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Title Scope: Destruction Science
Published Australia : TEN, 2011
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Summary This week on Scope we are crashing and bashing our way through a rather destructive episode... all in the name of science! Join us as we get some air in a monster truck, experiment with some water balloons, demolish a building or two and have a smashing time with glass! GLASSIf you have ever played cricket in your backyard, you have probably seen glass break, but did you know there are different types of glass and they all break in different ways? Join Dr Rob as he dons some protective gear and tests out the 'smashability' of glass, all under the watchful eye of Gavan Harrop from G James Glass.MONSTER TRUCKSMonster trucks are truly monstrous! Junior monster truck driver Jaye takes us on a tour of his truck, Scruffy, and gives us the low down on these incredibly destructive machines.CYCLONES, HURRICANES AND TYPHOONSConfused about all the destructive weather events that occur around the world? Meteorologist Kevin Walsh, from the University of Melbourne, sets the record straight. CAR CRASH SCIENCEThere is no doubt about it - a car crash is a horrible thing. Luckily, Andrew van den Berg, lab manager at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research, is on the case to make our roads safer. WATER BALLOON EXPERIMENTEver lost a water balloon fight? For some much needed tips, join junior scientist Jess as she puts water balloons to the test!DEMOLITIONJim Hadjimouratis, an Engineer from Delta Group demolishes buildings for a living! He takes us through the surprisingly complex process of taking down a multi story building.So don't forget to crash in as Dr Rob once again proves that the ordinary really does become extraordinary, under the SCOPE!
Event Broadcast 2011-06-25 at 09:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Cyclones.
Glass manufacture.
Laminated materials -- Testing.
Monster trucks.
Victoria -- Melbourne.
Form Streaming video
Author Beaker, Liz, host
Bell, Robert, host
Dobre, Tess, host
Petrie, Ted, host
Robinson, David, host