Backyard Science

  

Snapshots

Backyard ScienceHow to make a fabulous frisbee that really flies; poke a skewer through a balloon without the big bang; and uncover the secrets of flying through the air like a superhero! (S1 Ep21)Fri, Jul 1, 5:30 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to find water on a camping trip when you've left the water bottle behind; how to make raisins dance in a big fizz disco; and blast off with a home-made rocket! (S1 Ep20)Fri, Jul 1, 5:00 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own dart board from Velcro and ping pong balls, find out how your body senses hot and cold and find out how flavours make their way to your taste buds. (S2 Ep15)Fri, Jul 1, 1:40 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceBuild a solar-powered water bath for your dog, make an experimental ear, turn a soda bottle into an erupting fountain and work out what wax can do for your skiing. (S2 Ep14)Fri, Jul 1, 1:15 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own fossils in murky old mud, find out why heavy hula hoops like hugging those hips and discover which muscles make for much better Tae Kwon Do kicking. (S2 Ep13)Fri, Jul 1, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceFind out how to catch a water bomb without it exploding, discover the hidden colours in black ink, pit your sense of smell against a shark's and make a clever coin-sorting machine. (S2 Ep12)Fri, Jul 1, 12:25 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceGrow your own germs in gelatin-filled jam jars, make stickers that stay sticky when you give them a lick, make your own microscope and learn a cunning trick to soak those soft drink thieves. (S2 Ep11)Fri, Jul 1, 12:00 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake a brilliant lighthouse, make a money bridge from folded paper, and put together a pop group made from ping pong balls. (S2 Ep19)Thu, Jun 30, 5:30 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own mud brick mansion, make your comb do amazing magic tricks, create the sound of horses' hooves with coconut shells and lift a ping pong ball with air. (S2 Ep18)Thu, Jun 30, 5:00 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceBuild a brilliant plane from balsa wood, find out why fingers go wrinkly in water, crush drink bottles with the power of air and find out how to figure out the age of a fish. (S2 Ep10)Thu, Jun 30, 1:40 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceFind out how sound bounces from one surface to another, create your own brilliant bogus blood, grow your own coral in a jar and make a monster air blaster. (S2 Ep9)Thu, Jun 30, 1:15 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceString up your own suspension bridge, make a wave in a bottle, send coins flying through the air with a single breath and bring brine shrimp back to life. (S2 Ep8)Thu, Jun 30, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own meteor shower, stick pencils through a water bag without spilling a drop and challenge your local strongman with the power of salt. (S2 Ep7)Thu, Jun 30, 12:25 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own instruments for a rock band, go fishing with the power of a magnet, complete the craziest coin challenge and amaze your mind with an inverted maze trick. (S2 Ep6)Thu, Jun 30, 12:00 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own gears with tins and grooved paper, frighten your friends with a surprise snappy gadget and make your own dessert with mashed potato and peanut butter. (S2 Ep17)Wed, Jun 29, 5:30 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceMake a bunch of sparkling crystals and discover how to win at the pool table. Work out how the wind blows around your house and make distant apples kiss and make up. (S2 Ep16)Wed, Jun 29, 5:00 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceFind out how to make your sledge slide faster and further, make your own marshmallow catapult interference and scare your friends with a screeching cup. (S2 Ep5)Wed, Jun 29, 1:40 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceConstruct a super clubhouse for your caterpillars, make a boomerang that always comes back and design your own groovy T-shirt. (S2 Ep4)Wed, Jun 29, 1:15 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceBuild a simple spy telephone, construct a chemical powered racing craft and keep your buddies glued to a chair with the power of one finger. (S2 Ep3)Wed, Jun 29, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceConcoct your own ice cream, make a paperclip look like it's floating in mid air, teach your brain to perform amazing new tricks and build a two-level camping shelter. (S2 Ep2)Wed, Jun 29, 12:25 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceDiscover how to blast a stunt man across your backyard, whip off a tablecloth without breaking a dish and turn your friends into slithering snakes. (S2 Ep1)Wed, Jun 29, 12:00 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own dart board from Velcro and ping pong balls, find out how your body senses hot and cold and find out how flavours make their way to your taste buds. (S2 Ep15)Tue, Jun 28, 5:30 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceBuild a solar-powered water bath for your dog, make an experimental ear, turn a soda bottle into an erupting fountain and work out what wax can do for your skiing. (S2 Ep14)Tue, Jun 28, 5:00 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceFind out which side your toast is buttered on; take off with some hi-tech paper planes; relieve the pressure by getting in too deep; and use a whole lot of hot air to blow up balloons! (S1 Ep26)Tue, Jun 28, 1:40 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceTest how steady your hand is with an electric game of complete circuitry; create your own construction site built on firm foundations; and see what's cooking in our own homemade oven. (S1 Ep25)Tue, Jun 28, 1:15 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceFind a colourful use for a jar of old beads; why it's almost impossible to blow a ping-pong ball out of a funnel; and how not to end up with mushy bananas! (S1 Ep24)Tue, Jun 28, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to send out for food supplies with a home-made Morse Code machine; find out why quicksand sucks you in; and make a slide projector from a torch and tracing paper! (S1 Ep23)Tue, Jun 28, 12:25 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to build a backyard barometer and predict the weather; construct a portable bug catcher; and turn some innocent eggs into daring thrill seekers! (S1 Ep22)Tue, Jun 28, 12:00 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceDiscover why ice skates actually burn up the ice; find out how the colour of a jelly affects what you think it tastes like; make a ruler guitar; and tricks to do with a spinning button. (S1 Ep19)Mon, Jun 27, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceLearn the secret of attracting butterflies with fake flowers; make a trap to find out what it is that makes you sneeze; and use a magnet to trawl for iron in your breakfast cereal. (S1 Ep18)Mon, Jun 27, 12:25 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceLearn the secrets of successful balloon surfing; turn your grubby coin collection into a dazzling display; and make the perfect puff-powered rocket launcher! (S1 Ep17)Mon, Jun 27, 12:00 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceFind out how sound bounces from one surface to another, create your own brilliant bogus blood, grow your own coral in a jar and make a monster air blaster. (S2 Ep9)Sat, Jun 25, 5:30 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceString up your own suspension bridge, make a wave in a bottle, send coins flying through the air with a single breath and bring brine shrimp back to life. (S2 Ep8)Sat, Jun 25, 5:00 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to make a cup go invisible before your very eyes; discover how to make a coin dance on top of a bottle; and print a work of art using mashed-up flower petals. (S1 Ep11)Sat, Jun 25, 1:40 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake an ingenious dome clubhouse with newspapers; a really weird paper glider passes its test flight with flying colours; and how to use broomsticks and rope to make you muscular! (S1 Ep10)Sat, Jun 25, 1:15 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to make your own paper helicopter; get a gang together and see how your fingers can easily make levitation a reality; and discover why water makes your fingers go all prune shaped. (S1 Ep9)Sat, Jun 25, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to make a food-seeking telescope and matching periscope; discover what part of your tongue does all the food tasting; and learn how to make ice cream without a freezer. (S1 Ep8)Sat, Jun 25, 12:25 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceBuild a model submarine; make your comb do all sorts of amazing tricks; create your own automatic watering machine; and craft a spectacular exploding volcano. (S1 Ep7)Sat, Jun 25, 12:00 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own meteor shower, stick pencils through a water bag without spilling a drop and challenge your local strongman with the power of salt. (S2 Ep7)Fri, Jun 24, 5:30 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own instruments for a rock band, go fishing with the power of a magnet, complete the craziest coin challenge and amaze your mind with an inverted maze trick. (S2 Ep6)Fri, Jun 24, 5:00 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceDiscover why both sides of your face are not the same; make a brilliant balloon-powered boat; how to construct a super solar water heater; and how to predict the length of someone's thumbs! (S1 Ep6)Fri, Jun 24, 1:40 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceMake your own forest ecosystem in a jar; find out how skaters spin so fast on the ice; discover why the spinning cups spin; and create beautiful coloured spotlights by mixing colours! (S1 Ep5)Fri, Jun 24, 1:15 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to make eggs bounce; build your own submarine; and how your height changes between morning and night! (S1 Ep4)Fri, Jun 24, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceHow to stop your bike track being swept away in a storm; how to walk on eggshells without cracking them; and life in an igloo - how cool is that? (S1 Ep3)Fri, Jun 24, 12:25 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceFinding the cookie-stealing culprit with some clever backyard detective work; work out how fast your reactions are; and tipping a glass of water over your friend while they stay dry! (S1 Ep2)Fri, Jun 24, 12:00 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceFind out how to make your sledge slide faster and further, make your own marshmallow catapult interference and scare your friends with a screeching cup. (S2 Ep5)Thu, Jun 23, 5:30 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceConstruct a super clubhouse for your caterpillars, make a boomerang that always comes back and design your own groovy T-shirt. (S2 Ep4)Thu, Jun 23, 5:00 AMPOP30 mins
Backyard ScienceA stolen diary is recovered with the help of a home-made compass; how to defy gravity with a bucket of water; learn a rope trick or two; and build a soap-powered boat. (S1 Ep1)Thu, Jun 23, 1:40 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceBuild a water-powered flagpole, find out how to 'bend it like Beckham', build a floating hot air balloon and find out how to salt fish and make an electric motor. (S2 Ep25)Thu, Jun 23, 1:15 AMPOP25 mins
Backyard ScienceBuild your own windmill scarecrow, race a cork raft with the power of magnetism, blow your friends away with a fart machine and build a sailboat from corks and paper. (S2 Ep24)Thu, Jun 23, 12:50 AMPOP25 mins