welcome to a new series of bonus episodes! Join our Official Ingredient Guessers from seasons past as they play a round of Guess The Recipe, then cook the recipe with Molly! Today's episode features Nyx, our Official Ingredient Guesser from seasons one and two.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

  • Brains On! Science podcast for kids / Underwater volcanoes and lots of salt: A deep dive into the ocean

    The ocean is huge and full of wonders, so it's no surprise our listeners have lots of question about it. In this episode we'll travel to the bottom of the ocean to find out what the ocean floor is made of, and learn how geologist Marie Tharp helped us understand how amazing it is. We'll also delve into why the ocean is salty but lakes and rivers aren't, and sing along with the Salty Sea Shanty. Plus a brand new mystery sound! BrainsOnSaltySeaShanty ...more

  • Bedtime History: Inspirational Stories for Kids and Families / Dragons

    Learn more about the history of these mythical, fearsome creatures across many cultures throughout time.📖 Full Text @📺 YouTube👍 Facebook | Instagram🇲🇽 Spanish | "Déjame contarte la Historia"Support the show

  • A Kids Book About: The Podcast / Kileah Talks About Depression (Rebroadcast)

    (Rebroadcast) A Kids Book About Depression (view book)Full Book Description:This is a book about depression. It doesn’t shy away from both the complexities of depression or what getting help might look like. It gives an honest perspective into what depression feels like, what life looks like with it, and the hope that comes with being known and being loved through it.About the Author:Kileah is a writer, musician, knitter, and lover of all things Middle Earth. She and her husband raise hobbits an...more

  • The Children's Hour / Leaping Lemurs

    This time on The Children's Hour we're leaping into learning about lemurs with Faye Goodwin, an educator at the Duke Lemur Center. Find out how humans are related to these adorable primates, and discover why they only live in the wild in one place in the world.

  • Curious Kid Podcast / Curious About Dreams

    In episode 201,  we get curious about dreams for Livvy and Charlotte of Dedham, Massachusetts, Brooklyn of Orange, California, Simon and Lilly of Randolph, Ohio, Adelia of Vancouver, British Columbia, Coco of Fort Worth, Texas, and Jane.  We learn about the different stages of sleep, different theories on why we dream, whether animals dream, and so much more. Visit the Curious Kid Podcast Website - http://www.curiouskidpodcast.comSend Us An E-mail - curiouskidpodcast@gmail.comLeave Us A Voicemai...more

  • Tumble Science Podcast for Kids / Tumble Presents: Cereal

    Tumble presents one of our favorite podcasts from RTÉjr Radio: Cereal!  Deception, Mystery and so much more in “Cereal” RTÉjr Radio’s (not really) True Crime Podcast for all the family. Picture the scene. A brand new TV talent show for kids called “The Novice”. Middle Grade students battle it out to get funding and promotion for their mini company on the national stage. The candidates? Fergus, an ambitious eco-warrior who’s invented “The Bog Log” a product that turns your poop into compost ...more

  • The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids / S12 E2: Onward!

    Hi! We're back and ready to get this season rolling!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

  • Ear Snacks Podcast for Kids / Bubbles! (It's ephemeral, kid.)

    Pop! Welcome to a very floaty episode of Ear Snacks in which Andrew & Polly (literally) get into bubbles. Come ponder the nature of glistening spheres, learn the science of surface tension and explore the wonders of Bubble Planet at Kidspace Children’s Museum, and wax poetic about the joy of sharing bubbles with our effortlessly effervescent pal, Mista Cookie Jar -- who helps us make a brand new song, “Like a Bubble!"Thanks to Kaya, Kali, Kieran, Vada & Shai (who made some bubble art for...more

  • The Show About Science / 093: The Physics of Baseball with Alan Nathan

    Alan Nathan has been a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois since 1977, but for the past 10 years, he has expanded his research interests to focus on the physics of baseball. His work looks at the dynamics of the collision between the ball and bat and the aerodynamics of a baseball in flight. On this episode of The Show About Science, he joins Nate to talk about what every baseball player should understand about physics and how that knowledge could improve their g...more

  • The Past and The Curious: A History Podcast for Kids and Families / Episode 69 Sled Dogs (A Mashup Special)

    A special mashup with our friends from Cool Facts About Animals. Mick tells the tale of the Great Serum Run of 1925 in two parts. When a Diphtheria epidemic threatens the small and far-off town of Nome Alaska, the only hope to get medicine to the sick is dogs. Many help, but two Siberian Huskies named Togo and Balto are most remembered by history. In between part one and part two of the story, the crew from Cool Facts About Animals shares ten interesting facts about sled dogs.

  • At Your Level - for kids by kids / Podcasting Kids

    This is a rebroadcast of a beloved epi. New podcasts are popping up everywhere and now even more than before, kids are getting in on the action. If you've ever thought of starting a podcast, there's lots of really great advice in here for you.. and if not, or either way, we think it's entertaining. Enjoy & don't forget to record your poop joke & send it to we'll plop you right into the next episode! 

  • Time For Lunch / Rolling Pins!

    What do cinnamon rolls, noodles, potstickers and sugar cookies all have in common? They all require a rolling pin! This week on Time For Lunch, we’re learning about a simple yet essential kitchen tool, the humble rolling pin. Harry and Hannah share stories about some unusual pins, plus our intern Isaac is back, interviewing children’s book author Cynthia Cliff about her first book, Pie For Breakfast. And, we’ll take another trip back to the groovy Seventies to learn more about a rolling pin’s be...more

  • Ask Dr. Universe / All About Volcanoes

    Dr. Universe joins a group of junior scientists from Palouse Prairie Charter School to learn about volcanoes. Students from the fourth-grade class in Moscow, Idaho, help Dr. Universe answer how volcanoes work, how they form, what happens when they erupt, whether volcanoes are on other planets, and a lot of other cool (or hot) information about these amazing mountains. A big thank you to Northwest Public Broadcasting for help with recording!You can find sources for volcano information in the tran...more

  • Tai Asks Why / Tai Asks Why Introduces: Tumble Science Podcast for Kids

    Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the whole family. With over 100 episodes over 7 seasons, Lindsay and Marshall have explored science topics ranging from poop, to space, to animals, and literally everything in between. In their 8th season, coming up this September, they’ll be covering even more topics, always in a fun, accessible way for the whole family to enjoy. Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, or at

  • Hello Family / 111: What’s your favorite stuffed animal?

    Creating fun and meaningful conversations for parents and kids. Join us in cultivating loving and lasting relationships through questions. We'd love to hear what you have been talking about, send us an email: For the Family Question of the Day and everything else:

  • Varmints! / Cotton Shorts Diary of an Esoteric Animal Rancher - Maverick

    Listen to the musings of Cotton Shorts about day-to-day doings on the esoteric animal ranch. 

  • Wow in the World / WeWow Earth Week Day 5: Happy Earth Day, Earthlings!

    Happy Earth Day! Today, we're mapping out our instruction manuals for how to take care of the Earth! What's on yours?! Grownups, send us photos and videos at! Want to listen to more episodes of Flip and Mozi's Guide to How to be an Earthling? Listen now wherever you get your podcasts!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

  • Short & Curly / How to win an argument with your parents

    Have you ever been trying to convince your parents of something and just ended up crying, yelling or storming off to sulk in your room? Grown-ups might be bigger than you, they might have more power than you, and they might even be wiser than you, but that doesn’t mean you can't beat your parents in a good fair argument. And even if you still don’t win, learning to argue in a way that’s good for everyone is a really handy skill to have.    Brains Trust: Lyneham Primary School: Neve, Ashwyn, Al...more

  • All Things Madison podcast / All Things Madison, Ep.36, Women’s History Month Replay, the VP and Mrs. Chisolm

    A couple of weeks into Women's History Month, we couldn't let the month go by without honoring two of the most powerful women in politics. Tune in for a fascinating education on VP Harris and Mrs. Shirley Chisolm as you hear about their humble beginnings to their rise to stardom. 

  • You Must Know Everything / Time Out!

    Rasa and Jeremy give themselves a time out.

  • Sweet Potato Music / Episode 5 - RESTS!

    This episode is all about resting! No, not naptime, musical rests, or silences in melody and rhythm within a piece of music. We listen to the Sweet Potato theme song WITH and WITHOUT rests to begin the episode. You can really hear the roll rests play, giving space, groove and breathing room within a song. Some of our listener friends attempt to sing popular songs with no rests and find it's quite difficult! The U-Tubers - Cory Carrot, Olivia Onion, Sweet Potato, Benny Beat and Tori Turnip, break...more

  • Nature Narratives / Space: The Solar Flare and The Aurora part 2

    This is the continued adventure of a solar flare spraying out ionized gas and plasma particles.  And, directly in the particles' path... a small blue planet.  Will earth's magnetic field protect it?  What will happen to these ionized particles?  Learn about the aurora borealis or northern lights in this thrilling new episode in our series on Space.  This is not the end of the story...

  • french with elise / La Bise

    Podcast Episode 5 Are you wondering how to faire la bise and greet like a French person? This episode will teach you everything you need to know about the French cheek kisses! If you want to learn more, download the activity packet here! To receive more info, tips and tricks about learning F...more

  • Mini Magic : A Witchcraft Podcast for Kids / 19: Celebrating Lughnasadh

    A sabbat episode of Mini Magic chatting about the August 1st celebration of Lughnasadh (or Lammas). We going to go over the history and mythology, starting in Ancient Ireland with the god Lugh throwing honorary funeral games in celebration of his mother, and then give some suggestions for things kids can do with family or friends to make their Lughnasadh special.  We finish up with a listener question about Wicca. Remember you can always submit a question to be answered on the podcast by g...more

  • That's Totally Normal! / Sexually-transmitted infections and HPV

    This may seem like a weird topic to end the season on, but it’s actually not. After discussing so many aspects of puberty throughout this podcast, this is just one more that provides real and relevant information. As a developing young person, you deserve to know what may lie ahead and also understand ways that you can protect yourself from Sexually Transmitted infections and HPV. Trust me, you’ve got this.

  • Millennial Santa / Santa, what's one thing you'll do differently next Christmas? (Ivy from Boise)

    Here's today's question from Ivy in Boise..."Santa, you’ve been delivering presents on Christmas Eve for a long time. I’m sure each year things are a little different. What’s one thing you’ll do differently next Christmas?”Would you like to ask Santa a question? Visit our website at to record a message or send us an email through Santa Mail. Be sure to get permission first!

  • 7 in 7 An Educational Podcast for Kids / The Pokemon Episode (Extended Cut)

    This is a special extended cut of our previously aired Episode 7. It's twice as long as the previously aired episode and comes in at around 22 minutes.  Only hit play if you really love Pokemon and don't mind listening to us go off on tangents about them. Cheers! In today’s episode, 6-year-old Nathaniel is the host and asks his dad some Pokemon questions: What is Pokemon? What is Pokemon Go? What is a Pokemon trainer? What is a Pokemon Gym? How does a Pokemon win a battle? H...more

  • Science is Fun E / The Man who Invented Modern Electricity and Fractals

    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

  • Go With Nugget for Kids / India for Kids: Learn about Tigers and the Royal Heritage of Mysore

    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 le...more