Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures

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.

Episodes

April 8, 2020 22 min
Nanogirl finds out why bees buzz.
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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...
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March 26, 2020 19 min
Hold onto your hats - Nanogirl discovers where some of our electricity comes from and it's blowing a gale.
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March 19, 2020 24 min
Nanogirl goes in search of a conversation with some fish.
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Nanogirl finds out if we can make plastic that's not so bad for the environment.
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March 5, 2020 22 min
Join Nanogirl as she takes a trip to Auckland Zoo to find out what the smartest animal is.
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Nanogirl goes on an adventure to find out what would happen if a person got sucked into a black hole.
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December 12, 2019 26 min
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.
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October 29, 2019 4 min
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!
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Nanogirl is off on more great adventures so we can answer your science questions. In the meantime...
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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.
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June 20, 2019 19 min
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.
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Nanogirl, Emma and her friends from Breens Intermediate visit ESR in Christchurch where they meet expert Olga Pantos and find out all about microplastics.
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June 6, 2019 17 min
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.
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May 30, 2019 22 min
On this week's science adventure, Nanogirl visits a superbugs lab in Auckland to discover whether all bacteria is bad.
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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.
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May 17, 2019 19 min
Join Nanogirl and some students from Casebrook Intermediate as they brave a blizzard and discover what would happen if Antarctica melted.
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May 9, 2019 18 min
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.
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Come on a great science adventure with Dr Michelle Dickinson - aka Nanogirl - as she travels around the country answering your burning science questions.
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