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Kids Ask Why?

8 EpisodesProduced by Kids Ask Why?Website

Produced by Wyoming Public Media and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Kids Ask WhY features young journalists from Wyoming, who explore topics that connect them to their home-- the modern American West. Diving into questions about Wyoming’s history, wildlife, and culture, their thoughtful conclu… read more

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Episode 7: Why Are Open Spaces Vital To Our Communities And Wildlife?

November 17th, 2020

Photo: Mack H. Frost

Molly Buckles and Sam Obrecht love Wyoming because of the open spaces that are made up of federal, state and private land. …

Episode 6: Why Is Wyoming Called the Equality State?

November 10th, 2020

In this episode, Ruby Hanson and Erica Unger examine two aspects of equality in Wyoming. Erica Unger, a ten-year-old from Douglas, Wyoming starts …

Episode 5: Why Is Wyoming Special To ME?

November 3rd, 2020

Charlotte Quick and David Buckles learn about one of Wyoming’s iconic animals–bears and later in the episode they explore a special place in Wyoming called Heart Mountain. Charlotte Quick interviews her uncle Phil, who …

Episode 4: Why Are Beavers And Mountain Men Linked In History?

October 27th, 2020

Photo: NPS/Bob Greenburg

Madison Burckhardt and Breann Berg wanted to find out more about why they think Wyoming is wonderful. Madison a nine-year-old …

Episode 3: why are trout vital to Wyoming’s ecosystem?

October 20th, 2020

Joshua Burckhardt and Niko Skoric are located at Trout Creek in Niko’s backyard learning about one of their favorite activities–fishing. They …

Episode 2: Why are public lands important?

October 13th, 2020

Photo: Mack H. Frost

Over half of the state of Wyoming is owned publicly by federal or state governments. Molly Stanton, Hannah Bertalot, and Sunday …

Episode 1: Why Are People attracted to Wyoming?

October 6th, 2020

Beatrice O’Toole and Keller Dehmel join forces to tell the audience about two reasons Wyoming has a high rate of tourism. In doing so, they share …

Kids Ask WhY Season One Trailer

September 10th, 2020

Asking questions such as “WhY is Wyoming called the Equality State?” and “WhY are trout important to Wyoming’s ecosystem?”, each episode of the new Kids Ask WhY Podcast features two student-journalists attempting to …

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