What high-definition TV is
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What high-definition TV is

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Behind The News explains what highdefinition TV is, how it's different to other types of television in history, and the technology behind it.

Behind The News explains what highdefinition TV is, how it's different to other types of television in history, and the technology behind it.

The business of banking and interest rates
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The business of banking and interest rates

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Behind The News explains why people need mortgages, how interest rates are calculated, how banks make a profit, and why shareholders care.

Behind The News explains why people need mortgages, how interest rates are calculated, how banks make a profit, and why shareholders care.

Flying foxes adapting to climate change
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Flying foxes adapting to climate change

Clip from Scope

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Ecologist Nick Williams explains how climate change and the urban heat island effect have attracted flying foxes to Melbourne.

Ecologist Nick Williams explains how climate change and the urban heat island effect have attracted flying foxes to Melbourne.

An introduction to tap dancing
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An introduction to tap dancing

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Behind The News provides an overview of tap dancing and meets busker Benji Riggs.

Behind The News provides an overview of tap dancing and meets busker Benji Riggs.

How letters get delivered
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How letters get delivered

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Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is ...

Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is increasing package deliveries.

An introduction to baseball
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An introduction to baseball

Clip from Behind The News

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Behind The News meets children who enjoy playing baseball, and explains how the game is played and how popular it is in the US.

Behind The News meets children who enjoy playing baseball, and explains how the game is played and how popular it is in the US.

Christmas Tree farm
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Christmas Tree farm

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Behind The News visits a Christmas tree farm and compares the environmental impact of artificial trees to singleuse natural trees.

Behind The News visits a Christmas tree farm and compares the environmental impact of artificial trees to singleuse natural trees.

Bollywood dancing basics
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Bollywood dancing basics

Clip from Totally Wild

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Adam Cox visits Bollyfunk Dance where Andrea Lam explains where Bollywood dancing originated, what makes it unique, and how it is a fusion of different dance styles.

Adam Cox visits Bollyfunk Dance where Andrea Lam explains where Bollywood dancing originated, what makes it unique, and how it is a fusion of different dance styles.

Totally Wild: Netball
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Totally Wild: Netball

Clip from Totally Wild

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Love Netball? Live for a smooth centre pass? Join Tess Debre as she gets the low down on everything from bounce passes to fiery footwork from Adelaide Thunderbirds' youngest ...

Love Netball? Live for a smooth centre pass? Join Tess Debre as she gets the low down on everything from bounce passes to fiery footwork from Adelaide Thunderbirds' youngest recruit, Maddy Proud. Professional netballers train six days a week, honing their ability to make split-second decisions and assist their teammates for the win.

DIY electric motor
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DIY electric motor

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Scope's resident scientist Julia walks us through building an electric motor, from creating the battery terminal and armature (two-pole rotor) to getting it all spinning. To ...

Scope's resident scientist Julia walks us through building an electric motor, from creating the battery terminal and armature (two-pole rotor) to getting it all spinning. To build your own small DC (direct current) motor you will need a battery, a rubber band, wire, two paper clips, a magnet, a pen and scissors.

Body language and the art of physical perception
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Body language and the art of physical perception

Clip from Totally Wild

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In Quizzin' With Coxy, Adam Cox tests our ability to read body language, revealing that different signs convey different feelings.

In Quizzin' With Coxy, Adam Cox tests our ability to read body language, revealing that different signs convey different feelings.

Make a gingerbread Christmas tree
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Make a gingerbread Christmas tree

Clip from Scope: Christmas Special

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Follow the procedure and make a gingerbread Christmas tree. Also, learn the science behind baking as we see what happens when we DON'T follow the recipe and get some sticky ...

Follow the procedure and make a gingerbread Christmas tree. Also, learn the science behind baking as we see what happens when we DON'T follow the recipe and get some sticky results!

Calculating a carbon footprint
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Calculating a carbon footprint

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Dr Rob explains what a carbon footprint is and calculates the figure for producing a Scope story.

Dr Rob explains what a carbon footprint is and calculates the figure for producing a Scope story.

Green housing at Currumbin Ecovillage
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Green housing at Currumbin Ecovillage

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Environmental educator Martin Jackson explains how the Currumbin Ecovillage was designed to minimise the carbon footprint of the community.

Environmental educator Martin Jackson explains how the Currumbin Ecovillage was designed to minimise the carbon footprint of the community.

DIY butter
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DIY butter

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Naomi, from the Double Helix Science Club, demonstrates how to produce homemade butter using fresh cream, a bouncy ball and a plastic container. Butter is the product of ...

Naomi, from the Double Helix Science Club, demonstrates how to produce homemade butter using fresh cream, a bouncy ball and a plastic container. Butter is the product of separating the yellow butterfat from milk or cream. In this experiment, Noami uses a simple bouncy ball to shake the microscopic butterfat globules from their surrounding phospholipid and protein membranes, also known as the buttermilk!

DIY steamboat
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DIY steamboat

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Nick, of the Double Helix Science Club, explains how to create a DIY steamboat from a plastic bottle, a length of thin copper tubing and a tealight candle. To construct the ...

Nick, of the Double Helix Science Club, explains how to create a DIY steamboat from a plastic bottle, a length of thin copper tubing and a tealight candle. To construct the steam-powered vehicle, you'll need some electrical tape, scissors, a marker, a large nail, a hammer, a body of water and a box of matches to get the steam engine started.

China's economic importance to Australia
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China's economic importance to Australia

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Behind The News explains the economic relationship between China and Australia and the impact the economic powerhouse has on trade.

Behind The News explains the economic relationship between China and Australia and the impact the economic powerhouse has on trade.

Health risks of obesity
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Health risks of obesity

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Behind The News investigates what the dangers are of eating too much junk food, including the risk of disease that follows weight gain.

Behind The News investigates what the dangers are of eating too much junk food, including the risk of disease that follows weight gain.