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Podcasts aren’t just fun to listen to. You can learn a lot from them too. Here are a few kid favorites.

The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian

Want to travel to outer space? This podcast will take you for a ride. Follow Finn Caspian as he searches for another planet where humans can live. Jonathan Messinger is the host. He asks listeners to send in ideas for the show. “I always say that my podcast is kid-powered,” he told TIME for Kids.

Wow in the World

This podcast explores science and technology with stories. Made-up characters such as Reggie the pigeon introduce listeners to scientific discoveries. And they do it in a way that’s easy to understand. Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas are the hosts. How do they decide on their topics? “We follow our curiosity,” Raz says.

But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids

This podcast answers questions from kids. “Are jellyfish made of jelly?” “Who makes the laws?” Jane Lindholm hosts the show. She encourages kids to stay curious. “Some of the most interesting discoveries have been made by people who never stop asking questions,” she says.