The Fun Kids Science Weekly

Hosted ByDan Simpson

Dan from Fun Kids takes a look at the week’s biggest science stories. There’s also some amazing special guests, episodes from our favourite science series, and top experts answering all your science-related questions!

Science has got to be one of the coolest subjects around… there’s so many amazing things to discover, from terrifying triceratops to gigantic galaxies!

So if you love everything science as much as we do, check out the Fun Kids Science Weekly! In each episode, Dan from Fun Kids takes a look at the week’s biggest science stories. There’s also some amazing special guests, episodes from our favourite science series, and top experts answering all your science-related questions!

The Fun Kids Science Weekly is the flagship podcast from the children’s radio station Fun Kids, with over 50,000 downloads each month.

Starting in 2017, the podcast has produced over 100 episodes and has been the recipient of two nominations at the British Podcast Awards in both the Kids & Family and the Radio categories.

The podcast has been popular with advertisers with campaigns for ITV, Learning Resources, Drayton Manor and Young Imagineers.

ITV’s campaign was for its Thunderbirds Are Go franchise and consisted of bumpers, adverts and content from the Thunderbirds characters. Here’s the sponsor credit.

For Drayton Manor we amplified their sponsorship by running promotion on Fun Kids Radio and on the podcast network:


All Episodes

What is the Fun Kids Science Weekly?

The Fun Kids Science Weekly is the top science podcast for kids. Every Saturday, Dan from Fun Kids walks us through some of the coolest stuff in the world of science, chats to experts at the top of their game, and we hear what some popular Fun Kids cha…

Why is the Sun SO Hot and How Clean Air Makes Us Smarter with Larissa Lockwood!

In this weeks Science Weekly we learn how Clean Air can make us smarter and remember more with our guest Larissa Lockwood as well as answering your Science Questions!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Worlds Largest Snake and Known Unknowns with Christopher Lloyd!

In this weeks Science Weekly Dan is joined by author of the Britannica All New Childrens Encylopedia, Christopher Lloyd to talk all about facts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Life in Space with Dara Ó Briain and The Worlds Deadliest Crossing!

This week Dara Ó Briain joins Dan to discuss life in space as well as answering some of your scientific questions! We delve into the world of the Dinosaurs and learn about the Worlds Deadliest Crossing!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf…

The Pandemic Pathology Special!

This Special Edition of Science Weekly is all about Pandemic Pathology! We speak to scientists Dr Rachel Wheeler and Dr Guiseppe Pichierri to learn more about viruses and the impact that they have on our bodies!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…

Dinosaurs in the UK with Dino Expert Cindy Howells!

In this weeks Science Weekly we speak to Cindy Howells who has found Dinosaur Footprints on the beaches of Penarth in Wales. 
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The Acidic Bombardier Beetle and the Power of Seaweed with Olavur Gregersen!

In this weeks Science Weekly we learn about the power of Seaweed with the director of Ocean Rainforest, Olavur Gregersen! We also answer your Science questions and hear about Wildlife Photographer of the year!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf…

The Worlds Best Hunters and Dr. Tammo Reichgelt on Mummified Plants!

In this weeks Science Weekly we learn about the worlds best hunters, we visit the age of the dinosaurs and speak to Dr Tammo Reichgelt who has found some mummified leaves that can tell us the future of the planet!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy…

The Biggest Flying Creature EVER and Ethical Hacker Rupert Goodwins!

On this week Science Weekly we talk to ethical hacker Rupert Goodwins about The Big Data Show as well as learning how maple trees can save us from the sun as well as answering your science questions!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.