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Episode 56: Why Would You Want to Eat a Cricket?

Meet the Expert:  Devan George, Entomologist (aka bug scientist)    Devan  graduated from University of Delaware with a M.S. in Entomology. She grew up in Honesdale, PA, attending Honesdale High School and frequenting programs at Lacawac Sanctuary. While getting her B.S. in Environmental Conservation and Sustainability from the University of New Hampshire, she spent time… Continue Reading Episode 56: Why Would You Want to Eat a Cricket?

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Episode 55: How Do You Find a Hidden Giraffe?

Meet the Expert: David Brown, biologist and wildlife conservationist David Brown is a biologist, wildlife conservationist, and environmental educator. He has researched giraffe population genetics, and along with his colleagues discovered that many of the giraffe subspecies in the wild may be distinct species. David has written for National Geographic Kids, Highlights, and Mongabay.com. For Celebrating… Continue Reading Episode 55: How Do You Find a Hidden Giraffe?

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Episode 55: How Do You Find a Hidden Giraffe?

  Challenge Make a poster all about your favorite animal. Include what it looks like, what it eats, where it lives… everything you’d want someone else to know about it. Be sure to talk about how people can help keep to keep it thriving in its environment. Send us a picture of our poster or… Continue Reading Episode 55: How Do You Find a Hidden Giraffe?

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Episode 54: How Can Photographty Inspire Conservation?

  Challenge: Pick an animal, it can be small or big, and imagine yourself as that animal. How would you see the world? Draw a picture or write a few words to describe to someone else what that animal’s view of the world might look like. Send us your drawing or share with us on… Continue Reading Episode 54: How Can Photographty Inspire Conservation?

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Episode 53: How Can You Stay Dry on a Rainy Day?

  Challenge: YOU try it! Gather information that you can find from sources online, observation, other weather shows, and see how well you can do predicting the weather for 7 days. How did it go? Were you correct? Close? Far off? It’s not as easy as it looks is it? Send us your weather predictions… Continue Reading Episode 53: How Can You Stay Dry on a Rainy Day?

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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 children’s book author. She was born in India and grew up in Nigeria, and four provinces across Canada (Quebec, Newfoundland, Ontario, and Alberta). Maria’s first career involved figuring out how to recover oil and gas safely. Given the… 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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