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A podcast from Vermont Public Radio

But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids

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133 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

133 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

A podcast from Vermont Public Radio

But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids

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133 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

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But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!

Latest Episode

14 Aug 2020 • 28 mins

Vaccines, Masks and Handwashing: A Coronavirus Update

In this installment, we follow up on our March episode about the novel coronavirus now that we know more about COVID-19 and how it spreads. Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, returns to answer questions about the things we can do to keep ourselves and those around us safe. And we'll learn about what vaccines are, how they're developed and the accelerated process for developing a coronavirus vaccine.