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Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere.

Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also a little bit deadly!

If you like this, you can listen to Dan on Fun Kids Radio (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at https://www.funkidslive.com.

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Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere.

Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also a little bit deadly!

If you like this, you can listen to Dan on Fun Kids Radio (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at https://www.funkidslive.com.

    What does Starlight teach us?

    What does Starlight teach us?

    Why do we get pins and needles? What is cardboard made of? Louise Devoy from the Royal Observatory joins us to chat all about space, time and what we can learn from starlight on this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly!

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    • 30 min
    Dan chats to SUPER-REALO James Young!

    Dan chats to SUPER-REALO James Young!

    Ever wondered how time works? Dan speaks to one of the STEM Superealos James Young about a competition challenging YOU to design their own superhero gadget that can make a positive impact on the world around them. The winner will have a real-life prototype of their gadget made and be transposed into the comic strip.

     

    To find out more about this year’s Engineer a Better World campaign, download the full Super-Realoes report and for information on how to enter the IET’s Super-Realoes competition visit: www.engineer-a-better-world.org.

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    • 26 min
    How Far Did Mammoths Walk?

    How Far Did Mammoths Walk?

    Do birds pee? How does the heart work? Dan chats to Matthew Wooler in Alaska to learn all about the lifecycle of a mammoth and what we can learn from just looking at their trunk! If you have a science question you want answering! Get in touch at funkidslive.com!

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    • 30 min
    Astronaut Tim Peake answers YOUR Science Questions!

    Astronaut Tim Peake answers YOUR Science Questions!

    How does our voice work? What plant stings worse than a stinging nettle? Astronaut and author Tim Peake joins us to answer YOUR questions about space!

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    • 29 min
    Why do we have freckles? And the Dangerous Blister Beetle!

    Why do we have freckles? And the Dangerous Blister Beetle!

    Why do we have freckles? What gives the Blister Beetle its name? We hear on what in music makes us groove and answer your science questions on this weeks Fun Kids Science Weekly!

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    • 26 min
    Why Does Cheese Give Us Nightmares?

    Why Does Cheese Give Us Nightmares?

    Why are we seeing more spiders? How do touch screens work? Author of Everything Under the Sun and QI Elf Molly Oldfield joins us on the podcast to uncover the answers to some amazing science questions and we learn all about the deadliest and cutest creature there is!

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    • 25 min

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