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Title Scope: Time
Published Australia : TEN, 2012
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Summary Set your alarm and make sure you tune in to this timely episode of Scope! Find out what makes a clock tick, discover the type of clocks that are inside our bodies and tap your feet to beat of musical timing. TIME 101What is time? Luckily Dr Rob is here will all the facts on what time is and how scientists worked out how to measure it.JUNIOR EXPERIMENT: REACTION TIMESPilots, musicians and sportspeople all have super-fast reaction times but what about your everyday student? Josephine and Tamsyn from Ruyton Girls' School put their classmates to the test when they measure their reaction times.TOWN HALL CLOCKThese days we are likely to check our watches, phones or computers to find out the time but there are some very cool big historic clocks which may be a little more fun to look at. Gary Colella from the Adelaide City Council shows us the ins and outs of how their town hall clock works.BODY CLOCKSBody clocks are something we all have inside of us and affect everything from when we sleep to when we feel hungry and everything in between. Psychology Professor Dr Greg Murray from Swimburne University of Technology lets us in on exactly how body clocks work. MUSICAL TIMINGTiming is essential when it comes to music- from the time signature to the tempo. Lauren Porter and her band 'Say Do Now' demonstrate exactly how timing shapes music.GEOLOGICAL DATINGWe all know that rocks and fossils were formed a long time ago but how do you find out how old they are? Geologist Esther Traine from the University of Melbourne shows us how she can work out how old a rock is by using a variety of dating techniques. So be on time and join Dr Rob as the ordinary becomes extraordinary, under the SCOPE
Event Broadcast 2012-07-11 at 16:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Circadian rhythms.
Reaction time.
Tempo (Music)
Time -- Study and teaching.
Tower clocks.
Form Streaming video
Author Bell, Rob, host