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 […]

Live From The Dinosaur Museum

Live From The Dinosaur Museum

In a live broadcast from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science in Albuquerque, we learned about paleontology from the museum curators of paleontology, and the museum educators. With musical guests Rowan and the Youth Jazz Collaborative.   […]

Summer Birds

Summer Birds

This week on The Children’s Hour 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 […]

Going To The Zoo

Going To The Zoo

  This week The Children’s Hour went to the zoo in a broadcast from the Albuquerque Zoo’s Africa stage between the hyenas and chimps, with Mammal Curator, Dr. Erin Flynn, and zookeeper Alegria Lacy and one of the McCaw parrot’s […]

Wilderness Kids

Wilderness Kids

This week on The Children’s Hour, what happens when the wilderness is the classroom? Teacher Jen Chavez Miller and her 8th graders from Albuquerque’s South Valley Academy explored the wilderness of New Mexico together on day trips, overnight, and for […]

Roadrunners

Roadrunners

  New Mexico’s state bird is famous as a cartoon character, but what’s the real deal with roadrunners?  The Children’s Hour kids crew interview Dr. Christopher Witt from the Museum of Southwestern Biology about our the legendary roadrunner. We also […]

Live From The Fantasy Garden

Live From The Fantasy Garden

The Children’s Hour broadcasted live from the Fantasy Garden at the ABQ Botanic Gardens. “The Bug Guy” Jason Schaller, brought critters from the Bugarium, seed specialist Anne Scott, and Biopark horticulturalist Sarah Gendron talked about seeds and what to plant right […]

Looking For Nature

Looking For Nature

Do you love looking for nature? Then you’re ready for the City Nature Challenge which is happening around the world April 26 – 29, 2019! Laurel Ladwig explains how citizen scientists just like you help collect the data we need […]

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