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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 31, 2023

Ever wonder about the history of the computer? We have NY Times Bestselling Author/Illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky on our show to discuss all of the ins and outs of computer history. Take a listen to alot of the historical tidbits that Rachel shares with us. You may just learn something new! 

Jan 24, 2023

Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface, and are home to some of the tiniest creatures on the planet (single-celled organisms), to some of the largest (the blue whale). How can we keep this amazing environment clean, healthy, and thriving for our world? Steve Creech, President of the Wyland Foundation,...

Jan 17, 2023

Happy 2023! You won't believe how we are starting our new season. We are thrilled to have John Corcoran, director of Ripley Entertainment, better known to most of you as, Ripley's Believe It or Not! And who better to discuss our topic of "How Do You Create a Collection?" Listen to this FUN and Fascinating chat...

Jan 10, 2023

What is the most extreme place in the world you've ever visited? It's probably not as far as these people-- and objects have been. As podcast hosts Jennifer and Jeff enjoy their last week of break, they invite you to listen to some of the most amazing places on the planet and way out in space these guests have learned...

Jan 3, 2023

You can talk to your friends, talk your animals, but what about talking to robots, is that possible? Yes! While the Solve It for Kids team is on holiday break, enjoy clips from three of our favorite computer episodes. Hear from Lisa Leinbaugh, "How Do You Make a Brain for a Computer?",  Dr. Carlotta Barry helps us...