Wow in the World is a new way for families to connect, look up and discover the wonders in the world around them.  It’s the first program produced by Tinkercast. It is distributed by NPR and will mark the first children’s program the public radio network has launched in its 47-year history.

Every episode of Wow in the World, hosts Guy and Mindy guide curious kids and their grown-ups away from their screens, inside their brains, out into space, and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.

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Ep 25: Back-To-School: Recess 101

How in the world does recess make us smarter? Where in the world do kids enjoy the most of it? Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas on an expedition to better understand the science of taking a break! It’s the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of RECESS!

Check out this week’s Curious Conversation Starters here 

And check out this week’s sources here

Ep 24: Stick It Right Here, Sluggo!

How in the world could a slug help doctors to perform surgery on humans? Where in the world can you find the slug with the stickiest slime? Join Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz on their the slimiest and “tiniest” adventure yet! It’s all the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World!

Check out this week’s Curious Conversation Starters here 

And check out this week’s sources here

Ep 23: The Total Solar Eclipse (When the Moon Photobombs the Sun)

What in the world is a Total Solar Eclipse? Why in the world is it so rare? When and Where in the world can we watch it happen? And how in the world can we view it without hurting our eyeballs? That’s a lot of questions! And we’ve got answers. Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas for the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow, of the Total Solar Eclipse!

Check out this week’s Curious Conversation Starters here and more Eclipse Activities here

And check out this week’s sources here