Are you a parent who has ever been stumped when your kid asks you a question? Or are you a curious kid? Either way, this podcast is for you. Kids have questions, and we have answers. In each episode, we will explore the world around us. What’s the difference between an asteroid and a meteor? What do dragonflies eat? What IS electricity, anyway? The answers to these questions and more are waiting. Let’s start learning! Get in touch on Instagram and Twitter: @DrDangerScience
How many types of scorpions are there?
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3:50Super Eddie wants to know: how many types of scorpions are there? Dr. Danger explains that there are a lot less than Super Eddie thinks. She tells Super Eddie what you might have to do with your shoes if you live in the desert with scorpions. Super Eddie shares his knowledge about how scorpions sting to attack and defend. They discuss what scorpions eat, who hunts scorpions, and when scorpions are active (hint: not during the day!). Please leave the podcast a review whereever you listen! If you want to submit a question, you can do so here. Check out our Facebook page here. Dr. Danger is on Instagram @DrDangerScience.
What does a therapy dog do?
6:45Wendy Goldstein, author and therapy dog owner, tells Dr. Danger and Super Eddie what a therapy dog is and what important characteristics a dog must have to become a therapy dog. She describes Oscar's routine before and after he visits kids who are in the hospital. Wendy tells us how she knew Oscar was meant to become a therapy dog, and some of the impacts he has had in his visits. You can learn how Oscar trained for his therapy dog test--and what happened on test day--in Wendy's book, Oscar's Blue Bandana. It's available as an ebook or in print. Oscar also has an Instagram account: @oscar_myhavanese. If you want to submit a question to the Kids' Questions Answered podcast, you can do so here. We're on Facebook and Instagram as @DrDangerScience. If you like the podcast, leave us a review!
What is the weakest shark?
4:29We're back for 2024! We've talked a lot about sharks, but what are the weakest sharks? Are great white sharks or tiger sharks weak? No way! Let's think whale sharks, nurse sharks, and thresher sharks. Super Eddie wants to talk about the weakest sharks and the most dangerous sharks. We learn which three sharks are responsible for the most shark attacks. But keep in mind that most sharks do not attack humans! For a list of the least dangerous sharks, see here. Check us out on Facebook! If you would like to submit a question to the podcast, you can do so here.
What is alive?
3:49Today's question comes from Eavan. She wants to know, what is alive? Put another way, how do we tell the difference between something living and something that is non-living? Super Eddie explains how he knows if something is alive. Dr. Danger explains how biologists define living things. If you want to submit a question, you can do so here. Check out our Facebook page and if you like the podcast, leave a review where you listen to podcasts!
Who would win? Bear or Moose?
4:22In this episode, Super Eddie wants to know who would win in a fight: a bear or a moose? Dr. Danger thinks the bear would win and Super Eddie thinks the moose would win with its big antlers. Dr. Danger shares what she finds out about a bear vs. moose matchup. Are they both right? Is that even possible? If you would like to submit a question, you can do so here. Check out our Facebook page here.
What's the biggest shark? (not extinct)
4:01What's the biggest shark that exists right now? In other words, we know megolodon was the biggest shark ever, but what's the biggest shark right now? Super Eddie shares some really interesting facts he learned at school about WHALE SHARKS! He and Dr. Danger discuss: are whale sharks whales, sharks, or fish? "What is the biggest fish?" Dr. Danger asks. The answer may surprise you. Dr. Danger reveals some shocking information about the relationship between sharks and fish. She also tells us what whale sharks eat, and what zooplankton are.
How to submit a question to KQA
1:09How can you submit a question to be answered on Kids' Questions Answered? You can submit a question here: https://emilydangremond.weebly.com/kids-questions-answered-podcast.html Don't forget to leave your name with your question. We can't wait to answer your questions! -Dr. Danger and Super Eddie
How do you make sugar?
3:09Robbie wonders, how do you make sugar? Where does it come from? Dr. Danger explains where several types of sugar come from, including from plants. She and Super Eddie discuss sugar cane, the process of refining sugar into crystals, and chocolate milk. Thanks to Robbie and Jimmy for the question and answers! If you would your question answered, you can submit one here. Find us on Facebook or say hi on Instagram @DrDangerScience.
Why shouldn't I squish ticks?
4:14Super Eddie tells Dr. Danger all about ticks. She wants to know, why shouldn't I kill ticks? Super Eddie explains why not and what to do if you have a tick on you. Super Eddie asks how ticks get diseases, and Dr. Danger describes the process of ticks getting, and giving, Lyme disease. Check out our Facebook page! If you like the podcast, leave a review and share the podcast with a friend. Want to submit a question? Send a message to @DrDangerScience on Instagram or leave it on our Facebook page.
How do people make underwear?
4:32How do people make underwear? This week's question comes from Koko. We learn a little about the history of underwear--why do we wear underwear, anyway? Dr. Danger tells us about different types of underwear through time, and Super Eddie describes the material it is made out of. Koko shares her knowledge of patterns and sewing. Dr. Danger tells us a little bit about underwear factories. We all wear underwear! Except for those of us who don't! Get in touch on Instagram and Twitter @DrDangerScience or check out our facebook page.