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Hi kids, if you think that animals are amazing, this is the show for you! Join host Earth Ranger Emma as she travels the world to discover the wildest animal facts out there and solve nature’s biggest mysteries. With top ten countdowns, an animal guessing game, conservation conversations, and epic animal showdowns, this is a journey you won’t want to miss! To learn more, visit earthrangers.com/podcast
 
The feels you get when you realize the planet is hotter than your boyfriend… But actually: “How can we save our dying planet?” More and more of my friends are asking this as we realize that we’re the ones who’ll be around when the consequences of climate change happen. We are demanding a say and asking big questions. Hi, I’m Sarah by the way… I talk a lot. I like improv and cooking...basically, pretty normal, but not too basic...if that makes sense. I’m by no means perfect when it comes to l ...
 
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Tumble returns with all new episodes starting January 22! We’ll have stories about fossils, telescopes, and baby falcons getting into big trouble. How does a koala eat eucalyptus leaves? Eucalyptus is toxic to most animals, but they’re a koala’s only food. In this episode, we look past the cuddliness to discover how koalas manage to chow down on th…
 
Are you a fan of Emma’s Chemistry Corner? In this episode, you can find all 5 chemistry segments back to back, brought to you by or friends at BASF. Find everything you need to follow along with Emma’s science experiments at home in the shownotes: https://www.earthrangers.com/s1e44/ Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sig…
 
A log that poops presents? Find out about Lindsay and Marshall’s favorite holiday tradition, Tió de Nadal! Followed by one of Tumble’s favorite-ever episode, The Secret Life of Plants. We’ll be back with brand new episodes in January. Thank you for listening to Tumble this year! Happy Holidays and see you in 2021!…
 
What’s the buzz, Earth Rangers? It’s time for Bee facts with Emma! We visit a conservation area in Saskatchewan and in Emma’s Chemistry corner we get to talk to a real-life chemist. Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- L…
 
How did scientists develop coronavirus vaccines in record time? New York Times science reporter Carl Zimmer is our guide to the coronavirus vaccine race - from the starting line, to the point when several teams are racing to the finish line. Find out how science gave the competitors a turbo boost that could save hundreds of millions of lives. The i…
 
Psst.. Earth Rangers… today’s creature-feature is pretty slithery. Feeling a bit nervous? Nah! There’s no reason to be scared of snakes, even the dangerous ones are more likely to be more afraid than you, so if you keep your distance, they will not bother you. And the eastern milksnake is non-venomous and very cute. Today Emma talks to Tyson Reid f…
 
Ahoi Landlubbers, Captain Emma is here to teach you all about knots. The bowline, the Sailor’s knot, the double bend, the red knot… Wait - isn’t a Red Knot a migrating shorebird? Tune in to find out! Also in today’s episode: Emma’s Chemistry corner, where Emma is exploring a really important chemical reaction called photosynthesis. Plus - get ready…
 
Bacteria are among the simplest forms of life on Earth. Each cell is identical to the one next to it, sharing the same DNA. So why do they all act so differently? Turns out, there’s a “cookbook” inside each teeny tiny bacteria cell, and every single bacteria has different ideas about the recipes it wants to make. Mary Dunlop is a biological enginee…
 
What are protons, neutrons, and electrons made out of? That’s what listener Xander wants to know. Physics expert Aatish Bhatia takes us on a journey into the atom, and explains how scientists discover things that are too small to see. You’ll find out how Albert Einstein helped prove the existence of atoms, and why physicists smash particles like pi…
 
Hello Earth Rangers! Today Emma will reveal some of the tricks of the mischievous gray squirrels and how they and other animals prepare for the winter. In today’s Emma’s Chemistry Corner - brought to you with the help of our friends at BASF - Emma talks about biology, the connection between mosquitoes and elephants, and why we really need to know c…
 
Earth Ranger Emma is busy on an overnight research expedition in the Great Bear Rainforest...but things have become a little spooky! In fact...is that a ghost in the woods? Watch out for a BRAND NEW episode early next week! ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of real ‘Spirit Bears’ on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com…
 
Earth Ranger Emma is on a midnight assignment in the deep dark forest, trying to stay warm next to the camp fire in this dark and foggy night. What better opportunity to explore all things Halloween, from bats to cats to “holy cow, what WAS that?!”-s Come along and get ready to have a howlin’ good time! Watch out for another spooky special tomorrow…
 
Happy Halloween! We’re headed to Candy Land, a sugary laboratory where mathematicians found a mysterious candy dagger appear - over and over again. So gather up your candy box, and let’s discover out why mathematicians are studying candy to understand the real-life landscapes around us. Mathematician Leif Ristroph shares how he stumbled into making…
 
How do whales use their blowholes to breathe, and what keeps them from filling up with water? There’s no better way to find out than getting up close and personal with whales! That’s what marine mammal biologist Justine Hudson did when she collected whale snot from belugas. Snot or “blow” is the watery cloud that sprays up when whales exhale. Justi…
 
Why do some trees go dormant? You’ll discover the answer for yourself in this interactive episode, with the help of tree scientist Nalini Nadkarni! Nalini has loved trees since she was little, and dreamed of inventing a special tree microphone to ask them questions. But she found the scientific process was a way to get answers, no special equipment…
 
If someone asked you to collect your poop every day for a year, would you say yes? That’s what microbiologist Lawrence David did, after watching a movie about a man who said yes to everything. Accepting the challenge led to a year of very stinky international adventures, turning Lawrence into the James Bond of poo. And, he loved every minute of it.…
 
Emma is enjoying the dog days of summer while dreaming of a colder place - and the cool birds that live there. Plus: check out the brand new segment: Emma’s Chemistry Corner: Earth Ranger Emma is exploring the secrets and wonders of Chemistry with the help of our friends at BASF. She’ll even lead you in some experiments that real chemists do – expe…
 
All new episodes of Tumble are starting on Friday, September 18! We have a preview of what’s coming (for kids!) and helpful advice from a teacher (for parents!). Our co-host Marshall has been a teacher for almost 17 years. He’s putting together a podcast mini-series for parents on Patreon called, “Tumble Teaching Tips.” In this first episode, he an…
 
Tumble will return with Season 6 in September! In the meantime, please enjoy one of our favorite episodes from Season 5. Craving new Tumble? Check out our brand new audio course on Himalaya Learning at himalaya.com/tumble! “The Wildlife Of Your Home” has new episodes every week. Use code TUMBLE at checkout for a free 14 day trial. “What’s the oldes…
 
Hi Listeners, it’s me: Sarah. I had to get out of the basement for a bit so I decided to podcast on the go from my favourite places of all time: the forest! Forests are incredible. And not just because they let you take social distancing to the next level. They are literally ecological wonders; they are complex living worlds that prevent soil erosi…
 
This big, bad episode is dedicated to our favourite fairytale villain: the wolf! Find out if this malicious canine really is as bad as those 3 little piggies would have you believe! How many wolves live in the Canadian wilderness? Are wolves similar to dogs? Could a wolf actually blow your house down if they tried? Find out these and many more wolf…
 
New Tumble episodes are coming next month, in Season 6! For now, please enjoy one of our favorite episodes of Season 5, with NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñon-Chancellor. How do you become an astronaut? That’s what Tumble listener Margaret wants to know. We go straight to the source to get an answer: A NASA astronaut! Dr. Serena Auñon-Chancellor shar…
 
Hello Earth Rangers! Today is a special day for Earth Ranger Emma - it's her ranger-versary! (her anniversary of becoming an Earth Ranger) and she decides to go celebrate it in her favourite place – her neighborhood forest. Come and join her on a trip deep into the woods. Don’t worry - It’s actually really nice. Learn more about today’s topics in t…
 
We're so excited to share the first episode of The Wildlife of Your Home Podcourse with you! We think of it as a true crime science story, happening in your own home. But don't be scared - this is definitely a kid-friendly who-dunnit! The Wildlife of Your Home is an interactive, educational audio experience - based on one of our favorite episodes o…
 
Join Tumble for a first-of-its-kind, interactive, educational audio experience. The Wildlife of Your Home Podcourse is a 10 episode series that will train you to become an indoor wildlife investigator - a rare kind of scientist! You’ll learn about ecosystems, by discovering the unknown creatures you wake up with every day. As you listen, you’ll be …
 
Today Emma re-visits her trip to the Royal Ontario Museum’s Biodiversity gallery. Plus find out which sea creature Earth Ranger Sarah finds much more exciting than dolphins and whales. —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/By Earth Rangers / Gen-Z Media
 
Today I’m talking to Damon Gameau about solar panel networks and sea farming and, and, self-driving cars and... Wait... OMG, you need some background, right? Of course...Sorry! I’m just so excited because Damon just released this amazing film called 2040, which I just watched for the second time, and it’s chock full of brilliant green technologies …
 
Mystery Recipe is a children’s podcast about cooking from America’s Test Kitchen Kids. Hosted by Molly Birnbaum (our guest on “The Science of Smell”), the series is a journey through different ingredients, all leading up to a grand finale cook along! The recipe is a MYSTERY—will you be able to guess what it is? Today we’re featuring the first episo…
 
Remember last week I talked about arctic foxes, and how they have been disappearing from the southern edge of the tundra around the globe? It happens because arctic foxes lose their habitat and THAT happens because of climate change. Changes in global weather is causing the sea ice to shrink. It also changes the tundra because more and more plants …
 
Stoopkids Stories is a storytelling podcast about Black characters navigating and overcoming different obstacles with family, friends and community. It’s hosted and written by performer Melly Victor. This episode, called “The BB Twins” is all about dance. It’s about two twins who hit it big with a dance they upload to the internet. Their success op…
 
The Arctic fox, also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox native to the Arctic and it’s not just incredibly adorable- it’s also fascinating! Join Earth Ranger Emma in this “Creature Feature” and listen to her interview with a real-life Arctic Fox expert! If you want to help protect these beautiful foxes in the wild, you ca…
 
Today, Earth Ranger Emma is going to learn about the adorable river otter, win an ultimate showdown, stump you with a mystery animal sound and present a brand new animal encounter story. Find out how Earth Rangers is protecting Canada’s West Coats’ River Otters here. Do you want to symbolically adopt an Otter plushie? Find them in our store - or be…
 
How would you reinvent something that’s been used for thousands of years, by millions of people? In this episode, we discover the process of invention with Rory Cooper, an engineer who revolutionized the wheelchair. He’s our guide to time traveling back to the kings and queens who used wheelchairs, and to the future of rideable robots. Anyone want …
 
Would you fly to the top of a volcano that’s about to erupt at any moment? Volcanologist Helena Buurman did, and survived to tell the tale! In 2008, Helena was monitoring Mount Redoubt in Alaska, when the ground beneath the volcano began to shake. What follows is a tale of volcanic adventure, involving earthquakes, helicopters, and a massive erupti…
 
Have you ever imagined what it might look like if a bear and a skunk had a baby? Well, imagine no more - that's exactly what a wolverine looks like! Even though wolverines are part of the weasel family,they don't look super...weasel-y. They're about the size of a medium-sized dog, but...you do NOT want one for a pet. Why? Because they're tough. Lik…
 
What happened when astronomers discovered the first alien from another solar system? This is a true story! In 2017, a telescope in Hawaii spotted a distant object in the night sky, behaving like nothing we’d ever seen before. They named it ‘Oumuamua, and an astronomical chase began! Join astronomer Jane Luu on her quest to track it down and figure …
 
Time to saddle up, Earth Rangers! Emma turns into a true Horse whisperer in this brand new episode of the podcast. Are there any truly wild horses left in the world? What’s the difference between walk, trot, canter and gallop? And how can you tell if a horse is dreaming? Find out all of this and much more in today’s episode! ———————— Are you lookin…
 
Brand new problem? Fake news? Yeah, no!! More like should be totally obvious, is super real, and has been attempted to be hidden for literal decades!! Climate change may seem like a thoroughly modern problem, but scientists have been exploring the question of the earth’s climate for over a hundred years. And while early theories may have been more …
 
We’re back with a new set of kids’ questions about COVID19, as well as some important updates on questions from our first coronavirus episode. Dr. Juan Dumois, infectious disease pediatrician, answers some tricky questions like, “If you were the coronavirus, what would life feel like?” and “Can I play with my friend?” * *Our interview with Dr. Dumo…
 
You’ve probably heard more about #preppers in the media lately with the current COVID-19 stuff going on. But trust, the doomsday preppers have been at it already for literal YEARS. While it may be easy for some people to get carried away thinking of “surviving extreme weather events” related to climate change...it’s important to remember that globa…
 
Why do foods smell the way that they do? A would-be chef goes on a quest to find out, after she loses the ability to smell. Molly Birnbaum, editor of America’s Test Kitchen Kids and host of the podcast, Mystery Recipe, navigates us through the olfactory organs and the startling chemistry of food. Join us to discover the science of smell, and how yo…
 
Los virus son como los ninjas más pequeños del planeta. Tienen infinidad de trucos y misterios. ¿Cómo adquieren los animales los virus y cómo se lo pasan a los humanos? Esa era la pregunta de uno de nuestros oyentes. Para averiguar la respuesta, nos adentramos en la ciencia de la virología, el estudio de los virus. El Dr. Jasdave Chahal es un viról…
 
Today we are looking at the big big and the super small… life after climate change and international cooperation... about local effects and nationwide initiatives. I keep a close eye on world events, and lately... Regarding climate change, I’ve actually felt really excited by what I’m seeing! People are pulling together. Every day there’s some new …
 
So, there’s a lot going on right now… A LOT…. And I thought it might be kinda cool to talk it out? School is cancelled, which means I have way too much time on my hands… I’m sure most of you are in the same boat. I thought since everyone is following the coronavirus pandemic as it unfolds, and we’re getting news from so many different sources and e…
 
The future; an unknown frontier. A world with technology right at the limit of what’s possible. Where science fiction meets science reality... Or wait - aren’t we there already? At this very moment, there are teams of people working on advanced carbon capture machines. Geneticists designing enzymes that can eat plastic. Even people developing robot…
 
How do animals get viruses to pass on to humans? That’s what listener Ian wanted to know. To find out, we’re exploring the science of virology - the study of viruses. Virologist Dr. Jasdave Chahal explains how coronavirus jumped through two species into humans, and where they came from in the first place. Plus, we’ll find out how scientists discove…
 
This week it’s not about the what’s and why’s… but rather the who’s and the how’s and a couple of when’s. As in; who’s fault is it? When did you know? And how could you let this happen? Let’s rewind to the beginning: When we get onto the topic of who’s to blame, it’s it is so incredibly hard not to feel mad... but at this point is pointing fingers …
 
Extreme weather events like the infamous ~sharknado~ are happening more and around the world!! Okay, I’m kidding about that one specifically, but freak-level weather around the world IS a thing, it IS happening more often, and it IS related to climate change! For realz! Let me be clear, this bonkers weather isn't new to our planet. There have alway…
 
Hi listeners, Earth Ranger Emma here! Today I’m really excited to present a brand new podcast brought to you by Earth Rangers: The Big Melt! My best friend Sarah has been working on this for a while and she’s super excited for you to hear it. PARENTS: THIS PODCAST IS INTENDED FOR A TEEN AUDIENCE! Sarah knows global warming is the challenge of her g…
 
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