33 episodes

Imagine a world where it’s all right to ask questions and have your voice heard. In each episode of Imagine This, we delve into a puzzling question from an inquisitive mind, examining the science behind it in a fun and engaging way. This podcast is suited to kids aged 4 and up, though all members of the family are sure to learn something! Our host, Brianna Peterson, chats to kids and Australia’s leading academics, taking you on an adventure to learn about the world around you. Imagine This is a coproduction between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation.

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Imagine a world where it’s all right to ask questions and have your voice heard. In each episode of Imagine This, we delve into a puzzling question from an inquisitive mind, examining the science behind it in a fun and engaging way. This podcast is suited to kids aged 4 and up, though all members of the family are sure to learn something! Our host, Brianna Peterson, chats to kids and Australia’s leading academics, taking you on an adventure to learn about the world around you. Imagine This is a coproduction between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation.

    Why do shooting stars fall out of the sky?

    Why do shooting stars fall out of the sky?

    Do you ever look up at the stars for long enough to see a shooting star fall from the sky? What makes them fall, and are they really stars that come down to Earth or are they something else? In this episode Bri and Dr Lisa-Harvey Smith are looking up into the night sky to see what they can find.

    • 10 min
    Why did the dinosaurs die?

    Why did the dinosaurs die?

    Long, long ago, the world was ruled by the dinosaurs. Today, we see them by looking at their bones in a museum, or reading about them in books. So what happened to these ancient creatures? In this episode, Bri and Dr Caitlin Syme go looking for dino-clues to uncover the story of the dinosaurs.

    • 10 min
    Why do we lose our baby teeth?

    Why do we lose our baby teeth?

    When we’re babies, our teeth come through so we can start chomping on solid foods. Then something strange happens and we start to get wobbly teeth. In this episode Jack wants to know why our baby teeth come out, so dentist Dr Mihiri Silva and host Bri investigate why this happens.

    • 9 min
    Why are there waves?

    Why are there waves?

    Pack your bucket and spade, we’re taking a trip to the beach! Evie has noticed that there are lots of waves at the beach, and she wants to know what makes all those waves happen. Join our host Bri and wave expert Mark Hemer as we investigate what makes those waves crash onto our shore.

    • 9 min
    How was the Earth made?

    How was the Earth made?

    Everything we see today, all the animals and trees and houses, are all part of our planet Earth. But where do you think the Earth came from? In this episode, physicist Dr Niraj Lal tells us a story that started a long, long, long time ago.

    • 8 min
    How does our heart beat?

    How does our heart beat?

    We all have a heart beating in our chest. Sometimes our hearts beat fast, and sometimes they beat slow, but how do they work? In this episode, Louis wants to know what makes our hearts beat. Join our host Bri and Dr Shane Nanayakkara as they listen close to find out what our hearts are doing.

    • 9 min

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I love you episode my name is Zoe and I am 8. I live in New Zealand

I notes that a character in true is clumo and a fluffy cloud is called cumulonimbus!!!!!!!!!! 🌟

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