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

Meet the Expert:  Suzanne Slade, Mechanical Engineer and Children’s Author Suzanne Slade is the award-winning author of over 140 books for children. A mechanical engineer by degree who worked on rockets and car braking systems. Suzanne worked for McDonnell Douglas Space Systems in CA on Delta and Titan rockets and Delta-Star spacecraft purchased by NASA.… 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 48: The BEST of Space… Again (and Big News for the Podcast)

  Solve It for Kids podcast is has some BIG NEWS– We are getting a new cohost! Jedlie has decided to spend more time with is HUGELY popular Reading with Your Kids Podcast so Jeff Gonyea will be joining Jennifer as a new cohost. The first episode of Jennifer and Jeff will premiere April 26th.… Continue Reading Episode 48: The BEST of Space… Again (and Big News for the Podcast)

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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 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 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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