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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!)

Aug 25, 2020

Retired US Navy Captain & former astronaut Wendy Lawrence tells us how to fix a helicopter using dippidy doo. In this fun episode Capt Wendy tells us how she is able to keep from being overwhelmed when presented with a problem. She also gives kids a fun challenge.

Aug 18, 2020

Dr Kristen Lear LOVES Bats. You might even say she is batty for bats. She has worked with bats in central Texas pecan orchards (studying the pest control services of bats to pecan farmers) and in Naracoorte Caves, South Australia (conducting population studies on the critically endangered Southern Bent-wing Bat) She is...

Aug 11, 2020

This week Jennifer & Jedlie speak with TeMika Grooms. TeMika is a civil engineer who tells us how she solves the problem of moving a lot of water from where you don't want it to where you do want it. TeMika is also a talented artist and the illustrator of Jennifer's Save The Crash test Dummies Book.

Aug 4, 2020

KEITH ELLENBOGEN is an acclaimed underwater photographer with a focus on environmental conservation. Through Keith’s photography, he seeks to evoke a sense of discovery and create intimate, personal connections to inspire positive social change and a global understanding of the world around us. He is on the show today...