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.
Introducing - Noisy by Nature
While you wait for brand new episodes of Imagine This, we have a wonderful podcast for you to listen to. It's called Noisy by Nature, and it takes your ears outside to listen to all the weird and wonderful sounds that nature makes!
What is coronavirus?
Today on Imagine This, we're being visited by our friend Ruby from News Time. Together we're going to ask a big question that's on a lot of people's minds: What is coronavirus and what can we all do to help keep everyone safe?
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.
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.
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.
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.