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Brains On! Science podcast for kids
Brains On! Science podcast for kids
American Public Media

Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins... more

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Is it possible to clone yourself?

Imagine an exact copy of you, someone with the same hair, eyes and DNA. That’s a clone. Scientists have been... more

27 Dec 2022 · 38 minutes
How is concrete made? And why does it matter?

Concrete is so much more than just a sidewalk. We use it to build playgrounds and skateparks and even musical... more

13 Dec 2022 · 27 minutes
How were people mummified?

Ancient Egyptians did lots of amazing things, from building pyramids to inventing a form of writing called hieroglyphics. They also... more

29 Nov 2022 · 35 minutes
Do insects see the world in slow motion? Looking through animal eyes

Do insects see the world in slow motion? Do animals see the same rainbow we do? How do eagles see... more

22 Nov 2022 · 23 minutes
Space: The ultimate intergalactic game show

Do you like games? Do you like space? Then this is the episode for you! We’ve got five space-inspired games... more

15 Nov 2022 · 35 minutes
Flush! Where does our poo and pee go?

Every time you flush, your poo and pee start an epic journey. From the toilet, to the sewers, to a... more

08 Nov 2022 · 32 minutes
Why are we so sweaty?

When most bodies get hot, sweat starts pouring out. Why? In this episode, we'll hop in the Amazing Truck of... more

01 Nov 2022 · 24 minutes
Introducing Smarty Pass: Your ticket to the Brains On! Universe

Become a Smarty Pass subscriber today to access bonus episodes and ad-free episodes of Brains On!, Smash Boom Best, Moment... more

28 Oct 2022 · 4 minutes
Moon Myths: Why are there so many scary stories about the full moon?

The full moon is bright, beautiful, and reappears in the sky like clockwork. Many cultures use the full moon to... more

25 Oct 2022 · 33 minutes
AHH! How music can make scary movies even scarier

We listen to music with our ears – and that amazing electric meatball between our ears: our brain! But why... more

18 Oct 2022 · 33 minutes
Brains On! Science podcast for kids
Is it possible to clone yourself?
Brains On! Science podcast for kids