Extra Scoops is a current-events based show for grade schoolers who want to learn about interesting people, places, and ideas. We help kids understand all the cool stuff that's happening in the world, and what it means to them. Host Andy Rosen is a journalist who has covered technology, breaking news, business and government at publications including the Boston Globe and The Baltimore Sun. The show is designed to familiarize kids with news reporting, but each episode deals with evergreen topics that kids can listen to anytime.
Primary Elections, Coronavirus, and Leap Day Babies
Have you been wondering when we'll find out who will run against Donald Trump? And what is this new disease that people have been talking about? We find out the answers, and we talk to kids who were born on Leap Day, Feb. 29. That means they only have a birthday once every four years!
Girl Scout Cookies, Lemonade, and Kids at Work
In this episode, we learn about all the ways kids are thinking about business, from opening lemonade stands to starting their own companies.
Foul shots, Deep Breaths, and Guts
In this episode, we learn about the silly ways that professional basketball players try to distract each other at the free throw line. We hear from kids who read the hit book "Guts" by Raina Telgemeier. And we get some advice about how to keep your cool.
Gingerbread Houses, Robot Dogs, and Christmas Eve
We visit with some kids who are learning from professional architects how to make the sturdiest, most impressive holiday cookie structures around. We also read about why some police officers are excited about using robot dogs to help with their jobs. And we hear a story about how some families open all their presents on the day before Christmas.
Turkey Calls, Impeachment, and Frozen 2
On this episode we talk to some kids who call turkeys, learn what's going on with impeachment, and finish with your Frozen 2 review!
Guitars, Video Games, and Headphones at School
On this episode we learn about guitars, talk to a friend who designs sound for video games, and hear from kids about using headphones in school.
I listened to the one about Covid 19 that came out a year ago it’s so funny because they are like “don’t worry, it will be over soon” but it just started ending and it has killed about 1.5 million people
Guess we are stopping?
MORE EPISODES ok bye