Backyard Science

August 2017
18:00

Season 1, Episode 30

3.0 4 x
Make a long grippy thing to reach out-of-the-way places; make rock candy; why quick up and down movements make you dizzy; become a snake charmer; and how to keep paper dry when it's submerged in water!
18:00

Season 1, Episode 29

3.0 3 x
Develop a backyard balancing act; see your pulse move with a drinking straw and plasticine; an amazing water droplet and toothpick race; why your brain isn't as smart as it thinks, and the secret behind a bed of nails.
14:00

Season 1, Episode 28

4.0 5 x
Make a frisbee; poke a skewer through a balloon without a bang; uncover the secrets of flying through the air; blow up balloons with baking soda and vinegar; make fizzy soda pop drinks; and how to cure a headache.
17:00

Season 1, Episode 27

4.0 7 x
Discover why ice skates actually burn up the ice; how the colour of a jelly affects what you think it tastes like; sculpt a sundial; use a wine glass to make beautiful music; make a ruler guitar.
18:00

Season 1, Episode 26

3.0 5 x
Make a soft landing for a parachuting egg; make pictures using the art of the ancient Chinese tangram; the best way to get butter stains out of clothes; make a paper banger with origami; and fool your friends!
13:00

Season 2, Episode 11

4.0 5 x
No Bunsen burners or laboratories here, this is science for everybody, anywhere. Wherever the kids want to take it; in the garden, in the kitchen or in the shed, this is science BY kids FOR kids!
17:00

Season 1, Episode 25

4.0 9 x
Build a model submarine; make a comb do amazing tricks; watch milk curdle; create an automatic watering machine; transform dirty water into clean water, craft a spectacular exploding volcano, and see how plants breathe.
17:00

Season 1, Episode 24

3.0 3 x
How bridges work; make the sound of a roaring bull; a magic slime that turns tough when you punch it; make a disco laser ball; how not to make self-salting potato chips, and how to your buddies into a human chair.
18:00

Season 1, Episode 23

4.0 5 x
Make fancy paper with recycled newsprint; the finer points of juggling; become a birdwatcher without scaring off your feathered friends; why it takes a lot to make engine oil freeze; and solve the puzzle of when pine cones open up.
18:00

Season 1, Episode 22

4.0 5 x
Make a forest ecosystem in a jar; what makes you dizzy; build an anemometer; when will dew form on your backyard lawn; how skaters spin so fast on the ice; why the spinning cups spin, and create coloured spotlights!
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