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Imagine This is a science podcast for the young and curious. Have you ever wondered how bees make honey? Or how do fish breathe underwater? Or, very importantly, where your poo goes when you flush it down the toilet? Imagine This is a series of puzzling science questions from inquisitive young minds. Our host, Dr Niraj Lal, chats to kids and Australia's leading academics, taking you on imaginative adventures to learn about the world around us and find the answers together. 

This podcast is suited to kids aged 4 and up, though all members of the family are sure to learn something!
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Sweet, sticky honey is so yummy! But have you ever wondered how bees make it? And how do busy honeybees talk to each other?
Germs are everywhere! Some are good for us, but some can make us sick. Have you ever wondered how they do it? The answer lies in how they are made…
Up here on land, we breathe air into our lungs but how do fish breathe underwater? Is there air in the sea? Do fish have lungs like us?
We know sugar tastes great, but is it any good for us? It tastes delicious, so why can’t we have sugar all the time?
Why are jokes funny?

Why are jokes funny?

2021-04-0612:00

Knock, knock… Who’s there? Science communicator and full-time funny person, Bernie Hobbs! And she’s here to help us examine our funny bones.
Bri has a question...

Bri has a question...

2021-03-1605:42

Imagine This is back and this time, Bri has a big question to ask...
While you wait for brand new episodes of Imagine This, we have a wonderful podcast for you to listen to. It's called Noisy by Nature, and it takes your ears outside to listen to all the weird and wonderful sounds that nature makes!
What is coronavirus?

What is coronavirus?

2020-04-1509:253

Today on Imagine This, we're being visited by our friend Ruby from News Time. Together we're going to ask a big question that's on a lot of people's minds: What is coronavirus and what can we all do to help keep everyone safe?
Do you ever look up at the stars for long enough to see a shooting star fall from the sky? What makes them fall, and are they really stars that come down to Earth or are they something else? In this episode, Bri and Dr Lisa-Harvey Smith are looking up into the night sky to see what they can find.
Long, long ago, the world was ruled by the dinosaurs. Today, we see them by looking at their bones in a museum, or reading about them in books. So what happened to these ancient creatures? In this episode, Bri and Dr Caitlin Syme go looking for dino-clues to uncover the story of the dinosaurs.
When we’re babies, our teeth come through so we can start chomping on solid foods. Then something strange happens and we start to get wobbly teeth. In this episode Jack wants to know why our baby teeth come out, so dentist Dr Mihiri Silva and host Bri investigate why this happens.
Why are there waves?

Why are there waves?

2019-05-2809:121

Pack your bucket and spade, we’re taking a trip to the beach! Evie has noticed that there are lots of waves at the beach, and she wants to know what makes all those waves happen. Join our host Bri and wave expert Mark Hemer as we investigate what makes those waves crash onto our shore.
How was the Earth made?

How was the Earth made?

2019-05-2108:064

Everything we see today, all the animals and trees and houses, are all part of our planet Earth. But where do you think the Earth came from? In this episode, physicist Dr Niraj Lal tells us a story that started a long, long, long time ago.
How does our heart beat?

How does our heart beat?

2019-05-1409:002

We all have a heart beating in our chest. Sometimes our hearts beat fast, and sometimes they beat slow, but how do they work? In this episode, Louis wants to know what makes our hearts beat. Join our host Bri and Dr Shane Nanayakkara as they listen close to find out what our hearts are doing.
Have you ever noticed that some trees change in the Autumn? Their leaves can turn from green to red and yellow, and fall to the ground. In this episode Emma wants to know why trees lose their leaves, so tree scientist Matilda Brown helps us to solve the mystery of the falling leaves.
How do we smell?

How do we smell?

2019-04-3009:00

Did you know that smell is one of the first senses we develop? We can smell before we’re even born. Smells are so powerful they can bring back memories and even make us hungry! In this episode, Dr Rodrigo Suarez helps us sniff out some good and bad smells to find out where they're coming from.
Volcanoes are one of the most powerful forces on Earth. This week we go right up close with volcanologist Heather Handley and peek inside a volcano to see how they work. Turns out here’s a lot going on underground!
Why do birds sing?

Why do birds sing?

2019-04-1609:001

When birds sing, what do you think they’re saying? In this episode we head to the park with Simon Griffith to listen to the birds. Put your listening ears on and get ready to hear some amazing singers.
In this episode Winifred wants to know where our dreams come from, so psychologist Dr Shane Rogers and host Bri go on an adventure inside the mind to explore the incredible world of dreams.
Good news Imagine This fans, your favourite science based podcast will be returning in April. In the meantime, here's a tantalising teaser revealing some of the topics, Bri and her team of experts will unpack in Season 3. For bonus Imagine This content from Season 2 watch Bri and her friends answer some tricky questions about hiccups, clouds, mosquitos and more in 6 animated videos.
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Jackie H

brianna please post more i really like the podcast

Apr 3rd
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Jackie H

how do under water animal keep its eye open under water? please answer Brianna.

Mar 28th
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Jackie H

also another gr8 factual podcast

Mar 22nd
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Jackie H

gr8est podcast ever

Mar 22nd
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Jackie H

how was the phone created

Mar 22nd
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Chaehui Han

How can I access those scripts? Thank you.

Jul 24th
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Velia Cardin

this is amazing!

May 29th
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Ainslie Crawford

my daughter has been asking me about hiccups!!

Sep 5th
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