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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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