Maya The Science Kid Podcast

Maya The Science Kid Podcast

Latest Episodes

If you could dedicate your life to one thing, what would it be?
July 20, 2023

A conversation about what is the most important problem we can fix

Why do we celebrate with fireworks?
July 04, 2023

A conversation about fireworks, it's history and science, and benefits and dangers.

How can you tell when someone is lying? And why do kids lie?
June 13, 2023

A conversation about lying, and how to deal with them as kids and parents.

How is snow or rain formed?
February 28, 2019

What is snow? What is rain? How are they different? How is snow formed? What is fog? All of this and more is answered in this episode.

Why are traffic lights red yellow and green?
February 26, 2019

Traffic lights are pretty similar in most places, but not always everywhere. We talk about roads signs and driving conventions and standards. This is a good episode to learn how things could be different in places we haven't yet visited.

Why do we throw up and what is puke?
February 22, 2019

This episode is fun and we talk about something that is not pleasant for kids. But we learn that it's ok and you feel better after puking.

Why do car windshields get frosty in winter?
February 16, 2019

What is frost? In this episode we talk about how moisture in the air becomes frost when the air gets cold overnight. We also talk about freezing point and melting point.

Why do we get itchy?
February 06, 2019

Why does our skin feel itchy? How does the brain know about it?

Why does our body get hot and cold?
January 31, 2019

How does the skin feels coldness and hotness? We also talk about how the air outside is cold at night and warmer in the day and colder in winter and warmer in summer.

Why do we get sick and what are vaccines?
January 29, 2019

Why do we get sick? What is a virus? What are vaccines?