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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.

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English


Episodes

You'll Never Believe How Useful Having A Pet Cheetah Is?

10/1/2022
Have you ever heard of the Shrike Bird? Its in our Dangerous Dan this week! We answer your questions on 'What is Chlorophyll' and 'Will we ever live on another planet?'. We also have Professor Alan Wilson join us to chat about his work on Big Cats and we are joined by Hallux again to learn about our Hydration and Amys Aviation to learn about Metal Frame Planes! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:57

Why don't we laugh if we tickle ourselves and how much should we be drinking?

9/24/2022
Rats are the subject of Dangerous Dan this week, we also hear from Steve Backshall about his new book all about The Galapagos plus what he's doing to help combat climate change. There's more of your questions too including the big topic of black holes! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:47

Rockin' Drummer Chimps!

9/17/2022
Why are we friends with people who smell similar to us? Why haven't more animals evolved with trunks? And why is water transparent? All this and more is answered this week! We hear about a failed rocket launch, a terrifying creature in Dangerous Dan, and we have a brand new friend who loves planes and can't wait to chat to you in Amy's Aviation! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:38

Where Did The Moon Come From?

9/10/2022
How does your body defeat viruses? Does it really rain diamonds on Uranus? All of these questions are answered this week on the Fun Kids Science Weekly. We look at the White Lipped Peccary in Dangerous Dan, and in Science the news we hear about updates in NASA's latest rocket launch and about a runaway manatee! We hear our final episode from our Techno Mum Sport series and are learning all about the most important thing we need to live... WATER! With Hallux's Hydration Helpdesk! See...

Duration:00:23:07

Would You Drink POOEY TOILET WATER?

9/3/2022
Would you drink sewage water? In Science in the News we look at scientists making toilet water safe to drink and what singing whales mean for climate change. We answer your questions on how do bubbles work and why don't atoms touch? And we are joined by Professor Hallux as we take a dive inside your mouth and we look at prosthetic blades with Techno Mum! In our dangerous dan this week its all about the Amazon's deadly vampire fish! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:13

How do Dinosaurs Support Their GINORMOUS Bodies?

8/30/2022
What is a lightyear? Do cats pant like dogs? How have dinosaur feet evolved to hold their weight? Be wary of this weeks dangerous Dan, they might steal from you! And we hear what Professor Hallux has found inside your mouth and all about the amazing technology used in sport with Techno Mum! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:15

Why Do We Say 'Ow'?!

8/20/2022
Dr Joshua Pate joins us all the way from Austrailia to answer the question, why do we say 'Ow' when we get hurt? We hear about the daredevils chasing cyclones over the arctic and the German cats who are finally free from lockdown in Science in the News. Dan answers your science questions, including Why do Volcanos Erupt?! And as always we hear from Techno Mum and Professor Hallux about Sports Technology and what is going on inside your mouth! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:32:11

Your Brilliant Brain And a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

8/13/2022
We want to hear YOUR Voices! Send in your science questions for Dan to answer at www.funkidslive.com and find the Fun Kids Science Weekly where you can record your own questions to be played on the show! In this weeks episode we find out how some coral has been able to regrow, some evil seagulls terrorising a town and the discovery of the biggest collection of bird fossils! Author and scientist Nicola Morgan tells us all about your brilliant brain and how we can take care of it, and we...

Duration:00:25:15

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