Podcast: Engineering

Episode 191: The BEST of Launching a Rocket!

    The Solve It for Kids Podcast team is on their last week of holiday break. Please enjoy this out-of-the-world episode about launching rockets. You’ll hear clips from guests who are talking about getting ready for a launch — Episode 171 How Do You Get Ready for a Rocket Launch with Nathalie Quintero moving… Continue Reading Episode 191: The BEST of Launching a Rocket!

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Episode 190: The BEST of Energy and Engineering

Happy 2024! The Solve It for Kids Podcast team of Jennifer and Jeff are still on holiday break. We have left you a few clips from some of our favorite episodes about energy and engineering. Get ready to … learn how to get energy from the wind, with Neil Milani– Episode 148 learn how drinking… Continue Reading Episode 190: The BEST of Energy and Engineering

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Episode 187: How Do You Build a Space Station?

Meet the Expert: Bob Cabana, outgoing NASA Associate Administrator and astronaut Robert D. Cabana is a former NASA astronaut, currently serving as the agency’s associate administrator, its third highest-ranking executive and highest-ranking civil servant. He is the senior advisor to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy. In his role, Cabana leads the… Continue Reading Episode 187: How Do You Build a Space Station?

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Episode 185: What’s it like to Blast off in a Rocket?

Meet the Expert: Astronaut Nicole Stott Nicole is an astronaut, aquanaut, artist, mom, and now author of her first book Back to Earth ~ What Life In Space Taught Me About Our Home Planet – And Our Mission To Protect It.  She creatively combines the awe and wonder of her spaceflight experience with her artwork to… Continue Reading Episode 185: What’s it like to Blast off in a Rocket?

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Episode 183: Why is the ISS so important?

Meet the Expert:  Erin Winick Anthony, STEM maker, writer, and former NASA engineer   Erin is the founder of science communication company STEAM Power Media which works to share the creativity in science and engineering, and help others tell their science stories. Erin has a B.S. in mechanical engineering and more than nine years experience… Continue Reading Episode 183: Why is the ISS so important?

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Episode 181: How Would You Send a Message to an Extraterrestrial?

Meet the Expert: Julia Brodsky, astrobiology education researcher and STEM ED lead at Blue Marble Space Institute   Julia Brodsky is a STEM education researcher at the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, a former NASA astronaut instructor, an independent school teacher, a math education book author, an educational consultant for gifted students, a University… Continue Reading Episode 181: How Would You Send a Message to an Extraterrestrial?

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Episode 176: How Do You Make Sound for a Movie?

Expert: Bob Pepek, Sound Engineer and owner of MelonCollie Productions MelonCollie Productions, Bob Pepek, shares with you his passion for crafting sound and visuals to life. He is a leading professional in Sound Design, Scoring, Voiceovers, Recording, Editing, anything sight or sound, you’re covered. His project credits comprise of an abundance of works, from NBC’s… Continue Reading Episode 176: How Do You Make Sound for a Movie?

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Episode 175: How Do You Program a AI Robots?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Elliott Heflin, Jr., CEO/Founder  realitytechs.com Dr. Elliott Heflin, Jr. has an undergraduate degree in Industrial Technology/Computer Technology along with an MS in Technology Education and Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership/Educational Technology. He also has teaching experience in Python Programming Language, Scratch Programming Language. I hold a G.A.C.E certification in Engineering/Technology Education.… Continue Reading Episode 175: How Do You Program a AI Robots?

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Episode 174: How Do You Fly a Helicopter on Mars?

Meet the Expert: Keri Bean, systems engineer   Keri Bean is a senior systems engineer at Sierra Space. I am currently a member of the Dream Chaser flight operations spacecraft systems team. She was the deputy lead Rover Planner (aka Mars rover driver and robotic arm operator) on the Curiosity rover and  a Helicopter Integration… Continue Reading Episode 174: How Do You Fly a Helicopter on Mars?

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Episode 173: How Does Drinking Water Get to Your House?

Meet the Expert: Trip Barton, Engineering Manager for Illinois American Water Trip Barton is an Engineering Manager for Illinois American Water with broad-based experience primarily including water and wastewater engineering projects and geographic information systems applications. Mr. Barton has over 30 years of experience in the public and private sector including work at two engineering firms,… Continue Reading Episode 173: How Does Drinking Water Get to Your House?

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Episode 171: How Do You Get a Rocket Ready for Launch?

Meet the Expert:  Nathalie Quintero, Core Stage Launch Operator Lead for Boeing Space on the SLS Project Nathalie Quintero originally from Caracas, Venezuela is an Aerospace Systems Engineer working on NASA’s Space Launch Systems rocket with The Boeing Company. She serves as the Core Stage Launch Operations and Test Lead, where she is responsible of… Continue Reading Episode 171: How Do You Get a Rocket Ready for Launch?

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Episode 167: The BEST of Thinking Like an Engineer

The Solve It for Kids Podcast is on vacation for the month of July. But we have left you a great clip of three episodes that show the BEST of Thinking Like an Engineer! Listen to short chats from these three amazing guests:   Dr. Jermey Matthews –Ep 91: How Do Scientists Get Kids Excited… Continue Reading Episode 167: The BEST of Thinking Like an Engineer

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