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Tai Poole is trying to find answers to life’s biggest questions. What happens after we die? What is love? How can we fix climate change? He may not solve them all, but give him a break ... he’s only 1 ...

Tai Asks Why CBC

    • Kids & Family

Tai Poole is trying to find answers to life’s biggest questions. What happens after we die? What is love? How can we fix climate change? He may not solve them all, but give him a break ... he’s only 1 ...

    Introducing Circle Round from WBUR

    Introducing Circle Round from WBUR

    Created and produced by parents of young children, Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Listen on your favourite podcast app.

    • 14 min
    Introducing: CBC Podcasts in Class

    Introducing: CBC Podcasts in Class

    Free teaching resources have been developed for select episodes of Tai Asks Why! If you — or someone you know — teaches middle-school science, health, language or social studies, visit cbc.ca/teachingguides to learn more.

    • 1 min
    How does a song get stuck in your head?

    How does a song get stuck in your head?

    Whether it’s a doot doot doot of an opening riff or a random mix of words from the chorus, 99 per cent of people admit to getting songs stuck in their heads. So what is it about certain songs that make them so catchy? How does a song get stuck in your head?

    • 25 min
    Ask Tai Why: Silence, no more humans, and the glow of the earth’s core

    Ask Tai Why: Silence, no more humans, and the glow of the earth’s core

    In this week's bonus segment Ask Tai Why, Tai takes questions from:

    Penelope Cook, Toronto: Is there such a thing as complete silence?
    Griff, Yukon: What comes after humans?
    Finley, Wakefield, Quebec: Does the core of the earth glow?

    • 8 min
    Why is space so dark if it’s full of stars?

    Why is space so dark if it’s full of stars?

    Tai is fascinated by what’s in the dark spaces between the stars. Considering there are trillions of stars in the universe (and counting!), it seems a bit odd that the universe isn’t just a blinding ball of light. So then, why is space so dark?

    • 24 min
    Ask Tai Why: Fear, time and the colour of colours

    Ask Tai Why: Fear, time and the colour of colours

    In this week's bonus segment Ask Tai Why, Tai takes questions from:

    Charlotte, Toronto: What is fear, and why were we born with it?
    Desmond: What is Time?
    George, Toronto: What makes colour a colour?

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

playfulpanda444 ,

Stuff

Good podcast. Sometimes it is a little boring but other than that it’s pretty funny.

meep560 ,

Hey Tai can you read this

I like this podcast a lot and would like to have you on mine if your seeing this plz check out my podcast and leave a review to tell me if you can be a gust on my podcast plz tell me

ByakuganFan ,

Love it♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

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I’m a teen and I find that this podcast is very good for younger kids. I luv this podcast so much and I have a suggestion:

Why is the ocean salty?

If you could reply that would be much appreciated

Thank u Tai🤩😎

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