112 episodes

A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.

Short & Curly ABC Radio

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6 • 349 Ratings

A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.

    Should we ban homework

    Should we ban homework

    It's one of the most requested topics ever – homework! Nobody loves doing it, but is it something we should do or not? Molly and Carl find out whether teachers should be allowed to give you work to do outside of school time.

    Brain Trust — Casuarina Street Primary School, Katherine: Bruno, Leilani, Eloise Lawson, Lexi, Kodah

    • 22 min
    Should you be punished for something you did a long time ago?

    Should you be punished for something you did a long time ago?

    Molly has a confession to make. In her youth, she was a famous cat burglar, who stole precious jewellery and never got caught! But now as an elderly woman, justice has caught up with her. But if her crimes were a long time ago and she's changed a lot since then, should she still be punished?

    Brains Trust – Anula Primary School, Darwin: Maggie, Feranmi, Leo, Oli, Esha, Marjorie

    • 24 min
    The backyard chicken dilemma

    The backyard chicken dilemma

    Short & Curly listener Tabitha thought it would be great to get some backyard chickens. Delicious, fresh eggs every morning and cute birds to name and look after. But in reality, it wasn't so easy. Like, what happens when the chickens get older and stop laying eggs? Is it okay to kill them and replace them with younger chicks who will lay eggs?

    Brains Trust – Anula Primary School, Darwin: Maggie, Feranmi, Leo, Oli, Esha, Marjorie

    • 24 min
    Is it okay to yell at a robot?

    Is it okay to yell at a robot?

    Have you ever found yourself being rude to a smart speaker because it doesn’t understand you? As robots get better and smarter and more human-like, how should we treat them? Does it matter if we act badly towards something that isn’t even human?  




    Brain Trust - Casuarina Street Primary School, Katherine: Riley, Mahlia, Milo, Clay, Angus, Ava 

    • 23 min
    Is envy always a bad thing? 

    Is envy always a bad thing? 

    If you've seen the movie The Lion King, you'll know that envy and jealousy play a big part in the story. Scar's envy of his brother King Mufasa takes him down a very dark and murderous path. But is envy always a bag thing? Is it wrong to really, really want something someone else has?

    Brain Trust — Casuarina Street Primary School, Katherine: Bruno, Leilani, Eloise Lawson, Lexi, Kodah

    • 20 min
    How to win an argument with your parents

    How to win an argument with your parents

    Have you ever been trying to convince your parents of something and just ended up crying, yelling or storming off to sulk in your room? Grown-ups might be bigger than you, they might have more power than you, and they might even be wiser than you, but that doesn’t mean you can't beat your parents in a good fair argument. And even if you still don’t win, learning to argue in a way that’s good for everyone is a really handy skill to have. 

     

    Brains Trust: Lyneham Primary School: Neve, Ashwyn, Alice, Ava, Sammy  

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
349 Ratings

349 Ratings

Walph ,

I love but make more vids

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Why can only adults have a job

Please could you do a podcast about why only adults are aloud to have a job because I think it’s unfair that I have to wait to get a job. Pls thanks on making new podcasts 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

£+*('udes ,

pls make lots more videos!!

pls make more harry potter episodes about Umbrige!

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