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Episode 212: How Do You Rescue Raptors?

Meet the Expert: Travis Wilcoxen, Biologist and President of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Raptor Center Travis Wilcoxen is a Professor of Biology. Travis is the Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA and CCIW for Millikin University. Travis is also President of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Raptor Center and Chair… Continue Reading Episode 212: How Do You Rescue Raptors?

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Episode 207: How Do You Make Peas Taste Great?

Meet the Expert: Christine Lewington, Founder and CEO of PIP International An ambitious and focused entrepreneur, Christine, is also a thought leader. She has an amazing career journey which she shared when speaking exclusively with Mirror Review. Christine was born and raised in Southern Alberta, Canada. The region where she was nurtured was the agriculture… Continue Reading Episode 207: How Do You Make Peas Taste Great?

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Episode 206: Why are Whales Important?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Emme Devonish, author, educator, and Amelia Island Whale Ambassador   Dr. Emme Devonish is an author, executive coach, consultant, and educator who cares deeplyabout ethical stewardship of the environment and service to her community. She is a Certified North Star Coach, Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional, SHRM Certified Professional, ICF Professional,… Continue Reading Episode 206: Why are Whales Important?

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Episode 205: How Do Birds Fly?

Alex Troutman is a wildlife biologist. He has several years of experience in the field, working with various Wildlife species including endangered Species like Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtles and Karner Blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis). Alex shares wildlife facts and photos on social media as N8ture AL, in his free time Alex enjoys… Continue Reading Episode 205: How Do Birds Fly?

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Episode 203: How Do Dolphins Recognize Humans?

Meet the Expert: Griselda Mora, dolphin trainer     Griselda is a dolphin trainer and ocean advocate for a large tourist company in Mexico. She worked her way up as a trainer by learning about the animals and volunteering at the company. She does multiple shows a day and loves sharing these amaazing aquatic animals… Continue Reading Episode 203: How Do Dolphins Recognize Humans?

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Episode 200: How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

Meet the Scientist: Brian Helmuth, Aquanaut and Chief Science Officer for Proteus Ocean Group   Brian Helmuth, PhD., is an aquanaut and marine environmental scientist at Northeastern University who loves to spend his time diving and exploring the ocean as he studies the effects of climate change on bodies of water on our planet. Helmuth… Continue Reading Episode 200: How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

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Episode 194: Can you do Science at Sea?

Meet the Expert: Erin Winick Anthony, Science Communicator Erin is the founder of science communication company STEAM Power Media which works to share the creativity in science and engineering, and help others tell their science stories. Erin has a B.S. in mechanical engineering and more than nine years experience working as a STEM communicator. Erin previously worked… Continue Reading Episode 194: Can you do Science at Sea?

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Episode 190: The BEST of Energy and Engineering

Happy 2024! The Solve It for Kids Podcast team of Jennifer and Jeff are still on holiday break. We have left you a few clips from some of our favorite episodes about energy and engineering. Get ready to … learn how to get energy from the wind, with Neil Milani– Episode 148 learn how drinking… Continue Reading Episode 190: The BEST of Energy and Engineering

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Episode 189: The BEST of Extreme Places to Live

The Solve It for Kids podcast is on holiday break. Please enjoy some snippets of our favorite shows about Living in Extreme Places! You’ll “visit” an underwater habitat with Aquanaut Liz Magee, Episode 177 consider what it would be like to live on Mars with Janet Ivey-Duenseng, Episode 179 and learn how plants live in… Continue Reading Episode 189: The BEST of Extreme Places to Live

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Episode 186: Do Animals Have Feelings?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Carl Safina, Carl Safina’s work explores how we are changing the natural world and what the changes mean for human and non-human beings. Carl sees that the durability of human dignity and survival of the natural world will depend on each other; we cannot preserve the wild unless we preserve human… Continue Reading Episode 186: Do Animals Have Feelings?

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Episode 173: How Does Drinking Water Get to Your House?

Meet the Expert: Trip Barton, Engineering Manager for Illinois American Water Trip Barton is an Engineering Manager for Illinois American Water with broad-based experience primarily including water and wastewater engineering projects and geographic information systems applications. Mr. Barton has over 30 years of experience in the public and private sector including work at two engineering firms,… Continue Reading Episode 173: How Does Drinking Water Get to Your House?

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Episode 172: How do you Protect Native Bee Populations?

Meet the Expert: Julie Travaglini, Senior Director of Education Allegheny Land Trust   Julie Travaglini is the Senior Director of Education and Curriculum for Allegheny Land Trust. In her role, she creates hands-on, stem and place based lessons for children and adults alike as well as providing state accredited professional development. Working in the field… Continue Reading Episode 172: How do you Protect Native Bee Populations?

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