Matt Deegan

A Fun Kids Science Weekly Pathology Special!

In this Pathology Special, Dan chats to experts Jo Morris and Guy Hammer, plus has features from Professor Hallux.

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Decompression Sickness & Why We Need Wasps

Dan is joined by Dr. Gavin Broad of The Natural History Museum to get a close look at wasps and why they deserve more respect than we usually give them. Plus, Dan is going on a scuba-diving holiday – what danger should he look out for?

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The Helium Shortage & Stone Man Syndrome

Dan speaks to Professor David Cole-Hamilton about the Earth’s helium shortage, and explores the almost unimaginable Stone Man Syndrome. Plus, he also chats to Hanna, another child inventor, who won the Dream Big, Princess competition.

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‘Dr Maggie’s Grand Tour of the Solar System’ & Peregrine Falcon

Dan takes a tour of the solar system, including trying to unravel the mystery of the black hole. Plus, who would have thought a falcon could be that dangerous?

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Wolfsbane & Your Guide To Endangered Species

Dan speaks to Millie Marotta; her brand new book ‘A Wild Child’s Guide to Endangered Animals’ features the species at risk from extinction (the ones we should really know about!) Plus, he encounters the poisonous plant of many names (but you may know i…

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The Most Dangerous Dinosaur & The Young Imagineers Competition

Dan chats to last year’s winner of the Young Imagineers Competition – she invented a pollution-sucking pigeon! Plus, he meets one of the most dangerous dinosaurs and takes a fresh look at climate change with the help of Marina Ventura.

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‘The Wonders Of Nature’ & The Black Mamba

Dan is joined by author Ben Hoare for the release of his brand new book ‘The Wonders Of Nature’ – how will Dan do at Ben’s science quiz? Plus, Dan meets the Black Mamba and welcomes to returning features to the podcast.

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More Fun Kids Podcast Coverage

A good Bank Holiday Weekend for coverage of Fun Kids podcasts. The Sunday Times ran a feature about the 100 podcasts to love and mentioned the Fun Kids Science Weekly. When I popped up on Five Live last night to talk about podcasts, they also talked about the article and show too. The Irish Examiner…

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The Mystery Of Chameleons & Cholera’s Third Outbreak

Dan is joined by Professor Michel Milinkovitch – he is a Professor at the University of Geneva and answers your question on chameleons! Plus, he explores the Third Outbreak of Cholera and why it was so deadly …

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BBC Radio 4 Talks Fun Kids Podcast Network

I had an enjoyable time talking about the Fun Kids Podcast Network on BBC Radio 4’s The Media Show. Presented by Julian Worricker, we touched on children’s content, advertising and the growing podcast scene for young listeners. Take a listen

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