100 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! 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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    • Education for Kids
    • 4.6 • 700 Ratings

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.

    Glow-in-the-Dark Animals and Acid Rain!

    Glow-in-the-Dark Animals and Acid Rain!

    What planet has the deadliest weather? How does breathing work? Tom Iwanicki from Hawaii answers why some animals are bioluminescent and what that means!

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    • 23 min
    Artistic Artificial Intelligence and the Dangerous Daffodil!

    Artistic Artificial Intelligence and the Dangerous Daffodil!

    Ashley from OpenAI talks about DALLE who draws pictures from text, Why do Whales sing and where do rocks come from?

    Podcast art: AI's drawing of "a transistor radio with an aerial and analog dial on the surface of the moon with colorful planets in the background"

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    • 29 min
    The Most Deadly Shark and How Did the Dinosaurs Die?

    The Most Deadly Shark and How Did the Dinosaurs Die?

    How did the meteor wipe out the dinosaurs? Why do our phones vibrate? Design tips from Hannah Goldsmith Queen Elizabeth Prize of Engineering Trophy Competition Prizewinner, and what is the most deadliest shark to humans?

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    • 21 min
    The Deadly Irukandji Jellyfish and Dog Domestication with Maria Lahtinen!

    The Deadly Irukandji Jellyfish and Dog Domestication with Maria Lahtinen!

    We explore how dogs were domesticated with Maria Lahtinen and learn about the tiny and very venomous Irukandji Box Jellyfish!

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    • 23 min
    The Pineapples Deadly Cousin and The Internet Explained!

    The Pineapples Deadly Cousin and The Internet Explained!

    Dan is joined by internet expert Chris Woodford to answer all of your questions as well as learning how a rocket works and why farm animals should be terrified of the pineapples deadly cousin! 

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    • 24 min
    24 Planets Better for Life than Earth and the Fearsome Megladon!

    24 Planets Better for Life than Earth and the Fearsome Megladon!

    Dan is joined by astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch to chat about 24 planets better suited for life than earth as well as asking your own Science Questions!

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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
700 Ratings

700 Ratings

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Hi Dan, I love the show and here is my question, Why do trees have leaves? From Elias, aged 6.

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Why does the sun disappear? Is that bad for animals and humans? Thank you for the podcast. Cleo (4yo)

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