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Fun Kids Science Weekly

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Fun Kids Science Weekly
Fun Kids Science Weekly

Fun Kids Science Weekly

Fun Kids

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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 (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com.

Latest Episodes

Humanimals & Encephalitis Lethargica

Dan speaks to Christopher Lloyd, author of 'Humanimal', about some surprising similarities between "us and them". Plus, Dan finds out how slime is made plus answers your questions on light bulbs and rockets.

24 MIN2 d ago
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Humanimals & Encephalitis Lethargica

A Fun Kids Science Weekly Pathology Special!

In this Pathology Special, Dan chats to experts Jo Morris and Guy Hammer, plus has features from Professor Hallux.

34 MIN1 w ago
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A Fun Kids Science Weekly Pathology Special!

Decompression Sickness & Why We Need Wasps

Dan is joined by Dr. Gavin Broad of The Natural History Museum to get a close look at wasps and why they deserve more respect than we usually give them. Plus, Dan is going on a scuba-diving holiday - what danger should he look out for?

24 MIN2 w ago
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Decompression Sickness & Why We Need Wasps

The Helium Shortage & Stone Man Syndrome

Dan speaks to Professor David Cole-Hamilton about the Earth's helium shortage, and explores the almost unimaginable Stone Man Syndrome. Plus, he also chats to Hanna, another child inventor, who won the Dream Big, Princess competition.

32 MIN3 w ago
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The Helium Shortage & Stone Man Syndrome

'Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System' & Peregrine Falcon

Dan takes a tour of the solar system, including trying to unravel the mystery of the black hole. Plus, who would have thought a falcon could be that dangerous?

27 MINSEP 21
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'Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System' & Peregrine Falcon

Wolfsbane & Your Guide To Endangered Species

Dan speaks to Millie Marotta; her brand new book 'A Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals' features the species at risk from extinction (the ones we should really know about!) Plus, he encounters the poisonous plant of many names (but you may know it as wolfsbane) and answers your questions on the sun and the heart.

22 MINSEP 14
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Wolfsbane & Your Guide To Endangered Species

The Most Dangerous Dinosaur & The Young Imagineers Competition

Dan chats to last year's winner of the Young Imagineers Competition - she invented a pollution-sucking pigeon! Plus, he meets one of the most dangerous dinosaurs and takes a fresh look at climate change with the help of Marina Ventura.

25 MINSEP 7
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The Most Dangerous Dinosaur & The Young Imagineers Competition

'The Wonders Of Nature' & The Black Mamba

Dan is joined by author Ben Hoare for the release of his brand new book 'The Wonders Of Nature' - how will Dan do at Ben's science quiz? Plus, Dan meets the Black Mamba and welcomes to returning features to the podcast.

30 MINAUG 31
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'The Wonders Of Nature' & The Black Mamba

The Mystery Of Chameleons & Cholera's Third Outbreak

Dan is joined by Professor Michel Milinkovitch – he is a Professor at the University of Geneva and answers your question on chameleons! Plus, he explores the Third Outbreak of Cholera and why it was so deadly ...

20 MINAUG 24
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The Mystery Of Chameleons & Cholera's Third Outbreak

The Science Behind Ear Tickling & Giant Bees

In this double guest special, Dan speaks to Dr Sue Deuchars about the benefits of ear tickling (you read it right!) and discovers the science behind the VFX you see in the movies. Plus, he meets the mysterious Wallace's Giant Bee.

33 MINAUG 17
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The Science Behind Ear Tickling & Giant Bees

Latest Episodes

Humanimals & Encephalitis Lethargica

Dan speaks to Christopher Lloyd, author of 'Humanimal', about some surprising similarities between "us and them". Plus, Dan finds out how slime is made plus answers your questions on light bulbs and rockets.

24 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Humanimals & Encephalitis Lethargica

A Fun Kids Science Weekly Pathology Special!

In this Pathology Special, Dan chats to experts Jo Morris and Guy Hammer, plus has features from Professor Hallux.

34 MIN1 w ago
Comments
A Fun Kids Science Weekly Pathology Special!

Decompression Sickness & Why We Need Wasps

Dan is joined by Dr. Gavin Broad of The Natural History Museum to get a close look at wasps and why they deserve more respect than we usually give them. Plus, Dan is going on a scuba-diving holiday - what danger should he look out for?

24 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Decompression Sickness & Why We Need Wasps

The Helium Shortage & Stone Man Syndrome

Dan speaks to Professor David Cole-Hamilton about the Earth's helium shortage, and explores the almost unimaginable Stone Man Syndrome. Plus, he also chats to Hanna, another child inventor, who won the Dream Big, Princess competition.

32 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Helium Shortage & Stone Man Syndrome

'Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System' & Peregrine Falcon

Dan takes a tour of the solar system, including trying to unravel the mystery of the black hole. Plus, who would have thought a falcon could be that dangerous?

27 MINSEP 21
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'Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System' & Peregrine Falcon

Wolfsbane & Your Guide To Endangered Species

Dan speaks to Millie Marotta; her brand new book 'A Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals' features the species at risk from extinction (the ones we should really know about!) Plus, he encounters the poisonous plant of many names (but you may know it as wolfsbane) and answers your questions on the sun and the heart.

22 MINSEP 14
Comments
Wolfsbane & Your Guide To Endangered Species

The Most Dangerous Dinosaur & The Young Imagineers Competition

Dan chats to last year's winner of the Young Imagineers Competition - she invented a pollution-sucking pigeon! Plus, he meets one of the most dangerous dinosaurs and takes a fresh look at climate change with the help of Marina Ventura.

25 MINSEP 7
Comments
The Most Dangerous Dinosaur & The Young Imagineers Competition

'The Wonders Of Nature' & The Black Mamba

Dan is joined by author Ben Hoare for the release of his brand new book 'The Wonders Of Nature' - how will Dan do at Ben's science quiz? Plus, Dan meets the Black Mamba and welcomes to returning features to the podcast.

30 MINAUG 31
Comments
'The Wonders Of Nature' & The Black Mamba

The Mystery Of Chameleons & Cholera's Third Outbreak

Dan is joined by Professor Michel Milinkovitch – he is a Professor at the University of Geneva and answers your question on chameleons! Plus, he explores the Third Outbreak of Cholera and why it was so deadly ...

20 MINAUG 24
Comments
The Mystery Of Chameleons & Cholera's Third Outbreak

The Science Behind Ear Tickling & Giant Bees

In this double guest special, Dan speaks to Dr Sue Deuchars about the benefits of ear tickling (you read it right!) and discovers the science behind the VFX you see in the movies. Plus, he meets the mysterious Wallace's Giant Bee.

33 MINAUG 17
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The Science Behind Ear Tickling & Giant Bees