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Science Please! (Ages 5-8)

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This series features 26 one-minute video clips which explain complex scientific concepts with animation, archival footage, and a lot of humour in under a minute each. A wonderful introduction to science. Pour visionner cette sélection en français, cliquez ici. Films in This Playlist Include The Atom The State of Matter The Dirt on Soap Explosives Gravity Operation Lever The Force of Water Lift Off Wheel Meets Friction The Internal Combustion Engine Fire The Wind Slippery Ice The Refrigerator Lightning Magnets Battery Electricity The Light Bulb Electromagnetic Radiation Sound is Vibration The Telephone The Wonderful World of Colour The Moon Changes …

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Science Please! (Ages 5-8)

This series features 26 one-minute video clips which explain complex scientific concepts with animation, archival footage, and a lot of humour in under a minute each. A wonderful introduction to science.

Pour visionner cette sélection en français, cliquez ici.

Films in This Playlist Include
The Atom
The State of Matter
The Dirt on Soap
Explosives
Gravity
Operation Lever
The Force of Water
Lift Off
Wheel Meets Friction
The Internal Combustion Engine
Fire
The Wind
Slippery Ice
The Refrigerator
Lightning
Magnets
Battery
Electricity
The Light Bulb
Electromagnetic Radiation
Sound is Vibration
The Telephone
The Wonderful World of Colour
The Moon Changes
Mirrors
Why is the Sky Blue?

Playlist

  • The Atom
    Where would we be without these microscopic particles?
  • The State of the Matter
    A clip in the Science Please collection, The State of the Matter uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain how temperature affects the state of matter.
  • The Dirt on Soap
    How soap cleans? Part of the Science Please! collection for children.
  • Explosives
    Are cows a time bomb just waiting to explode? Part of the Science Please! collection for children.
  • Gravity
    What keeps us down to earth? This clip from Science Please! answers the question.
  • Operation Lever
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Operation Lever uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain how a lever increases force.
  • The Force of Water
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, The Force of Water uses archival footage, animated illustration and amusing narration to explain the Archimedes principle, of why some things float and others sink.
  • Lift Off
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Lift Off uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain what makes a rocket lift off.
  • Wheel Meets Friction
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Wheel Meets Friction uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain how the invention of the ball bearing reinvented the wheel.
  • Fire
    What lights your fire? Part of the Science Please! collection for children.
  • The Wind
    In the collection Science Please!, the first clip, entitled The Wind, explains the phenomenon of the wind with the help of archives, animation and narration.
  • Slippery Ice!
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Slippery Ice! uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain why we slip on ice.
  • The Refrigerator
    What makes a fridge cool? A clip from the Science Please! collection.
  • Lightning
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Lightning uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain: What causes the electrical discharge we see as lightning?
  • Magnets
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Magnets uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain: North Pole, South Pole... what's the big attraction?
  • Battery
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Battery uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain: Why do we get a charge out of batteries?
  • Electricity
    How do we convert motion into electricity?
  • The Light Bulb
    Edison's bright idea, or how the electric light bulb works?
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
    What do X-rays, microwaves and light have in common? Part of the Science Please! collection for children.
  • Sound Is Vibration
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, Sound Is Vibration uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain what is the sound.
  • The Telephone
    How do voices travel over the phone?
  • The Wonderful World of Colour
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, The Wonderful World of Colour uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain how the cones of the retina enable us to perceive the spectrum of colours.
  • The Moon Changes
    A clip in the Science Please! collection, The Moon Changes uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain what causes the different phases of the moon.
  • Mirrors
    What's the angle on mirrors?
  • Why Is the Sky Blue?
    Why isn't it green, yellow or striped?