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Episode 46: How Do You Photograph Animals at Night?

Meet the Expert: Tony Lee Moral, award-winning wildlife and science filmmaker, author Tony Lee Moral is an award winning documentary filmmaker, author and novelist. His main work focuses on natural history science, the arts, psychology and cinema. Tony’s natural history film The Secret Life of Your House won the Special Jury Award at the 2015… Continue Reading Episode 46: How Do You Photograph Animals at Night?

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Episode 46: How Do You Photograph Animals at Night?

  Challenge: Set up a camera at night to see what you can capture. Follow Tony’s instructions in the podcast or click HERE: If you want, share your picture  with us by tagging us on Twitter or Instagram or emailing us through our website podcast@solveitforkids.com You could be entered to win a free copy of… Continue Reading Episode 46: How Do You Photograph Animals at Night?

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Episode 45: How Do You Diagnose Someone?

  Challenge: Can you find your heart rate? Look for your pulse! Follow these directions to see what your pulse is then find the pulse of all your family. If you want, share how easy it was to find this  with us by tagging us on Twitter or Instagram or emailing us through our website… Continue Reading Episode 45: How Do You Diagnose Someone?

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Episode 45: How Do You Diagnose Someone?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Rajani LaRocca, physician and children’s author Rajani LaRocca was born in India, raised in Kentucky, and now lives in the Boston area with her wonderful family and impossibly cute dog. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, she spends her time writing novels and picture books, practicing medicine, and… Continue Reading Episode 45: How Do You Diagnose Someone?

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Episode 43: How Do We Learn?

Challenge: Try out Étienne’s Math Raps, then make one of your own! Acceleration: To speed from zero to more at any rate That increase of speed means accelerate Acceleration is how fast velocity ranges Watch for the time and distance changes Acute Triangles Some triangles aren’t right, some are just ugly Others are acute, with… Continue Reading Episode 43: How Do We Learn?

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Episode 43: How Do We Remember Things?

Meet the Expert: ÉTIENNE (Steven) Langlois, Teacher- Rockstar Steven “ÉTIENNE” Langlois is an award-winning teacher-rockstar and author of the #1 best-selling book “Rock Your Class.” When he’s not performing for millions of fans in packed theaters and arenas worldwide or teaching in packed classrooms back home, he’s busy helping K-12 teachers rock their classes with… Continue Reading Episode 43: How Do We Remember Things?

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Episode 42: Why Would You Want to Learn to Code Anyway?

Meet the Expert: Bryanne Leeming, Coder and Inventor Bryanne is the Founder & CEO of Unruly Studios, and inventor of their award-winning product, Unruly Splats. Unruly Splats engage elementary and middle school students with learning STEM skills and computer science through active recess-style play. Unruly Splats was recently awarded MassTLC’s 2019 Digital Transformation in Education.… Continue Reading Episode 42: Why Would You Want to Learn to Code Anyway?

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Episode 42: Why Do You Want to Learn to Code Anyway?

Challenge: Coding programs on a computer is a lot like creating the rules to your own game. Bryanne’s challenge is to pick a game and make it better by adding your own rules! 1) Write down the rules to your favorite game (like Tag, Hide and Seek, or Simon Says). 2) Add three NEW rules… Continue Reading Episode 42: Why Do You Want to Learn to Code Anyway?

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Episode 41: Why Do We Need to Know How Things Break?

  Challenge: Do Dr. Tufft’s Egg Drop Challenge to see what happens when two objects collide. You can find it HERE With your parents permission, send us a picture of your egg drop experiment via email at podcast@solveitforkids.com OR tag us on our Twitter or Instagram account @kidssolve If you send in your challenge OR… Continue Reading Episode 41: Why Do We Need to Know How Things Break?

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Episode 41: Why Do We Need to Know How Things Break?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Marsha Tufft, Engineer and Author Dr. Tufft has  degrees in mechanical (BSME-Purdue), aerospace (MSAsE- University of Cincinnati), and materials engineering (Ph.D.- University of Dayton). She worked 30+ years that I worked as an engineer professionally at GE Aviation .She is also an active volunteer with GE volunteers and Girl Scouts of… Continue Reading Episode 41: Why Do We Need to Know How Things Break?

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