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 […]

Water Treatment

Water Treatment

This week on The Children’s Hour, where does our tap water come from, and where does it end up when we flush or wash it down the drain? We learn about Water Treatment with the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility […]

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 […]

Pi Day With Einstein

Pi Day With Einstein

This week on The Children’s Hour, we celebrate Pi Day with Einstein: the Nobel Prize winning scientist joins us “immm-person” in our studio. It’s his birthday on March 14! We’ll also learn about the number Pi and how one family […]

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 […]

Pollinator Protectors

Pollinator Protectors

  This week on The Children’s Hour, meet kids who are pollinator protectors with Wild Friends of New Mexico. These students from the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy successfully lobbied the state legislature for a license plate, in order to raise […]

Kids In Space

Kids In Space

This week on The Children’s Hour, hear our chat with astronaut Christina Koch who is aboard the International Space Station recorded live at the University of New Mexico with an audience of over 600 students. This was a rare and […]

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 […]

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