Fun Kids Science Weekly

The Midnight Zone & Predictions For 2020

During this final episode of the Fun Kids Science Weekly before Christmas, Dan dives deep into the Midnight Zone to meet some of its inhabitants. Plus, he is joined by Tris Dyson who makes predictions for a living – what does he think is coming up for …

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New Zealand Volcanic Eruption & Young Imagineers 2019 Winner

Dan is joined by Balsam, the winner of the 2019 Young Imagineers Competition. Plus, Dan speaks to Dr. Matthew Blackett to unpick the tragic volcanic eruption in New Zealand.

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The Poison Garden & Tutankhamun with Dr. Chris Naunton

Dan is joined by Egyptologist Dr. Chris Naunton to hear all about Tutankhamun. Plus, Dan answers your questions on itches and electricity and explores the Poison Garden.

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Deadly Crustaceans & Snot and Slime from the Tumble podcast

Thought you knew everything there was to know about snot and slime? Think again! Dan is joined by the Tumble Podcast, another podcast about science, to learn all about it! Plus, it’s a busy studio, he’s also joined by Marina Ventura Climate…

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A Fun Kids Science Weekly Chemistry Special – Part 2

In the second part of the Science Weekly Chemistry Special, Dan hones in on precisely what makes an element, its history and its future – with the help of Chemistry experts of course!

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A Fun Kids Science Weekly Chemistry Special – Part 1

In the first part of the Fun Kids Science Weekly Chemistry Specials, Dan speaks to Hannah McDonald of The Biochemical Society, explores chemistry in the news this week plus is joined by Kareena, our Fun Kids Chemistry Expert!

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Saw-Scaled Vipers & Science + Nature with Dan Green

Dan is joined by Dan Green of Science + Nature Magazine to unpick the upcoming issue, which includes full moons affecting our behavior and mummification. Plus, he meets the snake responsible for most human deaths – the saw-scaled viper.

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A Fun Kids Science Weekly Social Science Special!

Being a human being is complicated! The way we act and think, and the things we do in our lives, can be affected in many different ways.  We’re finding out more with Dan in a sizzling new Science Weekly Special, as part of the ESRC Festival …

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Deadly Stinging Nettles & Vultures Being Sick

In this week’s episode, Dan’s chatting to Barry Fitzgerald, judge of the Young Imagineers competition, ahead of it closing, we’re learning about an evil stinging nettle that drives you mad, answering questions about eyes and vultures being sick, …

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Humanimals & Encephalitis Lethargica

Dan speaks to Christopher Lloyd, author of ‘Humanimal’, about some surprising similarities between “us and them”. Plus, Dan finds out how slime is made plus answers your questions on light bulbs and rockets.

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