Take On Technology

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Season 1, Episode 7 (Boats)

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What keeps a boat afloat and what role does its shape play in helping it to move? The quest to answer these questions leads us to investigate a range of possible boat building materials.
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Season 1, Episode 6 (Food Containers)

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Why do we put food into containers, and why are they all so different? The need to match the package to the product is explained and illustrated using a range of different foods.
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Season 1, Episode 5 (Toys)

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While Flyn embarks on a mission to make a new toy for a bored, bed-bound Dodly, we explore some criteria for designing toys for certain users.
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Season 1, Episode 4 (Bags)

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Where would we be without bags to help us carry things? In this program we learn how a well-designed and properly worn bag can make everything from carrying schoolbooks to picking fruit easier.
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Season 1, Episode 3 (Headwear)

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This program looks at all the different situations in which people wear headgear, from competing in cycling races to working as a welder or in a busy commercial kitchen.
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Season 1, Episode 2 (Playgrounds)

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While Dodly goes off to design his dream playground, we visit others and take a close look at the materials used and how some parts work together as a system to provide movement.
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Season 1, Episode 9 (Worm Farms)

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Can we stop wasting food scraps, have a green thumb and keep worms happy and healthy all at the same time? This program shows that the answer is clearly yes!
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Season 1, Episode 11 (Cubby Houses)

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This program explores the use of measurement when designing something, and touches briefly on the concept of building to a scale.
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Season 1, Episode 8 (Musical Instruments)

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Music may be the elixir of life, but just how do instruments make sounds? We begin by looking at some common household objects that can be used to make sounds.
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Season 1, Episode 1 (Bridges)

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How often do we stop to take a good look at how a bridge is constructed? This program examines the different forms bridges take and explain some reasons for these differences.
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