60 episodes

REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach. A co-production between Soundsington Media and Sandy Marshall. Recommended for ages 8+

REACH A Space Podcast for Kids Soundsington Media

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6 • 107 Ratings

REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach. A co-production between Soundsington Media and Sandy Marshall. Recommended for ages 8+

    The REACH Guide to the Total Solar Eclipse

    The REACH Guide to the Total Solar Eclipse

    On April 8, 2024 we will experience a Total Solar Eclipse. What exactly is an eclipse? Who will get to see it? How can you safely view? What if you aren't in the path of totality? You've got questions, we've got answers with the amazing Dr. Marin M. Anderson, Research Scientist, NASA JPL. All that and more on The REACH Guide to the Total Solar Eclipse
     
    Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien 
    Written, Produced, and Edited by Nate DuFort, a Solar System Ambassador for NASA JPL
    Music composed by: Jesse Case
    Logo by: Steven Lyons
    REACH was Co-Created by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall 
     
    Special thanks to Dr. Marin M. Anderson, Research Scientist, Astrophysicist, Radio Astronomer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Learn more about Dr. Anderson's work with the Golden Apple Valley Radio Telescope (GAVRT):
    https://gavrt.lewiscenter.org/
    https://science.nasa.gov/solar-system/skywatching/ride-the-wave-of-radio-astronomy-during-the-solar-eclipse/
    And a terrific NASA Eclipse discussion with Dr. Anderson (fall 2023): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lKYm6QBE-Q

    We’d also like to offer a special thanks to REACH co-creator and Public Engagement Specialist at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Sandy Marshall.

    Additional Eclipse Resources:
    NASA's Watch Live - 2024 Total Solar Eclipse
    Join NASA experts on April 8, 2024, for a broadcast of the total solar eclipse.
    Want to see more? Tune in to the streams at the link for telescope live feeds of the total solar eclipse across the path, a broadcast in Spanish, and a live stream of sounding rockets launching during the eclipse.
    https://science.nasa.gov/eclipses/future-eclipses/eclipse-2024/live

    How Can You Tell If Your Eclipse Glasses or Handheld Solar Viewers Are Safe?
    https://eclipse.aas.org/eye-safety/how-to-tell-if-viewers-are-safe

    What is an Eclipse? from NASA's Space Place:
    https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/eclipses/en/

    Solar Science with the Peanuts Gang!
    Explore brand new solar science activities and resources created for students ages 4–13 and available in 11 languages: 
    https://ymiclassroom.com/lesson-plans/peanutseclipse/


    Want more REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids?
    You can find REACH on X, Instagram, and TikTok or at www.ReachThePodcast.com
    REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to www.soundsingtonmedia.com

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    • 10 min
    Introducing: KOALA SHINE - Spike The Space Ball ⚾️☄️

    Introducing: KOALA SHINE - Spike The Space Ball ⚾️☄️

    While we're gearing up for all new episodes of REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids, we thought it would be a blast to share an episode of a podcast from some of our friends. This week we are over the moon to present Koala Shine and an episode we think younger space fans will love. Give it a listen!
    Koala Shine is a mindful adventure show for kids, with stories taking us all over the globe and even out of this world! In every episode, you'll learn something new, with cool facts and jokes, topsy-turvy tales and even the opportunity for you to be on the pod too. Koala Shine is meaningful, mindful entertainment for developing brains, with not a screen in sight! Hit ‘follow’ so you never miss an episode, and subscribe to Koala Shine+ for ad-free, uninterrupted adventures! https://koalashine.supercast.com/ 


    You can find REACH on Twitter and Instagram or at www.ReachThePodcast.com
    REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to www.soundsingtonmedia.com
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    • 19 min
    REACH x Koko Sleep: Hector & Sunny in Space 🐶🚀

    REACH x Koko Sleep: Hector & Sunny in Space 🐶🚀

    Tonight's episode is pretty special! We've teamed up with an amazing podcast called Koko Sleep, to send the lucky pups Hector & Sunny into space! Brian and Meredith will be appearing to Hector and Sunny in a dream, and taking them on a space tour. So, put your astronaut helmets on and prepare for take-off! 

    Want even more original bedtime stories & sleep meditations for kids? Subscribe to Koko Sleep wherever you listen to podcasts and start listening for free tonight. Just search Koko Sleep on your favorite podcast app & make bedtimes a dream.

    Join Koko Club Today! 🐨👑 Enjoy ad-free listening, 4 bonus stories a month and submit story requests! Your support makes this show possible. https://kokosleep.supercast.com

    If you or your kids love Koko Sleep, please leave us a review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    How are we doing with Koko Sleep? Let us know! 
    Follow us on Instagram to stay up to date with all podcast news, share feedback and meet your host Abbe Opher
    You can now listen to Koko Sleep on Youtube! Click here to see the latest videos 📺
    Support our little podcast- join Sleepiest Plus for access to extra special bonus episodes ✨

    About Koko Sleep 🐨

    Koko Sleep is a podcast of original children's bedtime stories and sleep meditations for kids, designed to make bedtime a dream. So if you are a tired parent, innovative teacher, wise babysitter or curious kiddo then you’re in the right place. 
    Hosted by Abbe Opher 🎙, possibly the world’s biggest fan of bedtime stories, and released every Monday and Wednesday, Koko Sleep has been designed to help children fall asleep faster than ever! So you can win back a little ‘me’ time. 
    Throughout the series, the magical sleep meditations & short stories will be delivered in a relaxed audiobook style, with calming sleep music. Your little ones will get to know the inhabitants of sleepy forest, and the creatures they meet in their adventures- Koko the Koala, Karma the Llama, and Disco the Dancing Dragon to name a few. They’ll also hear other relaxing stories about children with magic powers, mystical beings and faraway places. 

    Narrator 🎙️ Abbe Opher
    Authors ✍️ Nate DuFort & Suzanna Mcloughlin


    Do you want a free and easy way to support REACH? You can support the podcast by taking our short questionnaire at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/REACH
     
    You can find REACH on Twitter and Instagram or at www.ReachThePodcast.com
     
    REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to www.soundsingtonmedia.com

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    • 24 min
    Introducing: The Ten News: Meet Daisy, Apple's Recycling Robot 🤖

    Introducing: The Ten News: Meet Daisy, Apple's Recycling Robot 🤖

    This week the REACH team is proud to present a great resource exploring the topics that kids care about the most, it's The Ten News!

    Presenting The Ten News: Meet Daisy, Apple's Recycling Robot 🤖
    🤖 Meet Apple's iPhone Recycling Robot with Sarah Chandler, VP of Environment & Supply Chain Innovation at Apple 
    📣 Ten'ers share their special Father's Day shout-outs on the show
    📱 Trivia with Tessa: do you know how many dollars worth of gold & silver is thrown away just from phones in the US?


    About The Ten News
    🗞️ The Ten News podcast explores topics that kids care about most including events, sports, science, gaming, pop culture, entertainment, and more! 🌎 It’s a great way for you and your family to stay connected with what’s going on in the world. 🤩 The Ten News also features some pretty awesome guests; LEGO Masters Judge Amy Corbett, America’s top doctor Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sarah Natochenny, the voice of Ash Ketchum for Pokemon fans, and many more. 🤔 Our episodes are all about staying kind, cool, and curious. 🎧 We hope you enjoy listening to The Ten News!

    👋 Say hi at hello@thetennews.com
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thetennews/

    • 19 min
    REACHing Out: How fast are Satellites?

    REACHing Out: How fast are Satellites?

    REACH's "REACHing Out" episodes are where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we find out the answer to Rei's question "How fast do satellites go?" Do you have any guesses? Listen in to hear our response.
     
    Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien
    Written, Produced, and Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Co-Created by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall
    Music composed by: Jesse Case
    Logo by: Steven Lyons
     
    Do you want a free and easy way to support REACH? You can support the podcast by taking our short questionnaire at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/REACH

    Do you want to build your own satellite!? Find out more from our friends at NASA Space Place: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/build-a-spacecraft/en/

    Do you have a question for a future edition of “Reaching Out?” Just get your parents permission and give us a call at 312-248-3402 (or an email at ReachthePodast@gmail.com) and leave us a message with your first name, where you're from and your question for a chance to be featured in an upcoming episode.
     
    You can find REACH on Twitter and Instagram or at www.ReachThePodcast.com
     
    REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to www.soundsingtonmedia.com

    Advertise on REACH: advertising@airwavemedia.com

    • 5 min
    REACHing Out: What is the difference between a meteor and an asteroid?

    REACHing Out: What is the difference between a meteor and an asteroid?

    REACH's "REACHing Out" episodes are where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we have two great questions. “What is the difference between a meteor and an asteroid?” and "What are asteroids made of?" Do you have any guesses? Listen in to find out!
     
    Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien
    Written, Produced, and Edited by: Nate DuFort
    Co-Created by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall
    Music composed by: Jesse Case
    Logo by: Steven Lyons
     

    Thank you to our sponsor Kids’ Chemical Solutions and their chemistry comic book series filled with colorful characters and exciting storylines. Order now at www.kidschemicalsolutions.com

    Asteroid or Meteor: What's the Difference? Find out more from our friends at NASA Space Place: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/asteroid-or-meteor/en/
     
    Do you have a question for a future edition of “Reaching Out?” Just get your parents permission and give us a call at 312-248-3402 (or an email at ReachthePodast@gmail.com) and leave us a message with your first name, where you're from and your question for a chance to be featured in an upcoming episode.
     
    You can find REACH on Twitter and Instagram or at www.ReachThePodcast.com
     
    REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to www.soundsingtonmedia.com

    Advertise on REACH: advertising@airwavemedia.com

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

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107 Ratings

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Please make an episode about the history of space travel! Also this show is the besssssssst.❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🤍💓💗💖💘💝💕💞❣️🤎🖤🏆🥇

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The podcast by Chris Hatfield makes me want to be a capcom!

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