Fun Kids Science Weekly

Edinburgh international science festival, the trinity test and a volcano sliding into the sea!

Europe’s largest Science Festival is happening in Edinburgh at the moment and Augusta Macdonald is the Programme Manager there. She gives us the lowdown on what is going on all over Edinburgh to get everyone involved in science!
Plus Dangerous Dan is …

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Snakes, spiders and a laughing sickness

Ross Hickles is a Herpetologist and Aquarist at SEA LIFE London, plus he owns over 200 pet animals including spiders, snakes and slugs. This week, he’s chatting to Dan about snakes, difficult creatures to keep and how he got into herpetology!
Plu…

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The plastic tide and spewing in space!

Peter Kohler is the founder and director of The Plastic Tide, a charity made up of ocean, science and tech enthusiasts obsessed with working out ways to keep our beaches and seas clear of marine litter and plastics. This week, he’s chatting to Dan abou…

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Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, one of the most influential scientists of our time, sadly died this week at the age of 76. He was famous for his work on black holes and relativity and so this week Dan chats to Josh Barker, from the National Space Centre all about how…

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An illness that turns humans into trees and donating our organs

2018 is the year of engineering! So Dan has sent our resident inventor Sir Sidney McSprocket all over the country to chat with real life engineers to find out which famous inventors inspired them! 
Plus Dangerous Dan is looking at an illness…

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Kids invent stuff and the coldest city in the world

Ruth Amos is from the YouTube channel Kids Invent Stuff, and is chatting to Dan all about the cool things they’ve been inventing, and bringing the inventions to life! 
Plus if you think you’re cold in the snow this week, Dangerous Dan is looking …

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Working at mission control, a scary cloud and how to make a hadron collider

Libby Jackson is the Human Spaceflight and Microgravity Programme Manager for the UK Space Agency, and she chats to Dan all about what she does, how she got into her job and all about what scientists want to achieve in space in the future. 
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The loudest animal in the world and the darkest building on earth!

George chats to Will.I.Am and Brian Johnson all about the science of the future and their new book Wizards and Robots on this week’s Science Weekly. 
Plus, Sir Sidney McSprocket is discovering what nanotechnology is and how it came about, Dangero…

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Butterflies, moths and the deadly boomslang snake

Dr Hayley Jones, entomologist at the RHS Garden Wisley joins Dan in the studio to chat all about butterflies and moths and why they’re so important, and all about Wisley’s Butterflies in the Glasshouse event. 
Plus, Kareena and her superhero alte…

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Bees and whales that can talk!

Josie Dale-Jones, the producer and performer of Me & My Bee – a new comedy show inviting you to save the world, one bee at a time – joins Dan this week to chat all about our fuzzy little friends and why they need our help./
Plus, Sean and Rob…

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