Item Details

Why a Boomerang Comes Back, and Much More [electronic resource]

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In this program, Greg Foot submits to being buried alive to see if he can escape, discovers what he needs to become the fastest man on the planet, and works out why a boomerang comes back. He also learns what makes a bullet-proof vest bullet proof, and investigates whether water drains down the sink the other way in Australia.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
30 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
The Secrets of Everything
Secrets of Everything
Contents
  • What Makes Sprinters Fast? (2:29)
  • Muscle Fibers (2:58)
  • Water Circles the Drain (4:03)
  • Buried Alive: Is Escape Possible? (5:28)
  • Water in Clouds (2:03)
  • Why Do Boomerangs Come Back? (3:57)
  • How Do Bullet Proof Vests Work? (5:34)
  • Credits: Why a Boomerang Comes Back, and Much More: The Secrets of Everything (0:25)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Publisher no.
  • 52560s Films Media Group
  • 52564 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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