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The Week Junior Show takes you behind the scenes of the award-winning magazine for 8 to 14-year-olds. Each week, Bex from Fun Kids is joined by members of The Week Junior team to discuss their favourite stories, debate the week’s hot topic and discover whether the ‘Real or Rubbish?’ report is fake news or the real deal.

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The Week Junior Show takes you behind the scenes of the award-winning magazine for 8 to 14-year-olds. Each week, Bex from Fun Kids is joined by members of The Week Junior team to discuss their favourite stories, debate the week’s hot topic and discover whether the ‘Real or Rubbish?’ report is fake news or the real deal.

    Route out of lockdown and fishing cats

    Route out of lockdown and fishing cats

    Ben, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about cats that go fishing, why algae could hold the secrets to success for life on Mars, and the route out of lockdown. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about city living versus life in the countryside.

    Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode:

    Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk
    Popjam: @TheWeekJunior
    Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk

    Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this.

    The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.

    Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 33 min
    Mars rover landing and the end of physical money

    Mars rover landing and the end of physical money

    This week we’ll be talking about three missions to Mars, a surprising discovery at Stonehenge, and the latest political events in the US. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about money.

    We record The Week Junior Show from our homes every week. We had a little problem with the connection between everyone this week. Apologies if the audio quality isn't what you usually expect from us – we'll be back to normal next week.

    Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode:

    Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk
    Popjam: @TheWeekJunior
    Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk

    Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this.

    The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.

    Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 25 min
    Lunar New Year and Scottish rugby

    Lunar New Year and Scottish rugby

    This week, Flora, Kaye, Bex and Ciaran talk about Lunar New Year, sometimes called the Chinese New Year, a great week for Scotland’s rugby team, and the world’s smallest reptile. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about TV shows.

    Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode:

    Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk
    Popjam: @TheWeekJunior
    Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk

    Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this.

    The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.

    Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 27 min
    Large dino discovery and what's happening in Myanmar

    Large dino discovery and what's happening in Myanmar

    Ciaran, Michael, Vanessa and Bex talk about what could be the largest dinosaur ever found, a dramatic week in the Asian nation of Myanmar, and some very good dogs. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about travel...

    Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode:

    Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk
    Popjam: @TheWeekJunior
    Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk

    Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this.

    The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.

    Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min
    Historic space flights and fiction books

    Historic space flights and fiction books

    Electrifying animals, protests in Russia, and a historic spaceflight all feature in this week's episode. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about fiction books.

    Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode:

    Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk
    Popjam: @TheWeekJunior
    Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk

    Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this.

    The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine.

    Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 22 min
    Joe Biden becomes US President

    Joe Biden becomes US President

    This week we’ll be talking about some very clever monkeys, the new US President, and record-breaking mountaineers.

    Plus, we’ll be having a debate about athletes and the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode:

    Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk
    Popjam: @TheWeekJunior
    Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk

    Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this.

    The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine.

    Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 23 min

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