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Episode 52: How Do Fossils Make Your Car Go?

Meet the Expert: Maria Marianayagam, Chemical Engineer   Maria Marianayagam is a Sri Lankan-Canadian chemical engineer and author. She was born in India and grew up in Nigeria, and four provinces across Canada (Quebec, Newfoundland, Ontario, and Alberta). Maria has a B.Sc. in Engineering and currently resides in Calgary, Canada, with her husband and two… Continue Reading Episode 52: How Do Fossils Make Your Car Go?

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Episode 51: How Do We FEEL Things? #BrainScience

Meet the Expert:  Dr. Theanne Griffith, Neuroscientist and Children’s Author Theanne Griffith is a neuroscientist and children’s book author. Since she was a little girl, she’s loved both storytelling and science. Her books blend these two passions, taking young readers on out of this world science adventures they’ll never forget. Her debut chapter book series,… Continue Reading Episode 51: How Do We FEEL Things? #BrainScience

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Episode 51 How Do We Feel Things? #BrainScience

  Challenge: Do one of these brain challenges faculty.washington.edu/chudler/chtouch.html With your parents permission, send us a picture of what you learned  via email at podcast@solveitforkids.com OR tag us on our Twitter, Facebook,  or Instagram account @kidssolve If you send in your challenge OR just leave a comment below about the episode, you will be entered… Continue Reading Episode 51 How Do We Feel Things? #BrainScience

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Episode 50: How Do You Have a Snowball Fight on Mars?

    Challenge: Take a photo of yourself on Mars (or in mission control) with NASA’s Mars Photo Booth Record a message and hear how your voice sounds on Mars Send your name to Mars and get your own Mars Boarding Pass Check out HiRISE Mars photos in the MARS IS book trailer See all of HiRISE’s phenomenal Mars… Continue Reading Episode 50: How Do You Have a Snowball Fight on Mars?

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Episode 49: The BEST of the OCEAN…Replay (and WELCOME to Our New Co-host!)

Please give a huge welcome to our new co-host, Jeff Gonyea!!  You can read more about him here: Our regular podcast will resume next week. In the mean time, please enjoy a few clips of some our BEST of the OCEAN podcasts.   Click on the title if you want to hear the entire podcast… Continue Reading Episode 49: The BEST of the OCEAN…Replay (and WELCOME to Our New Co-host!)

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Episode 47: Why Should We Care About Biodiversity?

Challenge: Go outside in your backyard or a park  and count all of the different organisms you see. How many did you find? 10? 20? 50?  Draw a picture of some of the creatures or take a photo. With your parent’s permission, email us at podcast@solveitforkids.com OR tag us on our Instagram or Twitter @kidssolve.… Continue Reading Episode 47: Why Should We Care About Biodiversity?

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Episode 47: Why Should We Care About Biodiversity?

Meet the Expert:  Phillipe Cousteau, Jr. Philippe is a multi-Emmy-nominated TV host, author, speaker, and social entrepreneur. He has hosted numerous TV programs for Discovery, BBC, CNN, Travel Channel and more. Currently he is the host of the syndicated television show Xploration Awesome Planet, now in its sixth season. He and his wife Ashlan are… Continue Reading Episode 47: Why Should We Care About Biodiversity?

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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?

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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