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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, www.SolveItForKids.com to participate in our weekly challenges! If you do, you can be entered to win a free book. (Different book every month!)

Nov 24, 2020

Our guest today is Dr Jane Frommer. Dr Jane is a pioneer in the molecular underpinnings of nanotechnology, Dr. Jane blends her time as an advisor and editor in scientific research, technology and outreach.


Nov 17, 2020

Aeronautics engineer Anthony Hazlett is on the podcast to take us inside the mind of an engineer. Anthony was part of a design team working on a flying car, and that his job was to try to break the flying car. He explains why it is important for engineers to try to break their inventions before they release them to...


Nov 10, 2020

Today we return to one of our favorite places to explore, the Ocean. Our guest is Dr Mark Patterson, oceanographer and robotics engineer. He tells us all about his swimming robot that he calls Fetch.


Nov 3, 2020

Oceanographer Diana Fontaine is on the podcast to help us understand how we can study tiny organisms in an ecosystem as vast as the ocean. The organisms we are talking about are plankton, tiny creatures that are responsible for creating at least half of the World's oxygen!


Oct 27, 2020

Author / Illustrator Jason Chin is on the show to tell us how he draws science. As he does that he reminds us that we should never confuse size for significance. Be sure to check out his books Gravity, Grand Canyon and The Universe.