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Why our arms get chicken skin
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Why our arms get chicken skin

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Rosie has entered the Ouch Mobile today to ask Xand about her arm. This bright youngster already knows she has keratosis pilaris ... which is chicken skin. The good doctor ...

Rosie has entered the Ouch Mobile today to ask Xand about her arm. This bright youngster already knows she has keratosis pilaris ... which is chicken skin. The good doctor obliges her by telling us all not only what it's made of, but the likelihood that we all get it at some point in our lives.

What it takes to be an astronaut
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What it takes to be an astronaut

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Could you be an astronaut Find out about what it is required to qualify for a trip to space, how those expectations have changed through the years and what the future of space ...

Could you be an astronaut Find out about what it is required to qualify for a trip to space, how those expectations have changed through the years and what the future of space travel may entail.

Mystery of the whale sharks of the Galapagos
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Mystery of the whale sharks of the Galapagos

Whales sharks come to the Galapagos in large numbers at the same time every year. Why they do this is still a mystery. It is not to feed but it could be that they come to the ...

Whales sharks come to the Galapagos in large numbers at the same time every year. Why they do this is still a mystery. It is not to feed but it could be that they come to the islands to give birth. Yet no whale pups have been seen.

Young people share their ideas with leaders
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Young people share their ideas with leaders

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You're never too young to start having a positive impact on the world around you. Rookie reporter Justice takes us along for her trip to Canberra where she and other Heywire ...

You're never too young to start having a positive impact on the world around you. Rookie reporter Justice takes us along for her trip to Canberra where she and other Heywire competition winners share their ideas with politicians and other leaders about how to improve things. Justice has a passion for helping youth afflicted with mental health issues after having overcome a time of loneliness and isolation; she's taking her story and using it to inspire others!

Galapagos' giant dandelion forest
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Galapagos' giant dandelion forest

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It might sound bizarre, but one of the Galapagos islands is so remote that it has allowed a species of dandelion to evolve independent of other competing species. These ...

It might sound bizarre, but one of the Galapagos islands is so remote that it has allowed a species of dandelion to evolve independent of other competing species. These dandelions grow so tall that they resemble huge rainforest trees.

How technology is changing the job market
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How technology is changing the job market

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It's estimated that most kids growing up now will hold 13 different jobs in their lifetime, a much higher number than in the past. Find out about the role technology is ...

It's estimated that most kids growing up now will hold 13 different jobs in their lifetime, a much higher number than in the past. Find out about the role technology is playing in changing the face of the job market and the approach young people are taking to their careers.

How to stay safe in the sun
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How to stay safe in the sun

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While the sun is fun to play in and a great source of vitamin D, it's important to take precautions when spending a lot of time out in it. Find out about the risks of things ...

While the sun is fun to play in and a great source of vitamin D, it's important to take precautions when spending a lot of time out in it. Find out about the risks of things like sunburns and skin cancer and what you can do to protect yourself from the sun's rays.

Virtual fire saves lives
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Virtual fire saves lives

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Science fire labs can give researchers valuable data and insights on fire behaviour, without setting fires to an actual location.

Science fire labs can give researchers valuable data and insights on fire behaviour, without setting fires to an actual location.

The dynamics of wetsuit fabric
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The dynamics of wetsuit fabric

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Using an experiment, a group of students determine that thicker wetsuits are less stretchy and thinner suits are stretchier. But why is it so

Using an experiment, a group of students determine that thicker wetsuits are less stretchy and thinner suits are stretchier. But why is it so

How planned burns help the bushland
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How planned burns help the bushland

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Today, Alex reports on controlled burns in the bushland. We learn it's a twopronged rejuvenation process to protect our native flora. Disproportionate growth of some tall ...

Today, Alex reports on controlled burns in the bushland. We learn it's a twopronged rejuvenation process to protect our native flora. Disproportionate growth of some tall trees blocks the sunlight needed, while fallen leaves smother new native growth. Burnt down to ash, the forest floor turns to fertile soil!

Why trees are so important
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Why trees are so important

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Kellyn tells us why we should be hugging trees! They're air conditioning for our planet, while giving off tonnes of oxygen for us to breathe in. Further, we get culinary gifts ...

Kellyn tells us why we should be hugging trees! They're air conditioning for our planet, while giving off tonnes of oxygen for us to breathe in. Further, we get culinary gifts like maple syrup from sap, cinnamon from bark, bay leaves for our stew and lots of fruits and nuts!

Putting a stop to the toad population
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Putting a stop to the toad population

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Duane talks toads with Botanic Gardens curator Dale Arvidsson. We hear just how epidemic our toxic toad problem is, and if introduced into a particular area, 95 percent of our ...

Duane talks toads with Botanic Gardens curator Dale Arvidsson. We hear just how epidemic our toxic toad problem is, and if introduced into a particular area, 95 percent of our native species will disappear almost overnight! One brilliant idea for combating them involves the combination of pheromones and pool noodles ...

Water molecules: solid, liquid and gas
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Water molecules: solid, liquid and gas

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The movement of molecules up and down demonstrates energy how much energy is contained in the water. Rapid movement of molecules leads to steam water, while slow moving ...

The movement of molecules up and down demonstrates energy how much energy is contained in the water. Rapid movement of molecules leads to steam water, while slow moving molecules create ice.

Creating a healthy penguin habitat
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Creating a healthy penguin habitat

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Biologists spend several hours a day creating the right environmental conditions for a penguin exhibit. Temperatures need to be similar to wild conditions in order to ...

Biologists spend several hours a day creating the right environmental conditions for a penguin exhibit. Temperatures need to be similar to wild conditions in order to encourage breeding.

Using a prism to explain rainbows and refraction
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Using a prism to explain rainbows and refraction

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Sunlight hitting rain can give off different colours due to a splitting of wavelengths during refraction. Experiments can be done to explain the visible spectrum using a ...

Sunlight hitting rain can give off different colours due to a splitting of wavelengths during refraction. Experiments can be done to explain the visible spectrum using a simple prism to display refraction.

The life cycle of the silkworm
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The life cycle of the silkworm

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The size of the caterpillars that hatch from the tiny silk worm eggs will grow 70 times bigger! Silkworms are voracious eaters and their favourite, tasty target is the ...

The size of the caterpillars that hatch from the tiny silk worm eggs will grow 70 times bigger! Silkworms are voracious eaters and their favourite, tasty target is the Mulberry bush leaf. Watch what flaps out of the legendary silk cocoon it spins!

Showing your bike love with proper maintenance
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Showing your bike love with proper maintenance

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Duane and his bike benefit greatly from getting to know selfprofessed biker chick from way back, Emma Best. During a ride, our man is stopped by a flat tyre and his chain ...

Duane and his bike benefit greatly from getting to know selfprofessed biker chick from way back, Emma Best. During a ride, our man is stopped by a flat tyre and his chain comes off. Emma fixes the tyre and demonstrates how to align the chain again and oil it properly. She advises we all show our bikes a little love.

Alligators need cuddling too!
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Alligators need cuddling too!

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Scott converses with zookeeper Kerry Bebbington, as well as the resident reptile expert. The topic is alligators, and Kerry coaxes our man into cuddling one! Spoiler alert: ...

Scott converses with zookeeper Kerry Bebbington, as well as the resident reptile expert. The topic is alligators, and Kerry coaxes our man into cuddling one! Spoiler alert: Baby alligators are featured.

Meet the long-nosed potoroo
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Meet the long-nosed potoroo

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Emma talks with wildlife demonstrator Tamara Gordon and meets Flipper, a longnosed potoroo. This little marsupial is the ambassador for Aussie native wildlife, in particular ...

Emma talks with wildlife demonstrator Tamara Gordon and meets Flipper, a longnosed potoroo. This little marsupial is the ambassador for Aussie native wildlife, in particular the severely endangered wild potoroos. Also known as the rat kangaroo, we see this little baby hopping around everywhere just three weeks out of Mum's pouch. Tamara takes her into schools to spread awareness and educate children about the plight of these cute wee ones. You'll enjoy watching her bottle feed on milk.

Meet a young skateboarding superstar
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Meet a young skateboarding superstar

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Keegan may only be 12yearsold, but he's already gained the attention of the professional skateboarding world, taking part in competitions all over the world. Hear him tell ...

Keegan may only be 12yearsold, but he's already gained the attention of the professional skateboarding world, taking part in competitions all over the world. Hear him tell about his adventures and find out what it's like to be a sports star at the age of 12.

The health benefits of dairy
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The health benefits of dairy

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Studies have found that kids that don't start off their day with dairy often don't make it up later, meaning they are not getting the nutrients from dairy that their bodies ...

Studies have found that kids that don't start off their day with dairy often don't make it up later, meaning they are not getting the nutrients from dairy that their bodies need. Find out about the benefits of dairy and some of the different ways you can include it in your diet.

Life in the trenches during World War I
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Life in the trenches during World War I

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What was it like to be in the trenches during World War I Well, there were a lot of pretty tough conditions soldiers and others serving had to endure. Join a group of army ...

What was it like to be in the trenches during World War I Well, there were a lot of pretty tough conditions soldiers and others serving had to endure. Join a group of army cadets as they visit a museum to find out about the clothes, shelter and food of those who served in the trenches.

Chinese immigration to Australia
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Chinese immigration to Australia

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Anna shares the story of her greatgreatgreatgrandfather, John Egge, who immigrated to Australia during the gold rush. After that time, many Chinese workers decided to go back ...

Anna shares the story of her greatgreatgreatgrandfather, John Egge, who immigrated to Australia during the gold rush. After that time, many Chinese workers decided to go back to China, but many stayed and have made Australia their home. Find out more about their story and how their culture has impacted the country.

What is coral bleaching?
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What is coral bleaching?

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Corals around the world are under threat because they are struggling to cope with predators such as starfish and the impacts of coral bleaching.

Corals around the world are under threat because they are struggling to cope with predators such as starfish and the impacts of coral bleaching.

Why your percentage of body fat is important
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Why your percentage of body fat is important

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At Warwick University, Dr Philip McTernan operates the Bodpod, a cool bit of kit which will measure the amount of fat on Chris' body. Chris goes in, pops back out, and his ...

At Warwick University, Dr Philip McTernan operates the Bodpod, a cool bit of kit which will measure the amount of fat on Chris' body. Chris goes in, pops back out, and his measurement data awaits. At only about 13 percent body fat, he's extremely fit and ready to run 30 marathons! That's because of the energy stored in fat, ready to be burned off. Next we see Chris in a hospital bed, ready for his fat biopsy. After a local anaesthetic, Dr Milland and the longest needle you've ever seen is about

How the diaphragm works to help you breathe
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How the diaphragm works to help you breathe

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To show us the power of the diaphragm in holding a note, we have Lucy from The Voice present and can she ever sustain a long operatic one! Chris and Xand share the screen ...

To show us the power of the diaphragm in holding a note, we have Lucy from The Voice present and can she ever sustain a long operatic one! Chris and Xand share the screen with a pig's diaphragm with other parts attached to it. After this important show and tell, Xand whips out a vacuum jar with two balloons inside it simulating the way our lungs fill with air, deflate, and fill up again. Lastly, we get to watch a real scan of Chris' lungs and diaphragm in action!

How a mystery rash might be meningitis (part 1)
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How a mystery rash might be meningitis (part 1)

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Tenyearold Iman has hobbled, assisted by family, into emergency with a strange rash. Dr Morag Turnbull gives the lad a thorough examination, and after complaints of pain in ...

Tenyearold Iman has hobbled, assisted by family, into emergency with a strange rash. Dr Morag Turnbull gives the lad a thorough examination, and after complaints of pain in various places, she diagnosis HSP HenochSchonlein purpura. But doctors start wondering whether Iman's condition could be something worse possibly meningitis. In part 2, we will continue the investigation of Iman's painful rash.

The skills and beauty of free-climbing
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The skills and beauty of free-climbing

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David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three ...

David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three natural arches. We watch him rise to this steep challenge and marvel at this humble, natureembracing soul.

Why biting your nails can be dangerous
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Why biting your nails can be dangerous

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Nineyearold Brodie has arrived at emergency with her mum. As is her happy habit, she's been biting away at her nails, and one of her fingers is infected with yellow pus. Dr ...

Nineyearold Brodie has arrived at emergency with her mum. As is her happy habit, she's been biting away at her nails, and one of her fingers is infected with yellow pus. Dr Shammi Ramlakhan is bemused by his silly young patient and lets her know she'll need a needle to let the pus and germs out. Once up on the bed, Brodie looks away while a cold spray is applied to the area. The procedure is finished in the blink of an eye. Brodie's out of danger for now and waves 'bye', with a halfhearted plan

How we focus our attention
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How we focus our attention

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Chris and Xand play a trick on groups of students, involving concentration. They watch a video of kids in two teams one black, and one white passing a basketball around. ...

Chris and Xand play a trick on groups of students, involving concentration. They watch a video of kids in two teams one black, and one white passing a basketball around. They are to count the number of passes made by the white team. Most of them get it, but what they don't notice, because of their 'inattentive blindness', is Xand lurking about in a gorilla suit right among the players!

Why we should treat all head injuries seriously
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Why we should treat all head injuries seriously

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Eightyearold Joshua has fallen off the zip line at the playground and banged his head. This is what emergency services find when they arrived headed by the evercapable Jan ...

Eightyearold Joshua has fallen off the zip line at the playground and banged his head. This is what emergency services find when they arrived headed by the evercapable Jan Vann. First she checks for possible spinal injury and trauma, asking the lad if he can move and wiggle. Good news that checks out, and now they have to deal with the gash near Josh's eye. So into the ambulance and off to hospital for some stitches. Josh got off lucky because he remembered hitting his head, and that's crucial.

How to herd and shear sheep
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How to herd and shear sheep

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Scott takes advice from a sheep expert, who's about to shear the entire herd! To round them up, he calls on the skills of a working kelpie. Once in the barn, it's time to get ...

Scott takes advice from a sheep expert, who's about to shear the entire herd! To round them up, he calls on the skills of a working kelpie. Once in the barn, it's time to get proper hold of the sheep and shear that wool, using just the right touch.

Awesome and educational dinosaur exhibits
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Awesome and educational dinosaur exhibits

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Today it's all about those awesome and scary dinosaurs! Alex feels like a little boy again as he talks to head of exhibitions Cherie McNair, as well as visitor service officer ...

Today it's all about those awesome and scary dinosaurs! Alex feels like a little boy again as he talks to head of exhibitions Cherie McNair, as well as visitor service officer Paul Tierney. Sherry gives us the lowdown on how they break down and ship these massive moving models to be sewn back together for the next exhibit. Paul takes us on a tour to meet some fantastic and unique dinosaurs we haven't heard of before including Australovenator discovered right here in Oz!

Badminton at its best - learning from the coach
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Badminton at its best - learning from the coach

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Kellyn, in need of some serious badminton training, is about to get it! Level 2 qualified coach and player David Ngiam gets her involved in some drills. We rapidly get the ...

Kellyn, in need of some serious badminton training, is about to get it! Level 2 qualified coach and player David Ngiam gets her involved in some drills. We rapidly get the idea that this hectic sport requires a top fitness level, as well as terrific speed and skill. We're shown warm up exercises as well as the correct stance and racquet positioning for consistent forward thrust and power!

How the RSPCA readies pets for adoption
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How the RSPCA readies pets for adoption

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Scott is at the RSPCA talking to veterinarian Dr Andy Goring. Dr Andy checks over one large doggy sweetheart and demonstrates how thorough the physical is. Nose, eyes, ears, ...

Scott is at the RSPCA talking to veterinarian Dr Andy Goring. Dr Andy checks over one large doggy sweetheart and demonstrates how thorough the physical is. Nose, eyes, ears, skin, heart rate ... all to make sure there are no mites, fleas or transferable diseases that could infect the other animals there, waiting for adoption. Next, RSPCA media officer Kate Holmes chats with Scott about the commitment needed to bring an animal into your life. How many years it might live, introducing it to other

All about the Dogue de Bordeaux
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All about the Dogue de Bordeaux

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Emma chats with Dogue de Bordeaux breeder Chris Girling. Originating as a war dog, guard dog, cattle herder and wild boar hunter it's no wonder they've got a massive head. ...

Emma chats with Dogue de Bordeaux breeder Chris Girling. Originating as a war dog, guard dog, cattle herder and wild boar hunter it's no wonder they've got a massive head. This wrinkly breed might look intimidating, but actually they're great family dogs who love to be with their owners and need lots of petting! We learn they don't do well with heat, so really can use air conditioning. These gentle giants with their undershot jaws make panting, shedding and drooling practically endearing!

The hectic sport of trials biking
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The hectic sport of trials biking

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Duane interviews expert trials biker Janine Jungfels. Selfprofessed 'tomboy', she's achieved many, many wins and accolades for her biking, and is in fact tops in the world. ...

Duane interviews expert trials biker Janine Jungfels. Selfprofessed 'tomboy', she's achieved many, many wins and accolades for her biking, and is in fact tops in the world. Janine claims it's the blokes that push her! Next up is a chat with another expert trials biker, Jack Mullaly. He cheerily explains some of the finer points of this extreme sport to Duane and then attempts to show him the essential tricks. Moves like rolling over a log, and making your bike hop. Our lad has the desire, but af

Training and maintaining an operatic voice
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Training and maintaining an operatic voice

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Today, Emma meets Ben, a normal 16yearold but packing a powerful voice! Beginning to sing at four years old, Ben worked his way to being the youngest performer in Carmen at ...

Today, Emma meets Ben, a normal 16yearold but packing a powerful voice! Beginning to sing at four years old, Ben worked his way to being the youngest performer in Carmen at just 11. We get an insight into what it takes to train the voice and keep it healthy. We watch Ben practise with his pianist, warming up in the proper way. And as he himself says, 'lots of tea'! Further, we're inspired by the fact that this teenager loves to give back to the community, doing fundraisers for breast cancer res

What it takes to be an opera diva
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What it takes to be an opera diva

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Today, Duane is investigating how to be a diva because he is subbing for Kellyn, who has the flu. We learn the male of the genre is a 'divo'. From his conversations with opera ...

Today, Duane is investigating how to be a diva because he is subbing for Kellyn, who has the flu. We learn the male of the genre is a 'divo'. From his conversations with opera students, we learn that posture, breath control, and resonance so your voice can carry over the orchestra are all vital components of the operatic voice. Duane is put through a series of breathing exercises involving certain noises which aid them. You and your students are going to be wildly entertained by the hilarious

Caring for a show pony
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Caring for a show pony

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Today we meet young Indigo and her eightyearold show pony, Buttons! She puts her beloved pet through his paces, and notes that you have to practise a lot to be able to teach ...

Today we meet young Indigo and her eightyearold show pony, Buttons! She puts her beloved pet through his paces, and notes that you have to practise a lot to be able to teach your pony to follow a judge's command. Between practice sessions, keeping Buttons in tiptop shape is paramount, and we watch Indigo go through her grooming and brushing sequence with him. Feeding facts are shared, along with the secret to pony happiness a carrot treat now and then!

Women's rugby league play
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Women's rugby league play

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Today, Alex gets into a women's rugby game and has the stuffing knocked out of him! He interviews a few players, including a trio of women who have made the Southeast ...

Today, Alex gets into a women's rugby game and has the stuffing knocked out of him! He interviews a few players, including a trio of women who have made the Southeast Queensland state team. Besides the training hard and playing hard to a person, we find there's a thirst to learn technique in the game, plus a pervading spirit of camaraderie.

Cracking down on elephant poaching
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Cracking down on elephant poaching

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There are a staggering number of elephants killed every year by poaches who want to take and sell the ivory from their tusks. Find out some of the extreme measures being taken ...

There are a staggering number of elephants killed every year by poaches who want to take and sell the ivory from their tusks. Find out some of the extreme measures being taken as a stand against poaching and some of the ways governments have tried to curb this sort of hunting in past decades.

Home after a year in space
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Home after a year in space

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After a full year in space, scientists are studying Scott Kelly's body to find out how it's affected by so much time in zero gravity. With this research, they hope to be ...

After a full year in space, scientists are studying Scott Kelly's body to find out how it's affected by so much time in zero gravity. With this research, they hope to be better informed for future longterm trips into space. Kelly looks like he had a lot of fun up there, he actually grew a bit taller and he worked hard to offset some of the impact being in zero gravity has on muscles.

Thirteen-year-old racing star
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Thirteen-year-old racing star

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Ardie may only be 13yearsold but he's already very impressive behind the wheel, driving a car that he and his grandfather built themselves using spare parts. Find out how he ...

Ardie may only be 13yearsold but he's already very impressive behind the wheel, driving a car that he and his grandfather built themselves using spare parts. Find out how he got started in racing and about his biggest competition yet, the Australian Junior Speedway Championship.

What is double dissolution?
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What is double dissolution?

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Double dissolution sounds pretty serious and kind of confusing and that's because it kind of is. It's basically a measure in place that replaces all the representatives in ...

Double dissolution sounds pretty serious and kind of confusing and that's because it kind of is. It's basically a measure in place that replaces all the representatives in parliament when they're not able to get a bill passed. Find out more about how it's been used and why some think it's a custom that should no longer exist.

Cutting down on excess packaging
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Cutting down on excess packaging

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Find out about some of the ways that our reliance on excess packaging can have a negative impact on the environment and what one group of kids is doing to cut down on their use.

Find out about some of the ways that our reliance on excess packaging can have a negative impact on the environment and what one group of kids is doing to cut down on their use.

Service project for young cancer patients
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Service project for young cancer patients

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Having cancer as a kid can be an incredibly scary and difficult experience which is why Madeline decided to start a new project to help connect kids with a little bit of joy. ...

Having cancer as a kid can be an incredibly scary and difficult experience which is why Madeline decided to start a new project to help connect kids with a little bit of joy. By collecting toys and other items to bring to local hospitals, Madeline is helping kids find some joy even in the midst of a really hard time.

Why do some see colours differently?
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Why do some see colours differently?

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David is colour blind and sees the world just a little bit differently than most of us and he wants to tell us what that's like. Gain a better understanding of how your vision ...

David is colour blind and sees the world just a little bit differently than most of us and he wants to tell us what that's like. Gain a better understanding of how your vision works and how we (and some pretty cool animals) see colours.

Welcome to the venom bank
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Welcome to the venom bank

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Imagine if the deadliest venoms in the world could be used to cure some of the most fatal diseases! Well, thanks to Dr Maria Ikonomopoulou from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research ...

Imagine if the deadliest venoms in the world could be used to cure some of the most fatal diseases! Well, thanks to Dr Maria Ikonomopoulou from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute that could soon become a reality!

Solving the malaria puzzle
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Solving the malaria puzzle

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Mosquitos aren't just annoying; in some parts of the world they can also spread an infectious disease called Malaria. And that's something that Dr Michelle Wykes and her team ...

Mosquitos aren't just annoying; in some parts of the world they can also spread an infectious disease called Malaria. And that's something that Dr Michelle Wykes and her team from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute are trying to put a stop to!

DIY aerodynamic frisbee
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DIY aerodynamic frisbee

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Frisbees are amazingly fun to toss around! But as junior scientist Harry explains the aerodynamics that help it fly, can be just as interesting!

Frisbees are amazingly fun to toss around! But as junior scientist Harry explains the aerodynamics that help it fly, can be just as interesting!

How to build your own filtration device
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How to build your own filtration device

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DIY can show how to make a homemade filtration testing centre, using natural and nonnatural materials for the filtration.

DIY can show how to make a homemade filtration testing centre, using natural and nonnatural materials for the filtration.

How paramedics assess people in their homes
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How paramedics assess people in their homes

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Chris goes on call with top paramedic Jan Vann, rushing to see a 75yearold man who's fallen and injured his shoulder. On arrival, Jan heads to the couch to assess the seated ...

Chris goes on call with top paramedic Jan Vann, rushing to see a 75yearold man who's fallen and injured his shoulder. On arrival, Jan heads to the couch to assess the seated Gerard. A few basic moves later, and Jan's happy that Gerard's shoulder is OK now it's time to do Gerard's observations, to find out what caused his fall. A sudden drop in blood pressure can make you faint if you've got postural hypotension, which is suspected in this case. When observations are complete, Jan gets to do a r

Being a racing car driver
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Being a racing car driver

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Nissan V8 driver James Moffat explains how he became a racing car driver, how the team works together to maintain their cars, and how he stays fit for competition.

Nissan V8 driver James Moffat explains how he became a racing car driver, how the team works together to maintain their cars, and how he stays fit for competition.

When a splint doesn't set properly
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When a splint doesn't set properly

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Tenyearold Anna visits the Ouch Mobile to tell Xand about her funny finger. It's her pinky and it sticks out at an awkward angle. When she was little, it got slammed in a ...

Tenyearold Anna visits the Ouch Mobile to tell Xand about her funny finger. It's her pinky and it sticks out at an awkward angle. When she was little, it got slammed in a door. Xand explains that when it was set up in a splint, it didn't work. Anna wonders whether she'll need an operation in the future, to which Xand replies it would depend on two things: how achy it gets, and if she were to get a job requiring the precise control and dexterity of her left hand.

How to treat warts
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How to treat warts

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Nineyearold Byron steps into the OuchMobile to ask Xand about his warts. Our good doctor responds that they're no major problem, and suggests two ways to get rid of them if ...

Nineyearold Byron steps into the OuchMobile to ask Xand about his warts. Our good doctor responds that they're no major problem, and suggests two ways to get rid of them if desired. Also important is not to spread them is not to spread them to others. Slap on those plasters if you're going swimming at the public pool for instance!

A privileged visit with the giant pandas
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A privileged visit with the giant pandas

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Scott goes to the zoo to chat with keeper Lucy Catt, caring for the only breeding pandas in the southern hemisphere! Some hand feeding of carrots and panda cakes is followed ...

Scott goes to the zoo to chat with keeper Lucy Catt, caring for the only breeding pandas in the southern hemisphere! Some hand feeding of carrots and panda cakes is followed by scentbased enrichment in the form of strawberry bubbles(!). When lunch time rolls around Skype helps they making kind of an 'Easter egg hunt' with the pandas' food. Making a trail and hiding bits of it through the stimulates the pandas' brain activity. We learn how special it is that this couple are housed at the zoo. The

Why the modified rugby program makes kids smile
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Why the modified rugby program makes kids smile

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Alex learns about the modified rugby program (MRP), which gives youngsters the chance to enjoy the fun and spirit of team sports. This is achieved by modifying the rules! Head ...

Alex learns about the modified rugby program (MRP), which gives youngsters the chance to enjoy the fun and spirit of team sports. This is achieved by modifying the rules! Head referee and coach Chyna Howlett explains the program is designed for children with learning disabilities, to be inclusive for them and their families. Using mentors, oneonone, it's also a great way to get older kids involved and we see the East Tigers rugby club doing just that. So the younger kids play a tag version of t

Why a rescue chicken makes a great pet
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Why a rescue chicken makes a great pet

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Josh chats with chicken rescuer Green Dean. He's part of Kindness For Chickens, an organisation that rescues factory hens and adopts them out to good homes. He lets us know ...

Josh chats with chicken rescuer Green Dean. He's part of Kindness For Chickens, an organisation that rescues factory hens and adopts them out to good homes. He lets us know about the personalities of not only different breeds like the Plymouth Rock and the ISA Brown but also that each chicken has its own personality! Discussed also are housing, feeding and safety needs, plus the fact they're a nice family pet.

Australia's big apple
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Australia's big apple

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Kellyn visits the Big Apple, the apple capital of Australia. Touring the Sutton Family's facilities, she first helps press some apples into fresh juice, inspects the bottling ...

Kellyn visits the Big Apple, the apple capital of Australia. Touring the Sutton Family's facilities, she first helps press some apples into fresh juice, inspects the bottling process where the juice is pasteurised, and helps bake a yummy apple pie.

Exploring the city's underground passages
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Exploring the city's underground passages

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Emma takes a tour of the underground tunnels constructed under the Treasury Building in Adelaide, 150 years ago. Tour guide Grant Morgan describes boiler heating and coal ...

Emma takes a tour of the underground tunnels constructed under the Treasury Building in Adelaide, 150 years ago. Tour guide Grant Morgan describes boiler heating and coal storage back then, and we see an archaic printing press. Stories of miners storing away much gold down here excite the imagination!

What is anaphylactic shock?
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What is anaphylactic shock?

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Chris goes on call with paramedic Jan Vann. Good job they're in their rapid response vehicle, as they visit a young man going through anaphylactic shock. Alan is being brave ...

Chris goes on call with paramedic Jan Vann. Good job they're in their rapid response vehicle, as they visit a young man going through anaphylactic shock. Alan is being brave and may not even realise this is a life threatening emergency. Jan injects adrenaline into Alan's arm to constrict the blood vessels throughout his body and reverse the swelling. Now away in the ambulance to watch in hospital for another swollentongue occurrence.

Raising an orphaned kangaroo
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Raising an orphaned kangaroo

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Leela chats with keeper Katharine Sullivan about kangaroo care specifically, one orphaned joey named Camel. He has his own pen in the farm's barn complete with a large, cosy, ...

Leela chats with keeper Katharine Sullivan about kangaroo care specifically, one orphaned joey named Camel. He has his own pen in the farm's barn complete with a large, cosy, homemade pouch! While outside of it in his pen Camel feeds on hay and very nutritious kangaroo pellets. When the young roo is healthy and mature enough, he will be slowly integrated with the farm's other three roo rescues.

Humans who work and live underground
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Humans who work and live underground

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Duane takes us underground today. We get a good look at the layers of our planet Earth, and then descend to view some human activities. Everything from mining to engineering ...

Duane takes us underground today. We get a good look at the layers of our planet Earth, and then descend to view some human activities. Everything from mining to engineering and even living down there! If there is desert above, the underground home is still cooler and comfy, we hear.

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