All About Porcupines

All About Porcupines

This week on The Children’s Hour, we learn all about porcupines. Kids are leading the research into these mysterious and elusive creatures in the Middle Rio Grande Valley with the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Project – BEMP. It’s just one project […]

Kids & Covid-19

Kids & Covid-19

This week on The Children’s Hour, kids take on Covid-19. We talk with Dr. Anthony Fleg from UNM Family Practice and the Native Health Initiative, and he offers his tips for reducing our stress and anxiety. Plus kids from our […]

Making ¢ent$ of Money

Making ¢ent$ of Money

This week on The Children’s Hour, we try to make cents of money with Dr. Reilly White from the University of New Mexico, Associate Professor of Finance at the Anderson School of Management. We learn the history of currency and […]

Mastering The Rubik’s Cube

Mastering The Rubik’s Cube

This episode of The Children’s Hour was recorded live at Outpost Performance Space in Albuquerque. On the show, we met kids who have mastered the Rubik’s Cube and learn their secrets. Sisters Julia and Lilliana are teaching other kids how […]

Resilience & Adaptation

Resilience & Adaptation

This week on The Children’s Hour we’ll explore resilience and adaptation in the face of climate change with the folks from Climate Advocates Voces Unidas, CAVU. Humans and other animals have remarkable adaptations to change, and are demonstrating resilience. How […]

Brain Science

Brain Science

This week on The Children’s Hour, we’ll poke around brain science with neuroscientists from The Mind Research Network at the University of New Mexico. Find out how our brains work, develop and are studied. Plus the kids review the new […]

What is Architecture?

What is Architecture?

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore architecture with the legendary New Mexican architect and University of New Mexico professor emerita Edie Cherry in a live broadcast from the Special Collections branch library. With musical guests, the Squash Blossom […]

Play Time

Play Time

  This week on The Children’s Hour, how do you play? We sent kid reporters knee-deep into a living video game to find out what that’s like, and we meet toy and history maker, Dr. Lisa, who’s creating multicultural dolls […]

Mentors

Mentors

What is a mentor, and how does having a mentor make a difference in a kid’s life? Learn what mentors do with the time they spend with kids. Big Brothers Big Sisters bring mentors and kids to our studio for […]

Anthropology

Anthropology

What is Anthropology, and how does understanding human evolutionary history help us understand people today? The Children’s Hour celebrates a year on the road exploring what makes us human at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico. Recorded […]

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