Derek Muller, with the help of a musician, explains how in 1911 Polish biochemist Casimir Funk determined that the absence of vitamins in the diet leads to illness, in the song "Birth of a Word (Dr Funk)".
Colour blindness is when people are unable to distinguish between certain colours, and the most common form of this disorder is red/green colour blindness. Paul Martin, a vision scientist from the University of Melbourne, explains what causes it and the types of colour blindness out there.
From birds and mammals to fish and frogs, lots of different animals can change their colour. Jessie Sinclair, a zoologist from the Melbourne Museum, will talk you through how and why animals can do this.
Neurologist David Szmulewicz explains how fluid in our ear canals tell the brain how the head is moving, how displaced otoconium crystals in the ear send incorrect messages to the brain, causing dizziness, and how vertigo is treated.
The Queensland Rocketry Society's Ari Piirainen demonstrates how hobbyists build and launch rockets, explaining how to get started with a kit, what the different motor sizes are, and how launches are conducted safely.
Following the announcement that Coles and Woolworths will be phasing out single-use plastic bags, Mornington Peninsular schoolgirl Meg explains why such plastics are bad for the environment and how she has campaigned to stop shops using them.
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.
Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to the destruction of the environment through human interference and industry.
Junior scientist, Carrick, demonstrates how to make green eggs using red cabbage. Sound impossible? Carrick also explains the chemical reaction behind these colourful eggs and how to make other colours with the anthocyanin in red cabbage. To make your own egg creations, you will need eggs, a half red cabbage, a sieve, a bowl, a frying pan, butter, a knife and a chopping board.
Edward performs activities for the neighbours and family. Over dinner, Bill Boggs suggests Edward charge for his services, and Kim and her friends' behave coldly to Edward's differences. The next day the community begins to accept Edward for his unique talents, and his list of jobs grow from topiary to dog grooming to hair cutting. Before long, every neighbour has a new individual haircut.
Critique the "sense and nonsense" of the global $100 billion vitamin and supplement industry with Derek Muller in Vitamania. Then test your knowledge of importance of vitamins in our diets and the history of the business.