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This is a collection of Science with Syd podcasts. The majority of the shows were originally live broadcast on a local Birmingham radio station. Browse to the collection of audio to find topics of interest or hear the interviews from experts or even kids!

13. Thermal Energy + Competition

13. Thermal Energy + Competition

For those of you studying GCSE or interested in Thermal Energy Transfer, listen into the part 1 & part 2 of the show which aired on Thursday 29th March 2018.The second hour we ran a competition to win tickets to the Polymers & Slime Lab Day!For more...

12. Friction & Circular Motion + Careers

12. Friction & Circular Motion + Careers

Why does a car skid? In this show, I discuss the importance of Friction, what ice and rain affect how we drive. Friction doesn't always just act backwards (centripetal force), and it can also act on objects which aren't moving (static friction). The second part of the...

11. More on Blood & Microbes

11. More on Blood & Microbes

This show was broadcast on Thursday 15th March 2018. It was just me, myself and I on the show. I discussed blood in more detail, retouched on the topic of microbes and took lots of calls on science! I also discussed how great teachers are able to inspire learners - I,...

10. Blood + Science Competition

10. Blood + Science Competition

Been ill for the last few weeks so unable to upload the audio. Have finally got round to it!On the 10th Science with Syd radio show, we had young guests Ismaeel (6) and Maryam (6). They had both attended the Early Science Femtinos Workshops (see www.femtinos.com) and...

9. Microbes

9. Microbes

I had thought I would be doing this show alone but managed to drag two work experience students into the show! Haha! Thameed 15 and Abdullah 15 joined me in a show about Microbes (Germs!). We discussed what microbes are, how they enter our body and how we can defend...

8. Electricity

8. Electricity

Hana (5) & Amaan (6) finally joined us in the studio to discuss homeschooling, rocks and Electricity! Learn about atoms, electrostatics and how electricity works in this packed session. Join in the quiz at the end to see how much you can recall!The show was aired...

7. British Values

7. British Values

In this show, we have 3 guests; 10 year old Zayna, 9 year old Aqsa and also Josephine from the Ort Gallery. This was a live show aired on Thursday 15th Feb 2018. Josephine shared with us the things Ort Gallery does in Balsall Heath. The Ort currently has a 9 month...

6. Inventions

6. Inventions

Do you sometimes feel that every possible thing has been already invented? What else could there possibly be out there that is still left to do?In this show about Inventions, we discuss current new trends on the market with young 14 year old guest Anas Shariff.This...

5. All things Science

5. All things Science

Our first live show was on Thursday 1st Feb. Unfortunately the 3 guests planned to attend were unable to but we had the wonderful 5 year old Husayn willing to step in last minute. Husayn was able to recall everything he had covered in the Early Science workshops he...

4. Animal Kingdom

4. Animal Kingdom

Finally had a chance to upload the next show - it has been a busy few weeks! This was a pre-recorded a show with a different format - a science learning show where we discussed different aspects of science with our 3 amazing young guests; Inayat (13), Umar (11) &...

3. The Science of Sports

3. The Science of Sports

Our third show is here! With Special Guest Mohammed Farid from Impact Fitness Academy CIC. Mohammed, a wrestling and mixed martial arts instructor, social entrepreneur and dad of four, discusses all things Science & Sport.The Show was broadcast on Thursday 18th...

2. Science Careers & Mindsets

2. Science Careers & Mindsets

Our second prerecorded show was with Kit from Aspire4u. A social entrepreneur, a food scientist and a teacher, Kit is a real people's person. Hear about his unique journey into his social entrepreneurial ventures, how food undergoes sound tests (I did not realise this...