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 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.

Adam Kay Answers YOUR Body Questions and A Movie in Space!

The longest fart on record, the grossest creature on Dangerous Dan and how a movie filmed in space is going to be made! All this and more on this weeks Science Weekly!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Could Humans Be Venomous?

Agneesh Barua tells us how humans could be venomous, why is the sea colder the deeper you go and could we survive without any animals on the planet? All on this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Crash Landing Rockets and Unbelievable Fun Facts with Kate Hale!

What was the first animal to be extinct? Why are bubbles white in the bath? One of the largest and deadliest birds that has ever lived and some amazing facts with professional fun fact finder Kate Hale!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Real Life Devil-Snare and How Our Brains Work with Betina Ip!

Neuroscientist Betina Ip tells us how the brain works, we learn why our teeth are so strong and why we can’t see air! This week we learn about a dangerous plant that was the inspiration for Devil-Snare in the Wizarding World and some of the latest scie…

Why is the Platypus so Dangerous and Eco-Friendly-Football with Dale Vince

Why don’t birds get electrocuted on wires? How do fish see so deep in the ocean? Photographing the Mars Rover with a helicopter and learning how to make football carbon free, all on this Science Weekly Podcast!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in…

A New Dinosaur Just Dropped and The BIGGEST Snake in History!

13 year old inventor Dylan Sandy joins us this week to make smart watches even smarter! Why do we vomit on rollercoasters? Learn about a drone on Mars and a new type of dinosaur that has been discovered!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Why Can’t We Look at an Eclipse and Saving the Turtles!

Learn about the deadliest island, how do we hear songs, why the seals are returning to the UK and Environmentalist Ashwika Kapur!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.