Explore more about Covid and the history of pandemics. Learn about epidemics and Native Americans, the history of pandemics, vaccines and more!
Kids Ask WhY Podcast
With their lives upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, naturally kids have lots of questions about the virus. Maddilyn Smith and Hirsch Zickefoose air some of these questions with Natrona County Health Officer Dr. Mark Dowell, and historian Dr. Jeremy Johnston. Maddilyn is particularly interested in the COVID-19 vaccine and how it will affect kids. Hirsch would like to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic compares to other epidemics throughout history. Maddilyn Smith Maddilyn Smith is a 4th grader in Green River, Wy. She loves writing her own mystery novels and illustrating them. She lives with her family and two dogs, Boomer… Read More »Episode 2: COVID and Kids
Explore more about fire season and hunting season. Learn about deer populations, the history of hunting in Wyoming, and fires in the West.
Sophia Moore and Taft Winters explore two important “seasons” in Wyoming—Fire Season and Hunting Season. Sophia had firsthand experience with the Lost Creek Fire outside of Cody, and has lots of questions for BLM dispatcher Katie Williamson. Katie helps Sophia understand the pros and cons of fires in the West. Taft Winter just passed his Hunter Safety course and wants to learn more about how the state manages the game herds. He is particularly interested in Mule Deer life history, and asks Sam Stephens, Wildlife Biologist with Wyoming Game and Fish, all about it. Sophia Moore Sophia Moore is an… Read More »Episode 1: From Fire Season to Hunting Season
Explore more about trout with vocabulary, fish identification charts, trout life cycle diagrams, bug charts, and an aquatic ecosystem video.
Joshua Burckhardt and Niko Skoric are located at Trout Creek in Niko’s backyard learning about one of their favorite activities–fishing.
Explore more with activities and links about seven-year-old Beatrice O’Toole and ten-year-old Keller Dehmel’s favorite things about Wyoming: snow and Old Faithful.
Seven-year-old Beatrice O’Toole and ten-year-old Keller Dehmel join forces to tell the audience about two reasons Wyoming has a high rate of tourism. In doing so, they share some of their favorite things about the state where they live: snow and Old Faithful.
Kids Ask WhY Season 1: Why Is Wyoming Special? Coming October 6.