History Hunters

April 2020

Season 1, Episode 7 (Medieval Life)

3.0 11 x
Meet a medieval estate agent with some fancy castles to sell and hear how knights' training was long and hard and how they wore family crests called coats of arms to stand out in battle.

Season 1, Episode 25 (Getting In Touch)

4.0 3 x
Translating a smoke message and what was it with Morse code, plus how phones have changed over the decades and when writing means a feather and ink, not a phone or a keyboard.

Season 1, Episode 5 (Space)

3.0 43 x
How vegetables can help you work out the size of the planets and how a balloon and foil makes a perfect black hole. Plus a bottle, pvc pipe and inner tube are transformed into a stomp rocket that takes to the skies.

Season 1, Episode 26 (Transport)

3.0 2 x
Working out the ways that wheels have changed the way we travel and making gears from vegetables to power our vehicles. Plus what was it with flight and making Leonardo Da Vinci helicopter that launches high and dry!
March 2020

Season 1, Episode 24 (Ancient China)

3.0 2 x
Our hosts discover the strength of the earth, how to measure it and figure out where they are going to? Plus de-mystifying an ancient Chinese abacus and how it beats a calculator hands down!
February 2020

Season 1, Episode 21 (Celts)

3.0 5 x
Matt sports a punk like hairstyle, blue face and fancy necklace called a torq - just like the Celts! Paige insists her horned helmet is not a Viking style but Celtic and shows how to make wool the Celtic way!

Season 1, Episode 19 (Arabia)

3.0 2 x
Paige and Matt get into the spirit of Ancient Arabia by creating a KA-RAH-GOOZ Shadow theatre with a light box and cardboard puppets on a stick! They set up a feast Arabian style with exotic foods of the day and rich spices.
December 2019

Season 1, Episode 17 (Wild West)

3.0 8 x
Hold onto your hats as we hit the trail with the cowboys and early pioneers who forged America's Western Frontier. Learn about life as a cool cowboy - wrangling cattle, lassos, and dressing to impress.
November 2019

Season 1, Episode 14 (Africa)

3.0 2 x
Testing out whether white or black fabric keeps you cooler in the desert, try out some ancient African greetings or dance traditions and making African jewellery to tell a story or send a message!

Season 1, Episode 13 (Gold Rush)

3.0 4 x
How to work out your weight in gold and what to look out for when turning your gold into cold hard cash. Making a windlass winch from drink cans and straws and a cockatoo pie for dinner; no thanks!