Why do we have to brush our teeth?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Every morning and every night we have to get the toothpaste and our toothbrushes and clean our teeth... But why? Let's visit dentist Dr Mihiri Silva for a check up and learn why it's so important to look after our teeth ..read more
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How is fabric made?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Fabric is everywhere. It's on the bus seat and the welcome mat... It's the curtains and the carpet... it's our snugly blankets and beloved teddies... and all our clothes! But what is it all made from? And how? Join textiles expert Emma Peters as we follow the journey of cotton from field to fabric ..read more
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How do snails get their shells?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Let's follow the slimy, shiny trail down the garden path all the way to... the Snail Whisperers! Drs John and Lorelle Stanisic will show us the secret lives of snails and how they get their famous spiral shells ..read more
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Who was the first person in the world?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Family trees have so many branches. You're on one branch, your parents on another, your grandparents on another and great grandparents after that... Could it go all the way back to the first person? Let's ask archaeologist Associate Professor Michelle Langley about how humans came to be ..read more
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How are rainbows made?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
We can see them after a sun shower... or the spray of the sprinkler... we can even sing them! But why can't we ever catch them? Nij shares the ingredients to make a rainbow in this special episode of Imagine This ..read more
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Why do we have to sleep?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
9M ago
At the end of each day, your arms and legs feel heavy and your eyes begin to close, your mouth stretches open to do a big yawn and you drift off to sleep.... But why? Nij and the kids meet Dr Jasneek Chawla to figure out what makes us sleep and why we have to ..read more
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How are seeds made?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
9M ago
If plants come from seeds but seeds come from plants then how do you get a seed to start off with? Nij and the kids meet ecologist Professor Angela Moles for a bushwalk to find some answers...  ..read more
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How do lights light up?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
9M ago
As the sun sets and the sky gets dark, something else starts to happen... The lights come on! There are lots of different kinds of lights but what's happening inside an LED light bulb? Nij and the kids meet physicist Professor Chennupati Jagadish to shine a light on this tricky question ..read more
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How did animals become pets?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
9M ago
Purring pussycats and panting pups... Pretty parrots and even fluffy farm animals... Our furry friends make our lives better in so many ways but how did this friendship start? Nij and the kids meet anthrozoologist Professor Pauleen Bennett to journey back in time to meet humankind's first pet ..read more
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How did the universe start?
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by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
9M ago
The universe is the biggest and oldest thing there is. It's every bit of everything that has ever existed. But what was there before there was anything? Nij and the kids meet Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist Professor Brian Schmidt to journey back to the beginning of everything to see how it all began....  ..read more
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