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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 31, 2021

Wouldn't it be great if scientists could predict which ocean animals might survive environmental change? That could mean big things for the future of biodiversity in the ocean! Listen to this important and fascination conversation with Dr. Katie Lotterhos of Northeastern University as she describes the cool research her...

Aug 24, 2021

Did you know that rhinoceros once lived in North America? (and no, we are not talking about the ones found in zoos). Paleontologists have proof of this amazing phenomenon. Listen to Dr. Alison Pearce Stevens as she tells us all about the awesome discovery of over 200 complete skeletons at Ashfall Fossil Beds State Park....

Aug 17, 2021

Have you ever thought about the moths that live in your neighborhood? Why not go outside and get to know them. Listen to this AWESOME chat with Dr. Loree Griffin Burns on how you can host a Moth Ball and learn about the moths that live in your own backyard or nearest nature spot. 

Aug 10, 2021

Did you know that planting certain plants can actually help to clean up the environment? It's true. Listen to this fascinating chat with Dr. Colleen Kelley as she explains how her research with plants is helping to bring back areas that had been contaminated by heavy metals by making them safe and liveable again. 

Aug 3, 2021

Did you know that scientists are developing ways to use 3D printers to make tendons? Yep. Those flexible cord-like parts of your body that attach muscles to bones are very important. Especially if you play sports! Listen to this fascinating and FUN chat with Dr. Noelia Dominguez as she explains how her research involves...