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  • Monday, December 18, 2017
  • Podcast for Curious Kids and Adults Co-hosted by Gwen Holdmann and Son

“Brains On!” is a weekly podcast produced by Minnesota Public Radio and co-hosted by kid scientists. The latest installment, which looks at energy distribution and how it gets power into homes, was co-hosted by ACEP Director Gwen Holdmann and her 9-year-old son, Leif.

 The segment features Gwen and Leif (starting at 28:40) explaining the challenges they face generating their own electricity from the wind and sun, with a diesel generator for backup, at their home just outside Fairbanks.