Renewables, biofuels, solar, wind and other energy sources may be alternatives to fossil fuel, but it is impossible to ignore the ubiquity of coal and the power capabilities of nuclear, despite their many drawbacks. These controversial resources may be major players in a sustainable energy future, however, thanks to new developments in carbon capture and sequestration and improved nuclear technologies.
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!
After moving to Adelaide 10 months ago, Colin is still feeling a little lonely and decides to adopt an animal from the Adelaide Zoo. Problem is there's just so many to chose from!
In this story we hang out with an elderly group of squirrel monkeys, but don't let their age fool you! These South American primates can still speedily negotiate their way through the canopy. They also have a friend which they hang out with known as the Agouti - what's that I hear you ask? Well you'll have to watch to find out!
Pip is learning all about the funnel web spider...from a safe distance of course!
Adam is hanging out with a young yachtie who is part of the global racing group - International Optimists!
Tess is at a sports stadium to find out what has to be done to look after and maintain a venue that seats 53,000 people!
This episode of SCOPE is hot! So hot in fact, it'll break you out in a sweat just watching it! Join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out the warmth of the summer sun, discovers how thermal imaging works, and gets to work with some molten metal.
Is Your House Killing You? is an entertaining scientific makeover show about toxics in the home. It once and for all separates the facts from the filth and provides valuable tips and tricks for the viewer.
TW CHALLENGE - SKY SCRAPER
Col has been challenged to wash windows... windows that are approximately 100 METRES OFF THE GROUND! Join Col as he slides down the abseil line to wash the windows of a 13 storey building!
Nat finds out what happens after dark in the Mt Buller snow fields.
INLINE VS ICE
What's the difference between inline and ice hockey? More than the blades Pip finds out...
FALCON ROV UNDERWATER VEHICLE
ROV's can explore the deep depths of the ocean! Like a remote controlled submarine! COOL!
Tess hangs out at the Royal Adelaide Show and is shown that Pigs really do fly!
Henry meets a friendly panda. She's preparing for a visit from her cousin but when she arrives it's obvious there has been a mix up in the zoo. Henry becomes a zookeeper for the day and meets all sorts of animals of all shapes.
The snowy north is home to the largest land predator in the world. A grizzly bear shows Steve Backshall why it's on the list. Steve then drags the crew rafting down an icy river to find hundreds of eagles.
Steve Backshall has travelled the planet in search of animals for his Deadly 60 list. However, it was not just the creatures that were potentially lethal; sometimes the locations themselves were the biggest challenge. Behind-the-scenes footage shows the crew preparing for a dive sequence with the awesome but deadly Humboldt Squid and the lengths they go to in order to stay safe.
Adventurer Steve Backshall and the Deadly 60 team head north to Alaska.
The snowy north is home to the largest land predator in the world. A grizzly bear shows Steve Backshall why it's on the Deadly list. Steve then drags the crew rafting down an icy river to find hundreds of eagles.
Steve Backshall's journey is almost over; he only needs two more animals to complete his Deadly 60 list. However, it will be a tough choice as he goes in search of the final contenders in the rainforests of Brazil.
In the medieval Ethiopian city of Harar, Steve Backshall has a unique and potentially lethal encounter with a pack of spotted hyenas. Out of the town and up into the mountains Steve then meets the rarest wolf on earth.
Steve Backshall and his crew head to Australia in his search to find the world's 60 most deadly creatures. Steve takes a look at the tiger snake, pelican and the bottlenose dolphin to see what incredible predators they are.
Steve and the crew return to Mexico in search of more animals to add to the Deadly 60. Steve searches a swamp at night for a rare and beautiful crocodile with a nasty bite, before heading to the stunning Mexican coastline.
Steve Backshall and the crew pitch up in British Columbia, Canada. It's an explorer's paradise with infinite untouched wilderness and spectacular animals like the wolf eel, the giant pacific octopus and the huge killer whale.
Isaiah visits the Agricultural Museum and gets the cutest task of all - feeding the baby animals. First Isaiah bottle feeds the baby lambs, and then he learns how to milk a cow and how to feed the calves.
What makes the stars twinkle? Why is the sky blue? What is a black hole? From astronomer Dr Alan Duffy's space lab, these questions and more are answered as host Grace Koh is launched into outer space.
Come outside. Look up at the Milky Way, sweeping from the southwest horizon to the northeast. All you need for a good night's viewing is yourself, a good idea of where south and east are, and your hands.
Magnets have poles, when you put opposite ones together, they attract. But when you but the same ones together, they repel. Could we find magnets powerful enough to repel each other and float Phil off the ground?
When an accident at the museum ruins his new prehistoric exhibit, Andy travels 150 million years back in time. He tracks down the peculiar camptosaurus and plays hide-and-seek with a fierce allosaurus.
Andy travels 160 million years into the past to hunt for a prehistoric clam shell. Plunging into the waters of an ancient ocean, he meets some giant swimming reptiles and helps them to escape a creature called Predator X.
Andy goes in search of a woolly rhino, travelling back 50,000 years to a snowy, prehistoric mountain range. Can he find the rhino's favourite food and get back to his time-travelling clock before it returns to the museum?
A group of world-renowned scientists are on a quest to uncover the secrets of the most significant day in our planet's history: the day that killed the dinosaurs. Sixty-six million years ago an asteroid the size of London hit the planet in the modern-day Gulf of Mexico. Now, as co-leaders of an expedition to drill deep into the Chicxulub asteroid impact crater, Geologists Sean Gulick and Jo Morgan have set out to answer how this resulted in the extinction of dinosaurs.
Adrenalin-fuelled family entertainment with hosts Kayne Tremills and newcomer Kamil Ellis, on weird and sometimes deadly wildife missions around Australia. Kayne must race a whale shark, but first needs to find one.
Celebrate National Science week with EnhanceTV showcasing major breakthroughs like Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 40th anniversary of the birth of the first IVF baby and celebrate International Year of the Reef.
Biology is the study of life and how living things work. Find out on how to create models of the human body, measure rainfall and even how to create a herbarum in this playlist. (ACSSU044,ACSSU072,ACSSU073,ACSSU043,VCSSU074,VCSSU075)
Physics is the science that explores the laws and forces that govern the universe. Bring out the boffins in your class with these experiments and reveal how it all works. (ACSSU049, ACSSU076, ACSSU080)
Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets, are rocky remnants left over from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Find out how they reshaped the Earth here. (ACSSU115, ACSSU153, ACSSU180, ACSSU188)
Explore a range of farm animals and farm produce, and explore ways farm produce is packaged before being moved from the farm to places where the food is sold or made into other products. (ACSSU002, ACSSU017, VCSSU042, VCSSU043)
Capture students’ interest and find out what they think they know about how living things, such as small animals. Make their playground experience more meaningful with this curated playlist. (ACSSU017,ACSSU211,VCSSU042,VCSSU043,VCSSU057)
Explore the science behind objects and things around us and what material make up their physical properties. Find out how to use your senses to observe and describe the form and function of different objects. (ACSSU049, ACSSU046,ACSSU074,ACSSU076,VCSSU059,VCSSU063,VCSSU076,VCSSU080)
Living things live in all different types of habitats. In this playlist, you'll learn what a habitat is and the different types of habitats there are, along with which animals reside in each of the habitats. (ACSSU044,ACSSU072,ACSSU073,ACSSU043,ACSSU094,VCSSU042,VCSSU043,VCSSU057)
Water, weather, and the world play a significant role in our lives. Watch this playlist to find out about the impact on the earth through hands-on scientific exploration and experimentation. (ACSSU096, VCSSU046, VCSSU06,VCSSU078,VCSSU099,VCSSU101)
Australia is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability. Find out more about the effects of climate change and how it is impacting your life. ((ACHGK020,VCGGK110,VCGGK147)
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.