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10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too ๐Ÿคช). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. โฑ

10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too ๐Ÿคช). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. โฑ

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10 minutes of news and information for curious kids ages 8-12 (and their parents are allowed to listen, too ๐Ÿคช). Each episode looks at what's happening in the world and provides context and reporting on the stories kids want to know more about. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Informative and fun, The Ten News is hosted by Bethany Van Delft and comes out every Tuesday and Thursday. โฑ

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@thetennews

Language:

English


Episodes

Ten News Screen Report: Oscar Prep and Girl Power ๐Ÿคฉ

4/20/2021
Charge up your devices and get the download from The Ten News Screen Report! ๐ŸŒŽ Plan for what to watch on Earth Day with talks from youth activists like Greta Thunberg and Alexandria Villaseรฑor! โœˆ๏ธ Be inspired by filmmakers Katie McEntire Wiatt and Binta Niambi Brown and their film Fly Like A Girl. ๐Ÿ† Get Five Fancy Facts about the Oscars to be award show ready for the film industryโ€™s biggest night. โ™ป๏ธ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News?...

Duration:00:13:48

Chip Shortages and Sleep Shortgages ๐Ÿ˜ด

4/17/2021
๐Ÿ’ป What caused the global chip shortage? And why is it so hard to buy a Playstation 5? ๐Ÿ˜ด How does technology impact sleep? Jacob and Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast explain it for us!๐Ÿ”‹ Did you know scientists are working on making a one-of-a kind battery out of fabric? ๐Ÿ•น Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐Ÿ“ธ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ†“ Enter for a chance to...

Duration:00:08:58

Business Smarts Topped With Mustard ๐ŸŒญ

4/15/2021
What is a union? ๐Ÿ“ฆ And what was the result when 6,000 Amazon employees in Alabama voted on whether or not to unionize? ๐ŸŒญ Then we meet 14-year-old Mason Wright, owner of Mason's Super Dogs and the youngest restaurant owner in all of Georgia! ๐Ÿง Let's chow down on the fascinating world of competitive eating, and learn about famous competitive eaters like Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi. ๐Ÿ’ฐ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The...

Duration:00:13:24

The Trial of Derek Chauvin โš–๏ธ

4/13/2021
๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš–๏ธ First, we discuss the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing George Floyd in 2020. We recommend listening with a grown-up. โš–๏ธ How does a trial like this work? ๐ŸŒ Then we learn about young activist Isra Hirsi, and the inspiring work she's doing with the US Youth Climate Strike.โœŠ๐Ÿพ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ†“ Enter for a chance to win a FREE t-shirt from The Ten News online...

Duration:00:08:25

Ten News EXTRA: Dr. Gabby Wild ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป

4/10/2021
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป We're getting out into nature with our favorite wildlife veterinarian and eco-fashionista, Dr. Gabby Wild! What does it mean to be a wildlife veterinarian? ๐Ÿ‘— How do our fashion choices impact the environment and wildlife? ๐Ÿ˜ What does a typical day look like for a wildlife veterinarian when they're not travelling to save wild animals? ๐Ÿฆ‹ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ†“ Enter for a chance to win a...

Duration:00:11:28

Definition Breakdown: Climate Change & Global Warming ๐ŸŒŽ

4/8/2021
๐ŸŒŽ How is Netflix cutting the amount of air pollution it produces and electricity it uses in half? ๐ŸŒก Jacob and Olivia from the Curious Kid Podcast explain the differences between Global Warming and Climate Change. What is the Greenhouse Effect, and how are people contributing to the rapid rise of the Earth's temperature? ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿพ Let's learn about Mari Copeny who, at 8 years old, garnered national attention after writing a letter to President Obama about the toxic drinking water crisis in her...

Duration:00:11:50

Take Me Out to the Ball Game โšพ๏ธ

4/6/2021
๐ŸŸ Why did Major League Baseball move the All-Star Game out of Atlanta? ๐Ÿงข As the 2021 MLB season gets into full swing, we learn about the mysterious origins of Americaโ€™s pastime, and the truth about Abner Doubleday, the Father of Baseball. โšพ๏ธ What's the longest game in MLB history? Which MLB player has the most homeruns? The answers to these questions and more in today's Fact Attack! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The...

Duration:00:11:14

Ask an Expert: Dr. Bob Wachter ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ

4/3/2021
๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธOn today's special Ask an Expert, we're joined by Dr. Bob Wachter, Chair, UCSF Dept. of Medicine, author, and guest host of In the Bubble! ๐Ÿ– He's answering questions around the pandemic and the Covid vaccines. Plus, some listener-submitted questions. ๐Ÿ– What will the Summer be like? ๐Ÿซ When can kids go to school without masks? ๐Ÿ’‰ Does it matter which vaccine you get? When does he think kids will be able to get the Fauci Ouchie? Plus, much more! Dive in, you don't want to miss out! ๐Ÿ’ฏ...

Duration:00:22:27

April Fool's Day: Two Truths and a Lie! ๐Ÿคช

4/1/2021
๐Ÿคช We're in the April Fool's Day spirit! Can you spot the prank in todayโ€™s two truths and a lie episode? It's harder than you think. ๐Ÿ„โ€โ™‚๏ธ Does surfer Dana McGregor really give surfing lessons to kids with the help of two goats named Pismo and Grover? ๐Ÿ”” Did fast food company Taco Bell really purchase the Liberty Bell and rename the US landmark the Taco Liberty Bell? โญ๏ธ Did a huge star in a galaxy 75 million light-years away really just disappear? Listen until the end to find out if you got...

Duration:00:10:05

Special Guest: Author Lisa Papademetriou ๐Ÿ“š

3/30/2021
๐Ÿ’ Let's learn about four springtime holidays: Passover, Easter, Holi, and Ramadan! ๐Ÿ“š As National Reading Month comes to a close, we sit down with author of more than 30 books for children, Lisa Papademetriou and her grammar-obsessed alter ego, Ivana Correctya! ๐ŸŽ What is Formula 1 racing? How is Formula 1 different from NASCAR? ๐Ÿฅฃ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐Ÿ“ธ...

Duration:00:12:45

Ten News EXTRA: Emoji expert Jennifer Daniel ๐Ÿคฏ

3/27/2021
๐Ÿคฃ It's Saturday, which means The Ten News is getting EXTRA! ๐ŸŽจ In this week's edition we look at emojis! ๐Ÿคฏ We're joined by Jennifer Daniel, chair of the emoji subcommittee at the Unicode Consortium, to get the full scoop on exploding heads and boomerangs in our full interview. ๐Ÿ˜€ Plus! The emoji-themed Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐Ÿ“ธ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ Check out...

Duration:00:14:20

Progress in Congress๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ

3/25/2021
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ The Senate confirmed Congresswoman Deb Haaland to become President Joe Bidenโ€™s Secretary of the Interior. Why is that a big deal? ๐Ÿ‘– Why weren't some members of Congress allowed to wear pants until the 1970s? ๐Ÿ„ Why are mushrooms the new hot topic in the world of space exploration? ๐ŸŒฎ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐Ÿ“ธ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ„ Discover how...

Duration:00:12:43

Spotlight: Who Gets The Money In Sports?โ›น๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ

3/24/2021
โ›น๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ We're bringing you an additional episode this week to highlight the recent discussion around inequality in men's and women's sports, after Oregon Ducks player Sedona Prince filmed a viral video in the Women's NCAA basketball workout room during March Madness. โ›น๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ Where else is there a difference? Listen to correspondent, Kenny Curtis, shine a spotlight on the gender pay gap in sports. ๐Ÿ’ฐ ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for...

Duration:00:05:51

How To Be An Ally ๐Ÿ•Š

3/23/2021
๐Ÿ•Š Following the tragic events that took place in Atlanta last week that resulted in eight people losing their lives, six of whom were of Asian descent, we take a look at the importance of allyship, and learn how everyone can be an ally to someone. ๐ŸŒˆ Then, we're joined by Jennifer Daniel, Chair of the Emoji Subcommittee for Unicode. We discuss the importance of inclusion in emojis, what emojis we can expect in the next release, and her thoughts on our use of emojis. ๐Ÿ‘’ Plus! The Trivia...

Duration:00:13:43

Ten News EXTRA: Celebrating Women's History Month! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐ŸŽจ

3/20/2021
๐Ÿคฃ It's Saturday, which means The Ten News is getting EXTRA! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐ŸŽจ In this week's edition we celebrate Womenโ€™s History Month! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŒพ Let's kick things off with Five Fascinating Facts about Womenโ€™s History Month! ๐Ÿ– Then, the extended interview with the first ever โ€œcrayon activistโ€ Bellen Woodard. ๐ŸŽจ Named one of Time Magazineโ€™s Kid of the Year honorees, we learn how she's making change with her Bellenโ€™s More Than a Peach project. ๐Ÿ‘‘ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more...

Duration:00:17:29

World Down Syndrome Day ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›

3/18/2021
๐Ÿ‘ฝ What has the NASA Perseverance rover been up to since it landed on Mars? ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’› Let's learn all about World Down Syndrome Day! โ›น๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ Then, college basketball fans get wild in March every year. What is March Madness all about? โ›น๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club today! ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐Ÿ“ธ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ’™ ๐Ÿ’› Learn how you can be an advocate for the rights of people with Down Syndrome...

Duration:00:12:38

What Is Herd Immunity? ๐Ÿ’‰

3/16/2021
โฐ Why has a movement against Daylight Saving developed in recent years? ๐Ÿ’‰ We know getting the COVID vaccine helps build immunity to the virus, but how can herd immunity help prevent COVID infections? Jacob and Olivia from the Curious Kid Podcast explain COVID herd immunity. ๐Ÿ€ In today's Creature Feature, we learn how naked mole rats talk to each other using a unique dialect. ๐Ÿ… Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ’ฏ Want even more awesome content from The Ten News? Join The Ten'ers Club...

Duration:00:12:07

Ten News EXTRA: Coin Shortage๐Ÿ’ฐ

3/13/2021
๐Ÿคฃ It's Saturday, which means The Ten News is getting EXTRA! ๐Ÿ’ฐ This week it's the coin shortage edition. ๐Ÿค‘ Let's check in on an unexpected side effect of the Covid 19 pandemic we previously covered - the national coin shortage. ๐Ÿ  Then, visit an aquarium in North Carolina where theyโ€™ve figured out how to put their coins to good use. ๐Ÿ—บ Plus! What did two teenagers in Israel discover inside of an 1100 year old clay jar!? ๐Ÿ“ธ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐Ÿ’ฐ Want to...

Duration:00:08:52

Vaccine Angels & Women In Science! ๐Ÿ’‰

3/11/2021
๐Ÿ” How is President Biden doing on his promise to move fast on environmental protections? ๐Ÿ’‰ 14-year-old Benjamin Kagan, founder of the Chicago Vaccine Angels, joins us to explain how he's helping make sure vaccines can get to the people who need them most. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ Our celebration of Women's History Month continues with our five favorite books about women in science! ๐Ÿป Plus! The Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ“ธ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter! ๐Ÿ’‰ Discover how the...

Duration:00:13:38

Special Guest Claribel A. Ortega ๐Ÿ‘ป

3/9/2021
๐Ÿช What are internet cookies? And why won't Google allow cookies anymore? ๐Ÿ‘ป March is National Reading Month, and we have author Claribel A. Ortega on to talk about her hit book Ghost Squad, and how great readers can become great writers! ๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™€๏ธ Learn how Marvel Comics is honoring super heroes, like She-Hulk, Spider-Woman, and Shuri for Women's History Month. ๐Ÿ“š Plus, on today's fact attack, we learn the origin of Litte Free Library! ๐Ÿ“ธ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ“ Sign up for The Ten News-letter!...

Duration:00:11:54