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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 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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    • 4.5 • 337 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.

    The Amazing Science Behind Spiders Webs!

    The Amazing Science Behind Spiders Webs!

    Andrew Gordus joins Dan for this week's Science Weekly podcast talking about the amazing science behind spiders webs and why they weave them. We catch up with Sidney McSprocket who is teaching us about Great British Scientists - this week its Harrison and Oluwaseyi Sosanya. Whilst the hottest ocean are the subject of Dangerous Dan. In Kareena's Chemistry we find out about climate change and how you can help. Plus in Science in the News, Dan talks about why scientists are examining ice and what it will tell us about the potential to get people back to the moon! 

     

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    • 26 min
    How does the Assassin Bug calm its prey?

    How does the Assassin Bug calm its prey?

    Anne Wignall joins Dan for this week's Science Weekly podcast talking about the history and importants of the assassin bug and how it uses taps to calm its prey. We catch up with Sidney McSprockett who's teaching us about great british scientists, this week its Babbage, Lovelace and Berners Lee. In Karina's Chemistry we find out about how we can help save the environment. Plus in Science in the News, Dan talks about a new small but mighty satellite that spots deforestation!

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    • 27 min
    Talking with Prime Minister Boris Johnson!

    Talking with Prime Minister Boris Johnson!

    Science in the news this week is the biggest news from the last month from one of the most important people - we speak to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson about COP26.

    Also this week we answer more of your questions, Sir Sidney McSprocket joins us to tell us about a Great British Mind, we find out about ducklings and K-Mistry is exploring about chemistry and climate!

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    • 25 min
    A fish with human teeth and seaweed eating cows!

    A fish with human teeth and seaweed eating cows!

    This week we have so many friends joining us from Maddie Moate to Professor Hallux and even Techno Mum!

    Plus we've got questions about clouds and ears, cows are in the news because Morrisons are feeding them seaweed to help fight climate change and COP-26 is finishing up.

    Maddie Moate's new book is called Stuff: Eco-Stories of Everyday Stuff, listen to hear tell Dan about her travels and how the book came together.

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    • 24 min
    What is COP26? And We've Found a New Planet!

    What is COP26? And We've Found a New Planet!

    Friend of the show and amazing author Christopher Lloyd joins us to teach us all about COP26 and how we can be more sustainable in our daily lives to help fight climate change.

    We catch up with Professor Hallux who's building a human body and today its all about noses! Whilst a sea scorpion the size of a dog is the subject of Dangerous Dan.

    In TechnoMum we find out about mechanical engineering and how you could be the next great inventor.

    Plus in Science in the News, Dan talk about the COP26 climate summit, a new planet that we have discovered and how the launch of Koreas first rocket went!

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    • 27 min
    A Business Park in Space?

    A Business Park in Space?

    Michelle Hicks, rollercoaster engineer and founder of Firefly Creations, joins Dan for this week's Science Weekly podcast talking about the science behind rollercoasters!

    We catch up with Professor Hallux who's building a human body and today is working on the teeth, whilst a pretty pink mantis is the subject of Dangerous Dan.

    In TechnoMum we find out about mechanical engineering and how you could be the next great inventor.

    Plus in Science in the News, Dan talks about the first expedition of the RSS David Attenborough, a failed search for a key part of the universe and why Jeff Bezos is planning to create hotels in space!

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    • 32 min

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