Gemma explains how she programmed a hatch door to open and close for her guinea pigs, and students explain how coding is used to give instructions to computers.
Meet a young boy who has a special link to the ANZACs and find out what it means to him.
The capital of the Northern Territory was attacked by Japan on February 19, 1942, and Behind The News learns what it would've been like for children at the time.
Best selling kids author Andy Griffiths goes along to a school and teach the kids there how to write wacky, imaginative and hilarious stories, just like him.
CSIRO's Paulo Borges and Philipp Egger show how their unmanned ground vehicle works, modifying a standard all-purpose vehicle with a 3D-mapping light detection and ranging (LIDAR) system, allowing the car to drive itself.
Join the Gastronuts and learn how to cook salmon using the smoking method.
Find out why dairy is important and why health experts recommend children have dairy for breakfast.
Magnetic Island State School has changed their school uniform to be more sun safe. But, why? BTN highlights the risks of sunburn and exposure to the sun and why it’s important to protect ourselves from the sun.
Junior scientist Hayley demonstrates how static electricity can make goop jump off a spoon, in an experiment using a balloon, corn flour and vegetable oil.
Is there just one Aussie accent or do Australians from different areas or walks of life speak in different ways?
Trainee pilot Alex Mihal shows Scott Bidmead the ropes in a Boeing 737 flight simulator, explaining the some of the things pilots consider to ensure they're prepared to fly passenger jets.
Paralympian Jocelyn Neumuller reveals the benefits of getting involved in paracanoeing, and explains how she monitors her performance and maintains her level of motivation.
Meet some champion junior figure skaters to find out how the sport works and why they love it.
Griffith University's Adam Brumm and Michelle Langley explain what an archaeologist does, and discuss how they investigated who the prehistoric inhabitants of Indonesia were and what tools they used.
Pet City's Glenna Marletto demonstrates how to create a terrarium for a pet central bearded dragon, and explains what the lizard likes to eat.
Junior scientists Naha and Janan test the growth rate of fungal moulds using a range of household foods, explaining why certain foods lead to different results. To conduct your own experiment, you will need six small plates or Petri dishes, a slice of lemon, tomato, fetta cheese, a gingerbread man or a slice of bread, and some yoghurt. Did you know, there thousands of different moulds with different characteristics?
Junior scientist Luci teaches us the science behind fire, and shows us how to make a firefighting foam ourselves. To create this incredible foam, you will need two empty bottles, baking soda (1.5 teaspoons), vinegar (100ml), dishwashing liquid (1ml or 20 drops), water (100ml), matches, tea lights and a dash of food dye. The foam occurs when the acidic vinegar combines with the alkaline baking soda, causing a chemical reaction, while the dishwashing liquid stabilises the bubbles.
Junior scientists Georgia and Mary show us how to make a decorative butterfly feeder. To make the feeder for your home or school, you will need a plastic bottle with a lid, cotton wool balls, rubber bands, a measuring cup, real or fake flowers, yarn, sugar and water.