Science is anything but black and white, so what exactly is colour? Well colour is light and light is colour, and colour comes from light but light is a form of energy. Join Dr Rob as he explores the colour spectrum and SCOPES out the science behind colours.
What do a bunch of leaping motocross riders, an aerobatic tiger moth, a massive Ferris wheel and spiders all have in common? They all spin! To find out what makes spinning so special join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out all the science behind things that spin.
It's a very watery episode as we dive into everything to do with H2O. Dr Rob explains H2O basics and then we take a close up look at look at high diving and ice making as well as checking out how a desalination plant works. We even get up close and personal with our largest river system - the mighty Murray!
In case you have been living under a rock, with a broken TV, SCOPE is a science program. But what is science? When did it start? Why do we do it? And who are all these people who call themselves scientists? Join Dr Rob as he goes back to basics and SCOPES out all the in and outs of science in Science 101.
Today, Dr Rob examines Biodiversity and explains what it is. With some of Australia's top experts we look at how Marine biodiversity can be measured, how feral animals can reduce biodiversity and even how something as damaging as a fire can promote it!
Experiments are a really important part of any science. They can test theories, prove a point or just be a great demonstration of a scientific principle. So join Dr Rob and his team of young scientists as they SCOPE out all the science behind experiments.
This Scope episode is all about pressure - the amount of force per unit area. Dr Rob explains how pressure works, how it is measured and various experts in their fields show us how pressure applies to everything from music to hydraulics.
Friction is one of the most important forces affecting the world we live in. Everything from Earthquakes to car racing involves friction and this episode of Scope delves deep into how friction works and reveals some amazing science. Among other things you'll find out exactly how a Gecko climbs a wall and why making cars stick to the road makes them go faster! Let the Scope team teach you how to compare and contrast the effect of friction on different surfaces.
From the hull to the bridge, the bow to the wake, from paddles to jets, there is so much science built into water craft. Join Dr Rob as he gets the helm and SCOPES out all the science behind water craft.
You probably use many products made from their wood and breathe in the oxygen they create, but how much do you actually know about trees? Join Dr Rob as he plants a few seedlings and SCOPES out all the science behind trees.
Recycling is much more than just paper, plastic and glass. We'll find out what, why and how some of the more unusual things can be recycled. So join Dr Rob as he puts out the rubbish and SCOPES out all the science behind recycling.
From their amazing internal structure that fascinates scientists to their unique beauty that everyone can appreciate; crystals are sparkling with science. Join Dr Rob as he realigns his chakra and SCOPES out all the science behind crystals.
Rain, hail, fog, heat waves and cyclones! The weather, it's one of our favourite topics of conversation, which isn't surprising given the big part it plays in our lives. Join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out all the science behind the weather!
Join Dr Rob as he does some brainstorming and SCOPES out Da Vinci, Edison, Gutenberg and a heap of other famous inventors!
Air cannons, rubber band rockets, power from fruit, even a giant pendulum, it's all science that you can do yourself! Join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out a whole heap of experiments that you can do at home.
Zoos are not only great places to look and learn about a whole heap of different animals, zoos are full of science. Join Dr Rob as he gets up close and personal with some weird and wild animals and SCOPES out all the science behind zoos!
There are so many famous scientists, but today we SCOPE out - Galileo, Archimedes, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Michael Faraday. Join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out an indoor lightning show, checks out some telescopes and finds out how lasers light up.
Aussie Rules is full of science, from the training, to the game and even the stadium where it all happens. There's even science in kicking the ball! Join Dr Rob as he laces up his footy boots and SCOPES out all the science behind Aussie Rules!
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