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Sara from the Ontario Science Centre answers email questions sent in at tvokids.com.

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  • Why Can Birds Fly?
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    September 29, 2013

    Sara the scientist uses the skeleton of a bird to explain why birds are able to fly.

  • Ask Sara - Why do We get Hiccups?
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    September 19, 2013

    Scientist Sara Poirier from the Ontario Science Centre answers email questions sent in at tvokids.com. This question: why do we get hiccups?

  • Ask Sara: How do you know if an animal is nocturnal?
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    June 18, 2013

    Sara Poirier from the Ontario Science Centre (OSC) answers an email question sent in by Nisha who is 9 years old. With the help of her friend Tim, Sara gives you tips on how to identify whether or not an animal is nocturnal.

  • Ask Sara - Why do Volcanoes Explode?
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    June 17, 2013

    Scientist Sara Poirier from the Ontario Science Centre answers email questions sent in at tvokids.com. This question: why do volcanoes explode?

  • Ask Sara - How Do You Know When You're Sunburnt?
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    April 24, 2013

    Scientist Sara Poirier from the Ontario Science Centre answers email questions sent in at tvokids.com. This question: how do you know if you have a sunburn?

  • Ask Sara - How do boats with heavy loads float on water?
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    September 29, 2012

  • How Many Planets in Our Solar System?
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    August 14, 2012

  • Ask Sara: Why do we blink?
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    December 31, 2011

  • How & Why Chameleons Change Colour
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    December 15, 2011

    Scientist Sara explains how and why chameleons change their colour

  • Why Do We Get Dizzy?
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    November 27, 2011

    Scientist Sara explains why we feel dizziness.