Sports Lab
Sports Lab
Sports Lab
The series showcases a wide range of sports to break down how things work when we play, helping kids understand the history of sports while demonstrating fun scientific facts. Engage in popular sports like basketball as well as culturally specific ones like cricket. More
Ends
Mar 31 2020
Lang
English
Subtitle
Eng
Duration
15 Minutes
Episodes
26
Classification
G
Available on
Now Player & TV
  • Sports Lab E26 -Water Skiing
    EP26
    Water Skiing

    The team discovers that centripetal force can help water skiers go faster than a speeding boat.

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  • Sports Lab E25 -High Jump
    EP25
    High Jump

    Nykeem and young track star Jaden are bending over backwards trying to perfect their high jump technique.

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  • Sports Lab E24 -Football
    EP24
    Football

    Dr. Heather sends guest pro John Williams to hand off some valuable tips to reduce drag on the ball.

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  • Sports Lab E23 -Lacrosse
    EP23
    Lacrosse

    Dr. Heather sends guest pro Kelsey to demonstrate how torque and the axis of rotation can supercharge a shot.

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  • Sports Lab E22 -Freestyle Skiing
    EP22
    Freestyle Skiing

    Charlie is a young freestyle skier. He got some tips on centripetal acceleration.

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  • Sports Lab E21 -Para Alpine Skiing
    EP21
    Para Alpine Skiing

    Dr. Heather explains the role of air resistance plays when the team hits the slopes.

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  • Sports Lab E20 -Sledge Hockey
    EP20
    Sledge Hockey

    Cooper and Cole are brothers who share a love of sledge hockey. The boys learn about Newton’s third law.

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  • Sports Lab E19 -Snowboarding
    EP19
    Snowboarding

    William is a snowboarder training to tackle a 360 jump. Dr Heather explains how torque is pivotal to William’s success.

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  • Sports Lab E18 -Basketball
    EP18
    Basketball

    Guest Myck gives the team pointers on free throws while Dr. Heather lays up the science of his shooting arc.

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  • Sports Lab E17 -Figure Skating
    EP17
    Figure Skating

    Things heat up on the ice when Dr. Heather brings angular momentum into the mix.

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  • Sports Lab E16 -Bowling
    EP16
    Bowling

    In this episode, Dr. Heather rolls out the science of momentum.

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  • Sports Lab E15 -Swimming
    EP15
    Swimming

    Guest Emma Sproule teams up with young Tyrus and host Nykeem as they plunge into the science of swimming.

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  • Sports Lab E14 -Squash
    EP14
    Squash

    Noah wants to take his squash game to the next level.

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  • Sports Lab E13 -Hockey
    EP13
    Hockey

    Chase learns about the science of the slap shot when Dr. Heather briefs them on elastic collisions.

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  • Sports Lab E12 -Volleyball
    EP12
    Volleyball

    Guest Kira joins Megan to dig into the science of the float serve.

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  • Sports Lab E11 -Curling
    EP11
    Curling

    Guest pro Abbie sends the stones spinning and Emily learns that friction can be a friend out on the ice.

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  • Sports Lab E10 -Breakdancing
    EP10
    Breakdancing

    Nykeem links up with Logan, an young dancer, and guest pro Jim Han to break down the science behind some of their moves.

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  • Sports Lab E9 -Trampoline
    EP9
    Trampoline

    Young gymnast Nya jumps at the opportunity to learn more about the science of trampoline.

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  • Sports Lab E8 -Table Tennis
    EP8
    Table Tennis

    A sibling duo are hoping to sharpen their table tennis game with help from a guest pro.

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  • Sports Lab E7 -Dressage
    EP7
    Dressage

    Nykeem meets up with Tai-Lee and her horse pal Gerald to explore the science behind dressage.

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  • Sports Lab E6 -Tennis
    EP6
    Tennis

    With tips from guest Daniel and scientific insight from Dr. Heather, Chloe gets improvement on playing tennis.

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  • Sports Lab E5 -Cricket
    EP5
    Cricket

    Cricket star Darius D’Souza mentors two friends who share a keen passion for the game.

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  • Sports Lab E4 -Skateboarding
    EP4
    Skateboarding

    Together with guest Erik, David learns about the power of thrust and drag.

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  • Sports Lab E3 -Baseball
    EP3
    Baseball

    Dr. Heather discovers that a kinetic chain gives guest the power to knock it out of the park.

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  • Sports Lab E2 -Track & Field
    EP2
    Track & Field

    Dr. Heather weighs in on gravity to help tear up the track.

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  • Sports Lab E1 -Soccer
    EP1
    Soccer

    Dr. Heather explains the kinetic energy that makes kick so powerful.

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