Finding Stuff Out
Finding Stuff Out is a show that instills children with a fascination for the real-world application of science: physical and life science, mathematics and technology. With actual kids getting access to places the home viewer doesn't normally get to go and featuring kid participants engaged in activities the the home viewer doesn't normally get to do. Finding Stuff Out is a show that instills children with a fascination for the real-world application of science: physical and life science, mathematics and technology. With actual kids getting access to places the home viewer doesn't normally get to go and featuring kid participants engaged in activities the the home viewer doesn't normally get to do.
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Babies & Families
May 10, 2013
All babies need families for their survival. Harrison investigates why babies drink so much milk and poop so much in their diapers, and why they are so cute. He also finds out why parents are so bossy.
Garbage & Recycling
April 22, 2013
April 15, 2013
Humans and animals have all different kinds of teeth because they eat all different kinds of things. Harrison finds out lots of new stuff about teeth, including why some are sharp and some are flat, why birds have beaks instead of teeth, and how overworked the poor Tooth Fairy is!
March 29, 2013
Solids, Liquids and Gases
March 11, 2013
January 11, 2013
Raa Raa Finds a Voice
January 10, 2013
Huffty Loses His Voice
January 9, 2013
A Time To Be Quiet, A Time To Be Loud
January 7, 2013
Best of Finding Stuff Out
June 29, 2012
The final show of the first season brings together highlights of the previous fifteen episodes. The most amazing experts, incredible experiments, and entertaining animals - and the funniest bloopers - all come together to help Harrison's first season go out with a big bang!
April 27, 2012
In a search to learn about the origins of hair, Harrison finds out about the cultural implications of different hairstyles - from mohawks to baldness. Harrison's guest challengers must identify different types of animals from close-ups of their fur. Harrison visits a hairstylist and finds out why our hair turns grey and how amazingly strong it is. He also visits an anthropologist with a big skull collection who explains to him why the gradual loss of our primordial ,fur, helped shape us into the type of animal that humans are today.
April 20, 2012
Finding out how crucial the ocean is to our ecosystem, Harrison discovers that although monsters might get the attention, it's the little things that count. For example, a tiny creature called phytoplankton creates half of the oxygen that we breathe. Using potatoes, a marine biologist helps Harrison figure out how fish drink! Harrison hosts a challenge for his guests to figure out how to make plasticine float... then, with musical accompaniment, he reveals the identity of ,the monster in the sea,.
April 13, 2012
Harrison is joined by rapper and musician Kid Koala, a special guest canine, and opera singer Lindsay Michael. Individually, these experts help us find out about the delicate mechanisms that help us hear. The special guest canine helps Harrison figure out whether dog whistles really are silent, and Lindsay Michael tests out whether a person can actually shatter a crystal glass with their voice. Viewers at home find out if they have bat-like hearing!
April 6, 2012
An anthropologist and real-life expert in prehistoric tool-making teaches Harrison how to make Neanderthal knife blades and to paint like a ,cave kid,. Harrison invites kids at home to join him in making simple machines - a wedge, an inclined plane, and a lever - using nothing more than a sheet of paper.
March 30, 2012
A physicist visits Harrison to explain how electricity is generated, and teaches us how it can be conserved. Viewers can take part in a fun experiment to see electricity at work in their own bodies. Harrison goes to the Sea Aquarium to visit a marine expert and some willing aquatic life to explore why electric eels don't electrocute themselves and how sharks can detect our presence because of electricity!
Animals Big and Small
March 23, 2012
Harrison sets out to explore why it is that some animals evolve to be big, while others evolve to be small. He is visited by a miniature horse and its foal who help him find out why animals are bred to be different sizes. Viewers are encouraged to test their own ability to make themselves seem as big as possible!
March 16, 2012
Harrison is visited by a microbiologist who helps him take a close look at an invisible world and figure out how to stop viruses from hurting us. In the name of science, Harrison performs a top secret experiment at an elementary school to find out how quickly germs can spread. Viewers at home learn how to grow their own fungus.
March 9, 2012
Harrison is visited by a real-life television weatherman who shows us how he predicts the weather. Viewers will learn how to gauge wind strength and direction from famous storm chaser George Kourounis as Harrison talks to him live from a location in America's Tornado Alley.
March 2, 2012
With the aid of a wind-tunnel and a four-time national radio-controlled airplane champ, Harrison takes to the school yard to discover why some things fly better than others and viewers find out what it really takes to leave the ground.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
February 24, 2012
Harrison gets permission from his school to build a very large volcano and with the help of a real-life volcanologist he creates a grand finale in the form of one of the largest mentos and cola eruptions ever concocted on television! Viewers learn what to do if the earth starts shaking.
February 17, 2012
Harrison sets off on an investigation of such sleep phenomena as yawning, snoring, and sleepwalking. Along the way he shows kids how to make other people yawn and how to make it seem like they are fast asleep (with fake snoring!). Viewers get to find out what causes nightmares and how to make bad dreams go away.
February 10, 2012
Harrison is visited by a very special guest - a parrot - and he tries to figure out if he can understand what it's saying! Meanwhile, viewers get to test out their ability to communicate with dogs. Harrison also discovers why humans speak so many different languages.
February 3, 2012
Harrison investigates intriguing facts about the moon, like why people think wolves howl at the moon (they don't), whether the moon really turns people into werewolves, who the first men on the moon were and why the moon appears to follow us. Viewers at home test out their jumping skills as Harrison demonstrates where we'd be without gravity!
January 27, 2012
Harrison visits an entomologist who explains to him how insects that eat insects can replace the poison farmers use to keep bad bugs away from their crops. Harrison is joined by a biologist who puts on a fascinating show and tell with all kinds of live bugs. He then puts school kids to the test by asking them to eat everyday products that most of us don't realize contain...you guessed it...bugs! And viewers find out that a lot of household products are made using insects (everything from carpets to lipstick!).
January 20, 2012
With the help of an animal expert, Harrison finds out how chameleons change color and viewers find out if they're lion sighted in a color blindness test. A physicist explains why there are some colors that we can't see, and viewers get a bug's eye view of the world in order to discover how bugs see things that are invisible to humans! Harrison carries out an experiment to see if kids will turn their noses up at a batch of blue scrambled eggs!
Harrison takes a close look at the biggest star in our solar system - the sun, and learns that everything DOES run (at least indirectly) on solar power. Without the sun, we wouldn't... we couldn't, even be here!
Food & Nutrition
We have to eat, because our parents make us! But seriously, Harrison learns how good, healthy food helps us grow big and strong and smart, why foods taste different between boys and girls, and which junk foods disguise themselves to pretend that they're healthy.
Best of Finding Stuff Out