How much do you know about diabetes? It's World Diabetes Day which aims to raise awareness about the condition. BtN takes a look
Nikita, from the Double Helix Science Club, explains the reason why some parts of our body are super sensitive while others aren't, and how to test for it using one-, two- and three-point discrimination. To test your nerve endings, you'll need a large sheet of paper with an outline of your arm, 12 paper clips, eight cards, sticky tape, a ruler, markers, a blindfold and a willing participant.
The weather outside might be impossible to control but Junior Scientist Will has discovered the trick to creating rain in a jar.
A marine ecologist from UQ, explains how some high tech underwater sensors helped when South East Queensland flooded.
This clip highlights how a dam works and the importance of dams in the prevention of floods.
This short clip shows how animations are created to simulate different levels of flooding and help residents plan for the worst
This clip follows Trevor Arnold from SA State Emergency Service as his team safely rescue people trapped in floods.
From river floods to hurricanes, Dr Rob gives us all the facts on the different types and causes of floods.
Junior scientist Phoebe demonstrates how to build a pith-ball electroscope and start experimenting with positive and negative electrical charges. To start conducting your own electrical conductivity tests, you will need aluminium foil, foam cups, drinking straws, scissors, tape, string and balloons.
Hugh Cotton from Sims Metal Management reveals how scrap aluminium is recycled and smelted for use, including testing the quality of the metal.
Hugh Cotton from Sims Metal Management shows us how he melts down scrap aluminium like drink cans, car wheels and lawnmowers in
Junior scientist Elizabeth reveals how to use low and high air pressure, air drag and backspin to create simple flying machines. Using two identical cups, tape and a handful of large rubber bands, you can build your own cylindrical flying objects and explore the how the Magnus effect works in action.
The Cyberchase gang must balance some numbers to stop a villainous plan to corrupt cyber space.
In this episode of My Place, Bunda learns how to fish without a spear. What method did he use? How does this traditional Aboriginal way of fishing differ from other fishing techniques?
Rob Rabba from Eureka Skydeck takes us on a tour of Australia's second biggest building and shows us its extreme features. A cube in the Eureka Tower is specially built to have the illusion of glass shattering and then turning seethrough, so whoever is standing in there feels like they might fall through.
Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
Young Tokyo resident Heroshi shares home video footage of what life is like for him in the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
Dan is on his patrol to the Botany Bay area where he finds Lapa, the dog that belongs to Waruwi. Why do the soldiers think the dog is theirs to take? How does Dan feel about taking the dog from Waruwi?
At a loss for words? Expand your vocabulary with these unique terms from some of Australia's 300 Indigenous languages.