This week’s SparkleCast features three producers and hosts of popular science podcasts for kids, who joined us from around the country:
Lindsay Patterson is a science journalist and the co-host and producer of “Tumble,” a science podcast for kids, which was one of this year's Best New Podcasts on iTunes.
Sanden Totten is a producer and co-host of the very popular “Brains On!” podcast, featuring in science for kids and curious adults.
Eric Butkus's son, Nate, is the six-year-old host of “The Show About Science” podcast.
In this episode, Lindsay, Sanden, Eric, David, and Rebecca discuss the story “Measuring the World,” recall what got us all excited about science when we were children, and then explore ways to introduce and strengthen a love of science in kids today.
Story: “Measuring the World" from the Martin & Sylvia's Nature School Series.
How to enable a scientific exploration that makes room for wonder
Ways to embrace mystery and the drive to know
Where to find inspiring ideas to investigate
SparkleCast Episode 13 – For the Love of Science with Podcasts "Tumble," "Brains On!" and "The Show about Science
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Find Out More!
Find out more about Lindsay Patterson and the "Tumble" podcast here!
Find out more about Sanden Totten and the "Brains On!" podcast here!
About the Author
Rebecca is Sparkle Stories' former production manager and current co-host (along with David) of the SparkleCast podcast. She is also a writer, producer, and storyteller who performs in theaters, films, and living rooms. Find out more at rebeccabeegle.com.