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The science podcast that'll eat your brain. Shabam! is a new type of science show that blends fictional stories with real science. If you love science but hate those awkward scientist interviews that involve graphs and confusing metaphors, you’re in luck. First off, Shabam! is an audio program - so no graphs. And second, through the magic of sound effects and music, you’ll hear stories that reveal the awesomeness in the world around us - like cellphones and vaccinations. In season one, our main story is about three kids separated from their parents during a Zombie apocalypse. Over the course of 10 episodes we follow their quest to reunite with their families. But their experience leads us to another conclusion - that there’s a lot of science all around us that we take for granted. And finally, you may be wondering whether we’ve added silly songs and jokes to make up for the fact that we can’t show you graphs. Yes we have. Also, we only interview cool scientists who aren't awkward, which means the whole family can enjoy it!
||CleanConnections - Episode 1||It's about making connections...Shabam! style.||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS - School's Out! But This Episode Will Make You Love Homework||This bonus episode is part of a Kids Listen "School's Almost Out" project.||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10.2 - The Truth About The End - Part 2||We find out how it all ends.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10.1 - The Truth About The End - Part 1||The kids arrive at the base. We come up with a simple way to separate fact from fiction.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09.2 - Killing Zombies - Part 2||The kids run into a problem. We explore the physiology of the zombie body.||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09.1 - Killing Zombies - Part 1||The kids continue their journey. We explore the zombie brain.||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus 1 - Transportation Networks and Snot Paths||A little more about snot and highways.||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08.2 - On The Road - Part 2||The bike journey continues. We explore navigation.||3/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08.1 - On The Road - Part 1||The kids begin their journey to Vandenberg on bikes. We find out about transportation.||3/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07 - Starving Time||The kids decide to hit the road in search of food and safety. We find out how crazy our food supply is.||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06 - Drying Out||The kids lose water. We find out why water is the key to survival.||8/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05 - Going Dark||The kids are without power. We find out why we need electricity.||6/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04 - Getting The Message||The Nox Virus spreads. We find out how much we rely on digital communication.||5/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03 - The Epidemic||The Nox Virus gets released. We find out how an epidemic starts.||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02 - The Pathogen||If you like having a brain but don't really care about having skin, please listen to this episode.||3/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01 - Brain Traps||Your brain is designed to figure things out but it doesn't always tell you the truth.||3/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHABAM! TEASER||Shabam! The Podcast explodes March 1st 2016. Check out the teaser now.||2/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
This is a dynamic, wonderfully edited and produced trip into relevant scientific topics. It is entertaining and engaging. However, if you cringe when you hear "oh my G**" like my family does, prepare to break your teeth clenching your jaw - especially with episode #3. Not everyone cares about that word- granted- but for those of us that do, this is hardly a kid or family safe listen.
Learning and laughter
Love it! When you kid asks you to pause a science podcast (so they don’t miss anything) and you find yourself laughing along with them, you know it’s a great show!
Very well produced and super creative. Anyone from 5 to 105 years old will enjoy this podcast.