Jen Swanson

Episode 23: What Do You Do If You Lose Your Dolphin?

  Challenge: Dr. Justine challenges everyont to be more aware of your environment, go outside, take a picture of something where you live that could be made better. With your parents permission, send us your picture via email at podcast@solveitforkids.com OR tag us on our Twitter or Instagram account @kidssolve If you send in your challenge… Continue Reading Episode 23: What Do You Do If You Lose Your Dolphin?

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Episode 22: How Can You Use Science to Restore a Beautiful Masterpiece

Meet the Expert:  Suzanne Quillen Lomax, Senior Conservation Scientist, The National Gallery of Art Suzanne Quillen Lomax received her Ph.D in Organic Chemistry from the University of Maryland, and then went to Northwestern University, where she performed postdoctoral research in organic photochemistry. Dr. Lomax has been working as an organic chemist in the Scientific Research… Continue Reading Episode 22: How Can You Use Science to Restore a Beautiful Masterpiece

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Episode 22: How Can You Use Science to Restore a Beautiful Masterpiece?

Challenge: Do the paper chromotagraphy experiment that Dr. Lomax described in the podcast Take a look at this video for hints on how to do this With your parents permission, send us your picture 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 22: How Can You Use Science to Restore a Beautiful Masterpiece?

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Episode 21: How Do you Capture Live, Venomous Lionfish for Scientists?

Challenge: Create some lion fish art, google to see what it looks like, draw or create a digital image or dress up like a lion fish With your parents permission, send us your picture 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 21: How Do you Capture Live, Venomous Lionfish for Scientists?

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Episode 21: How Do You Capture Live, Venomous Lionfish for Scientists?

Meet the Expert: Grant Lockridge, Diving Officer Grant is the Diving Officer and lead engineering technician for Dauphin Island Sea Lab in Alabama. As the diving officer, Grant is in charge of preparing the dives for scientists who come down to Dauphin Island to conduct research. He goes out and surveys the area in advance… Continue Reading Episode 21: How Do You Capture Live, Venomous Lionfish for Scientists?

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Episode 20: What is Antimatter and Why Does it Matter to Us?

Meet the Expert: Dr.  Chloé Malbrunot, particle physicist Dr. Malbrunot is  a physicist working at CERN which is the largest international physics laboratory in the world. It hosts the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful machine accelerating protons to the highest energies humankind ever achieved. She works on the low energy side on the laboratory.… Continue Reading Episode 20: What is Antimatter and Why Does it Matter to Us?

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Episode 20: What is Antimatter and Why Does it Matter to Us?

  Challenge: Go out and look at everyday things, think about the physics and how you encounter anti-matter in your daily life. Draw a picture or make a list of things you find. With your parents permission, send us your picture via email at podcast@solveitforkids.com OR tag us on our Twitter or Instagram account @kidssolve… Continue Reading Episode 20: What is Antimatter and Why Does it Matter to Us?

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Episode 19: How Can the Chicken (and other animals) Cross the Road Safely?

Meet the Expert: Wendy Collinson, Road Ecologist   Wendy Collinson works in South Africa for an organization called the Endangered Wildlife Trust and is the manager of the Wildlife and Transport Programme. She studies the effects that transport has on wildlife and how we can prevent it. Wendy is continuing to motivate for further research… Continue Reading Episode 19: How Can the Chicken (and other animals) Cross the Road Safely?

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Epsiode 19: How Can the Chicken (and other animals) Cross the Road Safely?

Challenge: Check  out the iNaturalist app or any other conservation app to see how you can help with the wildlife in your area. Draw a picture or make a list of ways you intend to help. With your parents permission, send us your  picture via email at podcast@solveitforkids.com OR tag us on our Twitter or… Continue Reading Epsiode 19: How Can the Chicken (and other animals) Cross the Road Safely?

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Episode 18: How Do You Create Art with Legos?

Meet the Expert: Jonathan Lopes, Lego Master Builder and Artist Jonathan Lopes is a renowned artist who works within the medium of LEGO bricks.  He focuses on a variety of genres including urban landscapes, conceptual art, and life-sized sculptures and is well known for his realistic and gritty urban scenes. He has been complimented as… Continue Reading Episode 18: How Do You Create Art with Legos?

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Episode 18: How Do you Build Art with Legos?

  Challenge:  Create a simple, imaginative structure of your own. You can sketch it out beforehand if you want, but don’t use official directions. Just let your imagination roam free! With your parents permission, send us a picture of what your cool recycling bin via email at podcast@solveitforkids.com OR tag us on our Twitter or… Continue Reading Episode 18: How Do you Build Art with Legos?

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Episode 17: How Can We Protect Sea Turtle Nests?

Meet the Expert:  Carlee Jackson, Marine Turtle Specialist  Originally from Detroit, MI, Carlee moved to Florida and received my Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at Florida Atlantic University in 2016. She is currently  a Marine Turtle Specialist at Gumbo Limbo Nature center, where she helps monitor sea turtle nesting activity along the beaches of Boca… Continue Reading Episode 17: How Can We Protect Sea Turtle Nests?

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