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The Science Behind Podcast

Primary - Middle

Let’s think like a scientist and find the answers to the questions that make us wonder!

The Science Behind podcast series explores the ways in which science is connected to humans and the world around us in an interactive format that follows the scientific method. (The scientific method is the process of testing and experimenting to answer questions a scientist might have. This includes making an observation, forming a hypothesis, making a prediction, and conducting an experiment to establish the results). Designed for children, each episode is approximately 4.5 minutes in length.

The Science Behind Onions

This episode explores why onions make people cry, along with some tricks to prevent the waterworks.

The Science Behind Pins and Needles

This episode explores why our limbs fall asleep, what creates that tingly sensation, and what we can do to stop it.

The Science Behind Hiccups

This episode explores what causes hiccups and what we can do to prevent them in the first place.

The Science Behind Brain Freeze

This episode explores what a brain freeze is, what causes it, and how you can stop them.

The Science Behind Eyelashes

This episode explores eyelashes and their integral role in protecting our eyes.

The Science Behind Chocolate

This episode explores the chemical reaction our body has to chocolate, why so many people love it, and the surprising benefits of eating chocolate.

The Science Behind Shark Skin

This episode explores the unique scale design and smooth material that makes up shark skin and two ways scientists are using this design to further modern technology.

The Science Behind ACHOO

This episode explores why we sneeze the way we do. Sneezing is common but serves a real purpose. In this episode, we will see how sneezing protects the body and why some people sneeze louder than others.