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RNZ: Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures

19 EpisodesProduced by RNZWebsite

A science podcast for kids. Answering their burning questions and showing them the wonders of discovery. By RNZ & Nanogirl Labs Ltd.Made possible by the RNZ/NZ On Air Innovation Fund.

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Why do bees buzz?

April 9th, 2020


Nanogirl finds out why bees buzz.

How do planes fly?

April 2nd, 2020


Nanogirl crash lands at Whenuapai Airforce Base with Juanita and some friends from Papakura Intermediate, to find out how planes fly. Handy …

Where does electricity come from?

March 26th, 2020


Hold onto your hats - Nanogirl discovers where some of our electricity comes from and it's blowing a gale.

Can fish talk?

March 19th, 2020


Nanogirl goes in search of a conversation with some fish.

Can we make plastic that's better for the environment?

March 12th, 2020


Nanogirl finds out if we can make plastic that's not so bad for the environment.

What's the smartest animal?

March 5th, 2020


Join Nanogirl as she takes a trip to Auckland Zoo to find out what the smartest animal is.

What would happen if you got sucked into a black hole?

March 1st, 2020


Nanogirl goes on an adventure to find out what would happen if a person got sucked into a black hole.

How fast does Santa's sleigh have to go?

December 11th, 2019


Nanogirl visits Orakei School to discover how fast Santa's sleigh would have to go to deliver all his Christmas presents in one day.

Nanogirl's new adventures

October 29th, 2019


Nanogirl and her nanobot CLAIR are getting ready for their latest science adventures... 
Drop into the lab and see what they're up to - it's noisy and explosive!

Want More Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures?

August 27th, 2019


Nanogirl is off on more great adventures so we can answer your science questions.
In the meantime...

What is the slimiest creature in the world?

June 27th, 2019


Nanogirl takes some students from St Thomas' Schol in Auckland to Kelly Tarlton’s to meet a very slippery creature and find out what a hagfish is and …

How high can birds fly?

June 20th, 2019


In this week's episode, Nanogirl blasts off in her jetvolt with Jasper and his friends from Mt Cook School as they seek to find out how high birds …

How does microplastic get into the sea?

June 13th, 2019


Nanogirl, Emma and her friends from Breens Intermediate visit ESR in Christchurch where they meet expert Olga Pantos and find out all about microplastics.

Do all animals get goosebumps?

June 6th, 2019


On this week's science adventure, Nanogirl and some friends find out what goosebumps are and whether all animals get them - especially animals that …

Is all bacteria bad?

May 30th, 2019


On this week's science adventure, Nanogirl visits a superbugs lab in Auckland to discover whether all bacteria is bad.

Can we bring dinosaurs back to life?

May 23rd, 2019


On this week's science adventure, Nanogirl visits Te Papa and finds out whether we could bring dinosaurs back to life...
And whether we would actually …

What happens if Antarctica melts?

May 16th, 2019


Join Nanogirl and some students from Casebrook Intermediate as they brave a blizzard and discover what would happen if Antarctica melted.

Why do stars twinkle?

May 9th, 2019


In this week's science adventure, Nanogirl takes Chloe and her friends from Royal Oak Primary to Auckland’s Stardome Observatory to meet expert Josh Kirkley and find out why stars twinkle.

Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures - crash landing here soon!

April 29th, 2019


Come on a great science adventure with Dr Michelle Dickinson - aka Nanogirl - as she travels around the country answering your burning science questions.

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