Earthquakes & Volcanoes

Earthquakes & Volcanoes

This week on The Children’s Hour, it’s not earth shattering information that earthquakes and volcanoes are among the most destructive events on our planet. Join us for an exploration of the science behind them with Dr. Mousumi Roy professor of […]

Puppets & Jim Henson

Puppets & Jim Henson

The Children’s Hour was broadcast live from the opening of the Jim Henson exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum in Old Town Albuquerque. The kids interviewed Cheryl Henson, Jim’s daughter about growing up on Sesame Street. With live music from KUNM’s […]

Death & Grief

Death & Grief

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore how kids cope with death and grief. Our Kids Crew interview our friends from the Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico, children’s book Evan & The Skygoats author Vanessa Vassar,  and death […]

Climate Change

Climate Change

This week on The Children’s Hour, how do weather and climate interact? To find out, the kids interview climatologist Dr. Dave Gutzler and meteorologist Dr. Dierdra Kahn about our changing climate. Plus, the crew talked with kids attending the school […]

Two Of A Kind Mini Concert

Two Of A Kind Mini Concert

On this edition of The Children’s Hour, the award winning children’s musical duo Two of A Kind perform a mini concert live in our Sunspot Solar Studio. The band tells stories through music, movement, humor and audience participation, covering themes like […]

Radio Astronomy

Radio Astronomy

This week on The Children’s Hour, in a galaxy far, far away, we can tell there’s a black hole at its center. We know this because of the Very Large Array, a huge radio telescope in central New Mexico that […]

Goodbye Summer

Goodbye Summer

This week on The Children’s Hour, we’re saying goodbye to summer. The kids crew share our favorite, and not so favorite, memories of summertime, and we’ll set some goals for the start of the school year. With a story by […]

Summer Birds

Summer Birds

Learn about the summer birds of the Rio Grande Valley with our young naturalist friend, Adya Radcliffe and Laurel Ladwig, a graduate student in the UNM Dept. of Geography & Environmental Studies. Then, hear from 4th graders who spent a […]

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