Sometimes life can be a bit of a balancing act, but do we really understand the science behind what keeps us upright and walking around? In this episode of Scope, we walk the science tightrope to look at the balance behind sport, modern machinery, and even boys and girls!
It's powerful, it's fast and it's everywhere! Imagine what the universe would be like without the ever present energy of light! So join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out all the science behind light!
Being social is one of life's great pleasures; hanging out with friends, catching up with family and meeting new people! And it's not just people that are social, plenty of animals take advantage of all of the benefits that social living has to offer! In this episode of SCOPE we take a look at the social lives of meerkats, monkeys, fish, ants and birds!
According to legend, toads, newts and frogs are all popular ingredients in witch's cauldrons. But did they know just how amazing these amphibians were? Join Dr Rob as he debunks the mystics and SCOPES out all the science behind amphibians!
We take measurements each day without even realising it. Like, how long until the bus comes? Is it too hot to wear a jumper today? Is my bike seat at the right height? Join Dr Rob as he gets out a ruler and SCOPES out all the science behind measurement.
What do super tankers, submarines, airships and Archimedes all have in common? Science of course! The laws of buoyancy to be precise. Join Dr Rob as he leaps from his bathtub and SCOPES out all the science behind why things float!
You can't see them but they are everywhere, in fact without them there would be no life on earth as we know it. Join Dr Rob as goes on high alert and SCOPES out all the science behind bacteria.
What do football, rugby, Australian Rules, squash, tennis baseball and golf all have in common? They're all sports that use some type of ball, and of course science!
Cyclones, floods, bushfires and earthquakes might all be natural events but they have the power to cause immense damage and major destruction. Join Dr Rob as he goes on high alert and SCOPES out all the science behind natural disasters.
Did you know that the acid in your stomach is strong enough to eat metal? Or that we belch and fart at least 18 times a day. Gross, yes but what does it all mean? Join Dr Rob as he dives in and SCOPES out all the science of bodily functions.
Have you ever thought what happens to a medicine after it enters your body? Tablets, capsules, drops or sprays there's a number of ways to get cured. Join Dr Rob as he prescribes just the right dose and SCOPES out all the science behind medicines.
Did you know that there's more than one way for a snake to slither? How about the fact that Chameleons can change colour in 20 seconds flat? No? Then you need to join Dr Rob as he gets all wrapped up in reptiles and SCOPES out all the science!
From their gills to fins, from their scales to their tails, fish are pretty amazing creatures. Join Dr Rob as he goes underwater to investigate the world and science behind fish.
Ever wondered what sport your body is built for? How it copes with the rigors of training? Or how it adapts to different sporting techniques? Join Dr Rob as he works up a sweat and SCOPES out all the science behind the Sports Body!
Join Dr Rob as he runs, jumps, throws and scientifically proves his athletic ability and also SCOPE's out all the science behind track and field events.
Ever since they were discovered, lasers have featured in the world of science fiction and movies. But have you ever wondered how much of what you see and read about lasers is true?
Steam trains, commuter trains, virtual trains, the tilt train and trams, get on aboard the Scope Express for a whole show dedicated to the humble locomotive. Join Dr Rob as he stokes up the boiler and SCOPES out all the science behind trains.
At Scope we decided to move from the lab to the kitchen to try and uncover the science that is mixed into frying, baking, boiling, steaming and, of course, eating. Join Dr Rob as he puts on his chefs hat and SCOPES out all the science behind cooking.
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