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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!)

Aug 9, 2022

Have you ever wondered how you can make a difference? It doesn't take a lot of training or experience, it just takes an idea and a determination to succeed. Take a listen to Dr. Marsha Tufft, engineer, as she talks about how she designed an object to help save sea turtles! (and she's not even a biologist!). You may...


Aug 2, 2022

Soar through the stratosphere with a few of our BEST of Flight episodes! You'll hear from LCDR Becky Shaw (Why Would You Fly into a Hurricane),  Norman Black (Why Do Science Experiments Travel By Balloon instead of Jet?), and Nils Larson, NASA's X-59 test pilot (Why Do Planes Make a Sonic Boom?).  You'll have such fun...


Jul 26, 2022

Love to learn about the wonders of engineering and technology? Don't miss this fabulous episode with snippets from AMAZING engineering!! Dr. Arturo Dominguez discusses (How To Hold the Sun in a Donut), Dr. Anna Michel chats abt (How to Design a Sensor to Learn about the Deep Ocean) and Jim Geffre (How Will We...


Jul 19, 2022

Take a deep dive into the ocean with this BEST of Aquatic Animals episode. You'll get snippets of shows featuring Dr. Amy Apprill (Do Whales Have Germs?), Gretchen Burson (How Do You Train a Shark?) and Dr. Katie Lotterhos (Can You Predict Which Animals will Survive Environmental Change?) If you love these, then go...


Jul 12, 2022

Enjoy this COOL selection of a few of our BEST of ICE episodes with Dr. Ulyana Horodyskj (How are Glaciers Nature's Time Machine), Dr. Will Grundy (Why Do We Study Alien Ice?) and Dr. Alan Stern (What is it Like to Fly by Pluto?)  If you love these "shorts" go back and listen to the whole episodes here or on our...