• DragonflyTV . Podcast - Lift Off | PBS Kids Go!

    We've all been to NASA's Space Camp. Back home, we entered a rocket-building contest where the challenge was to build a rocket with devices attached that could measure or detect other planets' environments. Our question: How can we make good sensors for our rocket? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Makeup | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Jazi and Danielle, and we made up our minds to make some makeup! We took a cool chemistry class where we learned about what makes cosmetics look, smell, and feel good. We created a formula for lip gloss and lotion, and shared our beautiful results with our friends. But our curiousity didn't...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Model Rockets | PBS KIDS GO!

    Blast off into space! Until we get our chance to travel in space, we build and fly model rockets here on Earth. We're designing a rocket to compete in a model rocket festival in Amarillo, Texas. Our question is: How can we design a rocket that reaches 1,600 feet? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Moon Craters | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're crazy about astronomy! We've even made our own telescopes. We were looking at the moon one night and noticed just how many craters there are on the moon. We could even see differences in the various craters, which got us thinking: How do craters form? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Double Dutch | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Francesca, Precious, and Marnicka, and we're jumping for joy whenever anyone mentions Double Dutch. Double Dutch jump roping dates back to the 1600's, and uses two ropes instead of one. Special moves like the washing machine, the mamba, and pop-ups make Double Dutch cool, and competitions keep...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Paragliding | PBS Kids Go!

    We live in Aspen, Colorado, and we are learning to paraglide. We know that the key to a great ride is to find thermals. Thermals are bubbles of rising air that lift the paraglider back up into the sky. Our question: Where are the strongest thermals? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Otters | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're animal lovers who are always on the lookout to learn more about our furry friends. We went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to visit some of the otters and after some observation, we wondered if captive otters behave differently from wild ones. Our question: Do otters groom more in captivity or...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Pet Therapy | PBS KIDS GO!

    I'm Jeff, and I'm wild about animals. From my own experience with cancer, I know that pets always make me smile, even on my toughest days. Now my sister Jenny and I want to know if pets can help other kids. Can holding a furry friend help lessen pain for kids who have to have a painful medical procedure?...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Prairie Dog Calls | PBS KIDS GO!

    We visit the zoo a lot. One of the funniest exhibits is the prairie dogs. They're always busy yipping and yapping, but we wondered if they just make noise or if they are communicating. Our DragonflyTV question was: Do prairie dogs make different kinds of barks? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Glo Germ | PBS KIDS GO!

    As the weather gets colder, kids seem to share a lot more germs. As busy scientists, we don't have time to get sick. Our DFTV question: how can we avoid spreading germs and viruses to our friends and families? Does it make a difference whether we sneeze into our hands or into our elbows? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Perception | PBS Kids Go!

    We think that the human brain is the most fascinating "machine" of all. We're especially curious about what humans remember when their minds are focused on conversations or activities. Our question: How well can people pay attention to two things at once? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Ski Jumping | PBS KIDS GO!

    We were born to ski jump. Our dads, grandpas and uncles did it, too. But when we check out old movies of them jumping, those guys used some crazy styles! We want to find out: Which ski jump positions work best, our moves or the old-school ways? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Rivers | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Margaret and Elizabeth, and we're hitting the links...at the Science Museum of Minnesota! Our local science museum actually has a mini-golf course that was designed so kids can learn about rivers while putting. As we played on this specialized course, our minds wandered from holes-in-one to...