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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

Episode Date
Giving Back on MLK Day ๐Ÿ•Š
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๐ŸŒŸSpecial kid takeover featuring Miles, 11 years old ๐Ÿ•Š When did Martin Luther King Day come to be recognized as a national day of service? ๐ŸŽฎ Did you know there's a Minecraft March on Washington in honor of MLK Day this year!? ๐Ÿ€ How has former NBA player Shelden Williams dedicated his life to giving back to his community since retiring from basketball? ๐Ÿง™๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Any Harry Potter fans out there? See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day. ๐Ÿ•ŠLearn 6 ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with kids this year ๐ŸŽฎ Did you know there's a Minecraft March on Washington in honor of MLK Day this year!? ๐Ÿง™๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Find out what almost stopped J.K. Rowling from writing the Harry Potter book series ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ’Œ We love email! Email us at hello@thetennews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 14, 2021
Setting Sights on D.C. Statehood ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Learn what makes Washington, D.C. different from the rest of the country, and how that factored into the police response during the Capitol insurrection. Will DC become the 51st state? โšพ How is Bianca Smith breaking down barriers in the professional sports world? ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ What's going on with the COVID vaccine rollout? Infectious disease expert, Dr. Monica Gandhi joins The Ten News to discuss the Covid vaccine. ๐ŸŽจ Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: What surprise did archeologists find last year in the Amazon Rainforest? ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Explore Washington D.C.'s case for statehood: Why Statehood for DC โšพ Discover how Bianca Smith is blazing trails in professional sports ๐ŸŽจ Unearth the incredible prehistoric rock paintings found by archeologists in the Amazon rainforest ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 12, 2021
Understanding the Capitol Insurrection ๐Ÿ›
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What actually happened during the Presidential election certification on January 6th? Let's get the perspective of this sad event from Washington, D.C. resident and The Ten News correspondent Bridget Todd. Discover how a combination of viral misinformation and disinformation led to this event. Learn why many people are upset that authorities handled the storming of a government building by a violent mob of Trump supporters differently than the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests of 2020. Explore the potential consequences of President Donald Trump's role in the insurrection at the United States Capitol with Constitution expert Ben Sheehan. And what even is an insurrection? Plus, what does it mean to invoke the 25th Amendment? And is it possible that the current US President will be impeached? Note: We reccommend listening to today's episode with a grown up, in case you have any additional questions surrounding the events of January 6th. ๐Ÿ“ฒ For a list of useful news and fact checking resources, visit TheTenNews.com ๐Ÿ’Œ If you have a question, email us! hello@thetennews.com ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 09, 2021
Beating The Winter Blues ๐Ÿง 
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๐Ÿค What exactly is a presidential pardon? And why are President Donald Trump's pardon choices rubbing some people the wrong way? ๐Ÿ‘ What happened with the Georgia runoff elections? Letโ€™s find out, and learn what it means for the rest of the country! ๐Ÿบ Learn all about red wolves with a special listener-submitted fun fact! ๐Ÿง  What are the winter blues? And what does the sun have to do with your brain chemistry? Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: A Chinese spacecraft recently brought what back to Earth? ๐Ÿค Learn all about how presidential pardons work ๐Ÿบ Do a deep dive into the captivating world of Red Wolves ๐ŸŒ“ Explore the incredible lunar sample that Chinese robot Chang'e 5 just brought back to Earth! ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 07, 2021
Georgia Voters Head Back to the Polls ๐Ÿ‘
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What are some creative ways to stay in touch with your pals without actually touching them during COVID? ๐Ÿ‘ Why are so many grownups talking about Georgia these days? What's at stake in the Georgia run offs? ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ What's the origin story of the classic Dr. Seuss book Green Eggs and Ham? ๐Ÿก How did one kidโ€™s love of Cheetos help his entire family? ๐Ÿฆ˜ Plus! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: In a recent study, what did researchers discover that kangaroos can do? ๐Ÿณ Discover the unexpected reason why Dr. Seuss wrote Green Eggs and Ham ๐Ÿก Explore what led 8-year-old Aaron Moreno to start his own business ๐Ÿฆ˜ Uncover the human behavior researchers say kangaroos can perform ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 05, 2021
Top 10 TV Shows of 2020 ๐Ÿ“บ
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๐Ÿ“บ What are The Ten News' Top 10 TV Shows of the Year for 2020??? ๐Ÿ“– What was Julie Andrewsโ€™ favorite picture book of 2020? ๐Ÿ’– When did media magnate Oprah Winfrey start sharing her famous annual โ€œFavorite Thingsโ€ list? ๐Ÿ’ฏ See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: What flavor did ice cream company Haagen-Dazs reveal as Americaโ€™s favorite ice cream flavor of 2020? ๐Ÿ“บ See all our Top 10 Lists of the Year for 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com ๐Ÿ’– Take a look inside Oprah Winfrey's Favorite Things through the years! ๐Ÿ“– Check out all the wonderful stories featured on Julie Andrews' podcast Julie's Library ๐Ÿ’ฏ Reveal what Hรคagen-Dazs says is America's favorite ice cream flavor Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 31, 2020
Counting Families & Sports Siblings ๐ŸŽพ
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When did people begin celebrating Kwanzaa? And who created Kwanzaa all those years ago? โš–๏ธ Let's get an update on the 2020 Census and an important ruling made by the Supreme Court. ๐Ÿ˜ What happened when Kavaan the world's loneliest elephant met another elephant? ๐ŸŽพ And what does sibling rivalry look like between pro athletes? ๐Ÿฆ See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: A Dairy Queen drive-through in Brainerd, Minnesota recently experienced what unexpected event? โš–๏ธ Find out how the Supreme Court punted the Census case about undocumented immigrants ๐Ÿ˜ See Kaavan the lonely elephant make a friend for the first time in eight years! Learn all about the history of Kwanzaa Get inspired by learning how kind people were to each other recently in Minnesota Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 29, 2020
๐Ÿ’ฅBonus๐Ÿ’ฅ Top 10 Books of 2020 ๐Ÿ“š
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Get cozy with your family and listen in to The Ten News Top 10 Books of the 2020! ๐Ÿ“š ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram ๐Ÿ’Œ Email us! ๐Ÿ“ฒ Go to the Ten News website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 27, 2020
Fun Fact & Trivia Extravaganza! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ
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It's a Ten News Trivia Extravaganza! ๐Ÿ”ญ Can you answer this Trivia Question: This month the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn will align in a way that brings them so close, theyโ€™ll look like a double planet! What is this rare event called? ๐ŸŒ’Whatโ€™s up with the Winter Solstice? Find out why the days are shorter in the Winter time! (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Hear THREE of our favorite fun facts of the year! ๐ŸงLearn even more about the strange way a penguin colony was discovered in Antarctica. Plus, in a previous episode of The Ten News, we told you which animal your sneeze could beat in a race. Do you know what that episode was titled? ๐Ÿ”ญ Learn all there is to know about the miraculous Great Conjunction! ๐ŸŒ’ Discover what really happens during Winter Solstice! ๐Ÿง Unlock the strange truth about the way Penguins were discovered in Antarctica! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Reveal which The Ten News Episode is the answer to our trivia question ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram: The Ten News on Instagram Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 24, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci Town Hall ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ
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๐Ÿค” Is Dr. Anthony Fauci a cat or a dog person? ๐Ÿ“ฐ Whatโ€™s happening with the Covid vaccine? ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ When will kids be able to get the vaccine? ๐Ÿงช And when does the nationโ€™s top infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, think it might be ok to have sleepovers again? Plus, see if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Way before he became a leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Fauci was a leader in school. Which teams was he captain of in high school? ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ Uncover everything there is to know about Dr. Anthony Fauci! ๐Ÿค” Learn the best ways to protect yourself & others from COVID-19 ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ Brush up on your knowledge of the coronavirus and watch this informative video to learn more โœ๏ธGet some helpful tips on how to talk about Covid with your kids Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 22, 2020
Julie Andrews is Our Special Guest! ๐Ÿคฉ
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What does it actually mean when people talk about a Presidential Cabinet? And who selects who goes into a Presidential Cabinet? ๐Ÿ“š What are The Ten News' Top 10 Books of the Year for 2020?? โ˜‚๏ธ๐Ÿคฉ๐ŸŽถ What happens when The Ten News gets a visit from iconic entertainer and host of Julie's Library podcast, Julie Andrews, her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton, and granddaughter, Hope Hamilton? The Ten goes Twenty, thatโ€™s what! See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Which beloved tale is the worldโ€™s most-translated childrenโ€™s book? ๐Ÿค” Get to know the people who make up Biden's Cabinet ๐Ÿ“š Check out all the wonderful stories featured on Julie Andrews' podcast Julie's Library ๐ŸŽ‡ Join us on Instagram: The Ten News on Instagram ๐Ÿ’Œ Email us! hello@thetennews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 17, 2020
A Home COVID Test?! ๐Ÿ”ฌ
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Who did TIME Magazine name its first ever Kid of the Year in 2020? ๐Ÿงช Discover how the FDA is making home COVID testing easier (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) ๐Ÿ‘พ Pac-Man turns 40! Let's celebrate with Five Fast Facts about the classic arcade game. ๐Ÿคถ Get festive with The Ten News Screen Report: the holiday edition! (with correspondent Ryan Nerz) ๐Ÿง See if you can guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: How did scientists discover new penguin colonies in Antarctica? ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ Learn more about TIME's first ever Kid of the Year, 15-year-old Gitanjali Rao ๐Ÿงชย Explore the future of at home Covid-19 and coronavirus testing as approved by the FDA ๐Ÿง Want to know more about the poopy penguins in Antarctica? ๐Ÿ’Œ We love email! Email us at hello@thetennews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 15, 2020
Top 10 Movies of 2020 ๐Ÿ“ฝ
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๐ŸŒŽ What's Human Rights Day all about? And why is this year's theme for Human Rights Day โ€œRecover Betterโ€? ๐Ÿ“ฝ What are The Ten News' Top 10 Movies of the Year for 2020? ๐Ÿถ How are dogs helping out in the fight against coronavirus and COVID-19? ๐Ÿ•Ž Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: Which US city is home to the worldโ€™s largest menorah? ๐Ÿ“ฝ See all our Top 10 Lists of the Year for 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com ๐ŸŒŽ Read more about Human Rights Day and the 2020 Theme: Recover Better ๐Ÿถ Don't believe us?! Check out how Scientists Around the World Are Teaching Dogs to Sniff Out COVID-19 ๐Ÿ•Ž We know you were wondering: After a battle to be the โ€˜worldโ€™s largest,โ€™ two NYC menorahs continue to spread light ๐Ÿ’Œ We love email! Email us at hello@thetennews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 10, 2020
Trade Your Swimsuit For a Spacesuit ๐Ÿš€
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๐Ÿš€ Could your next vacation be on planet Mars? ๐Ÿง—โ€โ™€๏ธ What can a record-setting rock climb teach you about dreams, challenges, and goals? ๐Ÿˆ How did the COVID pandemic change professional sports like basketball, baseball, and hockey this year? โ‰๏ธ Can you answer the Trivia Question of the Day? ๐ŸŽ„ When workers set up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in New York City, what surprise did they find? ๐ŸŽ„ See a photo of that Christmas Tree surprise along with our lists of Favorites of the Year 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com ๐Ÿš€ Explore how Scientists May Have Found a Material for Building on Mars ๐Ÿง—โ€โ™€๏ธ See rock climber Emily Harrington's inspirational message about her free climb of El Capitan ๐Ÿ“ก Check out correspondent Kenny Curtis' amazing (and sometimes wacky) show on SiriusXM: Kids Place Live ๐Ÿ’Œ Email us! hello@thetennews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 08, 2020
Top 10 Video Game Picks of 2020 ๐ŸŽฎ
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Let's answer these questions: ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ The election is over, right? So what happens next in the presidential election process? ๐Ÿ‘ข What does country music superstar Dolly Parton have to do with a COVID-19 vaccine?๐Ÿคฉ Check out our favorite video games of 2020 โ‰๏ธ Can you answer the Trivia Question of the Day? ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ In what year was the very first video game introduced? ๐Ÿฅ‡ See all our lists of Favorites of the Year 2020 on the Ten News website: TheTenNews.com ๐Ÿ‘€ Watch this video of Dolly Parton explaining her Imagination Library ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Special thanks to listener Elliott! Read more history about The First Video Game ๐Ÿ’Œ Email us your ideas, jokes, and compliments: hello@thetennews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 03, 2020
Generosity is Year-Round ๐Ÿ’
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๐ŸŽ You know Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about Giving Tuesday? Get the facts! (with correspondent Anya Schultz) ๐Ÿคฟ Hear why a sea scooter makes a terrible getaway vehicle ๐Ÿ‚ Learn why leaves change color in the Fall (with correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaig from the Curious Kid Podcast) โ‰๏ธ Guess the answer to the Trivia Question of the Day: What holiday song hit #1 on the music charts 25 years after it was originally released? ๐ŸŽ Learn more about Giving Tuesday ๐Ÿ’ Check out this great list of 14 Ways Kids Can Give Back without Leaving the House ๐ŸŽง Listen to correspondents Jacob & Olivia Rozencwaigโ€™s podcast: Curious Kid Podcast ๐Ÿ’Œ Send us a story idea! Email: hello@thetennews.com ๐Ÿ“ฒ Go to the Ten News website for stuff you can't get on the podcast: TheTenNews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 01, 2020
Getting Into Gratitude ๐Ÿ™Œ
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 26, 2020
Going Above & Beyond For What's Right ๐Ÿค
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 24, 2020
Keep That Pumpkin Pie to Yourself: A Coronavirus Update Bonus ๐Ÿฆ 
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 21, 2020
A Lame Duck or a Rubber Chicken ๐Ÿฆ†
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 19, 2020
Crossing the Digital Divide ๐Ÿ“ถ
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 17, 2020
A Mandarin Hip-Hop Masterpiece ๐ŸŽค
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 12, 2020
Ordinary Folks Doing Extraordinary Things ๐Ÿฆธ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 10, 2020
Teens Leading The Way โš–๏ธ
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 05, 2020
What Actually Happens to All Those Votesโ‰๏ธ
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 03, 2020
Special Halloween Episode ๐ŸงŸ (10/31/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 31, 2020
Halloween's Blue Moon and Candy Slingshots ๐ŸŽƒ (10/28/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 29, 2020
Popcorn and Polls ๐Ÿฟ (10/27/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 27, 2020
That Storm Over There ๐ŸŒช (10/22/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 22, 2020
Educate, Energize, and Protect ๐Ÿ‘‘ (10/20/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 20, 2020
50 Million Robot Caterpillars ๐Ÿ› (10/15/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 15, 2020
Cramming The News ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ (10/13/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 13, 2020
Where Taking Action Can Take Us โœŠ๐Ÿพ (10/8/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 08, 2020
Heads Up on the Coronavirus Playbook ๐Ÿฆ  (10/6/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 06, 2020
A Very Presidential Episode ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (10/1/20)
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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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 01, 2020
The Terrible Handwriting Task Force ๐Ÿ’Œ (9/29/20)
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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 hIX8c7zvjASYIRpNBfzJ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 29, 2020
Introducing: The Ten News
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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. ๐Ÿ•™ Coming September 29th! ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ For info and resources, check our website: TheTenNews.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 22, 2020