Science http://kunm.org en The Rio Grande, Past, Present & Future http://kunm.org/post/rio-grande-past-present-future <p>Sat. 7/19, 9am: &nbsp;The Rio Grande is the heart of New Mexico. We'll learn how the river looked in the past, what it's doing now, and what we can expect for the future.&nbsp;The Rio Grande stretches a magical 2,401 miles, from its source in Colorado, all the way to the far southern border of the United States. Joining us is Jennifer Scheutz&nbsp;from the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Project. &nbsp;Plus, the cast of James and the Giant Peach will roll through the studio.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:30:07 +0000 Katie Stone 48157 at http://kunm.org The Rio Grande, Past, Present & Future Cooper's Hawks and Kids http://kunm.org/post/coopers-hawks-and-kids <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sat. 7/12, 9am: &nbsp;Cooper's Hawks are prolific in the Middle Rio Grande Valley. Wildlife bird expert Kristen Madden will join us to discuss how kids can identify, protect and keep safe from nesting Cooper's Hawks. We'll also have a visit from Theatre-in-the-Making kids performing Shakespeare, &nbsp;and The Doubleclicks will give us an exclusive, in-studio concert. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:26:31 +0000 Katie Stone 47809 at http://kunm.org Cooper's Hawks and Kids Summer Solstice & New Mexico Wildfires http://kunm.org/post/summer-solstice-new-mexico-wildfires <p>Sat. 6/21, 9am: &nbsp;It's officially the first day of summer and we're celebrating by learning the science of the summer solstice. &nbsp;Also,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Porfirio Chavarria, a wildfire firefighter will join us to talk about how to keep safe during wildfire season, especially for those who live in areas where forests and humans converge.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:59:24 +0000 Katie Stone 46800 at http://kunm.org Summer Solstice & New Mexico Wildfires Tornado Season in New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/tornado-season-new-mexico <p>Sat. 5/31, 9am: &nbsp;Tornado season is here in New Mexico, learn how to stay safe with meteorologist Kerry Jones, from the National Weather Service. Plus we'll be joined by friends from the CardBoard Playhouse with a live performance from their latest production, and the Santa Fe Opera will tell us about their kid's summer program. &nbsp;Plus, great music, our KUNM Kids Birthday Club, and our family events calendar. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 18:29:02 +0000 Katie Stone 45805 at http://kunm.org Tornado Season in New Mexico The Butterfly Show http://kunm.org/post/butterfly-show <p>Sat. 5/17, 9am: &nbsp;We'll be spending the hour learning about butterflies of New Mexico, plus we'll have a visit from the folks at the Albuquerque Railyards. Great music, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club, and our events calendar for families, join us! &nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 20:41:53 +0000 Katie Stone 45269 at http://kunm.org The Butterfly Show Dinosaurs of New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/dinosaurs-new-mexico <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sat. 5/3, 9am: &nbsp;Join Mrs. Estes'&nbsp;3rd graders from&nbsp;Manzano&nbsp;Mesa Elementary as we learn about the dinosaurs of New Mexico.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:28:21 +0000 Katie Stone 44633 at http://kunm.org Dinosaurs of New Mexico Birding With Kids & The Cowbird Mafia http://kunm.org/post/birding-kids-cowbird-mafia <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sat. 3/29, 9am: &nbsp;Looking for birds is easy when you know the basics of birding. We'll also cover the cowbird mafia, taking over nests nationwide. Birds of a feather, let's flock together on Saturday morning.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:53:35 +0000 Katie Stone 43007 at http://kunm.org Birding With Kids & The Cowbird Mafia Green Roofs & What is a Scientist? http://kunm.org/post/green-roofs-what-scientist <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sat. 3/22, 9am: &nbsp;We'll explore what is a scientist and what do scientists do all day? &nbsp;Plus we'll talk about Green Roofs, and how growing plants on our buildings helps the environement. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:01:04 +0000 Katie Stone 42673 at http://kunm.org Green Roofs & What is a Scientist? Dinosaur Nests http://kunm.org/post/dinosaur-nests <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sat. 3/15, 9am: &nbsp;Paleontologists visit us Saturday on the show to talk about the amazing nests of Maiasaura, Orodromeus, and Troodon eggs found on Egg Mountain, Montana. Dinosaur lovers, you won't want to miss this one. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:20:36 +0000 Katie Stone 42421 at http://kunm.org Dinosaur Nests States of Matter & Nanotechnology Explained http://kunm.org/post/states-matter-nanotechnology-explained <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sat. 3/8, 9am: &nbsp;Nanotechnology is transforming medicine, but what is it exactly? We'll learn all about the amazing blend of chemistry, biology and technology that makes nanotechnology a reality.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:58:33 +0000 Katie Stone 42117 at http://kunm.org States of Matter & Nanotechnology Explained Hug an Engineer Day! http://kunm.org/post/hug-engineer-day <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue';">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:35:16 +0000 Katie Stone 41521 at http://kunm.org Hug an Engineer Day! What is Dark Matter? http://kunm.org/post/what-dark-matter <p><span style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; widows: 2;">The Children's Hour - 12/28 9am: &nbsp;On the cutting edge of astrophysics, Dark Matter is the thing that space is missing. &nbsp;Dr. Dinesh Loomba from UNM's Physics and Astronomy department will enlighten us about this mysterious cosmological matter.</span></p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 15:39:09 +0000 Katie Stone 39238 at http://kunm.org What is Dark Matter? The Ice Age in New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/ice-age-new-mexico <p><span style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; widows: 2;">The Children's Hour - 12/14 9am: &nbsp;We'll learn about the Ice Age in New Mexico with scientist Gary Morgan from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History. Saber tooth cats, wooly mammoths and humans populated our state 10,000 years ago, when the world went cold. &nbsp;Grab a cup of cocoa and warm up with us as we delve into the Ice Age. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:54:26 +0000 Katie Stone 38827 at http://kunm.org The Ice Age in New Mexico GET SPACED OUT ON THE CHILDREN'S HOUR http://kunm.org/post/get-spaced-out-childrens-hour <p><span aria-live="polite" class="fbPhotosPhotoCaption" data-ft="{&quot;type&quot;:45,&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;*G&quot;}" id="fbPhotoSnowliftCaption" style="outline: none; display: inline; width: auto; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;" tabindex="0"><span class="hasCaption">Sat. 11/9, 9am: &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:27:45 +0000 Katie Stone 37400 at http://kunm.org GET SPACED OUT ON THE CHILDREN'S HOUR