Podcasts with Learning Guides

These Podcasts have included Learning Guides available to download

 

Po'Pay led the Pueblo Revolt of 1680
History, Learning Guide, Podcast

Southwestern American History

This time on The Children's Hour, we have a different kind of show. This episode is taken from our six episode educational podcast series called "A Brief History of the American Southwest - For Kids" which was produced through multiple virtual field trips to sites of significance in our high desert of New Mexico.

Learning Guide, Podcast, STEM

Solar Energy

This week on The Children's Hour we learn about the most inexpensive energy source in the world: solar power. In a show recorded live at the New Mexico Solar Energy Association's Solar Fiesta, the kids talk with solar educator and engineer, Marlene Brown. Featuring live music by Eileen & the Inbetweens.

Learning Guide, Podcast, STEM

Manatees

This time on The Children's Hour, we learn about Manatees, the gentle giants of the sea. In a visit with Andrea Hermann from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the Kids Crew and Katie discuss the current ecological status of manatees, plus we find out all about their lives in the seas around Florida and elsewhere in the world.

Learning Guide, Podcast, STEM

Dating Trees

Trees have birthdays too, and scientists find out when they are by studying the rings of trees. This week on The Children's Hour, we learn about dendrochronology with Dr. Peter M. Brown from Rocky Mountain Tree Ring Research.

Culture & Music, Learning Guide, Podcast

Kiwi Land

This week on The Children’s Hour we’ll explore New Zealand through stories and songs, and in conversation with our friends, Kiwi musicians Lucy Hiku from Itty Bitty Beats, and Claudia Robin Gunn.

Learning Guide, Podcast, Seasonal

Pumpkin Spice

It’s Halloween on The Children’s Hour, and we’re digging into pumpkins!

We learn the history of Jack-o-Lanterns, how many pumpkins we use at Halloween, why we trick-or-treat, and what it means when you see a teal pumpkin.

Culture & Music, Health, Learning Guide, Podcast

ICKY: A Radio Musical

Hear our pandemic musical, ICKY: A Radio Musical!
Way back in the days before the end of The Big Sick, students everywhere were forced to stare at computer screens featuring live video feeds of their classmates. This was happening in bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchens across the country and the world. With the help (and the subconscious musings) of a dreamer named Halley, a team of super heroes discover that unity and togetherness can get them through any sicky situation.

Learning Guide, Podcast, STEM

The Brain

This week on The Children’s Hour, we’ll poke around brain science with neuroscientists Nick Aase and Ingrid Lane from The Mind Research Network at the University of New Mexico. Find out how our brains work, develop and are studied.

This episode has a learning guide that meets educational standards nationwide. Find it at https://www.childrenshour.org/the-brain/