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10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too ๐Ÿคช). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. โฑ

10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too ๐Ÿคช). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. โฑ

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10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too ๐Ÿคช). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. โฑ

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@thetennews

Language:

English


Episodes

Ten News Extra: Orange Snow & Winter Blues โ„๏ธ

2/27/2021
From now on every Saturday The Ten News is getting EXTRA! ๐Ÿคฃ Here's this week's extra episode: ๐ŸŒ’ What is the Winter Solstice, and when is it? โ„๏ธ What are the winter blues? ๐Ÿง  Did you know the shorter days of winter can affect our mood and mental health? โ›ท Plus! What strange occurence turned the snow orange at a ski resort in Switzerland? ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram ๐ŸŒ’ Discover what really happens during Winter Solstice every year! โ›ท Explore the reason the...

Duration:00:09:32

Catch 'Em All: Pokรฉmon Day ๐Ÿ‘พ

2/25/2021
๐Ÿซ What do the updated CDC guidelines say about schools reopening? Do teachers have to get the COVID vaccine? ๐ŸŒจ Why are freezing temperatures more dangerous in places like Texas than they are in other parts of the United States? Correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast explain the massive power outages in Texas. ๐Ÿ‘พ Let's celebrate Pokรฉmon Day on Pokรฉmon's 25th anniversary with Five Fascinating Facts about the franchise. ๐Ÿ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day!...

Duration:00:09:49

Ask an Expert: Dr. Jess Talks Mental Health & Wellness ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€โš•๏ธ

2/23/2021
๐Ÿšจ How did a winter storm cause massive blackouts in Texas? Why did President Biden declare a state of emergency in Texas? ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€โš•๏ธ Dr. Jessica Clemons, aka Dr. Jess, joins us for an Ask An Expert segment to discuss mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. ๐Ÿฆ– What did a baby T-Rex dinosaur look like? Let's find out on the Creature Feature! ๐Ÿฆ‡ Plus! How did a geriatric fruit bat named Statler become an internet sensation? ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on...

Duration:00:14:09

Lift Every Voice and Sing ๐ŸŽค

2/18/2021
๐Ÿ› How did the Senate vote in former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial for his role in the January 6th Capitol Insurrection? ๐Ÿ– Crayon activist and founder of Bellen's More Than Peach Project, Bellen Woodard joins The Ten News to discuss the positive change she's making in the world. ๐ŸŽค Learn why Congressman Jim Clyburn introduced a bill to make โ€œLift Every Voice and Singโ€ Americaโ€™s National Hymn. ๐Ÿ‘ƒ๐Ÿฝ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐ŸŽ‡ Join...

Duration:00:13:47

Rover Landing: Exploring Mars ๐Ÿ›ธ

2/16/2021
๐Ÿ‘ซ What is Random Acts of Kindness Day? And what are the positive effects of being kind to others? ๐ŸŽ We all know about coaches, trainers, and psychologists, but what are some of the weirdest jobs in sports? Why do we celebrate President's Day every year? And when is President's Day? ๐Ÿ›ธ What happens when the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover lands on Mars? Is there life on Mars? ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพโ€โš–๏ธ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram. ๐Ÿ›ธ Explore...

Duration:00:12:09

Lonely Brains Have Cravings Too ๐Ÿง 

2/11/2021
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿซ What will the new CDC guidelines say about reopening schools during COVID-19? ๐Ÿง  How did a team of scientists link the feeling of hunger to the feeling of loneliness? ๐Ÿช How many Girl Scout cookies do the troops sell each year? Learn what makes Girl Scout Troop 6000 unique and special! And a big thanks to Olivia, age 10 for helping us out with this story. ๐Ÿธ It's time for the Screen Report: The Muppet Show edition! Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day. ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten...

Duration:00:11:31

Celebrating Black History โœŠ๐Ÿพ

2/9/2021
โฒ๏ธ We answer a listener question: What is a filibuster? โœŠ๐Ÿพ Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Five Fascinating Facts! ๐Ÿ›ฐ How does a satellite orbiting the Earth monitor climate change from outer space? ๐ŸฆŽ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram โœŠ๐Ÿพ Discover 5 ways you can celebrate Black History Month virtually in 2021 ๐Ÿ›ฐ Explore the Earth from outer space aboard the Sentinel-6 ๐Ÿ—ฃ Go on, unlock the fascinating...

Duration:00:11:58

How Georgia Flipped Blue ๐Ÿ‘

2/6/2021
โœŠ๐Ÿพ The Ten News goes deep into the Georgia Senate runoffs Black History Month. ๐Ÿ—ณ Why was this runoff election such a huge deal? What was it like to be in Georgia while the Senate runoff elections were happening? Podcast producer and Atlanta resident Jaime Albright joins us to help really get a sense of the history made in Georgia. ๐Ÿ‘ When did the peach become the official state fruit of Georgia? ๐Ÿฅง Plus! what happens at the Georgia Peach Festival every year? ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten...

Duration:00:12:10

Super Bowl Sundae ๐Ÿˆ

2/4/2021
๐Ÿ„ Why was opening day of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Japan recently delayed? ๐Ÿˆ Letโ€™s warm up for Super Bowl 55 between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs with 5 Fascinating Facts about the big game! ๐Ÿฆ Why did Ben & Jerryโ€™s create a new ice cream flavor in honor of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick? ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ Learn how physical activity can improve your overall mood. ๐Ÿ“ฌ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ„ Peek behind the curtain of Japan's Super...

Duration:00:12:20

What's with Groundhog Day? ๐ŸŽฉ

2/2/2021
Why did the US House of Representatives deliver an article of impeachment to the Senate against former President Donald Trump? ๐ŸŽฉ Why do we ask a groundhog to predict the weather on Groundhog Day? Correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast have the scoop! ๐Ÿ Why did the town of Fair Haven, Vermont elect a dog and a goat as their mayor? ๐Ÿ‘ Special guest Jaime Albright helps us understand the importance of the Georgia Senate runoffs we reported on in January! ๐Ÿช Plus...

Duration:00:11:18

Olivia Seltzer Interview Extended Cut ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป

1/28/2021
We're sharing extended versions of some of our favorite interviews this week, with extra stuff our awesome listeners didnโ€™t get to hear the first time around! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป Meet Olivia Seltzer, the 16-year-old founder of The Cramm, a news source for Gen Z. ๐Ÿ“ When did she come up with the idea for The Cramm? ๐Ÿ’ฏ What's Olivia's ultimate goal with The Cramm? ๐Ÿ‘ We'll let her tell you that! Plus - the Fun Fact of the Day! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป Sign up for The Cramm, "a fun, easy way to know the world's...

Duration:00:09:57

Dr. Fauci Town Hall Extended Cut ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ

1/26/2021
We're sharing extended versions of some of our favorite interviews this week, with extra stuff our awesome listeners didnโ€™t get to hear the first time around! Today we're featuring the extended cut of The Ten News Town Hall with Dr. Anthony Fauci, where the nation's leading infectious disease expert answers listener questions! Like: ๐Ÿค” Whatโ€™s happening with the Covid vaccine?๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ What's his favorite place in Brooklyn? Does he have kids? ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ When will kids be able to get the vaccine, or...

Duration:00:21:50

All Things Inauguration Part II ๐Ÿ’ฏ

1/21/2021
๐Ÿ’ฏ Why do presidents have such high expectations for their first 100 days in office? ๐Ÿšฒ Why is having a Peloton exercise bike considered a national security risk for the President of the United States? Why does the White House have a staff of calligraphers on hand? ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Get Five Fast Facts about the White House, including why Joe Biden is the 46th President of the United States, but only the 45th president to live in the White House! ๐Ÿฅฆ Plus - the Trivia Question of the Day. ๐Ÿ’ฏ Discover why...

Duration:00:10:16

All Things Inauguration Part I ๐Ÿฅณ

1/19/2021
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ What actually happens on Inauguration Day? ๐Ÿฅณ How does the White House prepare for the new President? Former White House Social Secretary Deesha Dyer joins The Ten News to discuss what Inauguration Day looks like inside the White House! ๐Ÿ• What is a Indoguration?๐Ÿ‘– Get Five Fast Facts about Inauguration Day, including why the *sixth* President was the first one to wear pants to the Inauguration. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Discover how Joe Biden's inauguration will be different from others of the past ๐Ÿ•...

Duration:00:11:00

Giving Back on MLK Day ๐Ÿ•Š

1/14/2021
๐ŸŒŸSpecial kid takeover featuring Miles, 11 years old ๐Ÿ•Š When did Martin Luther King Day come to be recognized as a national day of service? ๐ŸŽฎ Did you know there's a Minecraft March on Washington in honor of MLK Day this year!? ๐Ÿ€ How has former NBA player Shelden Williams dedicated his life to giving back to his community since retiring from basketball? ๐Ÿง™๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Any Harry Potter fans out there? See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day. ๐Ÿ•ŠLearn 6 ways to celebrate...

Duration:00:12:40

Setting Sights on D.C. Statehood ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

1/12/2021
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Learn what makes Washington, D.C. different from the rest of the country, and how that factored into the police response during the Capitol insurrection. Will DC become the 51st state? โšพ How is Bianca Smith breaking down barriers in the professional sports world? ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ What's going on with the COVID vaccine rollout? Infectious disease expert, Dr. Monica Gandhi joins The Ten News to discuss the Covid vaccine. ๐ŸŽจ Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day:...

Duration:00:14:46

Understanding the Capitol Insurrection ๐Ÿ›

1/9/2021
What actually happened during the Presidential election certification on January 6th? Let's get the perspective of this sad event from Washington, D.C. resident and The Ten News correspondent Bridget Todd. Discover how a combination of viral misinformation and disinformation led to this event. Learn why many people are upset that authorities handled the storming of a government building by a violent mob of Trump supporters differently than the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests of 2020....

Duration:00:16:08

Beating The Winter Blues ๐Ÿง 

1/7/2021
๐Ÿค What exactly is a presidential pardon? And why are President Donald Trump's pardon choices rubbing some people the wrong way? ๐Ÿ‘ What happened with the Georgia runoff elections? Letโ€™s find out, and learn what it means for the rest of the country! ๐Ÿบ Learn all about red wolves with a special listener-submitted fun fact! ๐Ÿง  What are the winter blues? And what does the sun have to do with your brain chemistry? Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: A Chinese...

Duration:00:09:56

Georgia Voters Head Back to the Polls ๐Ÿ‘

1/5/2021
What are some creative ways to stay in touch with your pals without actually touching them during COVID? ๐Ÿ‘ Why are so many grownups talking about Georgia these days? What's at stake in the Georgia run offs? ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ What's the origin story of the classic Dr. Seuss book Green Eggs and Ham? ๐Ÿก How did one kidโ€™s love of Cheetos help his entire family? ๐Ÿฆ˜ Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: In a recent study, what did researchers discover that kangaroos can do?...

Duration:00:11:48

Top 10 TV Shows of 2020 ๐Ÿ“บ

12/31/2020
๐Ÿ“บ What are The Ten News' Top 10 TV Shows of the Year for 2020??? ๐Ÿ“– What was Julie Andrewsโ€™ favorite picture book of 2020? ๐Ÿ’– When did media magnate Oprah Winfrey start sharing her famous annual โ€œFavorite Thingsโ€ list? ๐Ÿ’ฏ See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: What flavor did ice cream company Haagen-Dazs reveal as Americaโ€™s favorite ice cream flavor of 2020? ๐Ÿ“บ See all our Top 10 Lists of the Year for 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com ๐Ÿ’– Take a look...

Duration:00:13:17