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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, www.SolveItForKids.com to participate in our weekly challenges! If you do, you can be entered to win a free book. (Different book every month!)

Oct 4, 2022

Have you ever looked up at a tree and wondered just exactly how tall it really is? We can help with that! Brian Campbell, NASA Senior Earth Science Outreach Specialist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Wallops Flight Facility in VA, tells us about the challenge he has for all you citizen scientists out there! It's...


Sep 27, 2022

Did you know that Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, may contain twice as much water as all of the Earth's oceans combined? Learn this and other amazing facts from Tracy Drain, the lead flight systems engineer for NASA's Europa Clipper Mission. Don't miss this awesome chat about all things space, science, and...


Sep 20, 2022

If you've ever thought math was boring, you HAVE to listen to this episode! Cindy Lawrence, the CEO and Executive Director of the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), will explain how much fun you can have with math-- it will BLOW your mind!! Don't miss this exciting and entertaining chat. You may just even learn...


Sep 13, 2022

If you've ever wonder what's at the bottom of the ocean, you won't want to miss this episode! The fabulous Dr. Rosa Leon-Zayas, environmental microbiologist, shares with us her special deep dive into the ocean on the Alvin! The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution submersible was certified to dive to its deepest...


Sep 6, 2022

Do you ever look at some really tall trees and wonderhow old they are? How can you tell? Listen to this FUN episode with award-winning science author and photographer Alexandra Siy as she tells us about her quest to find the world's oldest tree! It will have you searching for pine cones and leaves in your...