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Calling all kid inventors, creators, and out-of-the-box thinkers! Welcome to Penny & Luck: Inventing Stuff - a kids STEM podcast (+6yrs)


Did you know:

- a dentist invented cotton candy?

- a 16 year old designed the first trampoline inspired by a trip to the circus?

- water balloons were a waterproof sock invention gone wrong?

Tune in every Wednesday as we dive into a new Invention Question and share the zany, true ways they came to be! Check out the Penny & Luck Inventing Stuff episodes below & subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!

Penny & Luck: Inventing Stuff - a kids STEM podcast claire karwowski @ wowski media

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Calling all kid inventors, creators, and out-of-the-box thinkers! Welcome to Penny & Luck: Inventing Stuff - a kids STEM podcast (+6yrs)


Did you know:

- a dentist invented cotton candy?

- a 16 year old designed the first trampoline inspired by a trip to the circus?

- water balloons were a waterproof sock invention gone wrong?

Tune in every Wednesday as we dive into a new Invention Question and share the zany, true ways they came to be! Check out the Penny & Luck Inventing Stuff episodes below & subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!

    EP. 54 INVENTING THE RUBIKS CUBE

    EP. 54 INVENTING THE RUBIKS CUBE

    GEOMETRY! DESIGN! POETRY! What do these have in common? They are all part of the amazing story behind INVENTING the RUBIKS CUBE!

    For more on Erno Rubik's STEM resources for kids, families, and educators: www.rubeit.com

    Join our inventor team and be the first to know about our activities, events, partnerships, inventor store and more! Sign up on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠pennyandluck.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    Written + Produced by Claire Karwowski
    Sound Design by Igor Cujic

    • 12 min
    EP. 53 INVENTING SEEING EYE DOGS

    EP. 53 INVENTING SEEING EYE DOGS

    PUPPIES! SCHOOL! SWITZERLAND! What do these have in common? They are all part of the amazing story behind INVENTING SEEING EYE DOGS!

    It's the last week of Women's History Month and we're celebrating by telling the story of how Dorothy Harrison Eustis made history by making seeing eye dogs available for people in need all over the world.

    Join our inventor team and be the first to know about our activities, events, partnerships, inventor store and more! Sign up on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠pennyandluck.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    Written + Produced by Claire Karwowski
    Sound Design by Igor Cujic

    • 15 min
    EP. 52 INVENTING with the SUN QUEEN

    EP. 52 INVENTING with the SUN QUEEN

    This is the story of the SUN QUEEN and chemical physicist in MARIA TELKES. In this episode you will find lots on solar and girl power! Booyah!
    Join our inventor team and be the first to know about our activities, events, partnerships, inventor store and more! Sign up on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠pennyandluck.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    Written + Produced by Claire Karwowski
    Sound Design by Igor Cujic

    • 13 min
    EP. 51 INVENTING HOT AIR BALLOONS

    EP. 51 INVENTING HOT AIR BALLOONS

    FIREWORKS! PHYSICS! SUFFRAGETTES! What do these have in common? They are all part of the amazing science and history behind INVENTING HOT AIR BALLOONS!



    It's the 2nd week of Women's History Month and we're celebrating by telling the story of how history making aeronauts Sophie Blanchard, Nellie Thurston, and Muriel Matters changed the world by flying high above it.


    Join our inventor team and be the first to know about our activities, events, partnerships, inventor store and more! Sign up on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠pennyandluck.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    Written + Produced by Claire Karwowski
    Sound Design by Igor Cujic

    • 14 min
    EP. 50 INVENTING GIRL SCOUTS

    EP. 50 INVENTING GIRL SCOUTS

    ROCKET SHIPS! COMMUNITY SERVICE! COOKIES! What do these have in common? They are all part of the amazing science and history behind inventing THE GIRL SCOUTS!



    It's the first week of Women's History Month and we're kicking it off by telling the story of how Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low invented the GIRL SCOUTS.



    Below you'll find free Girl Scout activities.



    Girl Scout Tree Promise: https://bit.ly/49EfRvU

    Build a LEGO® Community: https://bit.ly/4a1E2UW

    Design a Vehicle To Help Someone: https://bit.ly/3wHrW4S


    Join our inventor team and be the first to know about our activities, events, partnerships, inventor store and more! Sign up on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠pennyandluck.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    Written + Produced by Claire Karwowski
    Sound Design by Igor Cujic

    Photo: Girl Scouts of the USA / Fox News

    • 13 min
    EP. 49 INVENTING BREAKING

    EP. 49 INVENTING BREAKING

    DANCE BATTLES! HIP HOP! PHYSICS! What do these have in common? They are all part of the amazing science and history behind inventing the world famous dance: BREAKING!

    Join our inventor team and be the first to know about our activities, events, partnerships, inventor store and more! Sign up on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠pennyandluck.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

    Written + Produced by Claire Karwowski
    Sound Design by Igor Cujic

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

YAC mama ,

Excellent!

This series in incredible! The creativity of the concepts and quality of the storytelling make this captivating for children of all ages. Highly recommend!

Harvardcampus ,

Inspires creativity!

What a fun podcast! I love that it inspires kids/teens to ask questions and dive into research to answer them. The bat episode was especially fun and engaging. Plus the sound quality is super high, which matters a lot when listening to podcast! Worth a listen!!

emb11111 ,

Brilliant!

Brilliant podcast for young minds!

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