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

How is Lightning Affecting the Edge of Space?

Why do we get car sick? How are bee’s fighting back wasps with heated balls and what is the future of space travel looking like?
 
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What does fossilised DINOSAUR POO teach us about the past?

Ever wondered why don’t we get pins and needles in our sleep? Plus, Martin Qvarnström joins Dan to chat about what bugs in fossilised dino poop are teaching us! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Danger Of Anteaters & Are Computers Capable Of Sarcasm?

If you thought anteaters were a danger just to ants, then this podcast will prove you wrong … Plus, we’re joined by a super computer expert about sarcasm!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Let’s Meet A Venom-Stealing Snake & A Plastic-Eating Enzyme

Dan comes face-to-face with the snake that pickpockets its poison. Plus, he is joined by Amy Griffin of Diamond – what can actually eat plastic?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Why Did Medieval People Have So Many Bunions?

What is sick made of? Some amazing discoveries in space and one of the deadliest prehistoric creatures is uncovered in this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Science is a Superpower with Dr William Haseltine!

Is toothpaste a solid or a liquid? Can we learn in our sleep? Learn all about the density of the dangerous Pulsar and the incredible age of the Dinosaurs in this weeks Science Weekly!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A New Sense for Dogs and What is Sweat?

What is snot for? A rare bird has been spotted again! And Anna Balint chats to us about an extra sense that dogs have! All on this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What Are Bones Made From and Code Ninjas!

A parasite that is deadly to rodents, why do plants need water and Ardavan from Code Ninjas chats about their Grand Opening on July 10th at the Wylloytts Centre!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Tree Farts and a Special Announcement!

Why do trees fart and what is it doing to the climate? What are butterfly wings made out of? An extremely dangerous ancient shark and a plane in space?! All of this on this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.