Fun Kids Science Weekly
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 (weekdays from 1pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com.
Indian Cobra & Can A Star Just Disappear?
Saturday 04 July 2020
: We are joined by Andrew Allan who recently noticed a gigantic star has disappeared; were could it have gone and why? Plus, his Dangerous Dan...
Lethal Noise & Dan Speaks To A NASA Rover Driver
Saturday 27 June 2020
: Dan is joined by a NASA Rover Driver; Sophia Mitchell is responsible for manoeuvring the rovers on Mars! Plus, could you imagine a noise...
The Language Of Bees & The Goliath Birdeater
Saturday 20 June 2020
: Dan is joined by Dr. Martin Bencsik whose research on bee language means he's been able to pick out specific sounds and translate them!...
Challenger Deep & The Science Of Oysters
Saturday 13 June 2020
: Imagine the height of Mount Everest, but as a crater under the sea? Dan meets Challenger Deep and you will too! Plus, we're joined by Dr....
A Star Brighter Than The Sun & 'Shark Super Powers'
Saturday 06 June 2020
: In a double guest special, Dan is joined by the authors of 'Shark Super Powers', Jillian Morris and Duncan Brake - we bet you didn't know...
Saturday 30 May 2020
: To celebrate Dinosaur Day on Monday 1st June, Dan presents a special, dino-themed show. He welcomes palaeontologist Dr. Dean Lomax to hear...
Crown-Of-Thorns Starfish & Kids Against Plastic
Saturday 23 May 2020
: Dan is joined by the founders of 'Kids Against Plastic' to learn more about being "plastic clever". Plus, it's a double guest special, as...
Bright Blue Lava & A Chemistry Expert
Saturday 16 May 2020
: Imagine boiling hot lava which is bright blue! Dan flies us to this location on this episode. Plus, he is joined by Dr. Dude of Mad Science...
Yellow-Bellied Sea Snakes & Steve Mould Answers Your Questions!
Saturday 09 May 2020
: Dan is joined by super science expert, Steve Mould so answer all our wildlife questions! Plus, don't be fooled by this beautiful snake -...
A Dinosaur Discovery & The Hottest Place On Earth
Saturday 02 May 2020
: We thought we had dinosaurs all figured out, but Dr. David Unwin joins us to show they're still constantly surprising us. Plus, Dan visits...
Venomous Caterpillars & The Science Behind Rolls Royce Cars
Saturday 25 April 2020
: Caterpillars may seem innocent to you, but Dan meets the incredible venomous lonomia. Plus. what's the science that sets Rolls Royce cars...
A Poisonous Bird & The Changing Poles
Saturday 18 April 2020
: Dan explores a poisonous bird (did you even know they existed?) Plus, he welcomes Dr. Juliana Adelman onto the podcast to learn about the...
Dan Visits The Watercress Line In Hampshire!
Saturday 11 April 2020
: The Watercress Line is a heritage railway line that restores, fixes and runs a fleet of steam locomotives. They’re currently working on...
A Boiling Hot River & The Science Of Laughter
Saturday 04 April 2020
: Dan is joined by Stephanie Davies of Laughology; what is the science behind our giggle fits? Plus, can you imagine a boiling hot river...
Coronavirus Questions Answered & The Goblin Shark
Saturday 28 March 2020
: Dan is joined by friend-of-the-show Professor Lucy Rogers to separate fact from fiction when it comes to Covid-19. Plus, lying deep in the...
The Future Of Energy & The Madidi National Park
Saturday 21 March 2020
: Dan is joined by Dr. Stephen Peake to hear all about the future of energy over the coming years and decades; why is our current model not...
Underwater Dinosaurs & A Real Life Indiana Jones
Saturday 14 March 2020
: Dan is joined by Alison Teal; she's made a name for herself exploring untouched corners of the world (most of the time on her...
Fish Odour Syndrome & The Changing Face Of Britain
Saturday 07 March 2020
: Would you believe us if we said woodland has increased in Britain? Or how about how our geography changes every single day? Rob Andrews of...
BONUS: The Space Programme
Wednesday 04 March 2020
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A Robot Expert & The Gigantoraptor
Saturday 29 February 2020
: Dan is joined by Dr. Law, the UK's leading robot expert - where does he think the robot industry is going? Plus, he comes face-to-face with...
Cooling The Climate & The Blue Angel Sea Slug
Saturday 22 February 2020
: Dan is joined by Isabel Thomas, author of 'This Book Will (Help) Cool The Climate'; learn how to make sustainable change in your own life...
Camilla Nichol on Antartica & Strange Matter
Saturday 15 February 2020
: Dan is joined by Camilla Nichol to learn about the first sighting of Antarctica. Plus, how deadly is dark matter?
Adventurer Ben Fogle & The Oleander Plant
Saturday 08 February 2020
: Dan is joined by world adventurer Ben Fogle who's celebrating children who create zero emissions on their way to school. Plus, here's why...
UK Space Agency's Libby Jackson & Could Your Dog Poison You?
Saturday 01 February 2020
: Dan is joined by Science Weekly alumni, Libby Jackson! She is answering one of YOUR questions! Plus, is it really that harmless to let your...
Lucy Hawking Answers Your Questions & The Kola Superdeep Borehole
Saturday 25 January 2020
: Dan is joined in the studio by scientific royalty, Lucy Hawking! He hears all about her brand new book and she answers your questions. Plus,...