26 episodes

Emma and Xavier are 11 year old twins who wanted to create a podcast for kids, by kids. They thought podcasting would give them the chance to explore their interests in a different way. On Curious Conversations Emma and Xavier are excited to have conversations with adults and kids from all walks of life to learn about their passions and what inspires them.What qualifies them to host a podcast? Well first, Emma and Xavier love to ask questions! They also have over a decade of experience being kids and having a point of view on many topics. Emma and Xavier hope you will join them on their journey. They know it will be interesting because hearing people’s stories and passions is never boring, and they know it will be fun because they are going to work hard to make it that way.

Curious Conversations: A Podcast for Kids by Kids Emma and Xavier

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Emma and Xavier are 11 year old twins who wanted to create a podcast for kids, by kids. They thought podcasting would give them the chance to explore their interests in a different way. On Curious Conversations Emma and Xavier are excited to have conversations with adults and kids from all walks of life to learn about their passions and what inspires them.What qualifies them to host a podcast? Well first, Emma and Xavier love to ask questions! They also have over a decade of experience being kids and having a point of view on many topics. Emma and Xavier hope you will join them on their journey. They know it will be interesting because hearing people’s stories and passions is never boring, and they know it will be fun because they are going to work hard to make it that way.

    Skate Like a Girl with Laura McIntosh

    Skate Like a Girl with Laura McIntosh

    If you love hockey you won’t want to miss this episode. Today we talk with Laura McIntosh, owner of L.McIntosh Hockey School and head coach of the PWHPA’s Team Sonnet. Join us as we hear about Laura’s hockey experiences, from playing boys minor hockey to playing U18 and U22 for Team Canada and playing Division 1 hockey for Ohio State University. 
    Laura retired as a player after winning the 2018-2019 Clarkson Cup and started coaching. Her passion now is to grow and develop female hockey players and she works with hockey players who are just starting out, professional players and all the players in between. Laura shares her stories of coaching and inspiring both young girls in minor hockey through her hockey school and professional hockey players as head coach of Team Sonnet. 
    Click here to find more information about L.McIntosh Hockey School.
    Here are some of the fun things we talked about in our conversation today and where you can find them in this episode.

    11:17 - All about L.McIntosh Hockey School

    12:50 - PWHPA and Team Sonnet

    16:22 - Winning the Clarkson Cup

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    Twitter: @Curious_Convos

    Instagram: @curious__convos

    • 33 min
    Black Holes, Stars, Earth and Mars with Sean Raymond

    Black Holes, Stars, Earth and Mars with Sean Raymond

    Do you love outer space? Have you ever wondered where the Earth’s water comes from or how planets die? These are just some of the questions we ask our guest today, Sean Raymond. 
    Sean is a science fiction-loving astrophysicist who likes blending imagination with science. Sean received his Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Washington, Seattle and is currently living in Bordeaux, France doing research at the Observatoire de Bordeaux. Today we learn more about what an astrophysicist does. Here is a hint, one of the most important parts of his job is asking questions. 
    We even learn what the Vomit Comet is and for fun we throw in a little conversation about ultimate frisbee.
    Sean is also an authour and recently published a book of Dr. Seuss-style astronomy poems which helps all of us who are not astrophysicists understand the universe a little bit better. 
    Click here to learn more about Sean on his website.
    Click here to buy his book: Black Holes, Stars, Earth and Mars: Astronomy Poems For All Ages

    Here are some of the fun things we talked about in our conversation today and where you can find them in this episode.

    6:00 - Sean reads us his latest poem called A Flock of Free Floaters
    9:53 - We hear all about how Sean wrote his book called Black Holes, Stars, Earth and Mars: Astronomy Poems For All Ages. The illustrations were done by his son Owen and the introduction is written by Neil deGrassTyson.
    14:19 - We have a fun chat about Star Wars!
    15:04 - Where does Earth’s water come from?
    19:26 - How do planets die?
    20:46 - Can moons have their own moons?
    24:18 - The Vomit Comet
    25:05 - Ultimate FrisbeeConnect with us!

    kidsconversations@gmail.com

    Twitter: @Curious_Convos

    Instagram: @curious__convos

    • 32 min
    BONUS: Curious Kids with Rori H.

    BONUS: Curious Kids with Rori H.

    Snakes, dogs, axolotls oh my! On today's bonus episode of Curious Kids we welcome Rori H., she is 10 years old and in Grade 5. We talk about Rori's love of reptiles, playing basketball, eating oysters, action movies and more.

    On Curious Kids we want to talk to kids and we want to hear what they have to say. As long as you are a kid you can join us. Our definition of kid is pretty open, kids, tweens, teens, everyone is welcome and we know everyone has a story to tell. We can’t wait to have some great conversations with some awesome kids!

    Do you want to be on Curious Kids? We would love to meet you! If you would like to be a part of our new segment just connect with us through email or social media. We can’t wait to meet you!
    kidsconversations@gmail.com
    Twitter: @Curious_Convos

    Instagram: @curious__convos

    • 14 min
    Welcome Mr. Clark

    Welcome Mr. Clark

    On today's episode we welcome Ron Clark, not only to our podcast but also to our school. Mr. Clark is the new Lower School Director at St. John's Kilmarnock School. He has taught lots of places and he talks about teaching in Calgary, Alberta, Brazil and what it is like to be back in Ontario. Mr. Clark is also a swimmer and tells us great stories about success and adversity as an elite swimmer. We hope you enjoy getting to know Mr. Clark as much as we did.

    Here are some of the fun things we talked about in our conversation today and where you can find them in this episode.

    1:50 - All about St. John's Kilmarnock School

    3:54 - Rundle College

    15:19 - What is Mr. Clark reading?

    17:55 - What is the International Baccalaureate?

    Connect with us!

    kidsconversations@gmail.com

    Twitter: @Curious_Convos

    Instagram: @curious__convos

    • 27 min
    BONUS: Curious Kids with Margo M.

    BONUS: Curious Kids with Margo M.

    On today's bonus episode of Curious Kids we welcome Margo M., she is 11 years old and we all go to school together. We had a great chat about hockey, saving frogs and what Margo's future job and boyfriend might be! 

    On Curious Kids we want to talk to kids and we want to hear what they have to say. As long as you are a kid you can join us. Our definition of kid is pretty open, kids, tweens, teens, everyone is welcome and we know everyone has a story to tell. We can’t wait to have some great conversations with some awesome kids!

    Do you want to be on Curious Kids? We would love to meet you! If you would like to be a part of our new segment just connect with us through email or social media. We can’t wait to meet you!
    kidsconversations@gmail.com
    Twitter: @Curious_Convos

    Instagram: @curious__convos

    • 13 min
    2 Minutes for Podcasting with Garrett Rank

    2 Minutes for Podcasting with Garrett Rank

    On today’s episode we talk with NHL referee Garrett Rank. We caught up with Garrett just before the start of the 2021-2022 NHL season. Garrett has been an NHL official since 2016 and is from Elmira, Ontario.
    Garrett played hockey like most Canadian kids but officiating has also been a big part of his hockey journey. Garrett’s Dad introduced him to officiating and he started refereeing minor hockey as a teenager. During the summers Garrett works on his other passion, golf. 
    Join us as we get a peek behind the scenes of an NHL game and we hear what it’s like to compete in the US Open. Garrett tells us some great stories and we get a lot of our questions answered.

    Here are some of the fun things we talked about in our conversation today and where you can find them in this episode.

    7:05 - How do you become an NHL Official?
    9:46 - What happens before, during and after the game?
    13:30 - Golf and the US Open
    15:13 - Golfing with Micheal Jordan

    Connect with us!

    kidsconversations@gmail.com

    Twitter: @Curious_Convos

    Instagram: @curious__convos

    • 26 min

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