Brains On! Science podcast for kids

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Dreams: The science of a sleeping brain

You dream every night, even if you don't remember them. But why? We'll hop on a wild ride...

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Tongue twisters: Terribly terrific and truly tantalizing

Why is it so hard to say sentences like: she sells sea shells at the sea shore? This episode...

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How does a caterpillar become a butterfly?

Caterpillars go through a striking transformation from a crawly, tube-like creature into a...

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What makes tiny tardigrades tick?

You can find micro-animals just about everywhere. They’re on your face and in your hair....

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Into the eye of a storm: How hurricanes form

How do hurricanes form? This episode dives into the eye of the hurricane to track down that...

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Is mind-reading real?

Can people actually read minds? Can we move objects with our brains like in the movies? We're...

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Owl about Owls

We’re headed off to an owl sanctuary to meet up with Nolan the know-it-owl for a special...

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How are we related to stars?

Forget those fancy awards shows. This episode of Brains On is exploding with the stars. Find out...

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Why are butts and poop so funny?

This episode is a real stinker, but it had to happen. We go behind the scenes on what makes butts...

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Inside the immune system: Bad robots and friendly monsters

The immune system is so cool and so important but it largely goes about its business without us...

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What's up with worms?

What’s up with worms? How do they sleep? Why are they slimy? How do they move? Here at...

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Mountain life: How's the air up there?

The ExPLORERR was built to go everywhere. That’s why this vehicle’s full name is: the...

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Chilling out with snow

There are many different types of snow. From the fluffy to the slushy, this slippery frozen stuff...

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Could you walk around the world?

It might sound impossible, but you can walk around the world! Rosie Swale-Pope has done it, and...

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Why do we like sugar so much?

Marshmallows, lollipops, gummi bears -- we want them all! But we’ve all heard that eating a...

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Do we live in a multiverse?

Get ready to learn the science behind the multiverse! That’s the idea that our universe...

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Why are giraffe tongues blue? - A Moment of Um extra

Wow, wow, wow! Our new Moment of Um podcast is finally here. Check out this sample episode, and...

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Introducing Moment of Um!

We're super excited for you to hear our newest podcast: Moment of Um! What’s that?...

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What happens if you drop a feather in space?

In space, will a feather stay still? Fall down? Float away? Turns out, the answer depends on...

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The innies and outies of belly buttons

Today’s episode is all about your belly button aka navel aka umbilicus. And not just your...

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