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Title Scope: Communication
Published Australia : TEN, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (24 min. 6 sec.) ; 145218388 bytes
Summary Dr Rob loves to talk but he knows there is more than one way to communicate. Without communicating you wouldn't know what's happening in the world, you wouldn't be able to talk to your friends and you wouldn't be able to join Dr Rob as he SCOPES out all the science behind all the different methods of communication.COMMUNICATION 101Communication is about as old as life itself. As long as animals and humans have been around, we have needed to communicate. Dr Rob looks at some of the different types of communication used in the past and the ones being used in this day and age.EXPERIMENT: HYDROPHONEDid you ever think it would be possible to make a phone that could be used underwater? Well Julia will show you how to make a hydrophone that will allow you to do just that. VOICE BOXAll mammals have a voice box, or larynx, located in the throat, it is essential in order to make noise. Dr Chris Perry an ear, nose and throat specialist will take you inside Dr Rob's throat. GIBBON GOSSIPAll sorts of animals like to chat and one prime example is The Siamang Gibbon. Murray Guy who looks after these chatty primates at the Adelaide Zoo will tell you all about how these mammals use noise to communicate. NEWSPAPER FACTORYWhether you are after the breaking news or the sports scores, you will find it all in the local newspaper. We all know reporters write these articles but how do the words end up on the page? Warren McGoldrick from Queensland Newspapers will take you on a tour of a newspaper factory. TELEPHONESTelephones, we all us them, but how exactly do they work? Graham Williams an Optus engineer will show you the inner workings of a telephone and the process involved in getting the sound from one telephone to another. So tell all your friends and join Dr. Rob as he once again proves that the ordinary really does become extraordinary under the SCOPE!
Event Broadcast 2010-03-25 at 08:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Animal communication.
Communication -- Technological innovations.
Newsprint industry.
Form Streaming video
Author Bell, Rob, host