Science Bank is a series of programs that demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. Today: A practical examination of thermal energy and its physical effect on solids, liquids and gases. Graphics illustrate the kinetic theory and help explain the physical processes taking place.
Where do emotions come from? Why do they feel so different from thoughts? Is the answer in the biochemistry of the brain and all the hundreds of chemical neurotransmitters which bathe the nerves?
Science Bank is a series of programs that demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. Today: Current, voltage and resistance are all related. This relationship is explored qualitatively and quantitatively through practical investigation. Graphics help explain the observed phenomena.
Science Bank is a series of programs that demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications.
Science Bank is a series of programs that demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. Today: Atomic structure is an abstract concept. This graphical exploration of the order and arrangement of subatomic particles illustrates the theory in a way that is normally unachievable in the classroom.
This week, Sex In The Bush explores the really fun bit - copulation. Combining stunning footage with entertaining stories from scientists who have dedicated their lives to the study of animal sex. Episode Two reveals extraordinarily intimate details of what occurs during sexual intercourse.
Cancer threatening the existence of the Tasmanian Devil; The Royal Botanic Gardens - Australia's oldest research institution; Sand - to squeak or not to squeak, that is the question.
The Arctic winter storms sweep over at more than 100km/h over the ice with temperatures dropping down to -60 degrees C. In this inhospitable world lies a nursery of polar bears, ringed seals, walruses and belugas. Thomas Behrend and his team follow two polar bear families over one year capturing rare and unique pictures of a polar bear mother and her triplets. Polar Bears: Living on Thin Ice shows the beauty of the Arctic as well as the unique behaviour of its inhabitants, and their struggle against the negative forces of climate change.
Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates the bitter truth about the dangers of a sweet diet and Ruben Meerman takes a look at how fluoride protects teeth and the reasons for its addition to water supplies.
The story of the number 1 is the story of Western civilisation. Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, goes on a humour-filled journey to discover just what an amazing tale lies behind the simplest number we have. Using Pythonesque computer graphics, 1 is brought to life in all its various guises.
Parents-to-be Hannah and Jock are renovating their two bedroom Sydney bungalow. With new painting already underway and a complete nursery makeover around the corner, the couple are blissfully unaware of the house's high toxicity. Even before birth, their child has been exposed to hundreds of chemical compounds, many of which could harm their child's health and development.
In suburban Melbourne Arzu and Ismail Adiguzel-Bekir long to create their dream home, but while waiting to renovate they discover that dust mites are causing their young kids to have persistent allergic symptoms and another hidden potential health threat: heavy exposure to invisible electromagnetic fields.
Trenna and Steve Moore play with their three young boys in a large family room heated by an un-flued gas heater, but after one son was hospitalised with asthma, they discover the potential health hazards associated with their heating system.
When first time buyers Bronwyn and Brian Edler chose a peaceful spot on the outskirts of Sydney, they thought they had found the ideal place to raise their young family. But after moving in they were to discover that something as common as mould can in fact be a serious threat to family health.
Twenty years after the Brutland Report coined the term "sustainable development" we scour the world asking presidents, ministers, scientists and activists, why does making economies "sustainable" remain so elusive?
Bushfire is a natural part of our bushland environment but can have a devastating effect on people's lives. This program shows how to assess your property's vulnerability to bushfires and how to prepare before the bushfire season. It also explains measures you can take if a fire is approaching, how you should react if caught in a bushfire and what to do once the fire has passed.
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