100 episodes

Solve It! for Kids - The science podcast for curious & creative kids and their families.
Peek into the world of real-life scientists, engineers, and experts as they solve problems in their every day jobs. Kids and families are then invited to take on a challenge and solve a problem themselves! Join Jennifer Swanson and Jeff Gonyea as they ask questions, solve problems, and offer challenges that take curiosity and creativity to a whole new level.
Don’t forget to participate in our weekly challenges!

SolveItForKids podcast Jennifer Swanson/Jeff Gonyea

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Solve It! for Kids - The science podcast for curious & creative kids and their families.
Peek into the world of real-life scientists, engineers, and experts as they solve problems in their every day jobs. Kids and families are then invited to take on a challenge and solve a problem themselves! Join Jennifer Swanson and Jeff Gonyea as they ask questions, solve problems, and offer challenges that take curiosity and creativity to a whole new level.
Don’t forget to participate in our weekly challenges!

    How Will AI Affect Learning to Code?

    How Will AI Affect Learning to Code?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is on everyone's minds these days. What is it? How can it help me? Is it a good thing to learn to use? Our guest,  Peter Kuperman Founder and CEO of HATCH Coding, answers all of those questions and more! Peter gives us a very user-friendly analogy for how to think of coding that's as simple as setting the table. Don't miss this intriguing episode. 
    Every episode of this award-winning podcast for kids (of all ages) takes you behind the scenes of a a scientist, engineer, or expert's life. Packed with fun facts, intriguing information, and lots of fun, this podcast aims to educate as well as inspire. The best part is that every guest gives the listeners an easy challenge to do to learn more.
    The challenge for this episode is: Use Chat GPT to create a title for your own app, and then have it outline how to build the app. 
    Check out our website: www.solveitforkids.com for more information about the guest, their job, and even book recommendations for young readers to learn more. 

    • 42 min
    How Do Dolphins Recognize Humans?

    How Do Dolphins Recognize Humans?

     
    Have you ever wondered how dolphins respond to their trainers? Do they actually recognize humans? Learn the answer on today's show from dolphin trainer Griselda Mora as she explains how smart dolphins are and talks about how you can become a dolphin trainer one day! 
    Participate in this episode's challenge: Build something out of recyclables, like an ocean creature.
    Award-winning podcast for kids, parents, teachers, homeschoolers, and anyone who is curious about science and STEM careers. Highlighting STEM careers, diversity, and women in STEM. 
     
     

    • 26 min
    What's it like to be a Civilian Astronaut?

    What's it like to be a Civilian Astronaut?

    Have you ever wanted to go to space?  Meet Chris Sembroski, civilian astronaut member of Inspiration4, a historic orbital mission that took four civilian astronauts to space. Chris shares his amazing experience with us. Hopefully, he'll inspire one of you to head to space, too! 

    • 32 min
    How Do You Study Exoplanets?

    How Do You Study Exoplanets?

    What types of planets are way out in space and how do scientists study them? We have the awesome Dakota Tyler, astrophysicist and science communicator at DT Star Kid on our show to talk all about the fascinating field of exoplanets. You won't want to miss this out-of-this-world episode! 

    • 33 min
    How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

    How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

    How much do we know about the ocean? And how much is there still to learn? TONS! Aquanaut and scientist Brian Helmuth is on our show today to talk about all of the amazing things he has learned about while studying the ocean for his entire career. Listen and celebrate our 200th episode with a repeat visit from our very first amazing guest! 

    • 38 min
    What Would it Look Like if We Lived in Space?

    What Would it Look Like if We Lived in Space?

    What do you think it would look like if we lived in space? Would we have houses? Mobile homes? Moon buggies? What kind of food would we eat? Entrepreneur and Axiom astronaut John Shoffner is here to talk to us about what it's like to live in space for a short time. And he challenges us to participate in the International Space Art and Poetry Contest to share your ideas! 

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

jwhall ,

Best ever

Our family loves it and its good for kids thanks!!!!

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Exelent content and great for kids

My kids love this podcast and they enjoy the content and like how fun it can get and I love this podcast beacuse it can keep my kids quite for hours they plug thier headphones in and listen for hours at a time

STEM Lover ,

Awesome Podcast

SolveIt! For Kids Podcasts are great for kids at home and in the classroom. My students have loved exploring the storied, problems and passion on these STEM experts have shared. These podcasts are a great way for kids to use their imagination and creativity to bring STEM topics to life. Highly recommend checking out. Give it a listen!

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