Hippothesis is an animated short format science series that answers the "why" questions all young scientists have, with simple stories with one science concept creatively delivered. Each episode features a direct question to the audience about the topic and an at-home experiment by real kids.
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September 30, 2011
September 29, 2011
September 28, 2011
September 27, 2011
September 26, 2011
Why do you sometimes lose your balance? While Edward does his yoga, Dawn learns an important lesson about her centre of balance! Hippo @ Home Experiment Children learn a few simple yoga poses that help them find their centre of balance.
September 23, 2011
When Dawn's favourite icicle starts to melt, she does whatever she can to keep it cold! Hippo @ Home Experiment Learn to make your own ice shapes with ice and salt!
September 22, 2011
How does a cricket chirp? Dawn and Edward investigate an intriguing noise they hear while camping out under the stars! Hippo @ Home Experiment Learn how to communicate using your body language and facial expressions only!
Adapt to Environment
September 21, 2011
How do trees adapt to their environment? With the seasons changing, Dawn tries to keep the colourful leaves on the trees! Hippo @ Home Experiment Learn about adaptation using ice, lard, plastic bags and mittens!
September 20, 2011
Why do some animals burrow? Dawn learns that living in an oversized burrow is not the best home for a hippo. Hippo @ Home Experiment Kids have fun burrowing in popcorn with popsicle sticks.
September 19, 2011
How can a hippo raise a flag? Dawn's arms get tired when she tries to hold aloft a flag in celebration of Edwards birthday. Hippo @ Home Experiment Create your own pulley for lifting heavy objects!