Introducing: Kids Listen University 🎓

Podcast

The Ten News

10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too 🤪). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. 🙌🏽 Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. ⏱

Episodes

  • Introducing: SpongeBob BingePants

    Oct 20 2021

    Take a deep dive down to Bikini Bottom with this official SpongeBob BingePants companion podcast from Nickelodeon. Hosts Frankie Grande (Henry Danger) and Hector Navarro (Nickelodeon Animation Podcast) love SpongeBob BingePants. That’s why they’ve decided to re-watch the entire series, starting all the way back to the iconic first episode. Each week, Frankie and Hector have hilarious conversations, and interview special guests from voice actors to veteran artists, uncovering the behind-the-scene...more

  • How Big Is Your Footprint? 👣

    Oct 19 2021

    In today’s episode: 👣 Learn what a carbon footprint is and what do gassy cows have to do with it? 🐮Nature Nerds' Laine Farber shares ways to reduce your footprint. 🌎 Give ten snaps to some cool kids making an impact. 🗞️ In the news: Tornado Alley and a special turtle. 🌪️ And test your carbon footprint knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow the show on Instagram🌍 Check out our website fo...more

  • Meet an Olympian! Special Guest Dominique Dawes 🏅

    Oct 16 2021

    Ten News Gets Extra: 🤸🏾‍♀️ Get the scoop on what it is like to be an Olympic medalist in U.S. Women's gymnastics. 🏅Correspondent Kenny Curtis talks with Olympic champion Dominique Dawes about her experience and her advice for young athletes and their families.💖 Listen in as she shares her thoughts on Simone Biles and why she was motivated to start her own gymnastic academy. 💯 And test your gymnastic judging knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅                        📧 Email us your cu...more

  • Volcanic Eruptions and Lava Lakes 🌋

    Oct 14 2021

    In today’s episode: 🌋 Get caught up on the news about the very active volcano in La Palma, Spain. ♨️ Then we head to Hawaii to check in on another volcano making noise! 🗞️ In the news: Mosquitoes and a very big tooth. 🦖 And test your volcanic knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow the show on Instagram🌍 Check out our website for sources and transcripts of today's episode! Learn more abou...more

  • Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day with Guest Mahtowin Munro ✨

    Oct 11 2021

    In today’s special episode: ✨ It's Indigenous Peoples' Day!🎙️ Correspondent Pamela Kirkland speaks with Mahtowin Munro, a leader of the United American Indians of New England, to talk about the change from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day. 📓 Hear our breakdown of the different terms used in the Indigenous communities. 🗞️ In the news: An oil spill and a big NASCAR moment. 🏆 And test your knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rol...more

  • Special guests alert: "SpongeBob BingePants" with Frankie Grande and Hector Navarro 📺

    Oct 09 2021

    Ten News Gets Extra: 🧽 Do you love SpongeBob? We do! Host Bethany Van Delft talks with Frankie Grande and Hector Navarro about their new podcast, "SpongeBob BingePants." 📺 Hear what they learned while re-watching the TV series. 🌊 And test your Bikini Bottom knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅🎧 Check out the new podcast, "SpongeBob BingePants!"📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow the show on Instagram🌍 Check out our webs...more

  • Girl Power with Guest E. Lockhart 🎉

    Oct 07 2021

    In today’s episode: 🎉 We are getting ready for International Day of the Girl on October 11th! 💪 Hear about a new comic book hero, "Whistle," the first Jewish superhero. 📘 Host Bethany Van Delft sits down with "Whistle" author E. Lockhart 🗞️ In the news: 📣 Greta speaks out and Afghan soccer squad finds a new home. ⚽ And test your girl power knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow the show ...more

  • World Teachers' Day 🍎

    Oct 05 2021

    In today’s episode: 🍎 Let's show support for our educators with World Teachers' Day! 📚 Learn how this special day is celebrated around the world. 🗞️ In the news: 🏆 New honorees and a new dinosaur species. 🦕 And test your teacher knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow the show on Instagram🌍 Check out our website for sources and transcripts of today's episode! Learn more about your ad-ch...more

  • U.S. Men's Soccer: World Cup Ready? ⚽

    Oct 02 2021

    Ten News Gets Extra: 🏃🏽‍♂️ We are grabbing our shin guards and hitting the field to talk soccer! 🏟️ Will the U.S. Men's National Team make it to the 2022 World Cup? Our sports correspondent Kenny Curtis breaks down how the qualifiers work ahead of the next match on October 7th. Hear our favorite soccer facts about this popular sport. 🏆 And test your World Cup knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com...more

  • Fire Season 🚒

    Sep 30 2021

    In today’s episode: 🔥 Learn what fire season means in California and hear the history behind controlled burns. 🚒 What is it like to be in the path of a wildfire? Correspondent Ryan Nerz speaks with a California resident who lost her home. 🗞️ In the news: 🌋 Volcano activity and students saving salmon. 😮 And test your firefighting knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅⭐ See the picture of the General Sherman Tree.📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hell...more

  • Promising Changes in the NFL 🏈

    Sep 28 2021

    In today’s episode: 🏈 Get ready for kick-off, we're talking about the National Football League. 🏟️ Correspondent Kenny Curtis shares how the NFL is working towards being a more inclusive and diverse organization. 🏳️‍🌈 Hear why Commissioner Roger Goodell says "representation matters." 🗞️ In the news: NASA plans and very old handprints. 😮 And test your football knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅⭐ Check out the photos from the 1939 issue of LIFE Magazine📧 Email us your curious facts, ...more

  • Bringing Back the Woolly Mammoth?! 🦣

    Sep 25 2021

    Ten News Gets Extra: 🧬 Discover why a company, called Colossal, is trying to bring back the woolly mammoth.🐘⁠ Do animals have accents when they speak? Nature Nerds' Laine Farber shares some interesting mole-rat research. 🧪 And test your animal research knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅🦏 See how a rhinoceros is transported and read why it is important to conserve the species.📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow the show...more

  • Shang-Chi, Welcome to the MCU 🤩

    Sep 23 2021

    In today’s episode: 🍿It's movie time! We're talking about Marvel's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings." 🎞️ Hear about why the film is a big moment in representation in film. 🤩Correspondent Pamela Kirkland gets the scoop on the red carpet premiere with CBC Kids correspondent Arjun Ram. 🗞️ In the news: Students' speak up and a message in a bottle! 🌊And test your Marvel knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅⭐ See the updated Shang-Chi comic book.📺 Watch Arjun Ram's red carpet inter...more

  • Fall's Movers and Shakers 🧳

    Sep 21 2021

    In today’s episode: 🍂 The Autumnal Equinox is here. Find out what it is and why it is the start of the Fall. 🗓️ Animals start their migrations this year and the monarch butterfly if one of them. 🧳 Hear from Nature Nerds' Laine Farber about this butterfly on the move. 🗞️ In the news: Space walks and tennis superstars! 🎾 And test your Harvest Moon knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: [hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow th...more

  • Big Brain Saturday 🤯

    Sep 18 2021

    In today’s episode: 🧠 It's back to school time and our brains are pumped! Hear Five Fun Facts about our inner computers. 💻 Why is everyone telling us to watch our heads? Correspondent Kenny Curtis breaks it down. 🏈 And test your noggin knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅🏃‍♂️ How hard is it to run in a brain costume? See the U.K. runner Bryce Alford, in his brain costume.📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.com🎇 Follow the show on In...more

  • "What Does the Constitution Say?" with Author Ben Sheehan 📜

    Sep 16 2021

    In today’s episode: 📜 Dig in to the Constitution with author and expert, Ben Sheehan. Hear about his new book, “What Does the Constitution Say? A Kid’s Guide to How Our Democracy Works." 🗳️ Did you hear about the California Recall Election? Learn all about it and the outcome. 📰 In the news round-up: 🏈 A big NFL moment and roaming zebras. 🦓 And test your election knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. ✅📜 Celebrate National Constitution Day on September 17th🗳️ Learn more about the Californ...more

  • Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 🎉

    Sep 14 2021

    In today’s episode: 🎉 Let's get ready for the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month on September 15th. Correspondent Nathalie Alonso breaks down the correct usage of Hispanic and Latino. ✏️ And hear five historical facts about the month. 📋 In the news round-up: 🌞 Solar energy and updating history. 🎶 And test how well you know Lin-Manuel Miranda in today's Trivia on the Ten. ☑️📓 Learn more about National Hispanic Heritage Month☀️ Read more about the President's plan to increase the U.S.'...more

  • 9/11: Twenty Years Later 🇺🇸

    Sep 10 2021

    In this special episode: It is the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. 🤍 Learn about what happened that day and the lasting impacts of 9/11. 🇺🇸 Correspondent Pamela Kirkland speaks with author Alan Gratz about his book, "Ground Zero, A Novel of 9/11." 🎧 Listen in as Gratz talks about why he includes young narrators in the book and shares the challenges in putting the novel together. 📖 Hear about an exhibit at the 9/11 Memorial Museum for families in today's Trivia on the Ten. ❤️📓 Learn...more

  • Is There A Ninth Planet? 🪐

    Sep 09 2021

    In today’s episode: 🌌 Go deep into space with Jacob and Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast. 🪐 Hear why Pluto was taken off the planet list and why scientists think there might be a different 9th planet in our solar system. 🔭 Have a telescope? Here are a few fun facts about these magnifying marvels. 🛰️ In the news round-up: ⚾Breaking baseball barriers and protecting komodo dragons. 🦎 And test your Hubble Telescope knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. 🤔⚾ Read more about the Br...more

  • Paralympic Powerhouses 🏅

    Sep 07 2021

    In today’s episode: 🏅 Listen in for a round up of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. 🏊🏾Correspondent Kenny Curtis shares the top Ten big moments. 🦴 In the news round-up: A HUGE triceratops and brand new baby elephants. 🐘 And test your competition knowledge in today's Trivia on the Ten. 🤔🌍 Learn more about the Paralympic Games🦴 See the picture of Big John, the biggest Triceratops skeleton ever found!📧 Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and eye rolling jokes at: hello@thetennews.co...more

  • Curl Up With A Good Book 📚

    Sep 04 2021

    In today’s episode: 📣 Get ready for National Literacy Month and September 6th National Read A Book Day! 📚 Hear our picks for upcoming fall releases to add to your reading list. 📖 Hear listener Clio's book recommendation, Narwhal: Peanut Butter and Jelly by Ben Clanton.📓 And correspondent Ryan Nerz hangs out with author Lisa Papdemetriou! 💯🗓️ Plan for these book release dates:Born Behind Bars by Padma Venkatraman, September 7How To Win A Slime War by Mae Respicio, September 14A Soft Place T...more

  • Afghanistan: The End Of The Longest War 🤍

    Sep 02 2021

    We are back with our second season! 🚀 In today’s episode: 🌍 Get caught up on why the world is talking about Afghanistan. 📚 Learn the history of the US's presence there from correspondent Pamela Kirkland. 🌬️ In the news round-up: Hurricane Ida's impact on New Orleans and some old, like really old coral. 🤖 And test your robotic know-how in today's Trivia on the Ten.🌍 Learn more about Afghanistan and how to support Afghan refugees with these organizations: Hello Future, The 19th, and Global C...more

  • Re-air! What Is Infastructure? 🚧

    Aug 31 2021

    While we are off this week, enjoy this re-air of this episode! See you back here on Septemebr 2nd. 🔧 A big infrastructure bill is making its way through Congress, but what is infrastructure? 🏗️ Correspondent Pamela Kirkland digs into the definition. Learn what projects are included in the plan and how trains, pipes and roads could be impacted. 💰 From the headlines: Olympics wrap up and new pandas say hello. 🐼 And test your infrastructure knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you ha...more

  • Re-air! Definition Breakdown: Climate Change & Global Warming 🌎

    Aug 26 2021

    🌎 How is Netflix cutting the amount of air pollution it produces and electricity it uses in half? 🌡 Jacob and Olivia from the Curious Kid Podcast explain the differences between Global Warming and Climate Change. What is the Greenhouse Effect, and how are people contributing to the rapid rise of the Earth's temperature? 👧🏾 Let's learn about Mari Copeny who, at 8 years old, garnered national attention after writing a letter to President Obama about the toxic drinking water crisis in her homet...more

  • Thank You For A Great Season 1 ❤️

    Aug 24 2021

    Today, The Ten News is taking a look back at our first season. 🎂 Catch up with Tyler Newman, who spoke with us last Fall when she started her gap year. 📚She shares what subjects has she tackled in her planned "year of mastery." 🎉 Listen to our listeners share what they did this Summer. 🙏 And hear what else makes the day special in today's Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Vis...more

  • Prepping for the Paralympics! 🏅

    Aug 19 2021

    🏅Get ready for the Paralympics Games kicking off on August 24th. 🌏 Correspondent Kenny Curtis takes us back to Tokyo for an overview of the games and its history. 🚴 Listen to which athletes to watch and the importance of this two week long event. 📰 From the headlines: New Covid restrictions and beating heat records. 🔥 And test your mascot knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join...more

  • Ten News Top 5: Summer Science Stories 🦠

    Aug 17 2021

    🔭 Lots to catch up on before science classes start. Hear our picks for the top science stories of the Summer! 🌙 Did you know that the moon is getting ready to wobble and that Alaska had quite a shake? 🪲 Also, correspondent Laine Farber takes us back to the start of the Summer and the invasion of the cicadas! 🧪 Test your science smarts in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagra...more

  • Final Installment: Summer Survival Guide 🔥

    Aug 14 2021

    🌻 Summer is almost over! Before the warm days are over, get our last tips for making the most out of your summer. 🏕️ Recognize National S'mores day with our Five Fascinating Facts about s'mores. 📚 Author Claribel Ortega stops by to share her favorite warm weather tips. 🌪️ And speaking of weather, Correspondent Kenny Curtis breaks down all the powerful summer storms. 🔥 And test your s'mores knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thet...more

  • First Friday the 13th of 2021🙀

    Aug 12 2021

    Get ready for the first and only Friday the 13th of 2021. 👻 Find out why Friday the 13th got its reputation for being a bad luck day. ⛈️ Correspondent Ryan Nerz, a big fan of the number 13, shares the history. 🤞 Did you know that some of the biggest athletes are superstitious? Listen in as we share a few of their good luck charms. 💫 From the headlines: FDA news and visiting Komodo dragons. 🦎 And test your luck in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: ...more

  • What Is Infastructure? 🚧

    Aug 10 2021

    🔧 A big infrastructure bill is making its way through Congress, but what is infrastructure? 🏗️ Correspondent Pamela Kirkland digs into the definition. Learn what projects are included in the plan and how trains, pipes and roads could be impacted.💰 From the headlines: Olympics wrap up and new pandas say hello. 🐼 And test your infrastructure knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join...more

  • International Cat Day 😺

    Aug 07 2021

    Meow! 🐈 Let's celebrate August 8th's International Cat Day. We are curling up with our feline friends and throwing out some purr-fect puns. 🧶 Wonder what it's like to treat a tiger? Wildlife veteranian Dr. Gabby Wild fills us in. ☕ Looking to adopt? 🐈‍⬛ Listen in as we share some good ways to help your new kitty feel at home. ✅ And test your feline knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter...more

  • Shark Encounters and Weird Water 🌊

    Aug 05 2021

    🏊‍♀️ In this episode of The Ten News Summer Survival Guide, we are talking sharks and water! 🦈 Why are scientists asking to change our language from "shark attacks" to "shark encounters?" Nature Nerds' Laine Farber gives us the scoop.🚰 Water can be wacky, weird, and wonderful. 🌎 Hear our favorite facts about water around the world. 📰 From the headlines: Historic wins and SpongeBob?✅ And test your river knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐🧽 Do you think the picture looks like SpongeBo...more

  • Summer Travels: Off to Disney World✨

    Aug 03 2021

    🚗 Hitting the road for a summer trip? ✈️ Hear the latest on the crowds at the U.S. National Parks and how COVID has impacted the biggest travel season. 🏞️ Curious about how Mickey Mouse is staying safe? Correspondent Terri Peters shares what it is like to visit Walt Disney World this summer. 📰 From the headlines: The GOAT and an upside down beetle. ✅ And test your Disney knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up ...more

  • Coronavirus Questions & Changing Guidance 😷

    Jul 31 2021

    In this episode of The Ten News Gets Extra, we are looking at the latest COVID news and answering listener questions. 🦠 What is the Delta variant? 💉 When will the vaccine be ready for younger kids? And speaking of vaccines, correspondent Pamela Kirkland talks with Caleb Chung, a 12 year old vaccine trial participant. Thanks Caleb! 🙏 Do you have questions about the pandemic? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com 😷Last week for The Ten News listener survey! Participants will be entered for a chanc...more

  • Space Tourism Blasts Off 🚀

    Jul 29 2021

    Blast off with some buzzy space news. 🚀 Hear about the latest space race and how Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, and Virgin Galatic founder Richard Branson, are involved. Next up in our Summer Survival Guide: What if you were in space? Learn how to handle weightlessness from former Commander of the International Space Station, astronaut Terry Virts. 📰 From the headlines: A new name in Cleveland and new tech on Mars. ✅ And test your outer space knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐Last week for...more

  • Unique Olympic Sports 🧐

    Jul 27 2021

    🤽🏿Curious about some of the sports at the Olympic Games? We have you covered.🥇 Sports enthusiast Kenny Curtis highlights a few of the unique sports taking place in Tokyo. 🏊‍♀️ Including a dazzling pool experience with Artistic Swimming. 📰 From the headlines: Environment protection and Australian excitement . ✅ And test your swim race knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Help us out by filling out The Ten News listener survey! Participants will be entered for a chance to win an Amazo...more

  • The Ten News Screen Report: Space Jam Review ☄️

    Jul 24 2021

    🎥 It is Screen Report time! Correspondent Terri Peters joins The Ten News to give us the low down on the new movie Space Jam: A New Legacy 🏀 Have you seen the original Space Jam? Terri enlists her kids, to compare the original film with the new one. 🍿 Trivia on the Ten! What did Space Jam star and basketball great, LeBron James, gift to the film crew? 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our ...more

  • BONUS: Olympic Opening Ceremony

    Jul 23 2021

    In this special bonus episode correspondent Kenny Curtis shares the historic nature of the Olympics Opening Ceremony. ✨ Hear about the journey of the Olympic torch. Do you know any of the past honorees that have lit the cauldron to kick off the games? 🔥📧 Help us make the show the best it can be! Fill out our listener survey and be entered for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used for this ep...more

  • A Perspective Changing Summer Camp 🌍

    Jul 22 2021

    Did you know that there are youth around the world in refugee camps? 🗺️ Learn about a very cool program run by Hello Future, an org that connects refugee teens with resources and education. 🏫 Meet Yousif, a Syrian teenager living in a refugee camp in Iraq, and Ella, a teen living in Los Angeles, California. 🤝🏽 The teens participated in Hello Future's global summer camp. 💻 Hear about their experience and how it changed the "single stories' they had in their heads. 📰 From the headlines: Extr...more

  • Special Episode: The Olympics Are Coming🏅

    Jul 20 2021

    The Olympics are taking over today's episode! 🏋️ While fans will be limited at this year's games, we will help you stay up to date on the latest in Toyko.🗼Correspondent Ryan Nerz shares all the ways athletes keep up their training during the pandemic. 🏊 And Kenny Curtis covers the new sports making their Olympic debuts. 🧗🏿Can you name all four of them before you listen? 🔥 Test your Olympic knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@the...more

  • Scientifically Eating Ice Cream🍦

    Jul 17 2021

    We are celebrating National Ice Cream Day and treating ourselves to our favorite flavors.🍦Contributors Jacob and Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kids podcast are giving us the scoop on how ice cream is made. ⛱️ Our Summer Survival Guide continues with how to deal with brain freeze if it strikes during your Summer days. 😨 If you could make your own ice cream flavor, what would it be? 💡📧 Help us make the show the best it can be! Fill out our listener survey and be entered for a chance to wi...more

  • What's Up with Voting Rights? 🗳️

    Jul 15 2021

    Have you been following all the changes to voting rights since the last Presidential election? We have! 🏛️ Listen in as correspondent Pamela Kirkland gets us caught up on the latest laws and their potential impact on future elections. 🗳️ Lots of voters waited in long lines during the last election and some votes were cast from space! Hear about some interesting polling locations. 🧑‍🚀 From the headlines: A Spelling Bee champion and the latest from the CDC . ✅ And test your election knowledge ...more

  • Baseball's Summer Break ⚾

    Jul 13 2021

    Get ready to head to Denver for the Major League Baseball's All-Star Game. 🌭 Correspondent Kenny Curtis swings for the fences and breaks down the "DH rule."🧢 Listen as he shares a new rule that is being tested in the MLB's Minor League. 📰 From the headlines: Hungry for cheese and Ritz crackers.🔥 Test your baseball knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit o...more

  • Checking In With Our Animal Friends 🐼

    Jul 10 2021

    🐒 Time to check in with our animal friends. 💉 Did you know that there is a COVID vaccine for animals? Hear about the baby boom happening around the world's zoos. 🍼 Learn about the fun adventures that happened at the Denver Zoo during the pandemic. 🐠 And how do you keep garden eels happy? Find out in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sou...more

  • Summer Survival Guide ☀️

    Jul 08 2021

    We are kicking off our Summer Survival Guide. ⛱️ Keep listening in all summer long for tips and tricks for long summer days. ☀️ First up, get into a spooky adventure story with Claribel Ortega's Ghost Squad. 👻 Hear about what books she loved growing up and what inspired her writing. 📚 Get our top summer picks for beach reading, no beach required! 📰 From the headlines: Ocean storms and a fire? 🔥 Test your summer knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Em...more

  • Summer Swarms and Bug Discoveries 🔎

    Jul 06 2021

    Did you see cicadas in your neighborhood this summer? 🪲 In today's episode, we check in on the cicadas and learn about a grasshopper invasion! 🦗 Correspondent Anya Schultz introduces us to entomologist Dr. Jessica Ware. Dr. Ware shares the beauty of cockroaches, yes cockroaches. 📰 From the headlines: 🏳️‍🌈 LGBTQ representation in sports and a state recognized spider in New Hampshire. ✅ Test your butterfly knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us...more

  • United We Dream with DREAMer Idalia Quinteros 🌎

    Jul 03 2021

    In today’s The Ten News Extra, we share our full interview with DREAMer and teen activist, Idalia Quinteros. 🇺🇸 Learn about her life as a DREAMer, a minor under the Development, Relief, and Educations for Alien Minors Act. 🗽 Listen in as she shares her family’s experience during Covid and the additional challenges facing undocumented families during the pandemic. 💡Celebrate the contributions of immigrants to America in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email u...more

  • Competitive Eating and Pyrotechnics! 🎆

    Jul 01 2021

    It’s time to get ready for July 4th fireworks and BBQ. 🇺🇸 Hear about how the holiday has been celebrated in the past. 🧨 Contributors Jacob and Olivia Rozencwaig, from the Curious Kid Podcast, breakdown the science behind fireworks. 🌭 Have you ever wondered about those competitive eating contests? We have an expert at The Ten News! Correspondent Ryan Nerz, takes us behind the hot dog table and shares how competitive eaters train for their big day. 🏆 From the headlines: 🐋 A hungry humpback a...more

  • Becoming an American 🗽

    Jun 29 2021

    With the July 4th holiday around the corner, we take a look at how someone becomes a U.S. Citizen. 🇺🇸 Learn about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA. 🗽 Meet teen activist Idalia Quinteros and hear about her life as a DREAMer (the Development, Relief, and Educations for Alien Minors Act), and how she is working to improve the lives of immigrant youth in the U.S. 🧳 From the headlines: 🏀 Paying college athletes and an abundance of cookies. ✅ How would you do on the U.S. ...more

  • Even More Avatar! 📺

    Jun 26 2021

    In today’s The Ten News Gets Extra, hear our full interview with Janet Varney and Dante Basco, hosts of the new podcast Avatar: Braving the Elements. 🔥 Learn about their favorite animal crossings from the show and who they would want to be besties with in real life. They even answer some listener questions! 🧐 Get waterbending and listen in. 🌊📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for ...more

  • Our 100th Episode! 💯

    Jun 24 2021

    Celebrating a big milestone today, our 100th episode. 🥳 Enjoy a look back at some of our favorite moments, fun facts, and guests. 🎧 Hear from our correspondents and Ten’ers who have helped us out on the show. 😻 Do you want to be a part of the next 100 episodes or have a story that you want us cover? 📧 Email us at hello@thetennews.com or submit a note at our website www.thetennews.com.📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used for...more

  • All Things Avatar With Guests Janet Varney and Dante Basco

    Jun 22 2021

    The Ten News Screen Report is entering the Avatarverse! 📺 Listen to Korra and Prince Zuko, known in real life as Janet Varney and Dante Basco, talk about their new podcast Avatar: Braving the Elements. 🔥 Listen as they share what it was like to be part of the Avatar world and what to expect on their new podcast where they share behind the scenes stories of Avatar: The Last Airbender. 🌊 Then, get the latest news out of E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. 🎮 And do you know what Xbox unveile...more

  • Longest Day of the Year ⌛

    Jun 19 2021

    Do you know why June 20th is the Summer Solstice? 😎 Learn all about it from Laine Farber of the Nature Nerds Podcast. ☀️ While we are talking Summer, Jacob and Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast, join to break down the science of sunscreen. 🧴 Check out some headlines. ✅ And test your planet knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for...more

  • Dads are the Coolest 😎

    Jun 17 2021

    📣 Father’s Day is June 20th and it is time for some listener shout outs and Dad jokes! 😆 Thanks to our great Ten’ers who sent in their notes for their Dads and their favorite Dad jokes. Keep’em coming! ☎️ Laine Farber from Nature Nerds shares our favorite animal dads. ✅ And test your knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources ...more

  • Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom ❤️

    Jun 15 2021

    🖋️ Get ready for this important holiday! 📖 Learn about the history of the event from museum specialist Kelly Navies of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. 🏛️ Join Correspondent Pamela Kirkland on a walk as she speaks with Ms. Opal Lee, author of Juneteenth: A Children’s Story, about her efforts to raise awareness for Juneteenth and make it a national holiday. 🎊 From the headlines: Goodbye to a controversial project and hello to more vaccine donation...more

  • Who’s the Boss? 🤑

    Jun 12 2021

    In today’s Ten News Extra, we are celebrating our favorite kid entrepreneurs! 💼 Meet 14 year old Mason Wright, Altanta’s youngest restaurant owner. Hear about his plan to make Mason’s Super Dogs the best place to be. 🌭Then we head to East Los Angeles and talk to Aaron Moreno, an 8 year old and creator of Aaron’s Garden. Learn about his plan to sell succulents to help his family (and have extra dough for some yummy treats!) 💵📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.co...more

  • Extreme Summer Weather ⚡

    Jun 10 2021

    Is the weather getting stormy where you live? 😱 Correspondent Kenny Curtis catches us up on the wackiest summer weather. ☔ Learn about what causes hail and lightning when it gets hot and humid. 🌩️From the headlines: 👶 A new royal baby and a pricey chicken nugget. ✅ And test your planet knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sourc...more

  • Dream Big and Innovate 👩🏽‍💻

    Jun 08 2021

    Eureka💡Let’s get innovating with guest Daniela Blanco, one of the student entrepreneurs in National Geographic’s “Own The Room.” 🔆 Hear how she is using solar energy in a new way. 🔬Learn how she has followed her dreams. 📰Catch up on the latest headlines.🧐 Inventions come from surprising places. Learn more in the Trivia on the Ten!📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of ...more

  • Ten News EXTRA: Rodent Heroes and Super Dogs 🦸

    Jun 05 2021

    🦺Lots of animals are making a difference. Laine Farber from the Nature Nerds podcast tells us about the heroes of the rodent world: the incredible Giant African Pouched Rat. 🐀 Then we snuggle up with some comfort dogs helping wild fighters. 🐕📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used for this episode and a full episode transcript Learn more about your ad-choice...more

  • Where's the Boba?

    Jun 03 2021

    🚢 Missing pickles and waits for bikes, learn what is causing global shortages.🥤What are the strangest items impacted this year? 🧻 Correspondent Pamela Kirkland breaks down the impact of our buying habits during the pandemic. ✅ Catch up on the headlines. 🐶 Hear about the world’s shortest dog in today’s Trivia on the Ten!📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used...more

  • Making A Difference: Special Guest Teen Activist Ewan Barker Plummer

    Jun 01 2021

    🏳️‍🌈 Celebrate Pride month with us! 📣 Who was Harvey Milk? 👏 Learn about activism past and present with special guest, 16 year old Ewan Barker Plummer. ✅ Test your flag knowledge in today’s Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used for this episode and a full episode transcript Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcast...more

  • The Ten News Screen Report: Holiday Weekend Binge 😜

    May 29 2021

    📺 It is Screen Report time! Get ready to hit the couch and hear about what we are watching and playing this holiday weekend. 🎮 Catch ‘em all! Increase your Pokemon knowledge with Five Fascinating Facts for Pokemon’s 25th Anniversary. 💯 Trivia on the Ten! Guess how movie special effects were made back in the day? 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used for t...more

  • Thank You For Your Service 🎖️

    May 27 2021

    In today’s episode: 🇺🇸 We look ahead to Memorial Day and talk to Air Force Vet Courtney Davis about what it means to serve in the military. 🪖Do you know about all the different branches of the U.S. armed forces? 📰Catch up on the latest headlines and what on earth is a corpse flower? 🥀 And test yourself with a summer fun fact in Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our web...more

  • Special Guest: Vaccine Trial Participant, Caleb Chung 👏

    May 25 2021

    In today’s episode: 💯 Hear from 12 year old vaccine trial participant, Caleb Chung about his experiences in the Pfizer trial. 👩🏿‍🔬 Learn about how a vaccine trial works and how scientists test for safety. 📰Catch up on the latest headlines. 🧪And why are we eating things that are blue? Find out in the Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources u...more

  • Ultimate Sports BFFs ⛹🏽‍♀️⛹🏻‍♂️

    May 22 2021

    All things sports in today's episode: ⚽ Correspondent Kenny Curtis talks sports siblings, BFFs, and the wierdest jobs in sports! 🎾 Do you have a favorite sports duo? 🏀 See if you know the answer to the Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used for this episode and a full episode transcript Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ihe...more

  • Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage! ✨

    May 20 2021

    In today’s episode: 🇺🇸 May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month! 🌐 Hear about important figures past and present from the AAPI Community. 💖 Learn how to be a good ally to those around you. 📰 Catch up on the latest headlines and see if you know the answer to the Trivia on the Ten! 🧐📧 Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🌍 Visit our website for a list of sources used for this episode and a ...more

  • Dino Fun for International Dinosaur Day 🦖

    May 18 2021

    In today’s episode: 📢 Celebrate International Dinosaur Day with us! 🦕 Find out from guest Laine Farber (Nature Nerds podcast) what paleontologists learned from a Tyrannosaurus embryo. 🔬 Did you know that there were polar dinosaurs? Hear about this and more in our Five Fascinating Finds. 🦴Catch up on the latest headlines and see if you know the answer to the Trivia on the Ten.🎧 Listen to our guest Laine Farber’s exciting podcast exploration of plants and animals: Nature Nerds Podcast📧 Do yo...more

  • Explore Space with Astronaut Terry Virts 👨🏼‍🚀

    May 15 2021

    What does NASA stand for? We hear from a Ten'er to get the lowdown on NASA, and to learn his favorite thing about space. Then, it's time for the extended cut of our exclusive interview with Astronaut, photographer, and former Commander of the ISS, Terry Virts! Plus, test your knowledge of outer space with the Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram✍️ Visit our website for a list of sources used for this episode and a full episode transcript Learn mo...more

  • The Return of the Cicadas! 🚨

    May 13 2021

    🚨 Why is everyone talking about cicadas? 🐜 Laine Farber from the Nature Nerds podcast is here with an insect update on the billions of cicadas that are about to swarm the skies across the United States. 🎞 Then, we look at the top five things cicadas have missed in the last 17 years! 🌐 We get the scoop on some of the top headlines from around the globe. 🐐 Plus, test your knowledge with the Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram✍️ Visit our websi...more

  • To Infinity and Beyond 🚀

    May 11 2021

    🚀 We’re blasting off to explore some out-of-this-world space news! We learn what NASA rover Perseverance has been up to since it landed on Mars. 👨🏼‍🚀 Then, host Bethany Van Delft is joined by NASA Astronaut, photographer, and former Commander of the International Space Station, Terry Virts, to talk all things space! 🔭 We discuss some recent headlines. 🪐 Plus, test your knowledge with the trivia question of the day! ☄️📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram✍️ Visit our we...more

  • We ❤️ Moms!

    May 08 2021

    ❤️ We’re celebrating Mother’s Day and all the moms out there! 💐 When did people start celebrating Mother's Day? 🌷 Learn about all the most magnificent moms in the animal kingdom with our nature correspondent, Laine Farber. 🦸🏽‍♀️ Then, we're giving out some special awards to our favorite animated moms. Which mom character would you give an award? 🌷 Plus, test yourself with our Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram✍️ Visit our website for a list...more

  • High Fives and Hungry Brains ✋

    May 06 2021

    Today we are recognizing Children's Mental Health Awareness Day! 🧠 Living through a pandemic can be mentally taxing for adults and kids, so our correspondent Ryan Nerz spoke to kids about how they’ve been feeling during the past year. 😊 Nature Nerds host, Laine Farber, breaks down what our brains crave. 🪥 Then, we discover a new innovative toothpaste tube that's intended to reduce waste. 🧘 Plus, test yourself with our Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us o...more

  • May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Day! 🤖

    May 04 2021

    🤖 Let's take a look at all the awesome innovative technologies that have been developed recently. 🍿 Then, May 4th is Star Wars Day, and our correspondent Bridget Todd talks to a super fan. 🇮🇳 We learn about the United States' pledge to provide medical aid to India, as the country continues to experience a spike in Covid cases. 🇬🇧 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram✍️ Visit our website for a list of sources used for this episode an...more

  • Ten News EXTRA: 2020 Census Results! 🇺🇸

    May 01 2021

    📋 How does the Census work, and why does it matter? 🏡 We get an update on the winner and loser states from the 2020 Census results! 🇺🇸 Then, get an update on Washington D.C.'s path to statehood. 🐨 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram✍️ Visit our website for a list of sources used for this episode and a full episode transcript Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Report Card: President Biden's First 100 Days 💯

    Apr 29 2021

    💯 What has President Biden been up to in the 100 days since his inauguration? And why does the 100 day mark even matter? What is an executive order? And how does it work? 🎮 How are doctors in New York planning to clear brain fog in Covid-19 patients? 📚 A high school in England received a package from a former student containing a library book that was overdue by 32 years. 🦜 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram✍️ Visit our website for...more

  • Autism Acceptance Month 💙

    Apr 27 2021

    Has the Biden administration achieved its goal to vaccinate 200-million Americans against Covid-19 during the president's first 100 days in office? 🥐 What did animal rescuers find in Poland when they responded to a call of a mysterious animal in a tree? 💙 We explore the world of Autism Spectrum Disorder, and learn how it affects everyone in different ways. 🍫 Then, we speak with with Maisie Soetantyo, founder of the non-profit Autism Career Pathways and her daughter Emma to learn more about li...more

  • Earth Day EXTRA: Microplastics & Special Guest Callie Broaddus ♻️

    Apr 24 2021

    🌍 As Earth week winds down, we recognize there’s always more we can do to help out our planet, which is why we're brining you even more Earth Day coverage! ♻️ We hear from our favorite Nature Nerd Laine Farber, as she explains the big impact of tiny microplastics on the environment. 🧒 Then, we're featuring even more from our interview with Callie Broaddus, the founder of Reserva, The Youth Land Trust, whose mission is to empower young people to protect threatened species and habitats through c...more

  • Special Episode: A Verdict for Change ❤️

    Apr 22 2021

    We recommend listening with a grown-up for this special episode. 👨🏽‍⚖️ Correspondent Pamela Kirkland brings us the outcome of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing George Floyd in 2020. We learn about President Biden’s pledge to have the government work harder to fight systemic racism. 🇺🇸 Find out ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement with civil rights leader Alicia Garza 📣 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Celebrating Earth Day 🌍

    Apr 22 2021

    🌍 Let's kick off our Earth Day celebration by learning about its origins. 📝 Then, we're joined by Callie Broaddus, the founder of Reserva: The Youth Land Trust, the first entirely youth-funded nature reserve to learn about the organization and to get involved to save the environment! 👕 We learn some fun and helpful tips from our friends at Nat Geo Kids to cut back on plastic use in our homes. 🌳 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Check out how to make your own t-shirt bag at the Nat Geo ...more

  • Ten News Screen Report: Oscar Prep and Girl Power 🤩

    Apr 20 2021

    Charge up your devices and get the download from The Ten News Screen Report! 🌎 Plan for what to watch on Earth Day with talks from youth activists like Greta Thunberg and Alexandria Villaseñor! ✈️ Be inspired by filmmakers Katie McEntire Wiatt and Binta Niambi Brown and their film Fly Like A Girl. 🏆 Get Five Fancy Facts about the Oscars to be award show ready for the film industry’s biggest night. ♻️ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join...more

  • Chip Shortages and Sleep Shortages 😴

    Apr 17 2021

    💻 What caused the global chip shortage? And why is it so hard to buy a Playstation 5? 😴 How does technology impact sleep? Jacob and Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast explain it for us!🔋 Did you know scientists are working on making a one-of-a kind battery out of fabric? 🕹 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🆓 Enter for a chance to win a FRE...more

  • Business Smarts Topped With Mustard 🌭

    Apr 15 2021

    What is a union? 📦 And what was the result when 6,000 Amazon employees in Alabama voted on whether or not to unionize? 🌭 Then we meet 14-year-old Mason Wright, owner of Mason's Super Dogs and the youngest restaurant owner in all of Georgia! 🧁 Let's chow down on the fascinating world of competitive eating, and learn about famous competitive eaters like Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi. 💰 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'e...more

  • The Trial of Derek Chauvin ⚖️

    Apr 13 2021

    👨‍⚖️ First, we discuss the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing George Floyd in 2020. We recommend listening with a grown-up. ⚖️ How does a trial like this work? 🌏 Then we learn about young activist Isra Hirsi, and the inspiring work she's doing with the US Youth Climate Strike.✊🏾 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!🆓 Enter for a chance to win a FREE t-shirt from The Ten News online store🌏 Le...more

  • Ten News EXTRA: Dr. Gabby Wild 👩🏻

    Apr 10 2021

    👩🏻 We're getting out into nature with our favorite wildlife veterinarian and eco-fashionista, Dr. Gabby Wild! What does it mean to be a wildlife veterinarian? 👗 How do our fashion choices impact the environment and wildlife? 🐘 What does a typical day look like for a wildlife veterinarian when they're not travelling to save wild animals? 🦋 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!🆓 Enter for a chance to win a FREE ...more

  • Definition Breakdown: Climate Change & Global Warming 🌎

    Apr 08 2021

    🌎 How is Netflix cutting the amount of air pollution it produces and electricity it uses in half? 🌡 Jacob and Olivia from the Curious Kid Podcast explain the differences between Global Warming and Climate Change. What is the Greenhouse Effect, and how are people contributing to the rapid rise of the Earth's temperature? 👧🏾 Let's learn about Mari Copeny who, at 8 years old, garnered national attention after writing a letter to President Obama about the toxic drinking water crisis in her homet...more

  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game ⚾️

    Apr 06 2021

    🏟 Why did Major League Baseball move the All-Star Game out of Atlanta? 🧢 As the 2021 MLB season gets into full swing, we learn about the mysterious origins of America’s pastime, and the truth about Abner Doubleday, the Father of Baseball. ⚾️ What's the longest game in MLB history? Which MLB player has the most homeruns? The answers to these questions and more in today's Fact Attack! 👩🏾 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers ...more

  • Ask an Expert: Dr. Bob Wachter 👨‍⚕️

    Apr 03 2021

    👨‍⚕️On today's special Ask an Expert, we're joined by Dr. Bob Wachter, Chair, UCSF Dept. of Medicine, author, and guest host of In the Bubble! 🏖 He's answering questions around the pandemic and the Covid vaccines. Plus, some listener-submitted questions. 🏖 What will the Summer be like? 🏫 When can kids go to school without masks? 💉 Does it matter which vaccine you get? When does he think kids will be able to get the Fauci Ouchie? Plus, much more! Dive in, you don't want to miss out!💯 Want e...more

  • April Fool's Day: Two Truths and a Lie! 🤪

    Apr 01 2021

    🤪 We're in the April Fool's Day spirit! Can you spot the prank in today’s two truths and a lie episode? It's harder than you think. 🏄‍♂️ Does surfer Dana McGregor really give surfing lessons to kids with the help of two goats named Pismo and Grover? 🔔 Did fast food company Taco Bell really purchase the Liberty Bell and rename the US landmark the Taco Liberty Bell? ⭐️ Did a huge star in a galaxy 75 million light-years away really just disappear? Listen until the end to find out if you got it r...more

  • Special Guest: Author Lisa Papademetriou 📚

    Mar 30 2021

    💐 Let's learn about four springtime holidays: Passover, Easter, Holi, and Ramadan! 📚 As National Reading Month comes to a close, we sit down with author of more than 30 books for children, Lisa Papademetriou and her grammar-obsessed alter ego, Ivana Correctya! 🏎 What is Formula 1 racing? How is Formula 1 different from NASCAR? 🥣 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us o...more

  • Ten News EXTRA: Emoji expert Jennifer Daniel 🤯

    Mar 27 2021

    🤣 It's Saturday, which means The Ten News is getting EXTRA! 🎨 In this week's edition we look at emojis! 🤯 We're joined by Jennifer Daniel, chair of the emoji subcommittee at the Unicode Consortium, to get the full scoop on exploding heads and boomerangs in our full interview. 😀 Plus! The emoji-themed Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram👩🏻‍🎨 Check out all these ...more

  • Progress in Congress👩🏽‍💼

    Mar 25 2021

    👩🏽‍💼 The Senate confirmed Congresswoman Deb Haaland to become President Joe Biden’s Secretary of the Interior. Why is that a big deal? 👖 Why weren't some members of Congress allowed to wear pants until the 1970s? 🍄 Why are mushrooms the new hot topic in the world of space exploration? 🌮 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram🍄 Discover how scientists are...more

  • Spotlight: Who Gets The Money In Sports?⛹️‍♀️

    Mar 24 2021

    ⛹️‍♀️ We're bringing you an additional episode this week to highlight the recent discussion around inequality in men's and women's sports, after Oregon Ducks player Sedona Prince filmed a viral video in the Women's NCAA basketball workout room during March Madness. ⛹️‍♂️ Where else is there a difference? Listen to correspondent, Kenny Curtis, shine a spotlight on the gender pay gap in sports. 💰💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!📝 Sign up for The T...more

  • How To Be An Ally 🕊

    Mar 23 2021

    🕊 Following the tragic events that took place in Atlanta last week that resulted in eight people losing their lives, six of whom were of Asian descent, we take a look at the importance of allyship, and learn how everyone can be an ally to someone. 🌈 Then, we're joined by Jennifer Daniel, Chair of the Emoji Subcommittee for Unicode. We discuss the importance of inclusion in emojis, what emojis we can expect in the next release, and her thoughts on our use of emojis. 👒 Plus! The Trivia Question...more

  • Ten News EXTRA: Celebrating Women's History Month! 👩🏾‍🎨

    Mar 20 2021

    🤣 It's Saturday, which means The Ten News is getting EXTRA! 👩🏾‍🎨 In this week's edition we celebrate Women’s History Month! 👩🏻‍🌾 Let's kick things off with Five Fascinating Facts about Women’s History Month! 🖍 Then, the extended interview with the first ever “crayon activist” Bellen Woodard. 🎨 Named one of Time Magazine’s Kid of the Year honorees, we learn how she's making change with her Bellen’s More Than a Peach project. 👑 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more aweso...more

  • World Down Syndrome Day 💙💛

    Mar 18 2021

    👽 What has the NASA Perseverance rover been up to since it landed on Mars? 💙💛 Let's learn all about World Down Syndrome Day! ⛹️‍♂️ Then, college basketball fans get wild in March every year. What is March Madness all about? ⛹️‍♀️ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!📸 Join us on Instagram💙 💛 Learn how you can be an advocate for the rights of people with Down Syndrome✍️ Find a...more

  • What Is Herd Immunity? 💉

    Mar 16 2021

    ⏰ Why has a movement against Daylight Saving developed in recent years? 💉 We know getting the COVID vaccine helps build immunity to the virus, but how can herd immunity help prevent COVID infections? Jacob and Olivia from the Curious Kid Podcast explain COVID herd immunity. 🐀 In today's Creature Feature, we learn how naked mole rats talk to each other using a unique dialect. 🍅 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!💯 Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today...more

  • Ten News EXTRA: Coin Shortage💰

    Mar 13 2021

    🤣 It's Saturday, which means The Ten News is getting EXTRA! 💰 This week it's the coin shortage edition. 🤑 Let's check in on an unexpected side effect of the Covid 19 pandemic we previously covered - the national coin shortage. 🐠 Then, visit an aquarium in North Carolina where they’ve figured out how to put their coins to good use. 🗺 Plus! What did two teenagers in Israel discover inside of an 1100 year old clay jar!?📸 Join us on Instagram📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!💰 Want to unders...more

  • Vaccine Angels & Women In Science! 💉

    Mar 11 2021

    🏔 How is President Biden doing on his promise to move fast on environmental protections? 💉 14-year-old Benjamin Kagan, founder of the Chicago Vaccine Angels, joins us to explain how he's helping make sure vaccines can get to the people who need them most. 👩🏽‍🔬 Our celebration of Women's History Month continues with our five favorite books about women in science! 🐻 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📸 Join us on Instagram📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!💉 Discover how the Chicago Vacc...more

  • Special Guest Claribel A. Ortega 👻

    Mar 09 2021

    🍪 What are internet cookies? And why won't Google allow cookies anymore? 👻 March is National Reading Month, and we have author Claribel A. Ortega on to talk about her hit book Ghost Squad, and how great readers can become great writers! 🦹‍♀️ Learn how Marvel Comics is honoring super heroes, like She-Hulk, Spider-Woman, and Shuri for Women's History Month. 📚 Plus, on today's fact attack, we learn the origin of Litte Free Library!📸 Join us on Instagram📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!👻 Go ...more

  • Ten News EXTRA: Creepy Crawlies 🐜

    Mar 06 2021

    🤣 It's Saturday, which means The Ten News is getting EXTRA! 🐞 Today we're learning all about bugs! 🧚‍♀️ We're joined by entomologist Dr. Jessica Ware to talk about working with bugs, and how finding new species of bugs is like collecting Pokémon. 🐜 Then it's time for the creepy crawly Fact Attack! The ant edition. 🦟 Plus! the buzzing Trivia Question of the Day!📸 Join us on Instagram📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!🐞 The fascinating world of bugs will have you buzzing with excitement✍️ F...more

  • Celebrating Women's History 👩🏽‍💼

    Mar 04 2021

    🏳️‍🌈 What is the Equality Act? What can the Equality Act do to expand the rights of the LGBTQ community? 🌊 We're joined by a professional manatee rescuer for a special That's a Job!? segment! 👩🏽‍💼 Let's celebrate Women's History Month with Five Fascinating Facts about how it all got started! 🏡 Plus! Let's get moving with today's Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!🏳️‍🌈 Learn everything there is to know about The Equality Act👩🏽‍💼 Discover how you can celebrat...more

  • World Wildlife Day with Dr. Gabby Wild 👩🏻

    Mar 02 2021

    🐯 March 3rd is World Wildlife Day! So what is World Wildlife Day? 👩🏻 On today's Ask An Expert, we're joined by National Geographic Kids educator and wildlife veterinarian, Dr. Gabby Wild. 🐘 Dr. Gabby is answering questions about animals, being a wildlife veterinarian, her new book Wild Vet Adventures from Nat Geo Books, and some of the biggest, scariest animals she's ever treated! 🦁 Future veterinarians and animal lovers alike, get ready for a wild ride!📚 Enter for a chance to win a copy o...more

  • Ten News Extra: Orange Snow & Winter Blues ❄️

    Feb 27 2021

    From now on every Saturday The Ten News is getting EXTRA! 🤣 Here's this week's extra episode: 🌒 What is the Winter Solstice, and when is it? ❄️ What are the winter blues? 🧠 Did you know the shorter days of winter can affect our mood and mental health? ⛷ Plus! What strange occurence turned the snow orange at a ski resort in Switzerland?📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!🎇 Join us on Instagram🌒 Discover what really happens during Winter Solstice every year!⛷ Explore the reason the snow recen...more

  • Catch 'Em All: Pokémon Day 👾

    Feb 25 2021

    🏫 What do the updated CDC guidelines say about schools reopening? Do teachers have to get the COVID vaccine? 🌨 Why are freezing temperatures more dangerous in places like Texas than they are in other parts of the United States? Correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast explain the massive power outages in Texas. 👾 Let's celebrate Pokémon Day on Pokémon's 25th anniversary with Five Fascinating Facts about the franchise. 🐝 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📝...more

  • Ask an Expert: Dr. Jess Talks Mental Health & Wellness 👩🏾‍⚕️

    Feb 23 2021

    🚨 How did a winter storm cause massive blackouts in Texas? Why did President Biden declare a state of emergency in Texas? 👩🏾‍⚕️ Dr. Jessica Clemons, aka Dr. Jess, joins us for an Ask An Expert segment to discuss mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. 🦖 What did a baby T-Rex dinosaur look like? Let's find out on the Creature Feature! 🦇 Plus! How did a geriatric fruit bat named Statler become an internet sensation?📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!🎇 Join us on Instagram👩�...more

  • Lift Every Voice and Sing 🎤

    Feb 18 2021

    🏛 How did the Senate vote in former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial for his role in the January 6th Capitol Insurrection? 🖍 Crayon activist and founder of Bellen's More Than Peach Project, Bellen Woodard joins The Ten News to discuss the positive change she's making in the world. 🎤 Learn why Congressman Jim Clyburn introduced a bill to make “Lift Every Voice and Sing” America’s National Hymn. 👃🏽 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!🎇 Join us on...more

  • Rover Landing: Exploring Mars 🛸

    Feb 16 2021

    👫 What is Random Acts of Kindness Day? And what are the positive effects of being kind to others? 🐎 We all know about coaches, trainers, and psychologists, but what are some of the weirdest jobs in sports? Why do we celebrate President's Day every year? And when is President's Day? 🛸 What happens when the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover lands on Mars? Is there life on Mars? 👨🏾‍⚖️ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!🎇 Join us on Instagram.🛸 Explore the gala...more

  • Lonely Brains Have Cravings Too 🧠

    Feb 11 2021

    👩🏽‍🏫 What will the new CDC guidelines say about reopening schools during COVID-19? 🧠 How did a team of scientists link the feeling of hunger to the feeling of loneliness? 🍪 How many Girl Scout cookies do the troops sell each year? Learn what makes Girl Scout Troop 6000 unique and special! And a big thanks to Olivia, age 10 for helping us out with this story. 🐸 It's time for the Screen Report: The Muppet Show edition! Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day.📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!�...more

  • Celebrating Black History ✊🏾

    Feb 09 2021

    ⏲️ We answer a listener question: What is a filibuster? ✊🏾 Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Five Fascinating Facts! 🛰 How does a satellite orbiting the Earth monitor climate change from outer space? 🦎 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!🎇 Join us on Instagram✊🏾 Discover 5 ways you can celebrate Black History Month virtually in 2021🛰 Explore the Earth from outer space aboard the Sentinel-6🗣 Go on, unlock the fascinating history of th...more

  • How Georgia Flipped Blue 🍑

    Feb 06 2021

    ✊🏾 The Ten News goes deep into the Georgia Senate runoffs Black History Month. 🗳 Why was this runoff election such a huge deal? What was it like to be in Georgia while the Senate runoff elections were happening? Podcast producer and Atlanta resident Jaime Albright joins us to help really get a sense of the history made in Georgia. 🍑 When did the peach become the official state fruit of Georgia? 🥧 Plus! what happens at the Georgia Peach Festival every year?📝 Sign up for The Ten News-letter!✊...more

  • Super Bowl Sundae 🏈

    Feb 04 2021

    🍄 Why was opening day of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Japan recently delayed? 🏈 Let’s warm up for Super Bowl 55 between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs with 5 Fascinating Facts about the big game! 🍦 Why did Ben & Jerry’s create a new ice cream flavor in honor of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick? 🏃‍♀️ Learn how physical activity can improve your overall mood. 📬 Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!🍄 Peek behind the curtain of Japan's Super Nint...more

  • What's with Groundhog Day? 🎩

    Feb 02 2021

    Why did the US House of Representatives deliver an article of impeachment to the Senate against former President Donald Trump? 🎩 Why do we ask a groundhog to predict the weather on Groundhog Day? Correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast have the scoop! 🐐 Why did the town of Fair Haven, Vermont elect a dog and a goat as their mayor? 🍑 Special guest Jaime Albright helps us understand the importance of the Georgia Senate runoffs we reported on in January! 🍪 Plus...more

  • Olivia Seltzer Interview Extended Cut 👩🏻‍💻

    Jan 28 2021

    We're sharing extended versions of some of our favorite interviews this week, with extra stuff our awesome listeners didn’t get to hear the first time around! 👩🏻‍💻 Meet Olivia Seltzer, the 16-year-old founder of The Cramm, a news source for Gen Z. 📝 When did she come up with the idea for The Cramm? 💯 What's Olivia's ultimate goal with The Cramm? 👏 We'll let her tell you that! Plus - the Fun Fact of the Day!👩🏻‍💻 Sign up for The Cramm, "a fun, easy way to know the world's happenings": The...more

  • Dr. Fauci Town Hall Extended Cut 👨‍⚕️

    Jan 26 2021

    We're sharing extended versions of some of our favorite interviews this week, with extra stuff our awesome listeners didn’t get to hear the first time around! Today we're featuring the extended cut of The Ten News Town Hall with Dr. Anthony Fauci, where the nation's leading infectious disease expert answers listener questions! Like: 🤔 What’s happening with the Covid vaccine?👨‍⚕️ What's his favorite place in Brooklyn? Does he have kids? 👩🏾‍🔬 When will kids be able to get the vaccine, or the ...more

  • All Things Inauguration Part II 💯

    Jan 21 2021

    💯 Why do presidents have such high expectations for their first 100 days in office? 🚲 Why is having a Peloton exercise bike considered a national security risk for the President of the United States? Why does the White House have a staff of calligraphers on hand? 🇺🇸 Get Five Fast Facts about the White House, including why Joe Biden is the 46th President of the United States, but only the 45th president to live in the White House! 🥦 Plus - the Trivia Question of the Day.💯 Discover why presi...more

  • All Things Inauguration Part I 🥳

    Jan 19 2021

    🇺🇸 What actually happens on Inauguration Day? 🥳 How does the White House prepare for the new President? Former White House Social Secretary Deesha Dyer joins The Ten News to discuss what Inauguration Day looks like inside the White House! 🐕 What is a Indoguration?👖 Get Five Fast Facts about Inauguration Day, including why the *sixth* President was the first one to wear pants to the Inauguration.🇺🇸 Discover how Joe Biden's inauguration will be different from others of the past🐕 Learn how ...more

  • Giving Back on MLK Day 🕊

    Jan 14 2021

    🌟Special kid takeover featuring Miles, 11 years old 🕊 When did Martin Luther King Day come to be recognized as a national day of service? 🎮 Did you know there's a Minecraft March on Washington in honor of MLK Day this year!? 🏀 How has former NBA player Shelden Williams dedicated his life to giving back to his community since retiring from basketball? 🧙🏻‍♂️ Any Harry Potter fans out there? See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day.🕊Learn 6 ways to celebrate Martin L...more

  • Setting Sights on D.C. Statehood 🇺🇸

    Jan 12 2021

    🇺🇸 Learn what makes Washington, D.C. different from the rest of the country, and how that factored into the police response during the Capitol insurrection. Will DC become the 51st state? ⚾ How is Bianca Smith breaking down barriers in the professional sports world? 👩🏾‍🔬 What's going on with the COVID vaccine rollout? Infectious disease expert, Dr. Monica Gandhi joins The Ten News to discuss the Covid vaccine. 🎨 Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: What ...more

  • Understanding the Capitol Insurrection 🏛

    Jan 09 2021

    What actually happened during the Presidential election certification on January 6th? Let's get the perspective of this sad event from Washington, D.C. resident and The Ten News correspondent Bridget Todd. Discover how a combination of viral misinformation and disinformation led to this event. Learn why many people are upset that authorities handled the storming of a government building by a violent mob of Trump supporters differently than the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests of 2020. Explor...more

  • Beating The Winter Blues 🧠

    Jan 07 2021

    🤝 What exactly is a presidential pardon? And why are President Donald Trump's pardon choices rubbing some people the wrong way? 🍑 What happened with the Georgia runoff elections? Let’s find out, and learn what it means for the rest of the country! 🐺 Learn all about red wolves with a special listener-submitted fun fact! 🧠 What are the winter blues? And what does the sun have to do with your brain chemistry? Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: A Chinese spa...more

  • Georgia Voters Head Back to the Polls 🍑

    Jan 05 2021

    What are some creative ways to stay in touch with your pals without actually touching them during COVID? 🍑 Why are so many grownups talking about Georgia these days? What's at stake in the Georgia run offs? 🗳️ What's the origin story of the classic Dr. Seuss book Green Eggs and Ham? 🏡 How did one kid’s love of Cheetos help his entire family? 🦘 Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: In a recent study, what did researchers discover that kangaroos can do?🍳 Dis...more

  • Top 10 TV Shows of 2020 📺

    Dec 31 2020

    📺 What are The Ten News' Top 10 TV Shows of the Year for 2020??? 📖 What was Julie Andrews’ favorite picture book of 2020? 💖 When did media magnate Oprah Winfrey start sharing her famous annual “Favorite Things” list? 💯 See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: What flavor did ice cream company Haagen-Dazs reveal as America’s favorite ice cream flavor of 2020?📺 See all our Top 10 Lists of the Year for 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com💖 Take a look inside ...more

  • Counting Families & Sports Siblings 🎾

    Dec 29 2020

    When did people begin celebrating Kwanzaa? And who created Kwanzaa all those years ago? ⚖️ Let's get an update on the 2020 Census and an important ruling made by the Supreme Court. 🐘 What happened when Kavaan the world's loneliest elephant met another elephant? 🎾 And what does sibling rivalry look like between pro athletes? 🍦 See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: A Dairy Queen drive-through in Brainerd, Minnesota recently experienced what unexpected event?⚖️ Find ...more

  • 💥Bonus💥 Top 10 Books of 2020 📚

    Dec 27 2020

    Get cozy with your family and listen in to The Ten News Top 10 Books of the 2020! 📚🎇 Join us on Instagram💌 Email us!📲 Go to the Ten News website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Fun Fact & Trivia Extravaganza! 😱

    Dec 24 2020

    It's a Ten News Trivia Extravaganza! 🔭 Can you answer this Trivia Question: This month the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn will align in a way that brings them so close, they’ll look like a double planet! What is this rare event called? 🌒What’s up with the Winter Solstice? Find out why the days are shorter in the Winter time! (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) 😱 Hear THREE of our favorite fun facts of the year! 🐧Learn even more about the strange way...more

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci Town Hall 👨‍⚕️

    Dec 22 2020

    🤔 Is Dr. Anthony Fauci a cat or a dog person? 📰 What’s happening with the Covid vaccine? 👨‍⚕️ When will kids be able to get the vaccine? 🧪 And when does the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, think it might be ok to have sleepovers again? Plus, see if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Way before he became a leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Fauci was a leader in school. Which teams was he captain of in high school?👨‍⚕️ Uncover everything th...more

  • Julie Andrews is Our Special Guest! 🤩

    Dec 17 2020

    What does it actually mean when people talk about a Presidential Cabinet? And who selects who goes into a Presidential Cabinet? 📚 What are The Ten News' Top 10 Books of the Year for 2020?? ☂️🤩🎶 What happens when The Ten News gets a visit from iconic entertainer and host of Julie's Library podcast, Julie Andrews, her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton, and granddaughter, Hope Hamilton? The Ten goes Twenty, that’s what! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Which beloved...more

  • A Home COVID Test?! 🔬

    Dec 15 2020

    Who did TIME Magazine name its first ever Kid of the Year in 2020? 🧪 Discover how the FDA is making home COVID testing easier (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) 👾 Pac-Man turns 40! Let's celebrate with Five Fast Facts about the classic arcade game. 🤶 Get festive with The Ten News Screen Report: the holiday edition! (with correspondent Ryan Nerz) 🐧 See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: How did scientists discover new p...more

  • Top 10 Movies of 2020 📽

    Dec 10 2020

    🌎 What's Human Rights Day all about? And why is this year's theme for Human Rights Day “Recover Better”? 📽 What are The Ten News' Top 10 Movies of the Year for 2020? 🐶 How are dogs helping out in the fight against coronavirus and COVID-19? 🕎 Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Which US city is home to the world’s largest menorah?📽 See all our Top 10 Lists of the Year for 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com🌎 Read more about Human Rights Day and the 2020 Theme: Recov...more

  • Trade Your Swimsuit For a Spacesuit 🚀

    Dec 08 2020

    🚀 Could your next vacation be on planet Mars? 🧗‍♀️ What can a record-setting rock climb teach you about dreams, challenges, and goals? 🏈 How did the COVID pandemic change professional sports like basketball, baseball, and hockey this year? ⁉️ Can you answer the Trivia Question of the Day? 🎄 When workers set up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in New York City, what surprise did they find?🎄 See a photo of that Christmas Tree surprise along with our lists of Favorites of the Year 2020 on...more

  • Top 10 Video Game Picks of 2020 🎮

    Dec 03 2020

    Let's answer these questions: 🤦🏻‍♂️ The election is over, right? So what happens next in the presidential election process? 👢 What does country music superstar Dolly Parton have to do with a COVID-19 vaccine?🤩 Check out our favorite video games of 2020 ⁉️ Can you answer the Trivia Question of the Day? 🕹️ In what year was the very first video game introduced?🥇 See all our lists of Favorites of the Year 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com👀 Watch this video of Dolly Parton explainin...more

  • Generosity is Year-Round 💝

    Dec 01 2020

    🎁 You know Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about Giving Tuesday? Get the facts! (with correspondent Anya Schultz) 🤿 Hear why a sea scooter makes a terrible getaway vehicle 🍂 Learn why leaves change color in the Fall (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) ⁉️ Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: What holiday song hit #1 on the music charts 25 years after it was originally released?🎁 Learn more about Giving Tuesday💝 Check out thi...more

  • Getting Into Gratitude 🙌

    Nov 26 2020

    📣 Hear from 15-year-old activist Ewan Barker Plummer about making a difference in your community for the issues you care about 🍗 Let's talk turkey for today’s Fun Fact ✊🏽 We speak to a teenage activist about starting a petition to get justice for George Floyd that more than 3 million people signed, and making an impact on the causes you believe in ⁉️ See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: when home cooks need help with Thanksgiving turkey emergencies, who can they ...more

  • Going Above & Beyond For What's Right 🤝

    Nov 24 2020

    🦃 Let's get real about the history of the very first Thanksgiving 🧪 Explore the truth about why you might get sleepy after a big Thanksgiving meal (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) 😷 Learn today’s Fun Fact about food-scented face masks 🥍 Hear about what went down with the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team and The 2022 World Games ❓ See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: what was included in the very first Macy’s Thanks...more

  • Keep That Pumpkin Pie to Yourself: A Coronavirus Update Bonus 🦠

    Nov 21 2020

    🧼 If you're traveling for the holidays, get some clear, simple tips on how to travel safe 👧 Hear what shelter-in-place looked like for 10-year-old Sasha who quarantined in two countries! (with correspondent Bridget Todd) ⚕️ Learn how vaccines really work (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) 🤧 Learn today’s Fun Fact about sneezes and which animal can your sneeze beat in a race 👨‍⚕️ Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Dr. Anthony Fauc...more

  • A Lame Duck or a Rubber Chicken 🦆

    Nov 19 2020

    💸 Find out why NBA champion Caron Butler plays board games with his kids to teach them about money 🤕 Get to the bottom of why everyone is worried about your head when you play sports and what exactly is a concussion (with correspondent Kenny Curtis) 🦆 Why is Donald Trump being called a "lame duck" president? 🙌🏽 Learn today’s Fun Fact about the Florida Marlins making "herstory"! 🌳 Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: what caused the extinction of the Graves Beach Plum Tree?💸...more

  • Crossing the Digital Divide 📶

    Nov 17 2020

    🥇 Hear 5 ways US voters made history with this year's elections *(hint: it wasn't only about the Presidency)* 👩🏽‍⚕️ Get the latest on the coronavirus vaccine (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) 📶 Hear how online school works (or doesn't work) if you don’t have internet access ❓❓ Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: what kind of animal was gifted to US President Martin Van Buren? 🪐 Learn today’s Fun Fact about the depths of space!🥇...more

  • A Mandarin Hip-Hop Masterpiece 🎤

    Nov 12 2020

    🇺🇸 Is this the craziest presidential election is US history? Maybe not. 📓 What if you could take a whole year and choose to learn whatever you want? We speak to a young person doing it! 😷 Plus: fun facts to impress your friends! 🎩 And: the Trivia Question of the Day!🇺🇸 You'll be surprised to learn these 10 Bizarre Facts from U.S. Election History🗣 Pretty interesting to read Why Defeated Presidential Candidates Deliver Concession Speeches😷 Do you know what kids did During the 1918 flu pa...more

  • Ordinary Folks Doing Extraordinary Things 🦸🏻‍♀️

    Nov 10 2020

    🎖️ Learn why we celebrate Veteran’s Day with Air Force Major Courtney Davis 👹 Hear why a bunch of ferocious Tasmanian Devils were let loose in Australia—on purpose! (Shout out to listener Alexander from Sioux Falls, South Dakota) 🦸🏻‍♀️ The Ten News Screen Report: get the latest on the upcoming movies from Marvel Studios and when the next Marvel superhero movie is coming out!🎖️ You gotta check these 5 Facts to Know About Veterans Day👹 Wait, did Thor help bring Tasmanian Devils back to mainl...more

  • Teens Leading The Way ⚖️

    Nov 05 2020

    In today’s episode: 🗳️ We get an update on what happened with the Presidential Election ✊🏽 We speak to a 15-year-old activist about making a political impact for the causes you believe in 🕙 Dig into why we observe the strange national custom of Daylight Saving Time 🦒 We finally learn the answer to that *burning* question, How do giraffes avoid sunburn?💻 Learn How to Start a Petition🕙 Remind me why do we turn the clocks back for Daylight Saving Time🦒 Get all the very important Giraffe Tong...more

  • What Actually Happens to All Those Votes⁉️

    Nov 03 2020

    In today’s episode: 🗳️ Learn how votes get counted and what happens to ballots after they're cast with correspondent Pamela Kirkland 🇺🇸 We take you on a trip through the long and surprising history of voting rights in the USA ✍🏾 Get the *really-real* on what's actually written in the United States Constitution with comedy producer, author, and activist Ben Sheehan.📖 Check out guest Ben Sheehan's book, OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?💥 Surprised by the answer to our Trivia Questi...more

  • Special Halloween Episode 🧟 (10/31/20)

    Oct 31 2020

    In today’s episode: 🎮 An update on the annual Halloween virtual event “Fortnitemares” from correspondent Bridget Todd and Mike Amato 🐝 Learn more about the Asian Giant Hornets, known as "murder hornets" 😱 Hear about the eerie Broadway theater tradition of the "ghost light" 👻 Find out what *spine-tingling* new donut flavor was created just in time for Halloween.🎧 Listen to correspondent Bridget Todd's incredible podcast about marginalized voices shaping the internet: There Are No Girls on th...more

  • Halloween's Blue Moon and Candy Slingshots 🎃 (10/28/20)

    Oct 29 2020

    In today’s episode: 🎃 Get 5 ideas how to keep this year's Halloween spooky and fun 🌜 Hear some interesting facts about this Halloween's special blue moon (with Laine Farber of the Nature Nerds podcast) 💀 Learn more about Mexico’s celebration, Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos).🌜 This is cool! Read how A rare "blue moon" will light up the Halloween night sky🏚️ Don't be scared, but these are 31 of the Scariest Town Names in America💀 Impress your friends with Top 10 things to know about the...more

  • Popcorn and Polls 🍿 (10/27/20)

    Oct 27 2020

    In today’s episode: ✅ Hear about this election year's record-shattering early voter turnout 🍿 Find out why the future of movie night may be drive-in movie theaters 🇺🇸 Learn what makes the capital of the United States different from the rest of the country ❓ Find out the amazing destination one reality TV show plans to send its contest winner.✅ Read the news about the early voting records we're setting: Early vote total exceeds 2016🍿 Learn more about how Drive-in movie theaters are making a c...more

  • That Storm Over There 🌪 (10/22/20)

    Oct 22 2020

    In today’s episode: 🌬️ Find out why this year we're naming hurricanes with Greek letters 🤑 Learn about an unexpected side effect of the Covid-19 pandemic: a national coin shortage 🐠 Visit an aquarium in North Carolina where they’ve figured out how to put their coins to good use ⁉️ Trivia Question of the Day: What artifact was recently sold at auction for $31.8 million and set a new world record?🌬️ Interested in hurricane names? Read the whole List of 2020 Hurricane Names For The Season🤑 Wan...more

  • Educate, Energize, and Protect 👑 (10/20/20)

    Oct 20 2020

    In today’s episode: 🏀 Find out how LeBron James is bringing attention to an important issue off the basketball court: fighting voter suppression 🗳️ Learn about what poll workers do and why they're the unsung heroes of Election Day 💰 We talk about money in men’s and women’s pro sports with friend of The Ten News, Kenny Curtis.🗳️ Read a letter to fans from LeBron James and the folks at More Than a Vote AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR FANS OF EVERY AGE, RACE AND GENDER👀 Watch the longest professional te...more

  • 50 Million Robot Caterpillars 🐛 (10/15/20)

    Oct 15 2020

    In today’s episode: 💯 Discover why the US Census is so important 🦩 Find out what some zoo animals did while humans weren’t around during the pandemic 🦟 Hear about what one agency in the Florida Keys is doing to fight mosquitoes.💯 Test your knowledge of population data from the US Census: Play Population Bracketology🚸 Learn more about the world's most prolific mother: Feodor Vassilyev on Guiness World Records🦒 Read how some zoo animals are doing without visitors: The Gray Cockatoo Is Lonely...more

  • Cramming The News 🙅🏻‍♀️ (10/13/20)

    Oct 13 2020

    Today’s episode: 🏛️ Find out what’s supreme about the Supreme Court 🏀 Learn how the NBA kept Covid off the basketball court 👩🏻‍💻 Meet Olivia Seltzer, the 16-year-old founder of The Cramm, a news source for teens.👩🏻‍💻 Sign up for The Cramm, "a fun, easy way to know the world's happenings": TheCramm.com🏀 Go behind the scenes of the NBA Bubble at Walt Disney World: Inside the final days of the bubble🏛️ What is the Supreme Court? Get the run-down on the United States Supreme Court at Britt...more

  • Where Taking Action Can Take Us ✊🏾 (10/8/20)

    Oct 08 2020

    In today’s episode: 👩🏽‍💼 Get to know history-making Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, Kamala Harris ✊🏿 Find out ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement with civil rights leader Alicia Garza 📣 Hear from a 16-year-old youth activist using his voice and making an impact in his community of San Francisco.👀 Watch this cartoon about why so many people are still protesting about racism: BrainPOP's Black Lives Matter video on YouTube👩🏽‍💼 See this video of Kamala Harris’ speech at th...more

  • Heads Up on the Coronavirus Playbook 🦠 (10/6/20)

    Oct 06 2020

    In today’s episode: 😷 Hear about two sisters making masks for their community 👩🏾‍🔬 Find out how vaccines work and why we’re still waiting for the coronavirus vaccine (with Jacob Rozencwaig of the Curious Kid Podcast) 🦮 Learn about a crisis response therapy dog having a positive impact on firefighters battling the wildfires in California (with Laine Farber of the Nature Nerds podcast).✅ Read the CDC's mask guidelines😷 Learn how to make a Coronavirus face mask at home🦮 Check out Kerith the ...more

  • A Very Presidential Episode 🇺🇸 (10/1/20)

    Oct 01 2020

    In today’s episode we’ll: 🗣️ Learn about what exactly are presidential debates 🇺🇸 Find out how to get elected President 🤔 Get the inside scoop on what it takes to be President with special guest, political consultant James Carville ✅ 👨🏼‍🦲 Learn more about today's guest: James Carville (“the Ragin’ Cajun”) on Britannica⛴ Read about what happened when the British government let the Internet suggest the name for a research ship: Wikipedia📺 Watch the first Presidential Debate between John F....more

  • The Terrible Handwriting Task Force 💌 (9/29/20)

    Sep 29 2020

    In today’s episode we’ll: 📚 Find out what "back to school" has been like for some kids living abroad 💌 Polish up our Postal Service IQ 📮 Ask an expert about vote-by-mail.🤓 Learn more Surprising Facts About the U.S. Post Office✍🏽 Find your congressperson and send them a letter: U.S. House of Representatives🦆 Read more about "Fear of Ducks Phobia"👉🏾 We want to hear from you! Email us with questions, comments, or story ideas: hello@thetennews.com👉🏽 For more info and resources, check our w...more

  • Introducing: The Ten News

    Sep 22 2020

    10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too 🤪). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. 🙌🏽 Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. 🕙 Coming September 29th!👉🏽 For info and resources, check our website: TheTenNews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheart...more