We visit a city beach and see some of the activities that happen before most people arrive - rubbish collection, a beach cleaning machine in action, lifeguards checking for the safest part of beach.
From facilities for delivering goods to features that make cleaning easier, this program shows how a well designed shopping centre meets the needs of people who use it.
The five senses are our contact with the world and can protect us from danger - just like animals. Not everyone has five senses. This program looks at how blind and deaf children can use their other senses to compensate.
Koalas, AFL and the Sydney Harbour Bridge; you can't get much more Aussie than that... unless you add in backyard cricket, opals and a good old Aussie BBQ! This corker of an episode is full to the brim of fair-dinkum' Aussie science.
Carmel is having a birthday party and we join her family as they prepare for the event. We see a cultural mix of popular party games and explore the history of birthday traditions such as blowing out candles on a cake and making a wish.
This program focuses on the body in action using its skeleton and muscles from babyhood to old age. Our skeleton has joints so we can move our body into different shapes but it needs muscles to make it move.
This five-part series looks at the ways in which buildings are designed for specific purposes. Taking a technology perspective, each program identifies the reasons behind a building's design.
How do fish get from the sea to our table? Watch a commercial fishing vessel at work and visit the fish markets. Follow particular fish species from the markets to the shops and finally to the table. Discover the different ways to eat fish in our multicultural society.
In a school playground, children eat and talk about apples and various apple products. Why do apple trees grow apples? It all starts with the honey bee.
Where does bread come from? This is the question asked while children eat their sandwiches in the school playground.
Discover how to make colourful flower pictures with a washing up brush dipped in colourful paint, and discover how the famous author Beatrix Potter got lots of arty ideas in the countryside.
People often celebrate the birth of a new baby in their family. In this program a young boy talks about his excitement - and concerns - as he walks through a hospital to meet his new baby sister for the first time. Later we rejoin his family as they bring their newest addition home.
Join Alex and Emma as they build a toy house, cook colourful shape buns, play an animal dress up game and make craft birds! Plus, look through the windows to see a seal show at the zoo.
Exploring the concept of 'favourite things', Alex and Emma make things with clay. Emma makes strawberry and melon kebabs, a group make underwater scene collages, and the book The Runaway Hug is read.
Find out how to make eye-catching colourful pictures from rubbish, and learn how Andy Warhol did a type of recycling when he created some of his most famous works of art.
Entering its 50th year, Play School encourages children to wonder and learn through the medium of play. Music, art and the imagination are all key ingredients as two hosts take us on an intimate and fun journey revolving around a week.
"Do eggs grow on trees like apples? Do you dig them up like potatoes?" Sally explains that they come from chickens, but Possum wonders, "What comes first, Sally, the chicken or the egg?"