When you think of venom, exotic snakes and giant spiders probably come to mind. But venom is everywhere – in parks, gardens… even in the corners of your house! Ronald Jenner, a venom evolution expert at the Natural History Museum, tells us more about…Read More
Fun Kids Science Weekly
Coding has helped humans create robots, build cars that drive themselves and sent rockets into space… but what is coding and how does it all work? Sean McManus, author of Coder Academy, joins Dan in the studio to explain what a coder does and the bas…Read More
A huge iceberg the size of London recently broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica – and it’s exposed a massive seabed that’s been hidden beneath the ice for up to 120,000 years! Dr Katrin Linse is leading a mission next y…Read More
Did you know that 25,000 years ago Britain was buried under miles of ice? We know this by looking at the landscape that the ice carved out and the soils left behind – like mud that formed at the bottom of lakes, that were created when the glaciers…Read More
Major Tim Peake is our guest this week! Tim is a British astronaut who spent six months on board the International Space Station last year – and is only the seventh person from the UK to ever go to space! Tim chats to Dan about the incredible thin…Read More
Crossrail is one of Europe’s biggest engineering projects ever, involving 26 miles of tunnels under London. Chris Binns is a chief engineer from the project and tells Dan about immense job of digging right underneath the capital and the challenges they…Read More
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE is a space scientist and the author of ‘Star Finder for Beginners’. Maggie joins Dan in the studio to chat about stars – from what stars actually are to how you can spot incredible constellations by looking at the night sky….Read More
Bats might seem scary but they’re incredible animals – and they play an important role in our environment. Hannah Van Hesteren is an expert from the Bat Conservation Trust and she’s answering all our questions about bats, like are they really blind and…Read More
This week, we answer all your questions about the hurricane chaos that’s happening! Jo Camp is a senior scientist at the Met Office and she chats to Dan all about hurricanes, tornadoes and why there are so many going on at the moment.
Plus, learn that…
Nathan Mansbridge, storyteller at The Eden Project, chats to Dan all about the Corpse Flower, a giant stinky plant that gives off a smell likened to rotting fish, or ripe camembert!
Plus, we explore gravity with the Space Cadets, Harry and Terry…