THE PREHISTORIC PUZZLE: How Dinosaur Fossils Are Formed?

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This episode of the Fun Kids Science Weekly we continue our bigger and better podcast where we put YOUR questions to our team of experts, have scientists battle it out for which science is the best and learn all about why the ERS-2 spacecraft was so important to the European Space Race.

Dan starts with the latest Science News, where we learn:

  • A tiny see-through fish called Danionella Cerebrum found in Berlin has been making noises as loud as an pneumatic drill
  • The birth of an endangered monkey in a Zoo in Whipsnade
  • Dhara Patel from the National Space Centre joins us to explain why the breaking up of ERS-2 and it re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere is such a big deal!

Then we delve into your questions where Dan explains why salt kills slugs then we pose Zoe’s question on how dinosaur fossils are formed to Palaeontologist Regan Douglas from

Dangerous Dan continues and we learn all about the deep and deadly Tonga Trench which lies way down in the Pacific Ocean.

The Battle of the Sciences continues where Dan chats to Professor Tobias Linne from the University of Lind in Sweden all about why Human Animal Studies is the best!

Then we pay a visit to Marina Ventura as she gets up close with and today she’s inside a bird’s nest finding out how animal homes aren’t that different to ours.

What do we learn about?

  • The German fish found to make insane amount of noise
  • An extremely rare and endangered monkey born at Whipsnade Zoo
  • The end of ERS2’s time in space
  • How dinosaur fossils were formed?
  • Why Human Animal Studies is the best type of science?

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