Podcasts

After every radio broadcast, each show becomes available as a podcast!
Check out our archives below.

 

Podcast, STEM

Watersheds & Fire

This time on The Children's Hour, we learn what a watersheds are, and how they are impacted by forest fires. All over the world, people rely upon watersheds for drinking water, irrigating farmland, and for ecosystems. We are joined by educators from the New Mexico Watershed and Forest Restoration Institute, Natalia Shaw and Raymundo Melendez, along with educator and ecologist Dr. Krista Bonfantine.

Literacy, Podcast

Little Free Libraries

This week on The Children's Hour, Katie and the Crew learn about the Little Free Library network with Shelby King, program director and coordinator of the Impact Library Program.

Culture & Music, Podcast, Seasonal

Spooky Halloween

This time on The Children's Hour, get spooked out with us as we celebrate kids' favorite holiday: Halloween! We've got spooky ghost stories from Bill Harley, Katherine Dines, AJ, and Show Mo and the Monkey Bunch.

Civics, Culture & Music, Podcast

Being A Leader

This 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 winning TV and movie producer, Grammy winning children’s musician, educator, and city councilor in the city of Durham, North Carolina. Pierce talks about how he came to wear all these hats, and explains to us what it is a city councilor actually does.

Podcast, STEM

Running

The Kids Crew explore the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of running with blind Olympic champion runner George Mendoza, kids and adults from Running Medicine, and Gabe Vasquez whose running is helping him run for Congress.

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.

A picture of a humpback whale breeching the water
Podcast, STEM

Whales

This time on The Children's Hour we’re learning about the largest animal to ever live on Earth, which still roams the oceans today: whales.

Civics, Literacy, Podcast

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 digital reading.

Culture & Music, Podcast

Birthdays

This time on The Children’s Hour, the Kids Crew does a deep dive to learn about birthday traditions from around the world. What do you do for your birthday?

Podcast, STEM

Wolves

This time on The Children's Hour, we explore wolves. We learn about their role as an apex predator, and how conservation efforts are saving them from extinction.