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How our DNA defines each one of us
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How our DNA defines each one of us

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Xand is spending some quality time at home with his dad and Chris. He goes to the fridge to enjoy some strawberry milk, only to find the bottle empty! Accusing his brother and ...

Xand is spending some quality time at home with his dad and Chris. He goes to the fridge to enjoy some strawberry milk, only to find the bottle empty! Accusing his brother and dad, he then take saliva samples from himself included and trots them down to the DNA testing lab. DNA specialist Emma, tests all three, then reviews the data on each. Without being a spoiler, it should be told here that because Xand and Chris are identical twins, the DNA proof gets complicated ... There's a fun surprise

Children's heart conditions and exercise
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Children's heart conditions and exercise

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Fourteenyearold Luke talks to Chris about the heart problems he's had from birth. One of these was a hole in his heart, and through an animation, we see how the lack of oxygen ...

Fourteenyearold Luke talks to Chris about the heart problems he's had from birth. One of these was a hole in his heart, and through an animation, we see how the lack of oxygen flow is a tiring and draining thing indeed. Studying heart conditions in children. Dr Guido Pieles runs the research at Bristol University. Luke helps out by participating in these studies to find out how much exercise is safe for children with heart conditions. We get to look at a heart scanner which shows realtime heart

The hardy sport of dog sledding
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The hardy sport of dog sledding

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Sleddog tour guide Brett Haddon instructs Natalie on the proper way of dog sledding! Visitors trying this winter thrill learn quickly how to be a musher. The huskies have ...

Sleddog tour guide Brett Haddon instructs Natalie on the proper way of dog sledding! Visitors trying this winter thrill learn quickly how to be a musher. The huskies have enjoyed this work for thousands of years and are built for running up and down those snowcovered mountains!

How everyday tools can be dangerous (part 1)
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How everyday tools can be dangerous (part 1)

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Fifteenyearold Ollie has had an accident in the school library. He was stapling his history papers together, when the stapler broke. Apparently distracted while trying to fix ...

Fifteenyearold Ollie has had an accident in the school library. He was stapling his history papers together, when the stapler broke. Apparently distracted while trying to fix it, the lad stapled his own finger! Now in Emergency, he is seen to by Dr Bimal Mehta. After making sure Ollie can feel sensation in the finger, he orders up an Xray. Now radiologist Jan takes a clear picture, and when we see it on the screen, that staple is clearly, impressively in there! Will Ollie need an operation to re

How our brain can get distracted so easily
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How our brain can get distracted so easily

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In this Mindbender, Chris and Xand basically gaslight the group of students before them. Directing them to count the bones in a photo of a skeleton, they meanwhile play ...

In this Mindbender, Chris and Xand basically gaslight the group of students before them. Directing them to count the bones in a photo of a skeleton, they meanwhile play musical chairs even swapping with standins for themselves. All the while the students are studying the picture of the skeleton, nothing else in the room even before their eyes registers with them. This Mindbender is great fun and will leave jaws dropped when you present this to your class!

How your brain reacts to a squint
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How your brain reacts to a squint

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Siblings 11yearold Harry and eightyearold Maya visit Xand in the Ouch Mobile. Each has a squint in one of their eyes and wants to know about it. Our doctor explains it's all ...

Siblings 11yearold Harry and eightyearold Maya visit Xand in the Ouch Mobile. Each has a squint in one of their eyes and wants to know about it. Our doctor explains it's all about muscle control around the eye area. The brain automatically focuses on the stronger eye, and chooses to use those stronger muscles. The weaker eye, bereft of full control, can't quite stay on track and wanders off!

How to treat a bump on the head
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How to treat a bump on the head

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Parks are so much fun, but you still have to be aware of possible danger while playing there. Today Xand and Chris demonstrate how you could receive a bump on the head. More ...

Parks are so much fun, but you still have to be aware of possible danger while playing there. Today Xand and Chris demonstrate how you could receive a bump on the head. More specifically, Xand wings a frisbee at his brother's forehead! Of course it's an accident, which requires first aid. A multiple choice question is provided for your class to guess. Hint: Xand just happens to have a bag of frozen peas with him, and this is what he applies to his brothers bump.

How lines of Blaschko are formed
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How lines of Blaschko are formed

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In the OuchMobile, nineyearold Kayla shows the interesting white line on her stomach. It's indeed special, as Xand explains it's from when Kayla was still inside her mum, and ...

In the OuchMobile, nineyearold Kayla shows the interesting white line on her stomach. It's indeed special, as Xand explains it's from when Kayla was still inside her mum, and it's a line that cells marched along as she was growing. Also as Kayla has darkcoloured skin, there weren't as many melanocytes filling in this line so it stayed uniquely white.

How your skin repairs itself when you get a burn
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How your skin repairs itself when you get a burn

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The unluckiest kid spills hot cocoa on himself and gets a nasty burn! We find out, through this clever animation, how skin repairs itself. White blood cells, plasma, the ...

The unluckiest kid spills hot cocoa on himself and gets a nasty burn! We find out, through this clever animation, how skin repairs itself. White blood cells, plasma, the blistering process ... these all come to your aid as soon as a nasty mishap like this occurs. We are roundly advised to leave the natural healing process alone!

Taking wheelchair sport to extremes
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Taking wheelchair sport to extremes

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Alex interviews Timothy Lachlan, WCMX ambassador, and his young training partner Josh. We learn it's all about getting that adrenaline rush riding your wheelchair in the skate ...

Alex interviews Timothy Lachlan, WCMX ambassador, and his young training partner Josh. We learn it's all about getting that adrenaline rush riding your wheelchair in the skate park like you would on a bike, skateboard or scooter. In this extreme sport, as practised by Tim and other crazy riders, it's backflips optional and often accomplished!

Cancer treatment for dogs
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Cancer treatment for dogs

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Jono meets Bailey, a happy 10yearold golden retriever. Doctors Straw and Gumpel are the superheroes who healed Bailey of a cancerous tumour. Talking with Dr Straw, small ...

Jono meets Bailey, a happy 10yearold golden retriever. Doctors Straw and Gumpel are the superheroes who healed Bailey of a cancerous tumour. Talking with Dr Straw, small animal surgery oncology specialist, we hear that dog cancers are in many cases the same as in humans, and vice versa. He has pioneered treatments that do awesome double duty!

The crazy New Zealand snow race!
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The crazy New Zealand snow race!

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We're on a snowcovered mountain in New Zealand. Down the white hill we go sliding and tumbling with dog in tow! Also, rolling and flipping anything to reach the bottom ...

We're on a snowcovered mountain in New Zealand. Down the white hill we go sliding and tumbling with dog in tow! Also, rolling and flipping anything to reach the bottom fastest and first. The starter sends all participants off in the ensuing freeforall race to the bottom!

Spectacular lava tubes of the Galapagos
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Spectacular lava tubes of the Galapagos

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

Coral reefs and penguins co-exist on the Galapagos
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Coral reefs and penguins co-exist on the Galapagos

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

What are your rights as a kid?
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What are your rights as a kid?

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Most kids probably don't put a lot of thought into what their rights are as a child, but it's important to understand them. Josh is UNICEF youth ambassador and he explains ...

Most kids probably don't put a lot of thought into what their rights are as a child, but it's important to understand them. Josh is UNICEF youth ambassador and he explains those rights to us as well as the efforts of UNICEF to make sure children around the globe have those rights.

Student designs super drone
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Student designs super drone

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Student creates a drone that can be computerized with software and hardware. The uses of the drones are diverse and the new models can fly for a long time.

Student creates a drone that can be computerized with software and hardware. The uses of the drones are diverse and the new models can fly for a long time.

Making fingerprints glow
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Making fingerprints glow

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Dusting for fingerprints is an essential part to any crime scene investigation. But those fingerprints can sometimes be hard to find. Not to fear; Dr Kang Liang and Dr JJ ...

Dusting for fingerprints is an essential part to any crime scene investigation. But those fingerprints can sometimes be hard to find. Not to fear; Dr Kang Liang and Dr JJ Richardson have developed a new technique that makes fingerprints glow!

Aircraft engineering careers
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Aircraft engineering careers

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Duane Strauss meets aircraft engineering students and their instructors and learns about careers in avionics.

Duane Strauss meets aircraft engineering students and their instructors and learns about careers in avionics.

Fixing a broken nose
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Fixing a broken nose

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Elevenyearold Oscar lands at emergency with his mum because he has a 'weird feeling' nose. This, after colliding with another player's elbow in school football training. Ear, ...

Elevenyearold Oscar lands at emergency with his mum because he has a 'weird feeling' nose. This, after colliding with another player's elbow in school football training. Ear, nose and throat specialist, Baskaran Ranganathan, takes a look at the lad and can tell his nasal bone is broken. In an animated sequence, we see the inner structure of the nose and what could go wrong if banged! So, it's an operation to straighten the bones out again and make sure Oscar has no lingering breathing problems.

What causes flat feet
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What causes flat feet

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Elevenyearold Lucas visits the Ouch Mobile today to ask about his flat feet. It a barefoot comparison, Xand demonstrates that there is space under his arch when is foot is ...

Elevenyearold Lucas visits the Ouch Mobile today to ask about his flat feet. It a barefoot comparison, Xand demonstrates that there is space under his arch when is foot is flat on the floor, whereas nearly the entire sole of Lucas' foot is in contact with the same floor. The condition is not usually a problem, just reflective of weakened muscles in the area. Xand notes that if your feet are causing you pain, your doctor can fit your shoes with insoles.

Lasers measure greenhouse gasses
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Lasers measure greenhouse gasses

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Did you know that lasers can be used to help detect greenhouse gases Lasers can even detect different types of gases by utilising different wavelengths of light.

Did you know that lasers can be used to help detect greenhouse gases Lasers can even detect different types of gases by utilising different wavelengths of light.

Sedimentation experiment with eggs
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Sedimentation experiment with eggs

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An experiment using an empty egg, borax and food colouring shows how sedimentation occurs in nature.

An experiment using an empty egg, borax and food colouring shows how sedimentation occurs in nature.

How climate change affects crocodiles
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How climate change affects crocodiles

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Kellyn gets information from PhD student Essie Rodgers all about crocodiles and climate change. The study involves young crocs and heated water tanks varying in temperature ...

Kellyn gets information from PhD student Essie Rodgers all about crocodiles and climate change. The study involves young crocs and heated water tanks varying in temperature to see how that affects their diving and foraging. Behavioural changes in an apex predator reflect on those of every Critter in the ecosystem!

Testing mosquitoes for disease
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Testing mosquitoes for disease

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Alex talks to a mosquito expert who defends and dignifies these bloodsuckers! He shows us a homemade trap we can catch them in and Dr Joanne MacDonald tests the dead ones with ...

Alex talks to a mosquito expert who defends and dignifies these bloodsuckers! He shows us a homemade trap we can catch them in and Dr Joanne MacDonald tests the dead ones with her students to make sure they're negative for disease.

Exploring force using a watermelon and rubber bands
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Exploring force using a watermelon and rubber bands

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Experiment with watermelon and rubber bands around the middle of the watermelon shows force. The more you stretch a rubber band, the more a small force is exerted. Rubber ...

Experiment with watermelon and rubber bands around the middle of the watermelon shows force. The more you stretch a rubber band, the more a small force is exerted. Rubber bands bundled together can make a bigger force. The force is applied to watermelon.

When a soft tissue injury requires a cast (part 1)
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When a soft tissue injury requires a cast (part 1)

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In emergency, nineyearold Tamsin is waiting for doctors to look at her swollen ankle. Helping her is Dr Helen Stewart, and after finding the girl's leg is very painful, sends ...

In emergency, nineyearold Tamsin is waiting for doctors to look at her swollen ankle. Helping her is Dr Helen Stewart, and after finding the girl's leg is very painful, sends her along for Xrays. No break is seen, but to ease Tasmin's pain, Dr Helen says they'll put a pot on her leg meaning a plaster cast. Part of that is applying a backslab, which supports the back of the leg and allows for swelling. See part 2 to learn how this type of injury is resolved!

How little Teddy assesses greyhounds for adoption
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How little Teddy assesses greyhounds for adoption

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Emma visits Angela Webb at the Greyhound Adoption Centre. We meet little greyhound assessor, Teddy! This wee friendly, fluffy dog helps socialise greyhounds by becoming ...

Emma visits Angela Webb at the Greyhound Adoption Centre. We meet little greyhound assessor, Teddy! This wee friendly, fluffy dog helps socialise greyhounds by becoming friends with them.

Raising and protecting the dugong (part 2)
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Raising and protecting the dugong (part 2)

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At the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Duane has helped thread lettuce into trays, and sinks them to the bottom so the dugongs can eat naturally. These captive dugongs are being ...

At the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Duane has helped thread lettuce into trays, and sinks them to the bottom so the dugongs can eat naturally. These captive dugongs are being studied to help their wild brethren, who face extinction.

What is that spot on your eyeball?
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What is that spot on your eyeball?

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Nineyearold Niella visits Chris in the Ouch Mobile, concerned about the spot on her eyeball. We learn it's called 'scleral melanocytosis' basically a freckle an extra bit of ...

Nineyearold Niella visits Chris in the Ouch Mobile, concerned about the spot on her eyeball. We learn it's called 'scleral melanocytosis' basically a freckle an extra bit of wayward skin pigment that got in there. Niella will have it for life, and as Chris says to her it's faint, unique, and definitely cool!

The training and education of ski school
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The training and education of ski school

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If you love the snow and winter sports, wouldn't it be great to be able to ski and snowboard all morning before you hit the classroom for some afternoon education! That's ski ...

If you love the snow and winter sports, wouldn't it be great to be able to ski and snowboard all morning before you hit the classroom for some afternoon education! That's ski school in a nutshell, allowing athletes to train every morning on the slopes and attend to their maths, English studies and onsnow tracking task for the other half a day. Natalie's in the Victorian High Country talking to teacher Sam Magree about the curriculum geared towards the alpine environment, and called Altitude.

Exploring the Jenolan Caves
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Exploring the Jenolan Caves

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Natalie takes us on tour of Australia's oldest and biggest underground cave network the Jenolan Caves which are still under exploration. Two most enriching experiences are ...

Natalie takes us on tour of Australia's oldest and biggest underground cave network the Jenolan Caves which are still under exploration. Two most enriching experiences are the explanation of how caves are formed, plus the fossil sightings, showing what kind of sea creatures once inhabited the space.

The bonding and energy of dog agility
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The bonding and energy of dog agility

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Today, trainer Francisca McDonald teaches Kellyn about dog agility. Francisca participates in this event as shown by her very fit body. She also loves to train others, and we ...

Today, trainer Francisca McDonald teaches Kellyn about dog agility. Francisca participates in this event as shown by her very fit body. She also loves to train others, and we meet a young girl and her dog who are totally enthusiastic about the bonding and exercise they get out of it. Border collies are featured, and they move like lightning. At the end, Kellyn gives the course of tunnels and hurdles a go. The energy whipped up with her canine companion leaves us laughing and in awe!

Why you should have a swollen ear checked out
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Why you should have a swollen ear checked out

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Fiveyearold Peter sits in emergency with his dad. He's got a painful and swollen ear which started when he was eating lunch at school. Dr Ashvin Luximon wants to rule out ...

Fiveyearold Peter sits in emergency with his dad. He's got a painful and swollen ear which started when he was eating lunch at school. Dr Ashvin Luximon wants to rule out mastoiditis as a serious possibility. In an animated sequence, we learn about the mastoid bone. Next, Peter has a blood test done, and a couple of hours later, things aren't conclusive. So the little lad stays over the weekend with an IV giving him antibiotics. Terrific news after two days the antibiotics have taken hold! Pete

Improving lives with equine-based therapy
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Improving lives with equine-based therapy

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Alex joins Erin Riding at the McIntyre Centre for the Disabled. Equinebased therapy helps disabled people learn skills for life. Independence and selfesteem are gained while ...

Alex joins Erin Riding at the McIntyre Centre for the Disabled. Equinebased therapy helps disabled people learn skills for life. Independence and selfesteem are gained while caring for horses tacking up, leading, and safety training lend a sense of ownership.

How your brain sees different sized objects
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How your brain sees different sized objects

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Chris goes to town to play an optical illusion on the passersby. It's more enticing than usual because he has two groupings of freshly baked cupcakes. The cupcakes at the ...

Chris goes to town to play an optical illusion on the passersby. It's more enticing than usual because he has two groupings of freshly baked cupcakes. The cupcakes at the centre of each arrangement are, unbeknownst to the public at large, the same size. But the left grouping on the tray is surrounded by small cupcakes, whereas the right grouping is surrounded by large ones. Everyone who guesses, thinks they should pay more for the cupcake surrounded by the other large ones! Xand later reveals th

How we can make so many different faces
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How we can make so many different faces

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We meet the amazing Tommy Mattinson, 13time world gurning champion. Over the years, he's pushed the 40 facial muscles we all have, into fartherreaching contortions than any of ...

We meet the amazing Tommy Mattinson, 13time world gurning champion. Over the years, he's pushed the 40 facial muscles we all have, into fartherreaching contortions than any of us could! By stretching and contracting them, we can make over 4000 expressions. Passersby fall about the street when Tommy pulls his faces, and his greatest move is when he turns himself into a werewolf! Even Elizabeth II has been taken aback by this display.

Dogs that serve and protect
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Dogs that serve and protect

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Kellyn tells us about the function of the police service dog squad. These canines are trained to detect firearms and explosives, as well as currency, illegal substances and ...

Kellyn tells us about the function of the police service dog squad. These canines are trained to detect firearms and explosives, as well as currency, illegal substances and even people. Their suitability for this job lies in the fact that dogs are keen hunters and powerful sniffers.

The cute but dangerous platypus
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The cute but dangerous platypus

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Leela queries keeper Rebecca Bain as to whether the platypus is more adorable or dangerous! Rebecca reveals, through a routine visual health inspection, that the male of the ...

Leela queries keeper Rebecca Bain as to whether the platypus is more adorable or dangerous! Rebecca reveals, through a routine visual health inspection, that the male of the species has a venomous spur on both hind legs. We find out their bills have a secret power too electroreceptors. Conclusion: cute and dangerous!

Turning marine debris into art!
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Turning marine debris into art!

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Stacey gives us all another think about what art is, and how to create it! She talks with Christine Holden, an environmental artist who uses only recycled materials in her ...

Stacey gives us all another think about what art is, and how to create it! She talks with Christine Holden, an environmental artist who uses only recycled materials in her work and especially targets marine debris. Items such as fishing nets, fishing line, lures, sinkers, pieces of thong, tennis balls ... as long as it's safe and nontoxic. We feel part of a classroom experience in which Christine has the young students construct a big sea turtle all to promote environmental awareness and fun!

The fun sport of archery tag
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The fun sport of archery tag

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Today Scott is running about having a ball, playing Robin Hood with his band of merry men while enjoying the game of archery tag! Scouts SA leader Derek Boath watches from the ...

Today Scott is running about having a ball, playing Robin Hood with his band of merry men while enjoying the game of archery tag! Scouts SA leader Derek Boath watches from the sidelines and tells Scott about the fun and builtin safety measures of the sport. It's a team thing, open to both boys and girls, and while you're trying to take the opposite team out the emphasis is on having lots of fun!

On the trail of the Queensland tiger
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On the trail of the Queensland tiger

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Duane leads us on a search for the mythical Queensland tiger! He interviews cryptozoologist Steve Rushton, who not only believes this savage predator is out there he's hot on ...

Duane leads us on a search for the mythical Queensland tiger! He interviews cryptozoologist Steve Rushton, who not only believes this savage predator is out there he's hot on the trail. There's a family who can look off their back deck and see strange animal movements from creatures not seen before, prowling the back of their property. According to Steve, people don't want to know the Queensland tiger exists and is living unseen not far away!

A capuchin monkey love match
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A capuchin monkey love match

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Scott is here to talk to keeper Kerry Bebbington about a member of the Totally Wild family Bo, the capuchin monkey. Following up, and finding the cute fella fightingfit these ...

Scott is here to talk to keeper Kerry Bebbington about a member of the Totally Wild family Bo, the capuchin monkey. Following up, and finding the cute fella fightingfit these days, we find out he's also got himself a girlfriend! We learn about bonding two animals completely strange to each other. Through a very slow introduction process, Coco is now sharing food and a sleeping box with Bo. Can a little one be far behind

Faster ways to make jelly
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Faster ways to make jelly

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The University of Queensland's Joel Gilmore explains the chemistry of how jelly is made, and introduces two quick ways to produce the wobbly treat: agar agar jelly, and ...

The University of Queensland's Joel Gilmore explains the chemistry of how jelly is made, and introduces two quick ways to produce the wobbly treat: agar agar jelly, and spherification with calcium chloride and sodium alginate.

Changing parliamentary terms by referendum
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Changing parliamentary terms by referendum

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Reporter Ruby Cornish explains the difference between absolute monarchies and parliamentary democracies, describes the time limits placed on governments between elections, and ...

Reporter Ruby Cornish explains the difference between absolute monarchies and parliamentary democracies, describes the time limits placed on governments between elections, and discusses the process by which these terms could be lengthened by referendum.

How schools are funded
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How schools are funded

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A look at how schools are funded by the government and the changes to funding outlined in the 2017 Budget.

A look at how schools are funded by the government and the changes to funding outlined in the 2017 Budget.

Giraffe calves born at Adelaide zoo
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Giraffe calves born at Adelaide zoo

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Monarto Zoo's Matt Brewer reveals some of the unique characteristics of giraffes, including why their tongues are blue, how their legs are longer than their necks, and ...

Monarto Zoo's Matt Brewer reveals some of the unique characteristics of giraffes, including why their tongues are blue, how their legs are longer than their necks, and introduces the zoo's new calves.

Night parrot spotting
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Night parrot spotting

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The University of Queensland's Nick Leseberg describes some of the unique characteristics of the night parrot, a bird that was once thought to be extinct but was rediscovered ...

The University of Queensland's Nick Leseberg describes some of the unique characteristics of the night parrot, a bird that was once thought to be extinct but was rediscovered in Queensland in 2013.

Secrets of synchronised swimming
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Secrets of synchronised swimming

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Reporter Hayley Wilson meets a synchronised swimming team and learns some of the rules of the sport, sees how their eggbeater swimming technique helps them lift their ...

Reporter Hayley Wilson meets a synchronised swimming team and learns some of the rules of the sport, sees how their eggbeater swimming technique helps them lift their teammates, and learns why they wear make-up under water.

Citizen scientists
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Citizen scientists

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Meet two of Australia's top citizen scientists, Austin and Griffin. Find out what being a citizen scientist involves and why they enjoy it.

Meet two of Australia's top citizen scientists, Austin and Griffin. Find out what being a citizen scientist involves and why they enjoy it.

Saying goodbye to an Aussie icon
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Saying goodbye to an Aussie icon

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Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.

Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.

Working on a farm
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Working on a farm

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Visit a school where farm duties are all part of a normal school day.

Visit a school where farm duties are all part of a normal school day.

Caring for orphaned koalas
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Caring for orphaned koalas

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Kellyn Morris learns how koala carers rehabilitate orphaned wildlife and learns what to do when you stumble upon an animal in need of help.

Kellyn Morris learns how koala carers rehabilitate orphaned wildlife and learns what to do when you stumble upon an animal in need of help.

Raising camels
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Raising camels

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Visit a camel farm and find out more about these fascinating animals.

Visit a camel farm and find out more about these fascinating animals.

Beginner's guide to mountain biking
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Beginner's guide to mountain biking

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Escapegoat's Ian Fehler teaches Leela Varghese how to ride a mountain bike over a course, with tips on shifting weight to maintain balance, lifting wheels over obstacles and ...

Escapegoat's Ian Fehler teaches Leela Varghese how to ride a mountain bike over a course, with tips on shifting weight to maintain balance, lifting wheels over obstacles and safely cornering.

An underground adventure
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An underground adventure

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Head underground to learn about the features of caves and how the spectacular formations are created by nature.

Head underground to learn about the features of caves and how the spectacular formations are created by nature.

Rehabilitating a rare white flying fox
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Rehabilitating a rare white flying fox

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Australian Bat Clinic's Trish Wimberley introduces Kellyn Morris to a rare white flying fox, which is leuscitic rather than albino, with semi-transparent skin revealing the ...

Australian Bat Clinic's Trish Wimberley introduces Kellyn Morris to a rare white flying fox, which is leuscitic rather than albino, with semi-transparent skin revealing the animal's bones and veins.

Designing theatre costumes
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Designing theatre costumes

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Costume designer Belinda Zanello demonstrates how she designs and makes outfits for actors and shares some tips for getting into the industry.

Costume designer Belinda Zanello demonstrates how she designs and makes outfits for actors and shares some tips for getting into the industry.

Learning how to protect sea grass
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Learning how to protect sea grass

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Discover a novel approach to teaching students about protecting sea grasses that support our marine life

Discover a novel approach to teaching students about protecting sea grasses that support our marine life

3D metal printing components
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3D metal printing components

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Martin Jurg demonstrates the use of the world's largest 3D metal printer to make both large and small components, melting powdered metal with lasers to create a solid objects.

Martin Jurg demonstrates the use of the world's largest 3D metal printer to make both large and small components, melting powdered metal with lasers to create a solid objects.

Rooftop gardens reduce stormwater runoff
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Rooftop gardens reduce stormwater runoff

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The University of Melbourne's Claire Farrell reveals the kind of plants that are perfect to green roof gardens, helping reduce stormwater runoff in urban environments.

The University of Melbourne's Claire Farrell reveals the kind of plants that are perfect to green roof gardens, helping reduce stormwater runoff in urban environments.

Artificial intelligence 'smart vision' drone
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Artificial intelligence 'smart vision' drone

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Griffith University's Jun Jo reveals how a smart vision drone uses artificial intelligence to recognise people using feature detection, and follow them around.

Griffith University's Jun Jo reveals how a smart vision drone uses artificial intelligence to recognise people using feature detection, and follow them around.

DIY model of the human arm
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DIY model of the human arm

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Junior scientists Shiva and Alex demonstrate how to make a model of a human arm using cardboard tubes, paper clips, rubber bands and balloons, and describe the functions of ...

Junior scientists Shiva and Alex demonstrate how to make a model of a human arm using cardboard tubes, paper clips, rubber bands and balloons, and describe the functions of skeletal muscles and bones.

DIY depth perception skills test
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DIY depth perception skills test

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Junior scientists Jasmine and Holly explain how having two eyes helps with depth perception, and demonstrate an experiment a test to see if covering one eye makes any ...

Junior scientists Jasmine and Holly explain how having two eyes helps with depth perception, and demonstrate an experiment a test to see if covering one eye makes any difference to a person's ability to direct a friend to drop a marble into a cup.

Kids teaching kids
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Kids teaching kids

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A look at an innovative program that has young students learning from their peers

A look at an innovative program that has young students learning from their peers

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