The Show About Science

13 EpisodesProduced by Nate / The Company Making PodcastsWebsite

Created by Nate when he was 5 years-old, The Show About Science is an awesome adventure into the wondrous world of scientific research and discovery! For the last 4 years, Nate has filled each episode with fascinating information from scientists and educators from around the globe. Together, Nate an… read more

About the Host



Host / Creator

Nate is the 9 year-old host of two podcasts, The Show About Science and The Show About Politics. He is also a photographer and a good one too!  He is also a figure skater although not Olympic  level. He also is the author of a book to teach others how to podcast entitled A Pocket Guide to Starting a Podcast.

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The best podcast in the history of ever

If you are not subscribed to Nate's science podcast you need to reconsider your life choices. He gets terrific guests, and the effect of being interviewed by a bright, disarming young boy helps them explain concepts in a beautifully accessible manner.


Love love love

Nate is amazing. I’ve been listening to this podcast from the beginning and I’m just in love with this kid. His excitement and passion for learning is contagious and inspiring. I’m so glad he is doing this show and I can’t wait to see what amazing things he will do down the road. Great job Nate & keep it up!


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075: They Call Me Dr. Poop with Rachel Santymire

September 16th, 2019


What can we learn from studying poop? Who better to ask than Dr. Poop! Rachel Santymire, Ph.D., is director of Lincoln Park Zoo’s Davee Center for …

Andrew & Polly from Ear Snacks Go for the Moon (Bonus Episode)

September 9th, 2019


Our podcasting pals, Andrew & Polly, have some awesome news and I'm super excited to share it with you!

Award-winning children’s music duo Andrew …

074: Forensic Science with Mike Haag

August 11th, 2019


Over on my other podcast, The Show About Politics & History, we've been visiting The Sixth Floor Museum to understand what happened when …

073: Asian Carp with Eve Barrs

July 21st, 2019


On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate visits the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago to talk about asian carp and the risks they pose to the Great Lakes.

His guest, Eve Barrs, is an aquarist with the Shedd’s …

072: Nanotechnology with Mark Hersam

June 13th, 2019


Mark Hersam is a professor of Chemistry and Materials Science Engineering at Northwestern University. He joins Nate in The Show About Science studio …

071: A Tumble Extravaganza

May 31st, 2019


On this episode of The Show About Science, we’re teaming up with Lindsay and Marshall, the hosts of Tumble, to listen back to some of their favorite moments from Season 4 of the show.

This episode shares the stories …

070: Meet the Mesopredators with Laura Prugh

May 12th, 2019


Laura Prugh is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Sciences at the University of Washington. There, she studies the dynamics of wildlife …

Why Are Kids Striking Against Climate Change? (Bonus Episode)

April 29th, 2019


Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics …

Talking (More Than) Politics With Jeb Bush (Bonus Episode)

April 26th, 2019


Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics …

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks (Bonus Episode)

April 23rd, 2019


Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics …

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