• DragonflyTV . Podcast - Light and Color | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Peter, Emma, Aaron, Ixchel, and Kaitlyn, and we're in our school's science club. Our teacher gave us a special assignment. We need to come up with a colorful art display that doesn't use paints! We went to the most colorful place we know in San Francisco, a cool museum called the Exploratorium....

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Earthquakes | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Claire and Nisha, and we live in a place where earthquakes are NOT science fiction! We live in San Francisco, where you can really feel the earth move under your feet. The last big quake here was in 1989, before we were born. We wondered if we could learn about how the earth moves in an earthquake...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Cactus | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Mark and Alex, and we're junior docents at the Arizona - Sonora Desert Museum. We do presentations for museum visitors about the plants and animals you can see here, especially the saguaro cactus. One visitor asked a question about the holes that are visible in the arms of the cactus: Do the...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Doghouse | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Anna and Alex, and our dog, Rupert, needs a cool place to hang out when it's hot. We live in Arizona, so it gets really hot in summer. We can't buy an air conditioner for Rupert's doghouse, so we wondered what else we could do to keep it cool. We found some answers at the Arizona Science Center....

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Biodiversity | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Jessica and Stanley, and we're exploring the African rainforest on our home turf in New York City! We went to the Bronx Zoo, where they have animals and plants just like those in the African Congo. We'd heard how many different kinds of animals and plants live in the rainforest (that's called...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Luge | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Emily and Jenn, and when winter comes, we don't just go sledding, we LUGE! Luge is one of the fastest sports on ice. We're always looking to improve our race time. We started thinking more about how to improve when we visited the New York Hall of Science. ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Animal Scent | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Paige and Nick. A recent trip to the Animal Grossology exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota really got us thinking about how animals use scent for a lot of different purposes-to identify each other, find a mate, mark their territory, and defend themselves. ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Body Electricity | PBS KIDS GO!

    I'm Rylee. My friend Kristin and I went to The Bakken Museum in Minneapolis. This place focuses on electricity and the human body. It's of special interest to me, because I use a myoelectric prosthetic arm. ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Music and Sound | PBS KIDS GO!

    Maxine and Hannah here! We caught the Omni theater movie "STOMP: Worldbeat" at the Science Museum of Minnesota. STOMP is a musical group that finds rhythm everywhere. They make music with anything and everything from drumming barrels to sweeping brooms. STOMP not only had us tapping our feet, they...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Sailing | PBS KIDS GO!

    Whether traveling the New York Harbor in a speedy skiff, or floating model boats in Central Park, we love to sail. While sailing our toy boats in the pond, we noticed that our boats seem to travel faster in some directions than in others. Our question: What is the fastest sailing direction and why?...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Fish Population | PBS Kids Go!

    Hey, something is fishy up here in Northern Minnesota! We are members of the Ojibwe Nation, and we want to keep the lakes and rivers on White Earth Reservation stocked and healthy. Our question: Is the fish population in our local lake increasing, decreasing or staying the same? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Dinosaurs | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Ashley and Brandy, and we live in Texas where some of the biggest dinosaurs on Earth once lived. But we're more interested in TINY fossils because they tell the rest of the story about life on Earth millions of years ago. These microfossils are things like teeth, jawbones, and other small bones...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Baseball | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Reed and Nick and baseball is our game! We've heard our coach use the term "sweet spot" when we're at bat. That's when a player hits the ball at just the right spot on the bat-and whoosh!-the ball goes really, really far. Since we each use different kinds of bats, we wondered: is the sweet spot...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Bogs | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Maya and Amy! We heard about a cool traveling exhibit at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum of Natural History called The Mysterious Bog People. The bog people are actually mummies! The exhibit shows you how things can be preserved in a bog, but we also learned that not everything is preserved in...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Roller Coaster | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Tyler and Aditya and we're roller coaster maniacs! We especially love steep hills, sharp turns, and crazy loop-de-loops. But we couldn't agree on which of these things makes a ride the most exciting. Here's our question: Where do you feel the most g's on a roller coaster? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Wind Tunnel | PBS KIDS GO!

    I love auto racing. One thing I've learned about the sport is that most race cars are tested in wind tunnels, so I made one for my science fair project! Then I put a bunch of my car models in it to see how aerodynamic they were. My question: Which vehicle shape is the most aerodynamic? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Kites | PBS KIDS GO!

    Kites are colorful and graceful, but they're also fierce competitors. We love to enter kite-flying contests, and we're serious about winning. Our question is: How does our kite's shape affect its performance? Which kite lets us maneuver our way to victory? ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Horse Ears | PBS KIDS GO!

    We're Ting and Mallory, and we're all about horsing around! We've heard that our equine friends actually communicate with their ears, and we wanted to find out whether putting on fake horse ears will allow us to talk to the animals! ...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Mountain Bike | PBS KIDS GO!

    We bike on some of the wildest rock formations in the country. It's all sandstone here in Moab, Utah, but the trails feel different when we're biking. Sometimes it's rolling hills and sometimes it's ledges and dropoffs. No two trails are quite the same; each one challenges us in a different way. We...

  • DragonflyTV . Podcast - Taste Test | PBS KIDS GO!

    We love to eat! But we disagree about what flavor is our favorite. We noticed that if you have a cold, food doesn't taste the same. We wondered why having a stuffy nose affects your sense of taste. Our question: What does your nose have to do with how things taste? ...