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.  

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 […]

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. […]

Exploring the Arctic

Exploring the Arctic

  What does it mean to be an explorer? Jen Chavez Miller is an 8th grade teacher who just returned from exploring Arctic Svalbard. The Arctic is experiencing unprecedented melting due to climate change. Find out how curiosity and exploration are essential tools for all kids to have a full […]

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 […]

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