Fun Kids Science Weekly

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Rating
4.5
from
361 reviews
This podcast has
101 episodes
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Explicit
No
Date created
2017/06/12
Last published
2022/06/25
Average duration
27 min.
Release period
7 days

Description

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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We Received A Radio Signal From Space!!!!
2022/06/25
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 creatures in the world, and we find out just why in this weeks Dangerous Dan!  Of course we are also joined by the smarted school in the universe, Deep Space High, where Pulsar is joined by some space experts to answer your questions!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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The World's Oldest Movies!
2022/06/18
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 in the universe, Deep Space High, where Pulsar teaches us all about Radioactive dating!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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An Exploding Ant and Stone Age Poop!
2022/06/11
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.
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Secrets of Pompeii and Skincare for Dolphins!
2022/06/04
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 what secrets have been unearthed in Pompeii and what plastic is doing to some nasty bacteria! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Why Do We Have WEIRD Cravings?
2022/05/28
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 information.
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What Will Earth Look Like In 7 Years?
2022/05/21
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 sit up straight as its all about back pain and posture! In our new Deep Space High Series we are looking back on the earth to find out about gravity! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Are We All Moving to Mars?
2022/05/14
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 we're talking allergies. In our new Deep Space High Series we learn all about lightning storms! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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How Long Can A Human Survive Without a Spacesuit?
2022/05/07
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 with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine this week its on how different people talk, and in our new Deep Space High Series we learn all about the structure of our earth! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Why Are We Growing Meat In Space?
2022/04/30
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 in our new Deep Space High Series we learn all about the structure of our earth! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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An Earth Day Special with Lucy Hawking!
2022/04/23
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 Space High! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Have We Found the Fountain of Youth?
2022/04/16
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 Hallux and Nurse Nanobot in their Map of Medicine this week its on feet,  and  in our NEW Deep Space High Series we learn all about the structure of our earth! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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How to Train Your Brain with Dr Ranj!
2022/04/09
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.
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4.5 out of 5
361 reviews
Iorn Man boy 100 2022/05/18
This podcast is the best and a question
Hi my name is Ben and I am wondering how big the universe is.I am in L.A. California your podcast is amazing.
urmomeatsbooty 2022/05/19
Hey
I just gave you this for no reason
RNBG64 2022/05/18
Abortion ads play during this podcast
Was shocked to be listening to this podcast with my young children today and heard an ad for an organization called Abortion Funds, talking about the ...
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fxrcf??☺️..\#,; 2022/05/07
My review and question
Gracious very informal and helpful for kids it is easily accessible all podcast apps which is nice and it is a great resource Question:how do we think...
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Mythical Maker 2022/04/28
Hello :D
Will COVID-19 ever end? Or any virus Also I am NUTS about your podcast!!!!????????????????????????????????? My name is Bex
Hush Your Lips 2022/04/20
Hi Dan
My name is Thor I live in North Ogden, Utah, USA. I’m wondering how the ocean is blue. I listen to the episodes over and over again
The Abudiab Brothers 2022/03/29
Dino Bothers
Our mom and us love your show. We look forward to it every week. We think it is the best podcast in the history of the universe! Our question is; why ...
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unicornlol? 2022/04/08
ごみ ヽ( ̄д ̄;)ノ
私は自分自身が嫌いです. ( ・᷄ὢ・᷅ )
Ginandtyler 2022/03/29
QUESTION!
Brooks in Salt Lake City Utah wants to know, why do birds fly in different directions at different times of year? Thank you we love the show we listen...
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King Awesome Man 2022/03/28
My Question
Hi I am Ryan from London, England ???????. My question is: Are lasers real and if so can they slice things too?

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