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:
Dan is joined by Dr Zoë Randle from the Butterfly Conservation to hear how you can take part in the future of butterflies in the UK! Plus, imagine a predator that is successful in its hunts every other time …
Dan is joined by Benjamin Burger, who has recently introduced a robotic research assistant into his laboratory; we hear how it’s going so far. Plus, is it possible the myth of the kraken is actually rooted in truth?
Dan is joined by Dr. Martin Bencsik whose research on bee language means he’s been able to pick out specific sounds and translate them! Plus, Dan inducts the largest spider on earth onto the Dangerous Dan list.
In a double guest special, Dan is joined by the authors of ‘Shark Super Powers’, Jillian Morris and Duncan Brake – we bet you didn’t know what made these creatures so special! Plus, author of ‘Martian Blood’ John Pahl to hear how feasible it really is …