But Why? Podcast

But Why is a show led by you, kids!

You 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.

Have a question? Send it to us!

Adults, use your smartphone’s memo function or an audio app to record your kid’s question (get up nice and close so we can hear). Be sure to include: your child’s first name, age and town. And then email the audio file to questions@butwhykids.org.

New: But Why Learning Guides But Why now has educational guides to complement our newest episodes! Parents and teachers can download these guides as a PDF or Google Slide to help students deepen their understanding of the concepts they’ve heard in each episode. Our learning guides were designed to meet Common Core standards. Learning guides and transcripts can be found on each episode’s web page. Go here for a handy list of available guides by category.

But Why Coloring Pages

We asked Vermont artists to illustrate some of their favorite episodes to create printable coloring pages to color along while listening to our show. Download them all and find their corresponding episodes here.

But Why is hosted and produced by Jane Lindholm and produced by Melody Bodette.

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