Brains On, is a great site which answers lots and lots of questions about the world around us. The sound clips on SoundCloud are great fun to listen to. Children are involved in the narrative. Scientific, geographic and physical phenomenon are explained in an easy to and fun way. This monthly podcast for kids and curious adults, is produced by MPR News and Southern California Public Radio
In addition to the sound blog or podcast, Brains On gives a lot of cool resources. For instance, take a look at the map of submarine cables that make the Internet possible.
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