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SERIES Science Club


サイエンスクラブ [EX]

|Length : 15min. x15 |Year : 1995

"Science Club" is a series of programs offering scientific insights into a wide rangeof natural phenomena ranging from everyday events to biology, physics and even technology.

[1. The Mysterious World of Ants]
How do ants use scent-pheromones to navigate their ways between food sources and their nests? Observe different species of ants, and the behavior of ants of different social classes.

[2. The Life and Secret of the Honeybee]
Nature's busiest insects have their sophisticated social hierarchy and systems of communication. How bees communicate with each other ,and what determines a queen bee are illustrated.

[3. How Are Seeds Made?]
Plants reproduce endlessly in different ways. Some need the help of insects to pollinate while others are able to perform what is called self-pollination.

[4. The Mystery of the Egg]
Not all eggs round and white! The bitter ling lays eggs inside a mussel for safe keeping. the egg of the horn shark is like a cork-screw.

[5. How are Nests Built?]
Home-building practices of creatures diverse as various as spiders and crows.hoe do spiders know when something has caught in their web? Why cannot ants escape from traps doodlebugs?

[6. The Way Living Organisms Communicate]
How do creatures communicate with each other? "The Secret behind behavior of those creatures is revealed,such as citing the color butterflies and the sing of cicadas.

[7. The Select of Flying Animals]
The birld's flight mechanism is explained, through the V Formation of birds of passage and a flight training of a goshawk family.

[8. The Strategy of Plants for Breeding]
How do plants breed? The oriental orchid ejects a pheromone to attract honey bees. The strategy of plants is shown on both entomophilous flowers and wind-pollinating flowers.

[9. The Art of Self-Defense of Creatures that Live in Water]
Watch the way of self-protection and mechanism of creatures in the sea, citing the protective coloring of octopus or the sea slug that ejects its internal organ to their enemies.

[10. Creatures Well-Adapted to the Environment]
How do creatures adapt to a severe environment? Watch the mechanism of carnivorous plants, the moisture of cacti, the copulation of snails that are unisex animals.

[11. Across the Oceans! - How Ships are Designed to Overcome Waves -]
Observe the contrivance for safety sail and various devices of ships; the large steel boat, the deep sea research vessel, the icebreaker in the Antarctica.

[12. All About Super Express Trains]
Watch the various types of "Bullet Trains" and the secret behind their shapes that makes high-speed transportation possible.

[13. How Does an Airplane Fly? - The Collaboration of Air and Airfoil -]
Reveal the secret of the invisible force to fly, that makes a big and heavy jet aircraft fly, and that keeps a glider in the sky during so much long time.

[14. The Super Bridge - Designed for Sturdiness -]
Watch three types of bridge; the triangular truss bridge, the curved arch bridge, and the suspension bridge with strong cable; their structure and mechanism which enables construction of a giant bridge.

[15.Large Buildings - The Technologies Used to Build Them -]
Giant towers, skyscrapers, and big domes, taking a look at their characteristic structures with construction scenes, are large-scale buildings without limitation possible?

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