These shows help curious kids discover, answer questions, and occasionally get grossed out!
How do whales spray water? Why are humpback whales so fat and blue whales so long, and why are blue whales blue? Do whales have belly buttons? How do you weigh a whale? And how do whales drink water in the salty ocean? We have a whale of a time answering questions about these ocean-dwelling mammals with paleontologist Nick Pyenson, author of Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures.
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Historic Logo Change, Final Debate, Disney Disclaimers, Cardboard Boycott, Bionic Hands and What the Glove!
What's Mindy doing with all this food in her house and what does it have to do with the bee charging after Guy Raz?! The answer to those two questions and more in this foodie episode of Two Whats?! & A Wow!
It's time for some hygroscopic science in today's Pressing Questions segment! Then we visit our old friends the pet pals of Pleasantville in our Wildcard segment.
This week on Time For Lunch, we’re sharing a conversation that Hannah and Harry had with Darin and Greg Bresnitz, twin brothers and podcast hosts who are also parents. Things might sound a little different than usual since we’re sharing an almost unedited conversation. Greg and Darin tell us about how music and food shaped their lives, plus they’ve got some fun anecdotes about cooking with and for their young daughters. This episode will be fun for parents and older siblings, we hope you enjoy i...more
Having a sibling is a special thing -- but, wow, can they be annoying! In this episode we’ll look at why our brothers and sisters are so good at pushing our buttons. Plus, is there any truth to the idea that oldest kids are the most mature and the youngest ones are the most charming? We’ll look at the science of personality and birth order. We also visit a sibling drive-thru, get quizzed about animal relationships and answer this question in our Moment of Um: why does rain come in small droplets...more
Learn about the World's Columbian Exposition held in 1893.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bedtimehistory)
Does the thought of diving into the water from a great height freak you out? How about moving to a country on the other side of the world? Or have you ever wanted to be a writer, or even a poet? No matter what kind of life you dream of having, how do you make it happen? The new season of the excellent podcast Fierce Girls has just landed, and it's packed full of stories of women who took something they loved and turned it into a life full of adventure, excitement and challenges. We think you'll ...more
It's October 18, 2020. Parent/teacher advisory: this special episode of lne.news focuses on sensitive political topics. You might want to listen with your child or student or check-in with them afterwards.. Jasper starts off the show telling us that he may have Covid-19. Then Jasper and Jarvis talk about Donald Trump's and Joe Biden's respective virtual town hall events, some suburban moms turning against Trump, and a NYT article about Trump's potential failure at 'draining the swamp.' And we fi...more
In episode 107, we learn about election day and how it works. What are the requirements to be president? Who are the nominees for president? What is the electoral college and how does it work? We break it all down in this episode so that everyone is prepared for Election Day coming up on November 3rd. Send Us An E-mail - email@example.comLeave Us A Voicemail - 856-425-2324Support Us On Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/CuriouskidpodcastShop Curious Kid Pod...more
In today's episode of 7 in 7 we have part 2 of The Human Body: Weird Facts! So hit play and listen to "The Human Body: Weird Facts (Part 2)". Space Questions in Todays Episode: Are our lungs the same size? Which are stronger, human teeth or shark teeth? Which body part never stops growing? How much time do humans spend sitting on a toilet in their life? How many more bones are there in a giraffe’s neck than a human’s neck? When we blush, which body part besides our cheeks gets red? Wh...more
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How do whales use their blowholes to breathe, and what keeps them from filling up with water? There’s no better way to find out than getting up close and personal with whales! That’s what marine mammal biologist Justine Hudson did when she collected whale snot from belugas. Snot or “blow” is the watery cloud that sprays up when whales exhale. Justine shares her incredible snotty adventure in the Arctic, and tells us how blowholes work. Want to watch beluga whales chasing a boat of scientists tr...more
What memory connects to your favorite food? Tell us what you talked about @hellofamilypodcast. Story Seeds Podcast joined us today on the podcast! After you listen to Episode 7: Barking Up the Right Tree, download the Imagination Lab activity zine inspired by the episode. It's filled with fun creativity, literacy and STEAM activities to extend your child's listening experience, including Tracey Baptiste's food memory! We want you to be on the podcast, call and leave a message: (253) 234-4...more
The Transatlantic Cable connected North America and Europe, allowing for communication like never before (at least for a few weeks). It sure wasn't easy - told by Greg and Abigail Maupin. Likewise, Alexander Graham Bell's invention changed the world of communication. He also had a pretty interesting life. Sometimes things just work out. All this and more!
Sarafina Nance is an American astrophysicist and science communicator who is a PhD student in the Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley. She joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Science to talk about supernovas. Learn more about Sarafina at: https://starafina.com/ Get more episodes of The Show About Science at: https://theshowaboutscience.com/
Did you ever want to write and Illustrate your own book?This week, I interview Lori Tayor, Artist, Author, and Illustrator of the Holly Wild Series, a fictional series set in various Michigan parks and outdoor adventure areas. Even though it's a fictional series, the places where Holly and her friends have their outdoor adventures are all real places right here in Michigan. I haven't been to some of them, so now I can't wait to check them out! If you haven't read this series, Summer is a great t...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
Here's today's question emailed from Addie...“Santa, everyone talks about you during at Christmas time. Are you what Christmas is all about?”If you have a question for Santa, call or text (304) 745-0870. You can also find us on WhatsApp! Kids, be sure to get your parent’s permission first!
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.