Banned Books

This time on The Children’s Hour, our summer interns Julia Wolfe and Sophie Anderson-Haynie have co-written and produced a program about Banned Books. They teach us what that means, the history of banning books, and how it’s even possible in the era of...

Water Treatment

This week on The Children’s Hour, how do cities and towns ensure the water coming out of our tap is clean, and where does it come from? Then, when we flush or when water goes down the drain, where does it go and how is it cleaned? We learn about Water Treatment with...

Protecting Earth

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | More It’s Earth Day on The Children’s Hour, and we meet Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez (NM) who explains how National Parks and National Wilderness areas are created. Kids can play a big...

Gun Safety

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Because kids are seeing guns in so many places, The Children’s Hour has tips on gun safety that hunting families have taught their kids for generations. We learn from kids who are hunters themselves on...

Journalism

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS This time on The Children’s Hour, we learn about a profession with the task of informing the public of the truth: Journalism.  We will learn from journalists themselves, including two from New Mexico...

Being A Leader

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis time on The Children’s Hour, we learn from two people who have dedicated their lives to being leaders in their communities. First, the kids chat with Pierce Freelon, who is a multi-Emmy...

Military Kids

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis time on The Children’s Hour, in honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11, we re-visit the Museum of the American Military Family in Tijeras, New Mexico. We learn how having a parent in the...

Governing A State

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS The kids crew talk with New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham about what her job entails, how to lead during a pandemic, and how governors can help solve the climate crisis. This episode comes with a free...

The US Senate

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | MoreLearn all about the United States Senate on this edition of The Children’s Hour. We’ll visit with New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich in an interview he says is “a lot harder than I get...