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Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures
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.
Apr 8, 2020
Why do bees buzz?
Nanogirl finds out why bees buzz.
Apr 2, 2020
How do planes fly?
Nanogirl crash lands at Whenuapai Airforce Base with Juanita and some friends from Papakura Intermediate, to find out how planes fly. Handy information for keeping her Jetvolt in the air...
Mar 26, 2020
Where does electricity come from?
Hold onto your hats - Nanogirl discovers where some of our electricity comes from and it's blowing a gale.
Mar 19, 2020
Can fish talk?
Nanogirl goes in search of a conversation with some fish.
Mar 12, 2020
Can we make plastic that's better for the environment?
Nanogirl finds out if we can make plastic that's not so bad for the environment.
Mar 5, 2020
What's the smartest animal?
Join Nanogirl as she takes a trip to Auckland Zoo to find out what the smartest animal is.
Mar 1, 2020
What would happen if you got sucked into a black hole?
Nanogirl goes on an adventure to find out what would happen if a person got sucked into a black hole.
Dec 11, 2019
How fast does Santa's sleigh have to go?
How fast would Santa's sleigh have to travel to deliver presents all over the world on Christmas Day? Nanogirl launches some rockets with Wairere and some friends from Orakei School to find out.
Oct 29, 2019
Nanogirl's new adventures
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!
Aug 27, 2019
Want More Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures?
Nanogirl is off on more great adventures so we can answer your science questions. In the meantime...
Jun 27, 2019
What is the slimiest creature in the world?
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 why it’s so slimey.
Jun 20, 2019
How high can birds fly?
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 can fly. Luckily, Gary Miskelly from Te Papa is all aflutter to help them find the answer.
Jun 13, 2019
How does microplastic get into the sea?
Nanogirl, Emma and her friends from Breens Intermediate visit ESR in Christchurch where they meet expert Olga Pantos and find out all about microplastics.
Jun 6, 2019
Do all animals get goosebumps?
On this week's science adventure, Nanogirl and some friends find out what goosebumps are and whether all animals get them - especially animals that live in very, very, very cold places.
May 30, 2019
Is all bacteria bad?
On this week's science adventure, Nanogirl visits a superbugs lab in Auckland to discover whether all bacteria is bad.
May 23, 2019
Can we bring dinosaurs back to life?
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 want to.
May 16, 2019
What happens if Antarctica melts?
Join Nanogirl and some students from Casebrook Intermediate as they brave a blizzard and discover what would happen if Antarctica melted.
May 9, 2019
Why do stars twinkle?
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.
Apr 28, 2019
Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures - crash landing here soon!
Come on a great science adventure with Dr Michelle Dickinson - aka Nanogirl - as she travels around the country answering your burning science questions.