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Join Maddie as she finds out how things work.
In today's episode, Maddie is looking at useful lights. She shows us how traffic lights work so that vehicles can travel safely through a road junction. She visits a traffic control centre and uses a special camera high up in the air to see all the traffic in action at a busy junction. Next, Maddie visits a factory where emergency warning lights are made using computer designs. She helps to pick the components to make the lights and, using special cameras, we see how all the wires fit together to make a police light! Maddie shows us the light being fitted on top of a police car and tested for the first time.
Today, Maddie is dressing up. She visits a barber to find out how clippers work to cut hair. Using a special microscope camera, Maddie shows us how the blades work, and a slow-motion camera lets us see the clippers in action. Next, Maddie visits a factory where ballet shoes are made. Using materials like satin and ribbon, Maddie sees how all the different cutters, sewing machines and hammers are used to put ballet shoes together.
In today's episode, Maddie is having fun outdoors. First, she's in a playground learning how we keep swinging on a swing and how gravity helps us slide down a slide. She uses a special camera to show us how friction stops us from going too fast. Next, Maddie goes to a factory where plant pots are made. She finds out how clay and shale from a quarry are mixed, shaped and baked into plant pots, then uses a special thermal camera to show us how hot the plant pots get when they travel through a kiln!
In today's episode, Maddie is having fun. She takes to the dance floor to show us how a disco ball works. We learn how light is reflected in lots of different ways, and a special camera on a long pole shows us how the tiny mirrors reflect light around a room. Next, Maddie heads to a factory where they make jigsaw puzzles from wood. Maddie's head camera gives us a special view when the puzzles are cut using an electric saw.
Maddie Moate(Maddie Moate)
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