For The Juniors: Weather
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For The Juniors: Weather: Cold Weather

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC ME November 11, 2014

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Successive shots of the same locations at different times of the year illustrate the changing life cycle of trees, from green growth through to autumn leaves and bare ...

Successive shots of the same locations at different times of the year illustrate the changing life cycle of trees, from green growth through to autumn leaves and bare branches. Children talk about the different foods they like to eat when it's cold. Finally, viewers are shown how to read and interpret temperature using a thermometer.

For the Juniors: The Sea
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For the Juniors: The Sea: Let's Go To The Beach

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC ME September 10, 2014

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We visit a city beach and see some of the activities that happen before most people arrive - rubbish collection, a beach cleaning machine in action, lifeguards checking for ...

We visit a city beach and see some of the activities that happen before most people arrive - rubbish collection, a beach cleaning machine in action, lifeguards checking for the safest part of beach.

For the Juniors: The Sea
15:01

For the Juniors: The Sea: Mangroves

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC ME September 3, 2014

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This program looks at how mangroves have adapted to their wet, salty, tidal environment. We find that mangroves are also essential for many creatures like prawns, crabs and fish.

This program looks at how mangroves have adapted to their wet, salty, tidal environment. We find that mangroves are also essential for many creatures like prawns, crabs and fish.

For the Juniors: The Sea
15:03

For the Juniors: The Sea: Under The Sea

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC ME August 27, 2014

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In this program we look at how animals breathe in water, how the sea changes as we go deeper, how people get to see what is below the surface of the sea and some of the plants ...

In this program we look at how animals breathe in water, how the sea changes as we go deeper, how people get to see what is below the surface of the sea and some of the plants and animals that live in the sea and how they survive.

For The Juniors
14:27

For The Juniors: Farm to Table - Milk

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC ME July 30, 2014

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This program shows how milk gets from the cow to the table. To produce milk cows need lush green grass and a calf, as they produce milk as food for their calves. While the ...

This program shows how milk gets from the cow to the table. To produce milk cows need lush green grass and a calf, as they produce milk as food for their calves. While the calves are drinking their mother's milk the cow continues to produce milk. Dairy farmers take the calves away but milk the cows so the cows bodies thinks they are still feeding their calves, but they are really producing milk for the farmer to sell.

For The Juniors: Farm to Table
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For The Juniors: Farm to Table: Honey

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC ME July 23, 2014

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Why doesn't all honey look and taste the same? Where does honey come from? Why do bees make honey? These are some of the questions answered in this program.

Why doesn't all honey look and taste the same? Where does honey come from? Why do bees make honey? These are some of the questions answered in this program.

For the Juniors
15:22

For the Juniors: Weather - Hot Weather

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC November 19, 2013

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For many Australian children, hot days mean holidays and this program opens with summer scenes at the beach. A weather forecaster sets the mood and suggests some ways to ...

For many Australian children, hot days mean holidays and this program opens with summer scenes at the beach. A weather forecaster sets the mood and suggests some ways to protect skin from damage by the sun. Viewers are encouraged to think about the sort of hot weather they experience - is it hot and dry or hot and humid?

For The Juniors
14:14

For The Juniors: The Human Body - Looking After Your Body

Season 5 Episode 4 ABC November 12, 2013

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Why does our body need oxygen, food and water to stay alive? Our body has some if its own ways to look after itself but we need to look after our body as we grow and get old. ...

Why does our body need oxygen, food and water to stay alive? Our body has some if its own ways to look after itself but we need to look after our body as we grow and get old. This includes giving it healthy food, exercise to make our heart and muscles strong, wearing appropriate clothing for the seasons to keep us warm, cool or dry and protecting our skin from the sun. What do we do every day to look after our body?

For the Juniors
14:22

For the Juniors: The Human Body - Using Your Body

Season 5 Episode 3 ABC November 5, 2013

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This program focuses on the body in action using its skeleton and muscles from babyhood to old age. Our skeleton has joints so we can move our body into different shapes but ...

This program focuses on the body in action using its skeleton and muscles from babyhood to old age. Our skeleton has joints so we can move our body into different shapes but it needs muscles to make it move.

For the Juniors: The Human Body
14:31

For the Juniors: The Human Body: The Working Body

Season 5 Episode 1 ABC October 22, 2013

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This program follows the morning routine of a young boy, and looks at how his body works as a system. He uses his muscles and bones to get out of bed, and as he yawns, the ...

This program follows the morning routine of a young boy, and looks at how his body works as a system. He uses his muscles and bones to get out of bed, and as he yawns, the program explains how his lungs, blood and heart work. As he eats his breakfast the program looks at his digestive system and introduces his brain as the control centre of the body to make all these things happen.

For the Juniors: Transport - Getting Around in the Air, Ep 3 of 3
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For the Juniors: Transport - Getting Around in the Air, Ep 3 of 3

ABC September 16, 2013

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A young girl going on her first plane trip forms the base for this exploration into the wonder of air travel.

A young girl going on her first plane trip forms the base for this exploration into the wonder of air travel.

For the Juniors: Transport - Getting Around on Water, Ep 2 of 3
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For the Juniors: Transport - Getting Around on Water, Ep 2 of 3

ABC September 9, 2013

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A young boy is asleep in his boat, dreaming of finding buried treasure. As he dreams the program explores some different water transport options and looks at the basic ...

A young boy is asleep in his boat, dreaming of finding buried treasure. As he dreams the program explores some different water transport options and looks at the basic science of how they work. Water vehicles include Aboriginal bark canoes, sailing ships and modern watercraft such as cargo ships and sophisticated racing vessels.

For The Juniors
15:21

For The Juniors: Transport - Getting Around On Land

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC February 12, 2013

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From the invention of the wheel to the wonder of solar-powered cars, this program explores different forms of land transport. It opens with images of students making their ...

From the invention of the wheel to the wonder of solar-powered cars, this program explores different forms of land transport. It opens with images of students making their way to school. Among them are three children who, though they live close to each other and attend the same school, travel in separate cars. This encourages young viewers to think about the transport modes they rely on.

Minibeasts Environments
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Minibeasts Environments: Caves

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC October 9, 2011

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Not only are two cave environments looked at in this program, but also the rainforests outside the wilderness cave and the tourist cave. The progress of experienced caver and ...

Not only are two cave environments looked at in this program, but also the rainforests outside the wilderness cave and the tourist cave. The progress of experienced caver and entomologist Stefan Eberhard is followed as he progresses into the depths of the wilderness cave and shares his discovery of some of the rare inhabitants.

For The Juniors
15:20

For The Juniors: Celebrations - Birthdays

ABC August 3, 2011

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Carmel is having a birthday party and we join her family as they prepare for the event. We see a cultural mix of popular party games and explore the history of birthday ...

Carmel is having a birthday party and we join her family as they prepare for the event. We see a cultural mix of popular party games and explore the history of birthday traditions such as blowing out candles on a cake and making a wish.

For The Juniors
14:56

For The Juniors: The Human Body - The Thinking Feeling Body

Season 5 Episode 2 ABC May 18, 2011

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The five senses are our contact with the world and can protect us from danger - just like animals. Not everyone has five senses. This program looks at how blind and deaf ...

The five senses are our contact with the world and can protect us from danger - just like animals. Not everyone has five senses. This program looks at how blind and deaf children can use their other senses to compensate.

Minibeasts Environments
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Minibeasts Environments: City

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC November 30, 2010

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It may appear, at first, that this program is about a guy and two girls who rent an old house in an old suburb. But the program revolves around the lives of the many ...

It may appear, at first, that this program is about a guy and two girls who rent an old house in an old suburb. But the program revolves around the lives of the many minibeasts who also live there. The hall spider, the kitchen cockroach, the bedroom beetle, the bathroom scorpion and the house centipede, to name just a few, are very comfortable in such a place.

Minibeasts Environments
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Minibeasts Environments: Bush Pond

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC November 23, 2010

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An old quarry that fills with rainwater is only a few hundred metres away from a city suburb. Every day people walk past it to exercise dogs, or to enjoy an escape into the ...

An old quarry that fills with rainwater is only a few hundred metres away from a city suburb. Every day people walk past it to exercise dogs, or to enjoy an escape into the bush. Very few stop to look closely at the amazing variety of minibeast life that lives around, in and on the pond.