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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.ย โฑ

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Hear from 15-year-old activist Ewan Barker Plummer about making a difference in your community for the issues you care about ๐Ÿ— Let's talk turkey for todayโ€™s Fun Fact โœŠ๐Ÿฝ We speak to a teenage activist about starting a petition to get justice for George Floyd that more than 3 million people signed, and making an impact on the causes you believe in โ‰๏ธ See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: when home cooks need help with Thanksgiving turkey emergencies, who can they call? ๐Ÿ’ป Learn How to Start a Petition โ‰๏ธ Don't sneak a peak, but here's the history on the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day ๐Ÿฆƒ Impress your friends with 16 Fun Facts You Probably Didnโ€™t Know About Thanksgiving ๐Ÿ’Œ You gotta send us a story idea! Send an email to: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ“ฒ Go to the Ten News website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
๐Ÿฆƒ Let's get real about the history of the very first Thanksgiving ๐Ÿงช Explore the truth about why you might get sleepy after a big Thanksgiving meal (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) ๐Ÿ˜ท Learn todayโ€™s Fun Fact about food-scented face masks ๐Ÿฅ Hear about what went down with the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team and The 2022 World Games โ“ See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: what was included in the very first Macyโ€™s Thanksgiving Day Parade instead of giant balloons? ๐Ÿฆƒ Read more about the first Thanksgiving and The Wampanoag Side of the Tale ๐Ÿงช Curious whether turkey really makes you sleepy? Read The Truth About Tryptophan ๐Ÿฅ“ Are Breathable Bacon face masks really a thing?! Yes. ๐Ÿฅ See the message from the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team to the Ireland team ๐ŸŽง Listen to correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaigโ€™s podcast: Curious Kid Podcast ๐Ÿ’Œ Email us your story ideas at hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ“ฒ Visit the Ten News website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
๐Ÿงผ If you're traveling for the holidays, get some clear, simple tips on how to travel safe ๐Ÿ‘ง Hear what shelter-in-place looked like for 10-year-old Sasha who quarantined in two countries! (with correspondent Bridget Todd) โš•๏ธ Learn how vaccines really work (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) ๐Ÿคง Learn todayโ€™s Fun Fact about sneezes and which animal can your sneeze beat in a race ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, faced down what ceremonial act? ๐Ÿค” Learn more about shots and why vaccines are important: A Kid's Guide to Shots ๐Ÿ‘€ Watch a video of Dr. Anthony Fauci botching the ceremonial act from today's Trivia Question: YouTube ๐ŸŽง Listen to correspondent Bridget Todd's podcast about marginalized voices shaping the internet: There Are No Girls on the Internet ๐ŸŽง Listen to correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaigโ€™s podcast: Curious Kid Podcast ๐Ÿ’Œ Email us your story ideas, your trivia questionsโ€”even your audio recordingsโ€”at hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ“ฒ The Ten News website has stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
๐Ÿ’ธ Find out why NBA champion Caron Butler plays board games with his kids to teach them about money ๐Ÿค• Get to the bottom of why everyone is worried about your head when you play sports and what exactly is a concussion (with correspondent Kenny Curtis) ๐Ÿฆ† Why is Donald Trump being called a "lame duck" president? ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Learn todayโ€™s Fun Fact about the Florida Marlins making "herstory"! ๐ŸŒณ Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: what caused the extinction of the Graves Beach Plum Tree? ๐Ÿ’ธ Check out the board game Caron Butler plays with this family to learn financial literacy and more: In Home Banking Board Game ๐Ÿค• Read more facts about Sports and Concussions ๐Ÿฆ† Explore Where Did the Term Lame Duck Originate? ๐Ÿ“ก Check out correspondent Kenny Curtis' amazing (and sometimes wacky) show on SiriusXM: Kids Place Live ๐Ÿ’Œ We love email! Send us your stories, your trivia, your tired, your poor, your huddled masses: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ“ฒ The Ten News website has stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
๐Ÿฅ‡ Hear 5 ways US voters made history with this year's elections *(hint: it wasn't only about the Presidency)* ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€โš•๏ธ Get the latest on the coronavirus vaccine (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rosencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) ๐Ÿ“ถ Hear how online school works (or doesn't work) if you donโ€™t have internet access โ“โ“ Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: what kind of animal was gifted to US President Martin Van Buren? ๐Ÿช Learn todayโ€™s Fun Fact about the depths of space! ๐Ÿฅ‡ Can you guess 6 records the 2020 election broke ๐Ÿ“ถ You really should learn these Digital divide facts for kids ๐ŸŠ Think President Van Buren's gift was strange? Check out The 9 Strangest Pets Owned by Presidents ๐Ÿ’Œ We love email! Send us your stories, your trivia, your tired, your poor, your huddled masses: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ“ฒ The Ten News website has stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Is this the craziest presidential election is US history? Maybe not. ๐Ÿ““ What if you could take a whole year and choose to learn whatever you want? We speak to a young person doing it! ๐Ÿ˜ท Plus: fun facts to impress your friends! ๐ŸŽฉ And: the Trivia Question of the Day! ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ You'll be surprised to learn these 10 Bizarre Facts from U.S. Election History ๐Ÿ—ฃ Pretty interesting to read Why Defeated Presidential Candidates Deliver Concession Speeches ๐Ÿ˜ท Do you know what kids did During the 1918 flu pandemic ๐ŸŽฉ Explore 10 things you may not know about Abraham Lincoln ๐Ÿ“ง Email us curious facts, crazy stories, and all your questions: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŒ Check our website for stuff you just can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
๐ŸŽ–๏ธ Learn why we celebrate Veteranโ€™s Day with Air Force Major Courtney Davis ๐Ÿ‘น Hear why a bunch of ferocious Tasmanian Devils were let loose in Australiaโ€”on purpose! (Shout out to listener Alexander from Sioux Falls, South Dakota) ๐Ÿฆธ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ The Ten News Screen Report: get the latest on the upcoming movies from Marvel Studios and when the next Marvel superhero movie is coming out! ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ You gotta check these 5 Facts to Know About Veterans Day ๐Ÿ‘น Wait, did Thor help bring Tasmanian Devils back to mainland Australia? Watch this video to find out ๐Ÿฆธ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ You should read these 10 Huge Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 Rumors You Need To Know ๐Ÿ“ง Email us curious facts, crazy stories, and all your questions: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŒ Check our website for stuff you just can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ We get an update on what happened with the Presidential Election โœŠ๐Ÿฝ We speak to a 15-year-old activist about making a political impact for the causes you believe in ๐Ÿ•™ Dig into why we observe the strange national custom of Daylight Saving Time ๐Ÿฆ’ We finally learn the answer to that *burning* question, How do giraffes avoid sunburn? ๐Ÿ’ป Learn How to Start a Petition ๐Ÿ•™ Remind me why do we turn the clocks back for Daylight Saving Time ๐Ÿฆ’ Get all the very important Giraffe Tongue Facts ๐Ÿ“ง Email us funny facts! sizzling stories! quirky questions! and caring comments... hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŒ Check out our website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Learn how votes get counted and what happens to ballots after they're cast with correspondent Pamela Kirkland ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ We take you on a trip through the long and surprising history of voting rights in the USA โœ๐Ÿพ Get the *really-real* on what's actually written in the United States Constitution with comedy producer, author, and activist Ben Sheehan. ๐Ÿ“– Check out guest Ben Sheehan's book, OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say? ๐Ÿ’ฅ Surprised by the answer to our Trivia Question of the Day? Read more about what happened to that drone ๐Ÿ“ง Email us funny facts! sizzling stories! quirky questions! and caring comments... hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŒ Check out our website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐ŸŽฎ An update on the annual Halloween virtual event โ€œFortnitemaresโ€ from correspondent Bridget Todd and Mike Amato ๐Ÿ Learn more about the Asian Giant Hornets, known as "murder hornets" ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Hear about the eerie Broadway theater tradition of the "ghost light" ๐Ÿ‘ป Find out what *spine-tingling* new donut flavor was created just in time for Halloween. ๐ŸŽง Listen to correspondent Bridget Todd's incredible podcast about marginalized voices shaping the internet: There Are No Girls on the Internet ๐ŸŽธ Check out WaveXR's virtual concerts. ๐Ÿ Stay safe and learn What you need to know about โ€˜murder hornetsโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Read more about Why Broadway Theatres Keep a 'Ghost Light' Burning on the Stage ๐Ÿ“ง Email us your curious facts, funny stories, and chuckly jokes at: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŽ‡ Follow the show on Instagram: The Ten News on Instagram ๐ŸŒ Check out our website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐ŸŽƒ Get 5 ideas how to keep this year's Halloween spooky and fun ๐ŸŒœ Hear some interesting facts about this Halloween's special blue moon (with Laine Farber of the Nature Nerds podcast) ๐Ÿ’€ Learn more about Mexicoโ€™s celebration, Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos). ๐ŸŒœ This is cool! Read how A rare "blue moon" will light up the Halloween night sky ๐Ÿš๏ธ Don't be scared, but these are 31 of the Scariest Town Names in America ๐Ÿ’€ Impress your friends with Top 10 things to know about the Day of the Dead ๐ŸŽง Listen to our guest Laine Farberโ€™s exciting podcast exploration of plants and animals: Nature Nerds ๐Ÿ“ง Do you have something to tell us? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŽ‡ Find us on Instagram: The Ten News on Instagram ๐ŸŒ Check out our website for extra info and stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode: โœ… Hear about this election year's record-shattering early voter turnout ๐Ÿฟ Find out why the future of movie night may be drive-in movie theaters ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Learn what makes the capital of the United States different from the rest of the country โ“ Find out the amazing destination one reality TV show plans to send its contest winner. โœ… Read the news about the early voting records we're setting: Early vote total exceeds 2016 ๐Ÿฟ Learn more about how Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback during the coronavirus pandemic ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Explore Washington DC's case for statehood: Why Statehood for DC โ“ Find out more about how A planned reality TV show aims to take one lucky contestant into the final frontier ๐Ÿ“ง Do you have a story to tell us? A comment? A question??? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram: The Ten News on Instagram ๐ŸŒ Check out our website for extra info and stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ Find out why this year we're naming hurricanes with Greek letters ๐Ÿค‘ Learn about an unexpected side effect of the Covid-19 pandemic: a national coin shortage ๐Ÿ  Visit an aquarium in North Carolina where theyโ€™ve figured out how to put their coins to good use โ‰๏ธ Trivia Question of the Day: What artifact was recently sold at auction for $31.8 million and set a new world record? ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ Interested in hurricane names? Read the whole List of 2020 Hurricane Names For The Season ๐Ÿค‘ Want to understand the national coin shortage? The Federal Reserve can answer Why Do U.S. Coins Seem to be in Short Supply? ๐Ÿ’จ Read more about this episode's Fun Fact, "does wind make itโ€™s own sound?" at Science Made Fun โ‰๏ธ Get to know Stan, the object of that record-setting auction in our Trivia Question of the Day over at CNN.com ๐Ÿ“ง Do you have a story to tell us? A comment? A question??? Email us at: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŒ Check out our website for extra information and stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram: The Ten News on Instagram
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐Ÿ€ Find out how LeBron James is bringing attention to an important issue off the basketball court: fighting voter suppression ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Learn about what poll workers do and why they're the unsung heroes of Election Day ๐Ÿ’ฐ We talk about money in menโ€™s and womenโ€™s pro sports with friend of The Ten News, Kenny Curtis. ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Read a letter to fans from LeBron James and the folks at More Than a Vote AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR FANS OF EVERY AGE, RACE AND GENDER ๐Ÿ‘€ Watch the longest professional tennis match ever: John Isner vs. Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon in 2010 ๐ŸŽง Listen to friend of The Ten News, Kenny Curtis' show Kids Place Live on SiriusXM ๐Ÿ’ฌ We want to hear your comments! Send us an email: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŒ For everything (everything!) you can't hear on the podcast, visit the website: TheTenNews.com ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ See what we look like on social media: The Ten News on Instagram
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐Ÿ’ฏ Discover why the US Census is so important ๐Ÿฆฉ Find out what some zoo animals did while humans werenโ€™t around during the pandemic ๐ŸฆŸ Hear about what one agency in the Florida Keys is doing to fight mosquitoes. ๐Ÿ’ฏ Test your knowledge of population data from the US Census: Play Population Bracketology ๐Ÿšธ Learn more about the world's most prolific mother: Feodor Vassilyev on Guiness World Records ๐Ÿฆ’ Read how some zoo animals are doing without visitors: The Gray Cockatoo Is Lonely Without You ๐ŸฆŸ Learn more about the Monroe County Mosquito Control District's interesting plan to fight mosquitoes: Approved for Release in Florida Keys ๐Ÿ’ฌ We want to hear your comments! Send us an email: hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŒ For everything (everything!) you can't hear on the podcast, visit the website: TheTenNews.com ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ See what we look like on social media: The Ten News on Instagram
Todayโ€™s episode: ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Find out whatโ€™s supreme about the Supreme Court ๐Ÿ€ Learn how the NBA kept Covid off the basketball court ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป Meet Olivia Seltzer, the 16-year-old founder of The Cramm, a news source for teens. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป Sign up for The Cramm, "a fun, easy way to know the world's happenings": TheCramm.com ๐Ÿ€ Go behind the scenes of the NBA Bubble at Walt Disney World: Inside the final days of the bubble ๐Ÿ›๏ธ What is the Supreme Court? Get the run-down on the United States Supreme Court at Brittanica Kids ๐Ÿ“ง Send us an email: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ”— For information and resources you can't hear on the podcast, visit the website: TheTenNews.com ๐ŸŒ… Get social: The Ten News on Instagram
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Get to know history-making Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, Kamala Harris โœŠ๐Ÿฟ Find out ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement with civil rights leader Alicia Garza ๐Ÿ“ฃ Hear from a 16-year-old youth activist using his voice and making an impact in his community of San Francisco. ๐Ÿ‘€ Watch this cartoon about why so many people are still protesting about racism: BrainPOP's Black Lives Matter video on YouTube ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ See this video of Kamala Harrisโ€™ speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention ๐Ÿ“ง We want to hear your story ideas, fun facts, and curious questions! Send us an email: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ”— For information and resources you can't hear on the podcast, visit the website: TheTenNews.com ๐ŸŒ… Go social! Get visual! The Ten News on Instagram
In todayโ€™s episode: ๐Ÿ˜ท Hear about two sisters making masks for their community ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ Find out how vaccines work and why weโ€™re still waiting for the coronavirus vaccine (with Jacob Rozencwaig of the Curious Kid Podcast) ๐Ÿฆฎ Learn about a crisis response therapy dog having a positive impact on firefighters battling the wildfires in California (with Laine Farber of the Nature Nerds podcast). โœ… Read the CDC's mask guidelines ๐Ÿ˜ท Learn how to make a Coronavirus face mask at home ๐Ÿฆฎ Check out Kerith the Golden Retriever on Instagram ๐Ÿฎ In addition to their guinea pig decree, read five more examples of How Switzerland Is Leading the Charge for Animal Rights ๐ŸŽง Listen to correspondent Jacob Rozencwaigโ€™s podcast: Curious Kid Podcast ๐ŸŽง Listen to our guest Laine Farberโ€™s exciting podcast exploration of plants and animals: Nature Nerds ๐ŸŒ… Go social! Get visual! The Ten News on Instagram ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ We like email! Send us questions, comments, ideas and more at: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ For information and resources we canโ€™t play on the podcast, visit the website: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode weโ€™ll: ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Learn about what exactly are presidential debates ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Find out how to get elected President ๐Ÿค” Get the inside scoop on what it takes to be President with special guest, political consultant James Carville โœ…ย  ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿฆฒ Learn more about today's guest: James Carville (โ€œthe Raginโ€™ Cajunโ€) on Britannica โ›ด Read about what happened when the British government let the Internet suggest the name for a research ship: Wikipedia ๐Ÿ“บ Watch the first Presidential Debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon: JFK Library on YouTube ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ We want to hear from you! Email us with questions, comments, or story ideas: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ For more info and resources, check our website: TheTenNews.com
In todayโ€™s episode weโ€™ll: ๐Ÿ“š Find out what "back to school" has been like for some kids living abroad ๐Ÿ’Œ Polish up our Postal Service IQ ๐Ÿ“ฎ Ask an expert about vote-by-mail. ๐Ÿค“ Learn more Surprising Facts About the U.S. Post Office โœ๐Ÿฝ Find your congressperson and send them a letter: U.S. House of Representatives ๐Ÿฆ† Read more about "Fear of Ducks Phobia" ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ We want to hear from you! Email us with questions, comments, or story ideas: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ For more info and resources, check our website: TheTenNews.com ๏ปฟhIX8c7zvjASYIRpNBfzJ
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