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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!)

Jan 25, 2022

Have you ever wondered how engineers make a "brain" for a computer? Listen to electrical engineer Lisa Leinbaugh explain this really cool process of how they actually layer multiple wafers of silicon to create a semiconductor. WOW! 

Jan 18, 2022

Ever wonder WHAT is living in your dirt? Horticulturist Kelly Bull is here to tell us. She even gives us tips on how to grow amazing plants! (Hint: you don't have to be born with a "green thumb") If you love growing things, listen to this FUN and informative chat! 

Jan 11, 2022

Join us for a supersonic blast off to our brand new season! What is it like to fly over 100 different kinds of aircraft? We are thrilled to have NASA test pilot Nils Larson join us to talk about doing just that. This exciting chat soars to new heights as Nils explans his cool new job of being NASA's lead pilot on the...

Jan 4, 2022

Happy New Year! Start the year of right by listening to some of our best out-of-this-world episodes. They include chats with engineer and author Suzanne Slade, LIGO scientist Dr. Eric Thrane, and NASA JPL engineer Brian Franz. You'll learn about how to have a snowball fight on Mars, how to listen to black holes, and how...