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Solve It! for Kids

The science podcast for curious & creative kids and their families.

Peek into the world of real-life scientists, engineers, and experts as they solve problems in their every day jobs. Kids and families are then invited to take on a challenge and solve a problem themselves! Join Jennifer Swanson and Jedlie as they ask questions, solve problems, and offer challenges that take curiosity and creativity to a whole new level.
be sure to visit our web site, to participate in our weekly challenges! If you do, you can be entered to win a free book. (Different book every month!)

Sep 26, 2023

When you watch a movie, how much do you pay attention to the sound? If it's done right, sound is one of the biggest effects that makes you feel like you're really "in" the movie. We have the awesome Bob Pepek, Sound designer and owner of MelonCollie Productions, to explain just how sound is created and added to a movie,...

Sep 19, 2023

If you've been listening to the news lately, you know that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere. So, is it possible to get your own robot? Maybe not now, but one day. And when that day happens, Dr. Elliott Heflin, Jr., CEO/Founder is here to tell us how easy it can be to program an AI robot. How...

Sep 12, 2023

Have you every wondered just how difficult it is to fly a helicopter on another planet? It's not easy! Keri Bean an engineer who worked on the Ingenuity helicopter that has flown on Mars explains exactly how it's done. Don't miss this exciting and informative chat!

Sep 5, 2023

When you're thirsty, you probably just turn on a tap and water comes out. You may not think about how that drinking water got to your house. Our guest, Charles (Trip) Barton, a civil engineer with a large American water company,  will explain just how that happens. 

Aug 29, 2023

Did you know that there are red bees, green bees, and even blue bees? We didn't! Don't miss this fascinating episode all about native bees and how we can help protect them from bee lover Julie Travaglini, Senior Director of Education and Curriculum at Allegheny Land Trust.