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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!)

May 19, 2024

Have you ever wondered how NASA talks to all of its spacecraft that are way out in space? They use the Deep Space Network! Do you know what that is or how it works? Our guest, Rémy Morgan, is a Network Analyst for the Deep Space Network and she tells us all about how they keep track of multiple spacecraft in our...


May 14, 2024

How many museums have you visited? A lot? Have you ever thought about why the museum curators choose those specific topics for exhibits? It's a fascinating tale and one that our guest, retired museum curator, Douglas Noble, knows tons about. Take a listen to this fascinating episode and learn how fun facts get turned...


May 7, 2024

  Have you ever wondered how floods occur? Or maybe what happens when we get too much snow? Today's guest has the answer! Robin Fox, a surface hydrologist with the National Weather Service, is here to chat with us about things precipitation, most of all what to do if you get too much. Lot's of great weather...


Apr 30, 2024

Have you ever wished that your peas could taste better? Perhaps you've avoided eating them because you don't like how they taste. Well, Christine Lewington, Founder and CEO of PIP International, the best tasting pea protein, is here to talk with us. You'll learn how pea protein is made, and even what an agricultural...


Apr 23, 2024

Have you ever wondered why whales are important to the planet? On  our special Earth Day edition of the podcast, we talk with Dr. Emme Devonish, an Amelia Island Whale Ambassador, as she discusses how whales contribute so many things to our ecosystem. You can learn a lot about right whales who live on the east coast of...