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This week we continue with our questions on dinosaurs as we discuss the mass dino extinction with Lizzie Planck from the Omaha Children’s Museum. Then St Patrick Reid, Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska Medical Center explains vaccines and what that means for COVID-19.

 

This podcast features music from The Bed Trio and Collin Smith, with theme music from CulxrHouse.

Six Feet of Science: Bugs and Bees (episode 1)

Apr 25, 2020
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In our first episode of Six Feet of Science, kids ask about viruses and honey bees. This week, we have a real life beekeeper and a doctor to help answer these curious questions! We owe a big thanks to Dr. Theodore Cieslak and Carol Fassbinder-Orth from the Bountiful Blossoms Bee Co. for their expert explaining.

Six Feet of Science: Trailer

Apr 23, 2020
Joshua LaBure

Episodes will be released early every Saturday morning so you can make us part of your new weekend routine! 

Our newest podcast series features local muscians including Collin Smith and artists from Culxr House. We are collaborating with both Omaha Public Schools and the Omaha Children's Museum on this project. 

Morning Edition's Live & Local host Mike Hogan chats with Omaha Junior Lancer Squirts' Co-Coach Kendall Sidoruk about the upcoming championship opportunity for the local ten year olds.

Kate Murphy joins Mike Hogan on Morning Edition to discuss Omaha Junior Roller Derby.

Nebraska a great state for kids

Jul 23, 2014

The Annie E. Casey Foundation National Kids Count Data Book was released yesterday, and it shows more children live in poverty now than in 2005.

Courtesy of ezinemark.com

Girls Inc. of Omaha will hold its 12th Annual Lunch for the Girls on Tuesday, April 24th at the CenturyLink Center.

First Lady Michelle Obama will give the keynote address at this year’s event.  Roberta Wilhelm is the Executive Director for Girls, Inc.  

She says the girls will present a special video in support of Mrs. Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative, which is dedicated to fighting childhood obesity.

Omaha, NE – Voices for Children in Nebraska has released its Kids Count in Nebraska 2011 Report.

Research Coordinator Melissa Breazile says the report focuses on the importance of investing in early childhood. She says the report is broken down into four key areas: health, education, safety and economic stability. Positive findings include an increase in the graduation rate and a decrease in the number of children living outside of their homes.