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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!)

Dec 28, 2021

Happy Holidays! Check out our BEST of Animals compiliation with snippets from earlier shows with Dr. Sarah McAnulty, Dr. Alison Pearce Steves, and David Brown. Take a listen to these fun episodes that discuss squishy squid, rhinos in the midwest and how to find a hidden giraffe. 

Dec 21, 2021

Happy Holidays! Jennifer and Jeff are on vacation, but don't miss our BEST of Science in Your Backyard compilation with snippets from episodes with some of our favorite "backyard" scientists- Dr. Loree Griffin Burns, Dr. Colleen Kelley, and Dr. Anne Estes. Take a listen to these FUN episodes that discuss moths, stinky...

Dec 14, 2021

Our last episode of the season may just be our best! Our guest is the awesome Dr. Alan Stern, the principal investigator for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. The FIRST spacecraft to explore Pluto and its moons up close. Don't miss this FASCINATING and out-of-this-world chat which will take you to the farthest reaches of...

Dec 7, 2021

Toilet Paper. It's something you use every day. But do you ever think about how it's MADE? We have chemical engineer Madion Matson on our show today to chat about the in-depth chemical and material processes that go into making the one thing none of us want to be without! Listen and you may just learn some surprising...

Nov 30, 2021

We all know that people have germs, but do WHALES have germs? Listen to this awesome chat with Dr. Amy Apprill of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as she explains that - YES, they do! Her team is doing some amazing research with whales that involve getting up close and personal with them as well as using drones...