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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  • Metamorphosis
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    September 30, 2011

  • Magnetism
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    September 29, 2011

  • Nocturnal
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    September 28, 2011

  • Senses
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    September 27, 2011

  • Balance
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    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.

  • Icicles
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    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!

  • Communication
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    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
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    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!

  • Burrowing
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    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.

  • Pulleys
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    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!