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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!)

Jun 21, 2022

Do you love giraffes? We do! And if you do as well, you won't want to miss this exciting and intriguing episode with Dr. Monica Bond, wildlife biologist, as she talks about her experience studying more than 3,500 giraffes in Tanzania. She may just give you clues for how to identify a giraffe!! 


Jun 14, 2022

If you've ever wondered exactly how the awesome new James Webb Space Telescope will see into space, you won't want to miss this episode. Joe DePasquale, Senior Data Image Developer at the Space Science Telescope Institute (STScI) is here to explain it all. And those amazing images you will see, yes, Joe may be the...


Jun 7, 2022

Have you ever wondered how computer software is made? It's not as simple as you might think. Listen to this FUN and fascinating chat with Menlo Innovations CEO Richard Sheridan as he explains how creating software involves not only problem solving, and engineering, but also joy. 


May 31, 2022

Are you like us and you've always wanted to visit Antarctica? Well, this is your chance to learn more about this AMAZING place! Take a listen to writer, artist, deep sea diver, and polar explorer Karen Romano Young as she gives us an inside view to one of the coldest continents on the planet! 


May 23, 2022

What do you know about flying dinosaurs? A lot? A little? You won't want to miss this fascinating chat with the paleontologist Dr. Jingmai O'Connor of The Field Museum in Chicago. You will definitely learn something new-- including how to spot dinosaurs in your backyard.