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.  

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 […]

Live From The Balloon Museum

Live From The Balloon Museum

  Recorded live from the Albuquerque Balloon Museum, learn what the museum has to offer kids and families from museum educator Roxanne Tuong, and why Albuquerque is the international capital of hot air ballooning.     The world’s largest fractal balloon, Infinitude couldn’t be inflated because of the weather, but […]

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 […]

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. […]

Take A Trip To Argentina

Take A Trip To Argentina

Take a trip with us to Argentina with our special guest, Cristina Baccin. She will share Argentinian music such as chamamé, chacarera tango and samba, stories about Patagonian magical creatures, and how is to be at the bottom of the globe. Listen live right here Saturdays at 9am MST.

Kids in Nature

Kids in Nature

On this edition of The Children’s Hour, learn how kids and families can be a part of building the southwest’s only urban wildlife refuge, the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Also find out about a co-ed, multiage scouting organization that’s navigated its way to Albuquerque: the Navigators will be in […]

Chaco Canyon

Chaco Canyon

Take a trip to Chaco Canyon with The Children’s Hour with our special guests, Hilary Grabowska, Park Ranger (Interpretation) at Chaco, Wendy Bustard, Chaco Curator, Brenna Lissoway, Chaco Archivist, and 6 year old Rowan Lissoway who recently earned his Junior Ranger badge at Chaco. This UNESCO world heritage site was […]

Classical Kids Part 4: Mozart

Classical Kids Part 4: Mozart

This Saturday it’s the last installment of our four part series Classical Kids where we explore Mozart with our friends from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Plus do you know the difference between a therapy dog, an assistance dog, a guide dog and a working dog? Find out from our […]

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