Podcasts with Learning Guides
These Podcasts have included Learning Guides available to download
This time on The Children's Hour we learn how everyone can contribute to active scientific research by participating in Community Science with groups like BEMP: the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program. This episode comes with a free Learn-Along Guide!
This time on The Children's Hour we explore the most inexpensive energy source in the world: solar power, in a show recorded live at the Solar Fiesta in Albuquerque New Mexico. Comes with a signature Learn-Along Guide!
This time on The Children's Hour, we learn about squid with Skype A Scientist, Dr. Sarah McAnulty. These ubiquitous creatures are the psychedelic acrobats of the ocean.
Negro Baseball Leagues
For more than forty years, the Negro Baseball Leagues provided opportunities for Black American athletes to play professionally. We learn about these leagues with author, historian, and son of a NBL umpire, Byron Motley. This episode comes with a Learn-Along guide!
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.
This time on The Children's Hour, we explore kindness with our Kids Crew and Lindsay Munroe. Acts of kindness are more than just beneficial for the recipient, givers are also rewarded.
Fungus Among Us
This time on The Children’s Hour we explore mushrooms with mycology educator and author, Peter McCoy. This episode comes with a companion Learn-Along guide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Every Kid Outside
This time on The Children’s Hour, we hear from kids who participated in summertime outdoor learning programs with Environmental Education of New Mexico about the importance of being outside to learn new things.