This week's episode of SCOPE stars the very shiny, they very durable - aluminium! From smelting and recycling, to boat building and even a DIY electroscope - we have packed the episode with everything you need to know about this widely used element!
Oil, coal and gas - they formed millions of years ago and with only a finite supply, how are scientists making the most of these non-renewable energy sources? Join Dr Rob as he goes digging for answers and SCOPES out all the science behind fossil fuels.
This week SCOPE is hovering, rolling, flying and sailing into the future of transport! From solar powered yachts, to blower-vac powered hovercrafts and self-driving electric vehicles - how do you think we'll be getting around, 50 years from now? Dr Rob is on a mission to find out!
While the world relies on energy derived from fossil fuels, coal, oil and gas - scientists are exploring ways to harness the forces of nature to create energy. Join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out all the science behind alternative energy.
What do a Humpback Dolphin, a Spinifex Hopping Mouse and a Dingo all have in common? Join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out all the science behind mammals.
Breathing, eating, talking, walking, thinking, in fact everything to do with your body is controlled by your brain. Join Dr Rob as he puts on his thinking cap and SCOPES out all the science behind the brain.
We humans are pretty complex beings, made up of lots of intricate interconnecting parts. Every movement of our body is the result of the co-ordination of bones, muscles, and ligaments. But have you ever wondered how it all works?
Did you know that there are almost 8000 endangered animal species on earth? So why are there so many and what can be done about it? Join Dr Rob as he becomes a conservation crusader and SCOPES out all the science behind endangered species.
This week Scope is diving head first into the world of EXTREMES - the fastest, the hottest, the oldest, the tallest and the most extreme of the extreme! We mess about with a high speed camera, get the facts about the extremely old and famous Egyptian Pharaoh - Tutankharmun, and take a look at the many extreme places within our solar system!
Pimples, growth spurts, mood swings, voice breaking, body hair and body odour equates to puberty! Join Dr. Rob as he goes back to school and SCOPES out all the science behind puberty.
Up there in the sky, there are birds and there are planes but what else? A whole heap of science that's what! This week on SCOPE we find out how they control the traffic at a busy airport, take a look at a robot bird and gaze far beyond the blue with a radio telescope.
Curling, figure skating, dog sledding, snow biking and telemark skiing; can you see the common link here? They're all winter sports and they're all driven by science.
Each week on SCOPE we catch up on what the world's scientists have been up to - but have you ever wondered how they become scientists in the first place? Well this episode looks at that journey! We catch up with researchers and professions at different stages of their adventure through science; from junior F1 engineers, to a penguin researcher and an AFL fitness coach.
They are among some of the more recognisable landmarks the world over, and many were considered great engineering feats of their time. But are bridges and tunnels really that special?
Photography, x-ray, rain and chess; what could all these things possibly have in common? Believe it or not silver! This episode of Scope explores the world of this shiny element. We take a look at the ancient art if silver smithing, find out what science there is to cloud seeding and find silver that is being recycled from a pretty unexpected source.
Here at Scope, we know that adventure can take you just about anywhere. From abseiling down a cliff to para-gliding over a beach. Yep, adventure comes in all shapes and sizes. So join Dr Rob as he scales the heights!
This episode if Scope is not all as it seems. You won't believe your eyes as we delve into the world of deception and see what science lies within! Today on Scope we meet some vocally remarkable birds, Rob gets hooked up to a lie detector machine and we catch up with some creatures with amazing disguises.
Television, telephones, music, movies, games, gadgets, just about every everyday device has gone digital! But have you ever wondered how all those devices work? Well wonder no longer! Join Dr Rob as he expands your bandwidth!
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