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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!)

Oct 26, 2021

Ocean Pollution is a serious problem. How do scientists study it? And what can be done about this? Listen to this fascinating and fact-filled chat with Dr. Padma Venkatraman, who is not only an esteemed oceanographer but also an award-winning author! Dr. Padma explains the science of pollution and challenges us all to...

Oct 19, 2021

When you think of NASA, you might think of astronauts, but NASA employs tons of people whose jobs are also important to the agency. Take a listen to Kirsten Larson, former NASA public affairs officer, now children's author, who gives us a behind-the-scenes peek into how NASA helps the public understand how a space...

Oct 12, 2021

Have you ever wondered how bridges are built? How do engineers know what materials to use? Listen to this enthusiastic and fascinating chat with Bridge Engineer Danielle Schroeder as she takes us behind the scenes and teaches us about how structures stand up. Don't forget to do the awesome challenge! 

Oct 5, 2021

Do you love going to the zoo? Want a behind-the-scenes peek into how zookeepers keep their animals safe and happy? Listen to this fascinating episode with Zookeeper Susan Summers as she tells us what it's like to take care of some amazing animals!