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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! The 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! You can listen to Dan on Fun Kids (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at 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! The 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! You can listen to Dan on Fun Kids (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at 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! The 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! You can listen to Dan on Fun Kids (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com

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English


Episodes

What could an eco-friendly Earth look like?

11/25/2022
This week in Science Weekly, Dan talks to Planetari founder Cindy Forde about climate change and the future of an eco-friendly Earth. Her new book, Bright New World, outlines some of the creative ways we can help the planet! In Science in the News, we discover the link between a meteorite in Gloucestershire and our oceans! Your questions are answered - why is one of our planets rotating CLOCKWISE?! Amy's Aviation imagines a world without planes, and Curious Kate talks about all things...

Duration:00:30:21

Why do sea birds fly TOWARDS a storm?!

11/19/2022
In this episode of the Fun Kids Science Weekly, Dan talks to bird expert Emily Shepard from the University of Swansea to find out more about how our airborne friends stay safe during extreme weather conditions! In Science in the News we discover that rats know how to boogie, and Dan answers your most burning questions - what makes up the veggies we eat, anyway? Amy from Amy's Aviation talks space travel, and Curious Kate gives us an insight in light! Find that out and more in this week's...

Duration:00:31:33

This is the Fun Kids Science Weekly

11/18/2022
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Duration:00:00:49

What treasures are in our sewage?

11/12/2022
In Science in the News we find out the latest news where an old train got an eco friendly renovation and Igor Klymenko chats to us about his fantastic invention that detects land mines! We have a new series on the show this week called Curious Kate, where we find out all about what electricity is. And as always we are joined by Amy to hear all about alternative fuels when it comes to flying! It's getting spicy with the California Reaper as the subject of this weeks dangerous Dan and we...

Duration:00:28:40

What should you do with your leftover pumpkins?

11/5/2022
Whatever you do... DON'T THROW AWAY YOUR PUMPKINS! In Science in the News we find out the latest news with the James Webb telescope and about a crater on Mars! We figure out how we can make drinking water and learn about robots the size of our hair that could be swimming around our body soon! The fosser is the subject of this weeks dangerous Dan and we come to our final episode of Hallux's Hydrology. In Amy's Aviation its all about Jet Engines! Chucks Away! See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:22:58

How On EARTH Do You Weigh The EARTH?!

10/29/2022
This week Scientist and author Isabel Thomas joins us to answer some of the strangest questions around. We hear about the deadly blood sucking Vulture Bee in Dangerous Dan and as always we are joined by our friends Professor Hallux and Amy's Aviation to hear all about the water you shouldn't drink and how propellors work! In Science In the News, we hear of 53 silent sea creatures that can actually talk and a fantastic froggy discovery! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:04

Could We Be The First Country Back on THE MOON?

10/22/2022
We speak with the amazing David Aguilar about his prosthetic designs made entirely from LEGO this week, we hear about the race back to the moon and a lost otter pup in Science in the News. There is a dangerous ocean creature in Dangerous Dan. And we learn all about Hydration and the different types of planes in Professor Hallux and Amy's Aviation! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:56

Is this the future of fashion?

10/15/2022
Our interview with Dr Ciara McGrath the Young Woman Engineer of the Year reveals some of the possibilities for the smart fashion of the FUTURE! In Science in the News Seagulls are going missing and we find out what people are making with old fishing nets... and the star of dangerous Dan is the FANG TOOTHED FISH! There's still time to also catch up with Professor Hallux about what we drink and Amy Aviation is here to tell us about some amazing plane designs! See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:27:10

A Space Week Special including Tim Peake!

10/8/2022
It's Space Week which means we have not one, but two amazing interviews! Firstly we're finding out all about a special edition of The Week Junior's Science and Nature Magazine - plus Tim Peake answers questions from you, our wonderful listeners!! There's still time to also catch up with Professor Hallux about what we drink and Amy Aviation is here to tell us about some amazing plane designs! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:59

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