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 (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!

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

    Camilla Nichol on Antartica & Strange Matter

    Camilla Nichol on Antartica & Strange Matter

    Dan is joined by Camilla Nichol to learn about the first sighting of Antarctica. Plus, how deadly is dark matter?

    • 26 min
    Adventurer Ben Fogle & The Oleander Plant

    Adventurer Ben Fogle & The Oleander Plant

    Dan is joined by world adventurer Ben Fogle who's celebrating children who create zero emissions on their way to school. Plus, here's why you need to watch out for the oleander plant ...

    • 31 min
    UK Space Agency's Libby Jackson & Could Your Dog Poison You?

    UK Space Agency's Libby Jackson & Could Your Dog Poison You?

    Dan is joined by Science Weekly alumni, Libby Jackson! She is answering one of YOUR questions! Plus, is it really that harmless to let your dog lick your face?

    • 27 min
    Lucy Hawking Answers Your Questions & The Kola Superdeep Borehole

    Lucy Hawking Answers Your Questions & The Kola Superdeep Borehole

    Dan is joined in the studio by scientific royalty, Lucy Hawking! He hears all about her brand new book and she answers your questions. Plus, imagine drilling deep enough into the core you can peer in?

    • 33 min
    The Science of Trees and a Parasitic Worm

    The Science of Trees and a Parasitic Worm

    This week on the Fun Kids Science Weekly, Dan is joined by tree specialist Dr. Kieron Doick to hear all about how trees help the planet. Plus, Dan answers your questions, we learn about a worm that wiggles its way from your insides out, and we're joined by Techno Mum and head to Deep Space High. 

     

     

    • 26 min
    Australian Bushfires and The Terror of Silence

    Australian Bushfires and The Terror of Silence

    Dan is back for 2020 on the Fun Kids Science Weekly; he's joined by Dr. Colin Beale to learn more about how animals react to wildfires. Plus, he explores Orfield Laboratory with the most silent room in the world (it's so silent even your ears make noise!)

    • 26 min

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