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Created by: Jennifer Swanson / Jeff Gonyea

USA 6-1011+

Started: March 2nd, 2021

Status: Active, 100 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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How Can We Help the World’s Oceans?
32:39 | Season: 3 |Episode: 141 | January 24th, 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, shares some ideas of how they are helping the oceans and leaves us with a few suggestions of how you can help, too. 

How Do You Create a Collection?
32:03 | Season: 3 |Episode: 140 | January 17th, 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 about collecting. You may even get ideas of how to start a collection yourself. 

The BEST of Extreme Places
28:17 |Episode: 139 | January 10th, 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 about. First, hear from Dr. Rosa Leon-Zayas as she gives her first-hand experience of “How Do You Get to the Bottom of the Ocean?”, next enjoy NASA’s Tracy Drain who answers the question, “How Do You Explore Another Planet’s Moon?” and finally, hear from Joe De Pacquale, as he explains “How Does the James Webb Space Telescope See?”. Have fun exploring these amazing places! 

The BEST of Talking to Robots
23:50 |Episode: 138 | January 3rd, 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 to understand “How Do You Talk to a Robot?” and Rob Chambers of Lockheed Martin tells us “How Can You Talk to a Spaceship?”  You won’t want to miss these exciting robotic-themed episodes. Enjoy! 

The BEST of Learning About Trees
24:53 | December 27th, 2022

What is all around you, helps our environment, and provides a home to animals? Give up? It’s TREES, of course. While the Solve It for Kids  Podcast is on holiday break, enjoy clips from our favorite shows in the BEST of Learning About Trees!! Hear from Alexandra Siy, as she discusses: How Do You Tell the Age of a Tree?, Brian Campbell where he explains: Why Measure the Height of Trees? and, Sneed Collard III, who answers the question:  How Do You Build a Backyard Habitat? Happy Holidays! 

The BEST of Saving the Environment!
24:20 |Episode: 136 | December 20th, 2022

Happy Holidays!  Solve It for Kids podcast hosts Jennifer and Jeff are taking a break, but please enjoy the BEST of Saving the Environment! Clips from three of our favorite episodes about the environment including: Ep 112- Can You Store Carbon Dioxide in Rocks?, Ep -117 How Can You Save Sea Turtles?, and Ep How Do You Make Clothes Sustainable. Have fun listening and if you want to learn more, findthe original episodes and replay them all over again. #ScienceRocks 

How Do You Power a Spacecraft?
31:22 |Episode: 135 | December 13th, 2022

You’ve seen NASA send spacecraft to the Moon, Mars, and around many other planets in our solar system, and beyond. But did you ever wonder how these spacecraft are powered? They have to last for many, many years and let’s face it, there isn’t a charging station in space? Well, our guest today knows all about powering spacecraft! Carl Sandifer, manager of the Radioisotope Power Systems Program at NASA Glenn Research Center explains everything. After all, without power, spacecraft can’t do anything. Don’t miss this amazing and intriguing interview.

Why Would You Send Yeast into Space?
32:28 |Episode: 134 | December 6th, 2022

Yeast is something you probably eat every day (it’s in bread!) but would you ever think about sending it into space? That’s exactly what Dr. Sergio Santa Maria, the lead scientist for NASA Ames BioSentinel program is doing. BioSentinel is NASA’s first biological mission beyond the Earth-Moon system. Their experiment with yeast was launched on the Artemis1 rocket and is now (and forever) flying through space. The goal is to learn how yeast is affected by deep space radiation in hopes of learning how that same radiation might affects humans. Sounds like a cool experiment, doesn’t it? It is! Take a listen. 




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Created by: Jennifer Swanson / Jeff Gonyea
Started: March 2nd, 2021
Status: Active, 100 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

USA6-1011+
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