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Fun Kids Science Weekly

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Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also a little bit deadly! If you like this, you can listen to Dan on Fun Kids Radio (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at https://www.funkidslive.com.

Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also a little bit deadly! If you like this, you can listen to Dan on Fun Kids Radio (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at https://www.funkidslive.com.

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United Kingdom

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Fun Kids UK

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Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also a little bit deadly! If you like this, you can listen to Dan on Fun Kids Radio (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at https://www.funkidslive.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

What would the world be like with NO OCEANS?

8/6/2022
Why do we wheeze? And what makes the James Webb Telescope better than the Hubble Telescope? This week we have Dhara Patel from the National Space Centre to tell us just that, as well as how the Webb telescope takes such in depth images! In Science in the News this week we learn about the fossil of the earliest know predator in Leicester, and who it has been named after! We also hear about a furry rodent that has been on a great nut heist! As always we are joined by Professor Hallux who is...

Duration:00:23:19

Could The Lost City of Atlantis Be Real?

7/30/2022
Is there evidence for a lost city? Why do we name storm names after people? We hear about the latest news on monkeys attacking people, a brand new space station, and the rise in JELLYFISH SWARMS! Dr Zoe Randle joins us to tell us more about the Big Butterfly Count and in Dangerous Dan its all about the BIGGEST thing in the Universe! As always Professor Hallux is joining us for his dental depository and Techno Mum takes on the quiz master to chat all about Durability! See...

Duration:00:23:02

How Are LLAMAS Fighting VIRUSES?!

7/23/2022
We find out the oldest animal in the world that lives in the UK! And in recent news we hear about a foxes favourite food.... beware its a bit stinky, and VERY GROSS. As always we are answering your questions, this week it is on boredom and sleep! Techno Mum takes on her Tech Trivia Quiz on Recycling this week, can you score better than her? And we take a dive inside your mouth with Professor Hallux! The creature on dangerous Dan this week loves to eat human flesh, but what could it be?...

Duration:00:21:14

How We're Seeing The Oldest Stars in the Universe!

7/16/2022
This week's special guest opens up by telling us about how she gouges out fish eyes to find out where they've been, it's Anna from Ocean Travellers telling us about how they can find out where sea creatures move and how they live. Techno Mum is back in another Tech Trivia, this week it's all about energy while Professor Hallux examines bad breath. Dan answers your questions and brings us Science in the News including news about the first pictures taken from the new James Webb Space...

Duration:00:27:30

You Won't Believe What Has Been Discovered in PLAIN SIGHT!

7/9/2022
It's been hidden in plain sight for 100 years, but what could this discovery be? We hear from Connie Gray, Young Scientist of the Year who conducted research on bird feathers and staying on the bird theme in Dangerous Dan, we hear about a common UK bird gone rogue internationally. We answer your questions, this week its on why does hair turn grey? And we hear from our friend Professor Hallux about the bugs hiding in your mouth, and Techno Mum who is taking on the Techno Triva quiz, this...

Duration:00:21:41

Are Bogies Good for Us?

7/2/2022
What actually is in our blood? Why can Cheetahs run so fast? Author Paul Ian Cross joins us to chat all the grossest things about the body from is book Bodies, Brains and Bogies. In Science in the News this week we learn about the first rocket NASA has launched outside of the USA, a spacecraft being built in the UK and a new secret we have learnt from cavemen bodies that are 1 million years old! Hallux joins us again but its all about your teeth in this series at the dental depository, and...

Duration:00:24:55

We Received A Radio Signal From Space!!!!

6/25/2022
How can we save our coral reefs, and why are they so important? Marine Biologist David Smith joins us this week to tell us exactly why and how we can help! We answer your questions on why we have such wrinkly fingers when we are in the bath too long. And we are joined by Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot for the last time this week, and it's all about the first aid kit and how this can help you in your home. Did you know the dragonfly was so deadly? Its actually one of the deadliest...

Duration:00:31:26

The World's Oldest Movies!

6/18/2022
How were our stone age ancestors able to watch their own movies? Archaeologist Andy Needham joins us this week to tell us exactly why. We answer your questions on What is a turtle shell made of? And why are diamonds unbreakable? And we are joined by Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot, this week its all about your ears! An ancient croc is the topic of Dangerous Dan and we hear news of red squirrel babies and a map of the seabed this week! Of course we are also joined by the smarted school...

Duration:00:29:30

An Exploding Ant and Stone Age Poop!

6/11/2022
What is sweat made of? Why did Pangea separate? In the news this week we hear about the worlds biggest plant, robotic hospitals and the food fight of the Megalodon. In Dangerous Dan it's all about the exploding carpenter ant and we are joined by Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot who tell us what happens in A&E and we learn all about the craters and crashes into the moon in this weeks Deep Space High! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:08

Secrets of Pompeii and Skincare for Dolphins!

6/4/2022
Scientists Gertrud and Angela join us this week to discuss their study on how Dolphins are using their own skincare in coral reefs and we answer your questions on why drinking glasses make music and what actually happens in a black hole! A dangerous stink is the subject of Dangerous Dan and we catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot, and the smartest school in the universe, Deep Space High! In Science in the News we stay up to the date with all the latest science stories including...

Duration:00:26:58

Why Do We Have WEIRD Cravings?

5/28/2022
In this weeks Science Weekly we hear about a humungous hurricane season and why NASA are listening to Marsquakes. We also answer the questions Why is Water See-through and Why do We Yawn? In Dangerous Dan this week its about one of the fieriest and deadliest mushrooms around - he's not a fungi! We learn about broken bones with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot and its all about earth fluids when we go OUT OF THIS WORLD with Deep Space High! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:27:31

What Will Earth Look Like In 7 Years?

5/21/2022
Explorer, paleoanthropologist and evolutionary biologist Ella Al-Shamahi joins us this week to chat about where we may see the earth in 7 years time and her defying new show Our Changing Planet! In Science in the News we hear about the Mars Rovers latest progress in its expedition and we answer your questions, this week we find out why we get sore throats and why the sky is blue! We also catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine series, and today we better...

Duration:00:26:56

Are We All Moving to Mars?

5/14/2022
Kevin Yates from the National Space Centre joins us to talk about a brand new gallery all about satellite data on Earth! In Science in the News we hear about a lucky 6 year old fossil hunter who found a 20 million year old shark tooth, and a fireball that was spotted over the UK! We answer your questions, this week we find out how we could survive on Mars, and how our eyes process colour! We also catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine series, and today...

Duration:00:26:42

How Long Can A Human Survive Without a Spacesuit?

5/7/2022
We hear all about the biggest triceratops ever found called Big John from Professor Ruggero Danastasio to chat about the incredible wounds this beast endured and what we can learn from this. In Science in the News we hear about no mow may and new information with the life expectancy of dogs.... can you guess which breed has the longest life expectancy? We answer your questions, this week we find out how long we can survive without a spacesuit and why woodpeckers peck! We also catch up...

Duration:00:22:15

Why Are We Growing Meat In Space?

4/30/2022
The Urban Birder David Lindo joins us this week to chat all about the secret world of birds, and we learn the difference between a dove and a pigeon! (You'll never guess!) In Science In The News we find out about how we could be growing meat in space and why?! We answer your questions, this week we found out why whales blow up when they pass away on the beach? We also catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine this week its on how different people talk, and...

Duration:00:31:45

An Earth Day Special with Lucy Hawking!

4/23/2022
Best selling author, scientist and philanthropist Lucy Hawking joins us this week to chat about climate change which is the subject of her brand new book, Princess Olivia Investigates the Wrong Weather. We hear about who has been named Champ of the Earth in Science in the News, and answer the question: Why Do We Sneeze? We also catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine, and hear about the movement of our earth from the Smartest School in the Solar System, Deep...

Duration:00:26:51

Have We Found the Fountain of Youth?

4/16/2022
Professor, astronomer and award winning author Raman Prinja joins us to talk all about the Wonders of the Night Sky, what amazing things we can learn from looking up at the stars and how we can do this from our own home. In Science In The News we find out about a fossilised Dino leg that may have been created during one of the meteorite crashes and a new cure to stop the ageing process! We answer your questions about the brain including does our brain grow? We also catch up with Professor...

Duration:00:23:29

How to Train Your Brain with Dr Ranj!

4/9/2022
Doctor, presenter and award winning author Dr Ranj teaches us how to train our brains this week, we hear about how a ROBOT BOAT is monitoring the biggest volcanic explosion in 100 years, and answer the question: Why Are Cats Eyes Mostly Black? We also catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine, and hear about the fearsome T-Rex in Age of the Dinosaurs! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:00

Zombie Creepy Crawlies and What Life Will Be Like In 2052!

4/2/2022
A very special guest who's job is to look into the future as a futurist, Ian Pearson joins the podcast to talk about what we can expect in 2052 (hopefully there isn't any Zombie Insects, which we learn all about in this weeks Dangerous Dan!) We also catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine, explore under the sea in Age of the Dinosaurs and answer more of your questions including what babies learn about our relationships through our saliva! See...

Duration:00:28:50

Steve Backshall and Exploding Stars!

3/26/2022
A very special guest, Steve Backshall, joins the podcast to talk about his new live show and his life on the Deadly shows over the years! We also catch up with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine, explore under the sea in Age of the Dinosaurs and answer more of your questions including exploding stars! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:10