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6: What if it rained candy?

This week Ryan’s hitting us with the hard, topical questions (it is Halloween, after all): What if it rained candy??? Candy the Kid – a cowboy made of candy, naturally – joins us to talk about his love of eating candy… and why that isn’t creepy in What If World!

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The Laboratory of the Haunted House with Margee Kerr

Why do people get scared and how? We ask Dr. Margee Kerr, a scientist who studies the science of fear. She once set up a basement lab in a Halloween haunted house to understand why people sign up to get scared. She found out that going to a house of horror is actually a lot like doing yoga! Find out why, and how to scare a scientist. Correction: On this episode, we referred to the woman in Sebastin’s recording as his mom. She is his step-mom. Ask us a question, listen to more episodes, and donate at tumblepodcast.com. Subscribe to Tumble Science Podcast for Kids and review on iTunes. Follow on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks for listening!

18: Why Do Geese Fly In The Shape Of A ‘V’?

How do birds fly? Why do they flock? How do they not get shocked when they sit on telephone wires? The Bird Diva has our answers to all of your questions about our feathered friends. And why do chickens lay different colored eggs? We visit the hen house at Shelburne Farms to find out.

Dog King (He’s King of the Dogs)


His mother was a dog. His father was a king. Know what that makes him? DOG KING! By the way, he’s king of the dogs. This episode is ridiculous but the Dog King theme song may be our best work ever. Support the show by checking out our weekly sponsors and hitting patreon.com/stories for ad-free versions!

#14: Helping Your Kids Dream Big (with guest David A.R. White)

Dr. Meg talks with filmmaker David A.R. White (producer of the blockbuster movie God’s Not Dead) about his new book Between Heaven And Hollywood. Other features include Dr. Meg’s Points To Ponder and she answers an email question about a little boy who won’t listen to his parents.

 

0:27 – WELCOME

Young children, middle school kids, teens and even adults dream about who they will become, what they can achieve or what difference they can make in the world. Good parents want to know their children well enough to hear about those dreams and help children either follow them or shift their passions toward more realistic goals. In many ways, helping our children pursue their dreams, helps parents who never reached their own. It is important to be able to handle our child’s intentions in an instructive, supportive and realistic way. But doing this isn’t easy. We live with healthy skepticism and sometimes feel threatened by the nature of our children’s dreams. We will hear a story about one man’s dreams and how pursuing them challenged everything his parent’s taught him. That man is the featured guest in this episode, filmmaker and author David A.R. White. His story illuminates how a child’s dreams can seemingly oppose the core values that parents teach their children. Most importantly, it shows how parents can respond in ways that keep their kids on track in the most important areas of life.

 

2:22 – PARENTING TOOL – Dr. Meg’s E-newsletter

Go to megmeekermd.com to sign up and receive your special gift. You will receive information on Dr. Meg’s books or online programs and be eligible for special giveaways.

 

2:52 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg shares her three points for you that are parent ready to start today!

 

9:05 – A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID A.R. WHITE (PART 1)

Dr. Meg talks to David A.R. White (founder of Pure Flix). As a filmmaker, David produced and acted in his blockbuster film God’s Not Dead. He discusses his story along with his new book Between Heaven And Hollywood (available in stores and at davidarwhite.com).

 

22:37 – GET BITSBOX

Bitsbox is a subscription box that teaches kids to code. Listeners of Parenting Great Kids can get 20% of the subscription at bitsbox.com/meg

 

23:42 – A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID A.R. WHITE (PART 2)

Dr. Meg concludes her conversation with David about a particular L.A. story, being a father who embraces his children’s future dreams, and being a filmmaker.

 

40:19 – LET’S GET SOCIAL

Email Dr. Meg askmeg@megmeekermd.com or tweet her @megmeekermd.

Dr. Meg answers an email question from a father. He has a 3-year-old son who doesn’t listen.

 

43:34 – PARENT PEP RALLY

 

45:00 – CALL TO ACTION

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5: What if things were floating in outer space?

Thanks for the question Della – our fairy friend Fair Elise is here to help us answer it!

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What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O’Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from audioblocks.com.

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The Hunt for Black Holes with Karl Gebhardt [ENCORE]

A fan favorite episode, now with new black hole discoveries! We answer our first listener question, how do black holes work? We talk to Dr. Karl Gebhardt, who has helped discover over half of the black holes that astronomers have ever found. Light cannot escape from a black hole, which means that they are impossible to see. We find out the secret to finding black holes, and how what happens inside might explain mysteries of gravity. Astronomy adventures are ahead in this episode! Music in this episode is by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo from his newest album, Infinity Plus One. Ask us a question, listen to more episodes, and donate at tumblepodcast.com. Subscribe to Tumble Science Podcast for Kids and review on iTunes. Follow on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks for listening!

How to Interview a Scientist [BONUS EPISODE]

Send us your interviews with scientists, and they might end up on our show! In this special bonus episode, we’ll teach you how to interview a scientist. It’s easier than you might think, and it’s super fun. You might learn something that changes your life, or at least your outlook on science! Plus, our listener Vida finds out for us if you can send a robot into a black hole. Check out our blog on www.tumblepodcast.com for step-by-step instructions on how to interview a scientist, with expanded tips and resources. Send your interviews to us at tumblepodcast@gmail.com Don’t forget to tell your friends about Tumble, write a review on iTunes, and support us on patreon.com/tumblepodcast

4: What if robots could turn into dragons?

Randall Radbot visits the studio to help answer the age old question: “What if robots could turn into dragons?” Thank you so much to Teddy for calling in!

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What If World is made by Eric O’Keeffe with help from Karen O’Keeffe. Our theme song is by Craig Martinson and our podcast art is by Jason O’Keefe. Additional songs and sound effects from audioblocks.com.

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