Geologic History of the Sandia Mountains

Geologic History of the Sandia Mountains

Fifth graders in Mrs. Charles’ class at La Mesa Elementary School in Albuquerque will teach us about the Sandia Mountains, including how they were created and what treasures they hold. Learn with us! Every Saturday from 9 to 10am live or later on KUNM-fm and at ChildrensHour.org.  

Storyriders & Our Children’s Trust Update

Storyriders & Our Children’s Trust Update

Sat. December 8, 2018:  Some Albuquerque 4th and 5th graders are riding bikes to learn literacy and cultural education through a special after school program called Story Riders. We’ll also get an update from Our Children’s Trust about the children who are suing the Federal Government for not doing enough […]

Treasuring Our Money

Treasuring Our Money

What does a treasurer do? Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce explains her work.  It’s more than just collecting property taxes. Find out how a government treasurer’s work i mpacts every person in the district, including kids. Also John Lanza, author of The Art of Allowance, explains how kids can be treasurers for […]

Kids and Vaccinations

Kids and Vaccinations

Tis the season for the flu and colds, but some of the sicknesses that kids get can be prevented with vaccinations. Dr. William Dehority from UNM Pediatrics Division of Infectious Diseases educates us all about vaccinations. Why do we use vaccines, and what diseases do they prevent? How do they […]

Healthy Food Choices

Healthy Food Choices

Healthy food choices can seem to be hard to make, but nutritionist Patricia Keane from UNM’s Prevention Research Center has info on how to find the right balance for kids. And, with nearly 2 in 5 New Mexican children who don’t know where they’ll get their next meal, you can […]

Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

Traditional Southwest Hispanic folk music includes many beloved children’s songs. An expert in New Mexico folklore and music, Dr. Enrique Lamadrid shares songs and their stories of a traditional New Mexican childhood. Sing along with us! We featured music by the UNM Farrolitos Choir and UNM Lobitos Choir, both part […]

How Do Elections Work?

How Do Elections Work?

  How do our elections actually work? Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover explains the whole process. Also, what happens when three field reporters head into the Rio Grande Community Farm corn maze? They get lost! With music by Dana Lyons, Elizabeth Mitchell, Peter Lenton and Friends, Raffi, The Citizens’ Band, Grady […]

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Saturday, October 13, 2018,  9 – 10am MST Kerry Jones from the National Weather Service joins us to talk about the weather. New Mexico is forecast to continue to get unlimited sunshine capable of producing limitless solar energy. Find out all about it with our friends from the New Mexico […]

Live From The Outpost

Live From The Outpost

Broadcasting live from the Outpost Performance Space, we’ll have a performance from award winning young pianist Rowan McJimsey, and kid naturalist Adya Radcliffe will help us identify migrating birds that we should be listening for this fall. Audience participation is expected and all ages are welcome. The Outpost Performance Space […]

Spiders

Spiders

Spiders! New Mexico is home to hundreds of species of spiders.  Dr. Sandra Brantley and Dr. Rachel Alfarro fromUNM’s Museum of Southwestern Biology’s Arthropod Division helps us understand, and maybe even learn to love, the arthropods among us. Find out which are venomous and how we can live together harmoniously. […]

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