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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!)

Jul 27, 2021

Did you know that you can HEAR Black Holes colliding out in space? It's true! Scientists have discovered that by listening to gravitational waves, they can actually hear a black hole, billions of miles away, colliding with another one. Don't miss this awesome chat with Dr. Eric Thrane, astrophysicist and cosmologist as...

Jul 20, 2021

Have you ever wondered how YOU are like a dung beetle? Probably not. And yet, there are similiarities that might surprise you. Don't miss this informative and yes, hilariously rocking-good time with biologist and Assistant Professor Dr. Anne Estes as she takes us on a trip to the tiny world of microbes and introduces us...

Jul 13, 2021

Just how much science and engineering goes into keeping astronauts alive in space? A LOT! Systems engineer Bailey Burns gives us a peek inside the role a space company plays in creating technology to sustain life in space! Yes, it's the #ninjaneergirl herself. You won't want to miss this exciting and cosmic chat! 

Jul 6, 2021

Did you know that a squid can be as long as a school bus or as tiny as your thumb? Learn these and other squid fun facts from the amazing Dr. Sarah McAnulty as she chats with hosts Jennifer and Jeff about these awesome ocean creatures. Squid may just end up being your favorite cephalopod!