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Episode 203: How Do Dolphins Recognize Humans?

Meet the Expert: Griselda Mora, dolphin trainer     Griselda is a dolphin trainer and ocean advocate for a large tourist company in Mexico. She worked her way up as a trainer by learning about the animals and volunteering at the company. She does multiple shows a day and loves sharing these amaazing aquatic animals… Continue Reading Episode 203: How Do Dolphins Recognize Humans?

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Episode 202: What’s it Like to be a Civilian Astronaut?

Meet the Expert:  Chris Sembroski, Engineer and  Inspiration 4 Astronaut   Chris “Hanks” Sembroski represented the pillar of Generosity as part of the crew of Inspiration4 by serving as Mission Specialist on a 3-day mission to orbit. He grew up with a natural curiosity about outer space. He could be found stargazing late at night… Continue Reading Episode 202: What’s it Like to be a Civilian Astronaut?

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Episode 201: How Do You Study Exoplanets?

Meet the Expert: Dakotah Tyler, astrophysicists and science communicator as DT STARKid Dakotah Tyler went from Division I college football at the University of Kentucky to delving into the mysteries of the universe. An injury halted his athletic career but opened the door to an unquenchable curiosity about space. With grit and resilience born from… Continue Reading Episode 201: How Do You Study Exoplanets?

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Episode 200: How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

Meet the Scientist: Brian Helmuth, Aquanaut and Chief Science Officer for Proteus Ocean Group   Brian Helmuth, PhD., is an aquanaut and marine environmental scientist at Northeastern University who loves to spend his time diving and exploring the ocean as he studies the effects of climate change on bodies of water on our planet. Helmuth… Continue Reading Episode 200: How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

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Episode 199: What Would it Look Like if We Lived in Space?

Meet the Expert: John Shoffner, Axiom-2 pilot and astronaut In May 2023, astronaut, STEAM advocate, and business pioneer John Shoffner served as Pilot on Axiom Space Ax-2 mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Throughout the duration of his mission, he hosted live events with schools around the world, demonstrating life in microgravity. While on… Continue Reading Episode 199: What Would it Look Like if We Lived in Space?

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Episode 198: How Do You Turn Old Wind Turbine Blades into Functional Art?

Meet the Expert:  Brian Donahue, Managing Partner, Canvus, Inc. Canvus is a manufacturer of furniture made from wind turbine blades. 5,000-8,000 wind turbine blades are retired each year. The wind industry has struggled with recycling them due to their massive size, durability, and fiberglass material. Canvus created a solution for these blades by upcycling them at scale… Continue Reading Episode 198: How Do You Turn Old Wind Turbine Blades into Functional Art?

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Episode 195: How Can You Use Music to get Kids Excited about STEM?

Meet the Expert: Victor Villegas, Digital and Technology Coordinator for Oregon State University by day and the “DroneSinger” at night Having grown up in a family with a love for music, Victor has been playing and composing music since he was young. He is a bilingual singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, puppeteer and technologist who is passionate about… Continue Reading Episode 195: How Can You Use Music to get Kids Excited about STEM?

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Episode 194: Can you do Science at Sea?

Meet the Expert: Erin Winick Anthony, Science Communicator 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 working as a STEM communicator. Erin previously worked… Continue Reading Episode 194: Can you do Science at Sea?

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Episode 192: How Do You Study the Smallest Things?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Katy Grimm, Associate Professor at California University State East Bay, researcher at CERN   Katy Grimm is an Associate Professor of Physics at California State University East Bay.  She is a particle physicist and does research at the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland.  She was part of the team who… Continue Reading Episode 192: How Do You Study the Smallest Things?

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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 189: The BEST of Extreme Places to Live

The Solve It for Kids podcast is on holiday break. Please enjoy some snippets of our favorite shows about Living in Extreme Places! You’ll “visit” an underwater habitat with Aquanaut Liz Magee, Episode 177 consider what it would be like to live on Mars with Janet Ivey-Duenseng, Episode 179 and learn how plants live in… Continue Reading Episode 189: The BEST of Extreme Places to Live

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