REACH A Space Podcast for Kids

REACH A Space Podcast for Kids

REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, Exploration Place, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach. A co-production between Soundsington Media and Sandy Marshall.... Show More
June 16, 2020 28 min

On the first episode of REACH  Brian and Meredith ask the questions "What IS space?," "Is Pluto a planet?," and more before we are joined by an expert from Adler Planetarium and a very special guest on a segment entitled "Did You Know...?" 


This week's Activities:

  • “Life of the Pleiades” movie from AdlerSVL and todays guest Aaron Geller
  • Adler Planetarium's  "Aquarius Project” interactive website
  • Online interactive about exoplanets and the future of our Solar System 

    Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien 

    Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. 

    Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall 

    Edited by: Nate DuFort

    Music composed by: Jesse Case

    Logo by: Steven Lyons


    Thank you to Dr. Aaron M. Geller, Astronomer at the Adler Planetarium and Northwestern University. For more information on Aaron’s work, please visit his website.  And don't forget to check out his recommended website


    Planet Earth was played by  Dania Ramos, the series creator and head writer of Timestorm by Cocotazo Media and TRAX from PRX . Timestorm follows the time traveling Ventura Twins on a mission to preserve their Puerto Rican heritage.  Check it out at or wherever you get your podcasts. 


    And special thanks this week to our REACH learning community Blythe and Bella 


    Do you have a space related question that we didn’t get to? Well, next week we start a new bi-weekly segment entitled “Reaching Out” where we’ll be answering YOUR questions. Just get your parents permission and give us a call at 312-248-3402 (or an email at and leave us a message with your first name, where you're from and your question for a chance to be featured in an upcoming episode. 


    You can find REACH on Twitter and Instagram or at


    REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a production of Soundsington Media committed to making quality programing for young audiences and the young at heart. To find out more go to














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