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Playlist: The Childrens Hour - Katie Stone's Portfolio

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Roadrunners

From The Children's Hour Inc. | Part of the The Children's Hour series | 54:29

All about roadrunners

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New Mexico’s state bird is famous as a cartoon character, but what’s the real deal with roadrunners?  The Children's Hour kids crew interview Dr. Christopher Witt from the Museum of Southwestern Biology about our the legendary roadrunner.

We also speak with UNM student and roadrunner researcher, Tina Guo about a groundbreaking project to study New Mexico's roadrunners.

Find out about a new musical written by a high school student, Colin Miller about a young man with autism struggling to cope with the suicide of his brother.

With great music, the Children's Hour birthday Club and so much more.

The Children’s Hour  is Kid Powered Public Radio

Live From The Library With NM Congresswoman Deb Haaland

From The Children's Hour Inc. | Part of the The Children's Hour series | 58:00

The Children's Hour kids crew interview New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland in a show recorded live at a library in Albuquerque, NM.

Img_1039_small As part of our ongoing civics education series, The Children's Hour Kids Crew interview Congresswoman Deb Haaland about what her work involves, and how she’s impacting children. Featuring, musical guests Rippy & The Sillyettes, a family band from Gallup, New Mexico. With jokes, great music and much more!  Recorded live at Albuquerque's Central & Unser Library.  

RELEASE: July 6 2019 by 5pm MT

Chamber Music and Molly of Denali

From The Children's Hour Inc. | Part of the The Children's Hour series | 58:01

Learn about chamber music, and kids interview PBS Kids producer Maya Selganek about Molly of Denali, PBS Kids first animated series starring Native American characters

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This week on The Children’s Hour, we’ll learn about chamber music from Leanne DeVane from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. How is chamber music different from symphonies, and are kids really welcome at concerts? Listen for composer jokes and music imitating nature. 
Also, the kids talk with Maya Salganek, a producer at the groundbreaking PBS Kids show, Molly of Denali, along with her son Keet, one of the kids in the series. The animated TV program promotes early childhood literacy and multicultural diversity and is the first PBS’s animated series starring a Native American character, where every indigenous character is voiced by an indigenous actor, and Native people are working in all aspects of the production and writing. Molly of Denali premiers on PBS stations around the nation on July 15, 2019.

Going To The Zoo

From The Children's Hour Inc. | Part of the The Children's Hour series | 57:59

The Children's Hour broadcasts from the Albuquerque Zoo with a full band and zookeepers

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This week The Children’s Hour goes to the Albuquerque Zoo in a broadcast from the Africa stage between the hyenas and chimps, with the Albuquerque Zoo's Mammal Curator, Dr. Erin Flynn, along with zookeeper Alegria Lacy and Salsa the mccaw parrot. With live music by the band Zoolojams, we learn about how zoos are helping to save critically endangered species, and find out what a zookeeper’s job is like. 

The Children's Hour is Kids Public Radio. 

Unappreciated Animals

From The Children's Hour Inc. | Part of the The Children's Hour series | 58:00

What place do spiders, snakes, centipedes and other commonly disliked animals have in the web of life?

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Does an animal have to be adorable to be appreciated?

This week on The Children’s Hour, we’re covering unappreciated animals.  How do commonly animals like snakes, bugs, lizards and others fit into the web of life? Our friend Bethany Dunn, Science Education Coordinator from the Albuquerque Biopark will bring some misunderstood species to our studio to help us learn to love them.

Making Cents Of Money

From The Children's Hour Inc. | Part of the The Children's Hour series | 57:59

Economics for all ages, learn about money including its history, inflation, debt, interest and donations

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This week on The Children’s Hour, we try to make cents of money with Dr. Reilly White from the University of New Mexico, Associate Professor of Finance at the Anderson School of Management. We learn the history of currency and how interest, inflation, donations, and savings works. With great music and more!

Anti-Racist Kids

From The Children's Hour Inc. | Part of the The Children's Hour series | 58:00

The kids learn about racism, being anti-racist, and they find out what a state Attorney General does.

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This episode of The Children's Hour is about being an anti-racist kid. The Crew interview behavioral psychologists Dr. Rebecca Ezechukwu and Dr. Danielle Riddle-Price about what racism is, and how to be anti-racist. Then the Kids Crew speak with New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on his work, and what he's doing to combat racism. With great music, and gripping conversations, join us!