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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 25, 2022

Did you ever wonder why we need sleep? And what happens to our brains as we sleep at night? We have the awesome Dr. Nancy Cowdin Hennessy, neuroscientist and teacher who explains just what our brain does when its sleepy. This is an episode not to be missed! It may even help you sleep better Zzzzzzzz

Oct 18, 2022

Want to create the perfect habitat for eco-friendly plants and animals in your own backyard? Don't miss this fantastic chat with Award-winning science author and birder, Sneed Collard III. Grab a pencil and a pad of paper. You'll want to write down all of his tips for designing your own backyard. You may even find...

Oct 11, 2022

Do you wish that you could talk to a robot? It's not that difficult to do, just program it to follow your instructions. The fantastic Dr. Carlotta Barry, electrical and computer engineer, tells us how to do just that in this exciting and informative chat. This episode will have you heading to the nearest website to...

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...