101 episodes

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!

The 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!

You can listen to Dan on Fun Kids (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at 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!

The 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!

You can listen to Dan on Fun Kids (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Chimpanzees walk in sync?!

    Chimpanzees walk in sync?!

    Guess what? It's time for another week's Fun Kids Science Weekly! In this episode, Dan talks to Dr Manon Schweinfurth about her research on chimpanzees and how, like us human beings, they naturally match each other's walking pace! 

    Science in the News reveals where to catch a glimpse of the world's largest known animal to ever walk the Earth, and the latest update on a Mars rover going to the moon! 

    Curious Kate gives us the scoop on all things water powered, and Amy's Aviation compares the roles of pilots and astronauts! Space enthusiasts, rejoice! 
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    What could an eco-friendly Earth look like?

    What could an eco-friendly Earth look like?

    This week in Science Weekly, Dan talks to Planetari founder Cindy Forde about climate change and the future of an eco-friendly Earth. Her new book, Bright New World, outlines some of the creative ways we can help the planet! 

    In Science in the News, we discover the link between a meteorite in Gloucestershire and our oceans! Your questions are answered - why is one of our planets rotating CLOCKWISE?! Amy's Aviation imagines a world without planes, and Curious Kate talks about all things solar! Get comfy and get listening! 
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    • 25 min
    Why do sea birds fly TOWARDS a storm?!

    Why do sea birds fly TOWARDS a storm?!

    In this episode of the Fun Kids Science Weekly, Dan talks to bird expert Emily Shepard from the University of Swansea to find out more about how our airborne friends stay safe during extreme weather conditions!

    In Science in the News we discover that rats know how to boogie, and Dan answers your most burning questions - what makes up the veggies we eat, anyway? Amy from Amy's Aviation talks space travel, and Curious Kate gives us an insight in light! Find that out and more in this week's show!
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    • 27 min
    This is the Fun Kids Science Weekly

    This is the Fun Kids Science Weekly

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    BONUS EPISODE: Dan answers your questions – Stones, ear defenders, carrots and breathing

    BONUS EPISODE: Dan answers your questions – Stones, ear defenders, carrots and breathing

    Dan’s answering your episodes right now in a bonus episode of Fun Kids Science Weekly!

    We’re find out all about why different types of stones exist, plus discovering stories about ear defenders and uncovering a mystery behind breathing!

    What treasures are in our sewage?

    What treasures are in our sewage?

    In Science in the News we find out the latest news where an old train got an eco friendly renovation and Igor Klymenko chats to us about his fantastic invention that detects land mines! 

    We have a new series on the show this week called Curious Kate, where we find out all about what electricity is. And as always we are joined by Amy to hear all about alternative fuels when it comes to flying! 

    It's getting spicy with the California Reaper as the subject of this weeks dangerous Dan and we hear from you and answer your science questions.
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    • 27 min

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