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Fluoride in the water

Bene and Mal discuss whether or not we should have a say in adding fluoride to our water. They discuss the fact that there are less fillings in areas with fluoride in the water and ask if this provides enough evidence to add fluoride to water in all areas.

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Forensic DNA

This short audio feature Bene and Mal, two rather chatty microorganisms who ask who has the right to our DNA?  They consider how it helps to solve crimes, but discuss if it is ethical to store this kind of information or if it should be kept private.

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Human enhancements

In this short audio feature Bene and Mal discuss how enhancements could improve intelligence, allow us to run faster and live faster. They consider who would have the power to decide who can have these treatments and whether it would open up a divide in society. The many questions raised provide a stimulus for a...

Can Pets Go To Space?

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. This episode features Andrew Kuh, talking about animals that have been sent into space. Libby Jackson answers the question, “How many people have been into space?” Libby talks about how the European...

Fizzy Drinks

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Astronaut Tim Peake answers the question “Can you have fizzy drinks in space?” and Glen, from Airbus Defence and Space, describes why the gas dissolved in the drink could cause problems for the...

Space Sick

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Astronaut Tim Peake answers the question “Can you get space sick?” Libby Jackson, from the UK Space Agency, explains how the effects of being in freefall can cause astronauts to become sick.

What Causes a Shooting Star and Why do Stars Twinkle?

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Sían and Kyle, from Airbus Defence and Space, answer the questions “What causes a shooting star?” and “Why do some stars twinkle?”

What You do on Board

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Astronaut Tim Peake answers the question “When you are in space, what exactly do you do up there?” Andrew Kuh, from the UK Space Agency, answers “How do you sleep on the International Space Station?”

Basmati basmati

This play allows children to explore biodiversity through movement and music in a fun and engaging way.  It looks at how consumer demand drives the growing of a particular type of rice in India and the consequences if a disease or pest affects the growth of rice crops.

Great for use in an assembly or in...

Beloved Burger

This play looks at how an increase in the demand for meat can affect tropical rainforests far away. It explores some of the consequences for; animals and plants living in these areas, farmers and our planet.  

Great for use in an assembly or in class, when learning about rainforests, healthy eating and...

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