x-thread://421541147/-7819315038737712006#m_-7912853536049043226_ Entertainment Inside Us: April 2021 On Da Vinci Kids | 2 New Kids Shows With 1 Returning | 2 Documentaries For Family | World Creativity And Innovation Day

Thursday, 18 March 2021

April 2021 On Da Vinci Kids | 2 New Kids Shows With 1 Returning | 2 Documentaries For Family | World Creativity And Innovation Day


Kids Programmes – Premiere

PinCode – NEW EPISODES
From April 4th 
Monday to Friday 14:30
Captain Pin and his colourful crew zoom through space, time, volume and dimension in their trusty spacecraft, the Umflier. In each episode they encounter a different problem that can be solved and explained by science.

Xploration Nature Knows Best – Season 1 – BRAND-NEW (Series)
From April 12th 
Monday to Friday 20:00
Hosted by marine scientist Danni Washington, Nature Knows Best is a fascinating series that looks at the fun and clever ways today’s scientists, engineers, and innovators use nature to create some of the world’s most exciting advancements.

Darwin and Newts – BRAND-NEW (Series)
From April 17th 
Saturdays & Sundays 09:00
The latest extravaganza in the franchise of an eccentric scientist rambling around the globe in search of adventure with teams of young explorers. They explore remote parts of the Western Cape in South Africa, visiting the cradle of humankind.

Adults Programmes – Premiere
Can You Fix a Brain Like Mine? – BRAND-NEW (One-off)
Sunday, April 11th at 22:00
Presented by Lotje Sodderland, herself recovering from a devastating brain hemorrhage that has left her unable to read, this is part first-person road trip, part futuristic glimpse into the ethics and advances of neuroscience. 

Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots – BRAND-NEW (2 episodes)
Wednesday, April 21st at 20:30
Robot sceptic and evolutionary biologist Dr Ben Garrod joins robot enthusiast and electronics engineer Prof. Danielle George to investigate the cutting edge of robot technology. They explore the potential positive and negative effects robots could have on our lives.

Special Highlight
World Creativity and Innovation Day
Wednesday, April 21st
From 16:30 22:30
16:30 Marvelous Makes - Leaf Masks
With an autumn leaf and some help from the studio characters, we’ll show you how to make a marvellous mask.
16:35 Marvelous Makes - Cardboard TV
Create this fantastic cardboard contraption to watch your very own paper-view movies.
16:40 Marvelous Makes - Beaky Biter
With an extending cardboard body, this make is a wonderful pecking pop-up device.
16:45 Marvelous Makes - Sponge Boat
Strap on your sea legs and prepare to set sail! We’ll show you how to make a sponge boat that really floats.
16:50 Marvellous Makes - Eggbox Bug
This time we’ll be making an Eggbox Bug! Design your very own imaginative insect.
16:55 Marvellous Makes - Crazy Cone Head
Wild wall hanging wonders! Get your imaginations fired up. In this episode we’ll be making a crazy cone head.
17:00 Totally Rubbish - A Carrot Pen and Marcel Duchamp
Michelle and Nigel get musical with some old tin cans and show how to make a charm for a bag and a carrot pen to fool your friends. They check in with Marcel Duchamp and build a cool den on the beach.
17:30 Totally Rubbish - A Daft Disguise and Chris Ofili
Michelle and Nigel get arty with driftwood and show how to fool your friends with a daft disguise. Leftover balloons are used to create a smashing spider pinata. They check in with Chris Ofili and show how something yucky can be turned into a thing of beauty.
18:00 Xploration DIY SCI - DIY Toys
Steve Spangler shows how you can use science to make toys and a mystery can that moves on its own.  He creates some amazing bubbles.
18:30 Do You Know? - Car Brakes & Car Factory
Maddie uses a microscope camera to see how car brakes work, and learns that the brake pedal is connected to brake discs and pads that slow the car down. She also visits a factory to see how robots work with people to build cars out of large rolls of steel sheeting.
18:45 Do You Know? - Hand Wash and Vacuum
Maddie finds out how hand wash is made, and visits an appliance testing centre to find out how a vacuum cleaner works. She takes apart a vacuum cleaner to show us how air gets sucked up through the machine so the filter can collect all the dirt and dust!
19:00 Did You Know? - Gadgets to Revolutionise Your Daily Life
Drones are increasingly being used day to day. Household robots can change our lives dramatically, and we may be soon using a 3D printer to build a home.   
19:30 Did You Know? - Revolutionary Innovations for Everyday Life
Technology is rapidly changing how things are done: from sports to building to doing household chores.
20:00 Xploration Nature Knows Best - Mastering the Mimicry
Biomimicry refers to inventors being influenced by nature. Join Danni Washington as she visits inspiring new biomimicry hubs such as schools, zoos, and the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington D.C..
20:30 Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots
Robot sceptic and evolutionary biologist Dr Ben Garrod joins robot enthusiast and electronics engineer Prof. Danielle George to investigate the cutting edge of robot technology. They explore the potential positive and negative effects robots could have on our lives.

Da Vinci Kids is available on DStv, GOtv and StarTimes (Starsat).

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