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For all ages, Da Vinci Learning offers a safe, positive TV environment where learning becomes a fascinating journey. We look to combine the best of children’s and documentary channels to create one format. Our philosophy of seamless learning is centered around a multimedia approach to audiovisual learning for the entire family. We offer quality content on topics such as science, history, art, and the natural world.

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The mysteries of the earth, sea and sky

00:00-00:25

The earth, sea and sky are full of amazing phenomena. In the past people thought they were magic, but science can explain them.

00:00-00:25 The mysteries of the earth, sea and sky

The earth, sea and sky are full of amazing phenomena. In the past people thought they were magic, but science can explain them.

00:25-00:30 Explore Size Constancy

Find out what size constancy is, and discover what parts of our brain are at work when we play 'spot the difference'.

To wash or not to wash?

00:30-00:55

Our skin and hair changes if we don't wash regularly. Animals don't have baths, but they have developed their own ways of keeping clean.

00:30-00:55 To wash or not to wash?

Our skin and hair changes if we don't wash regularly. Animals don't have baths, but they have developed their own ways of keeping clean.

00:55-01:00 Explore Ghost Images

Can you trust your eyes? Take a look at these ghost images then try to make up your mind!

Science fun with food, the body, and animals

01:00-01:25

Science answers some simple questions we have about food, the body and animals.

01:00-01:25 Science fun with food, the body, and animals

Science answers some simple questions we have about food, the body and animals.

01:25-01:30 Left Brain and Right Brain

Do you know which is the dominant side of your brain? Find out and see why it matters!

The amazing body

01:30-01:55

The human body is capable of amazing feats. The reactions of our body and brain when we go beyond our limits is amazing.

01:30-01:55 The amazing body

The human body is capable of amazing feats. The reactions of our body and brain when we go beyond our limits is amazing.

01:55-02:00 A Close Look at Selective Vision

What we believe in can change our vision. Find out how our thoughts can affect our eyes!

Egg, steak, and tomato under the microscope

02:00-02:25

Science can not only explain what eggs, tomatoes and steak are made up of, it can also show the best way of cooking and eating them.

02:00-02:25 Egg, steak, and tomato under the microscope

Science can not only explain what eggs, tomatoes and steak are made up of, it can also show the best way of cooking and eating them.

02:25-02:30 A Different Perspective

Discover how a change in view can radically alter how an image appears.

Getting scientific with viral videos

02:30-02:55

The internet is full of videos of animals, people and things doing amazing things. The truth behind these videos is shown.

02:30-02:55 Getting scientific with viral videos

The internet is full of videos of animals, people and things doing amazing things. The truth behind these videos is shown.

02:55-03:00 Visual Traps of Street Art

Take a look at the visual traps within street art. You will be amazed!

Inventions over time

03:00-03:25

We may take them for granted, but developments such as the vacuum cleaner, the Walkman and nail polish have had a huge impact on daily life.

03:00-03:25 Inventions over time

We may take them for granted, but developments such as the vacuum cleaner, the Walkman and nail polish have had a huge impact on daily life.

03:25-03:30 The Colour Test

Have a go at a tricky colour test and find out what the Stroop effect is.

The Amazing Secrets of Ice-skating

03:30-03:55

Discover ice-skating physics and what happens when water goes from liquid to solid. Skates are designed for maximum efficiency.

03:30-03:55 The Amazing Secrets of Ice-skating

Discover ice-skating physics and what happens when water goes from liquid to solid. Skates are designed for maximum efficiency.

03:55-04:00 The Waterfall Illusion

Test your eyes with the waterfall illusion and the rotating snakes illusion.

04:00-04:05 Diego Velasquez

Mati and Dada venture into Velasquez's greatest painting, "Las Meninas", to solve one of the great mysteries of the art world.

04:05-04:15 Paolo Uccello

When Mati tries to draw a horse, she and Dada end up in a shadow animation adventure with a famous painting by Paolo Uccello.

04:15-04:20 Lovers

In the courtyard, kids are making fun of Pénélope because she likes Julien. Why do we make fun of people we care about?

04:20-04:30 The Tomboy

Maceo calls Juliette a "tomboy" because she likes to play soccer. But why can't girls play soccer as well?

04:30-04:40 The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Both Quasimodo and Frollo fall in love with Esmeralda. Trouble starts when Siesta helps Quasimodo woo her.

04:40-05:00 The Divine Comedy

Siesta goes into the underworld with Dante in search of his love, Beatrice. They meet a lot of scary characters on the way to the Inferno.

05:00-05:10 Bibi's Day, Part 1

Dokko's experiment with the Tesla Coil goes very wrong. Bibi tries to break out of the time loop it created to save his friends.

05:10-05:30 Bibi's Day, Part 2

Bibi is stuck in a time loop. He keeps trying to prevent the ship from exploding. He has to figure out what's wrong to save his friends.

05:30-05:40 Contact

Dokko's quest to find alien life leads to a bizarre case of mistaken identity right here on planet Earth.

05:40-06:00 Rewind

Wally is tired of waiting for fun, so he finds a way to freeze himself so he can hibernate through the boring parts of life.

06:00-06:05 The Alarm Clock

Tom Thomas' old alarm clock breaks. Papus and Nolik go to fix it, but end up in the trash can together with the old clock.

06:05-06:15 The Lever

Tom Thomas is unable to get a barbell out from underneath the sofa, so The Fixies teah him to retrieve it.

06:15-06:20 To Chouchou Forever

The kids learn that it's okay to be sad when your pet dies as they listen to the story of Poppy and her dog.

06:20-06:30 Gina The Gorgon

The kids learn that relationships between family members aren't always easy. They read the story of Lea and her magic friend.

Thomas Alva Edison Vs. Nikola Tesla - Competition Moves Society Forward

06:30-06:55

On a stormy night the theatre lights go out. Betty suggests asking for help from the man who invented the light-bulb, Thomas Edison.

06:30-06:55 Thomas Alva Edison Vs. Nikola Tesla - Competition Moves Society Forward

On a stormy night the theatre lights go out. Betty suggests asking for help from the man who invented the light-bulb, Thomas Edison.

06:55-07:00 Flapping Cup Bird

Make a fun flapping cup bird.

07:00-07:10 Cheeky Kea - Plants Grow from Seed

Darwin is confused when Kea knocks over his seeds, so he must grow the plants to find out which seeds make which plants.

07:10-07:20 The Big Apple Run - Gravity Pulls Things Down

Darwin and Newts work together to utilise the power of gravity to get Heni's apples from the top to the bottom of the hill.

07:20-07:30 Discovery of America

Christopher Columbus and his cadre of sailing ships set out for India in 1492. They ended up somewhere very different and changed the world.

A Splat Attack and Andy Warhol

07:30-08:00

Michelle and Nigel find an artistic use for sweet wrappers and show how to make a Splat Attack. They check in with Andy Warhol.

07:30-08:00 A Splat Attack and Andy Warhol

Michelle and Nigel find an artistic use for sweet wrappers and show how to make a Splat Attack. They check in with Andy Warhol.

08:00-08:10 AI Computer Scientist

Mikaela goes to a computer lab. She discovers how computers learn and how facial recognition programmes work.

08:10-08:15 Are Hot Springs Magical?

The Grand Prismatic Spring of Yellowstone National Park in the USA is a rainbow coloured hot spring. Cyanobacteria create these colours.

08:15-08:25 High School Teacher

Mikaela meets Kate, a high school biology teacher. Mikaela teaches her first biology class and has fun being a teacher for a day.

08:25-08:30 How do Fish Glow in the Dark?

Bioluminescence is the ability of a living organism to create and emit light produced by a chemical reaction.

Fashion Faux Pas

08:30-09:00

Horrible Histories presents fashion throughout the ages.

08:30-09:00 Fashion Faux Pas

Horrible Histories presents fashion throughout the ages.

09:00-09:15 Beehive & Mug

Maddie learns how bees make honey in a hive and how mugs are made from clay.

09:15-09:30 Digestion and Meringue

Maddie learns what happens to the food we eat and discovers how meringue is made.

Penguin Chick Bot

09:30-09:55

Host Alie Ward presents an innovative Surf Park, inflatable fish that swim through the air, 3D printed statues and a penguin chick bot.

09:30-09:55 Penguin Chick Bot

Host Alie Ward presents an innovative Surf Park, inflatable fish that swim through the air, 3D printed statues and a penguin chick bot.

09:55-10:00 How Did the Leopard Get its Spots?

Mathematician and cryptographer Alan Turing came up with a chemical theory of morphogenesis to explain why leopards have spots.

10:00-10:20 Lambert's Bay Bird Island - Where The Birds Are In Charge

The team travels a barren coastline to find Bird Island, where they learn how a sandy beach is used by some highly adapted creatures.

10:20-10:30 Sloth Moths and Their Very Slow Host

For sloths, every day is a bad-hair day. Their matted locks are crawling with life - from parasites to algae to a colony of sloth moths.

Half Land Half Water

10:30-10:55

Four young adventurers head to West Coast National Park in South Africa and discover a world of seabirds and snakes.

10:30-10:55 Half Land Half Water

Four young adventurers head to West Coast National Park in South Africa and discover a world of seabirds and snakes.

10:55-11:00 The Defence of the Bombardier Beetle

The bombardier beetle has evolved a special way to avoid being eaten. It sprays its enemies with a mix of chemicals and boiling water.

It's a Tug-o-War!

11:00-11:30

There's a tug of war in today's lab as the doctors show the strength of your ligaments, and Dr Xand meets a duo who make bionic hands!

11:00-11:30 It's a Tug-o-War!

There's a tug of war in today's lab as the doctors show the strength of your ligaments, and Dr Xand meets a duo who make bionic hands!

11:30-11:40 Robert Plant

Olive and Otto must find a way to stop Obfusco's plant from taking over headquarters.

11:40-11:50 Game Time

When Otto gets trapped inside a video game, it's up to Olive to rescue him.

11:50-11:55 Math is Everywhere

This episode explores mathematical patterns in nature, such as the hexagonal units of a honeycomb and the bilateral symmetry of a leaf.

11:55-12:00 Going Off Grid

In this episode mathemagician Eric shows how to draw a picture of yourself that's completely to scale - even if the original is tiny!

12:00-12:15 Aquarist

Mikaela meets Kat, an aquarist who takes care of lots of fish, sharks and a friendly octopus called Amelia.

12:15-12:30 Robotics Engineer

Mikaela meets Allison, a robotics engineer who shows her the future of robots. Together, they design a robot just for Mikaela.

12:30-12:45 Lighthouse and Bath Bomb

Maddie visits a lighthouse to learn how it works and she discovers how bath bombs are made.

12:45-13:00 Waves and Ice Cream

Maddie learns how waves are formed at sea and at a farm she sees how ice cream is made.

13:00-13:20 Spooky Science

Steve Spangler shows how every day can be a spooky day, with scarey tricks and magic effects all based on science.

13:20-13:30 The Buzz on Bugs

Eric learns the difference between insects and other bugs. He finds out that insects have a head, thorax, abdomen, antennae, and six legs.

13:30-13:50 Favourite Experiments

Steve Spangler shows how to do some of his favorite experiments, such as freezing water with your mind.

13:50-14:00 Wind Beneath Your Wings

Eric learns how to make a paper plane. He finds out that the way a plane flies is related to how the air moves over its surface.

Inland Surf Park

14:00-14:25

Host Alie Ward presents an innovative Surf Park, pet tech, massage chairs and the vertical gardens on Mexico's highways.

14:00-14:25 Inland Surf Park

Host Alie Ward presents an innovative Surf Park, pet tech, massage chairs and the vertical gardens on Mexico's highways.

14:25-14:30 Are Hot Springs Magical?

The Grand Prismatic Spring of Yellowstone National Park in the USA is a rainbow coloured hot spring. Cyanobacteria create these colours.

Fleming and Artistic Germs

14:30-15:00

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin. Then they try to turn germs into art.

14:30-15:00 Fleming and Artistic Germs

Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin. Then they try to turn germs into art.

15:00-15:20 Aboriginal Australian Art and Life

Matt, Paige and the History Hunters track down one of the oldest living civilizations – the Australian Aboriginal people.

15:20-15:30 Discovery of America

Christopher Columbus and his cadre of sailing ships set out for India in 1492. They ended up somewhere very different and changed the world.

15:30-15:50 Slime

Phil discovers the science of polymers and shows where they can be found all around us. He makes his favourite polymer - slime.

15:50-15:55 Prove It!

Eric juggles three different kinds of balls. Then he does a scientific experiment to see which one can bounce the highest.

15:55-16:00 May the Force Be With You

Eric learns what static electricity is and how to make it. Then he uses it to move an object without touching it.

16:00-16:15 The Return of the Jack

Matilda's big brother Jack arrives home. She cooks his favourite food for lunch before they go play water polo.

16:15-16:30 The Toughest Challenge Ever

Matilda and her brother Jack compete in a pier-to-pier swimming race. Afterwards they relax with a fruity super smoothie bowl.

Elinya

16:30-17:00

Sixteen-year-old Elinya manages her family's budget for a month and hopes to save enough money to buy new number plates for her car.

16:30-17:00 Elinya

Sixteen-year-old Elinya manages her family's budget for a month and hopes to save enough money to buy new number plates for her car.

The health effects of alternative healing

17:00-17:30

The world of medicine is changing due to technology, but alternative methods can also have a positive impact.

17:00-17:30 The health effects of alternative healing

The world of medicine is changing due to technology, but alternative methods can also have a positive impact.

Sustainable Food Tips

17:30-18:00

How can we keep food fresh longer to reduce waste? Can we eat food when it has past its expiry date? Is cheap food always bad?

17:30-18:00 Sustainable Food Tips

How can we keep food fresh longer to reduce waste? Can we eat food when it has past its expiry date? Is cheap food always bad?

The Future of Homo Sapiens

18:00-18:45

The ways advancements in artificial intelligence are blurring the distinction between what is human and what is machine are presented.

18:00-18:45 The Future of Homo Sapiens

The ways advancements in artificial intelligence are blurring the distinction between what is human and what is machine are presented.

18:45-18:50 Discover Isometric Illusions

Discover what an isometric illusion is, and take a look at "Schuster's Conundrum".

Oak tree - part 2

18:50-19:40

Uncover the transformations the oak goes through to meet the challenges of four very different seasons, investigating how it procreates.

18:50-19:40 Oak tree - part 2

Uncover the transformations the oak goes through to meet the challenges of four very different seasons, investigating how it procreates.

The Secret Rules of Modern Living - Algorithms

19:40-20:40

Algorithms control our lives. They are ubiquitous, yet most of us are unaware of their impact. What are these secret rules of modern living?

19:40-20:40 The Secret Rules of Modern Living - Algorithms

Algorithms control our lives. They are ubiquitous, yet most of us are unaware of their impact. What are these secret rules of modern living?

20:40-20:50 Enjoy Your Sustainable Meal

In this episode we visit an experimental farm that extracts high-quality protein from seed crops such as quinoa and amaranth.

20:50-20:55 The Big Bag Theory

In this episode we find out if there is an affordable way to transport fresh water from areas that have enough of it to areas that need it.

20:55-21:00 Less Waste, More Taste

Microbiologists are working on a method to convert pieces of fish that are thrown away during the trimming stage into a delicacy.

The Future of Labour

21:00-21:45

Artificial intelligence is already being used to replace jobs previously done by humans, bringing huge changes to the future of labour.

21:00-21:45 The Future of Labour

Artificial intelligence is already being used to replace jobs previously done by humans, bringing huge changes to the future of labour.

21:45-21:50 The Secret of Youth

In this episode, we join a team of researchers diving for marine invertebrates that contain molecules with anti-ageing properties.

21:50-21:55 Fresh Splash for Aquaculture

In order to increase the competitiveness of European aquaculture, researchers are growing different species together. What is the effect?

21:55-22:00 Saving the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Cultural heritage includes fragile live expressions such as music, dance, and craftsmanship - but how to preserve those?

Oak Tree - part 1

22:00-22:50

Uncover the transformations the oak goes through to meet the challenges of four very different seasons, surviving gales and frosts.

22:00-22:50 Oak Tree - part 1

Uncover the transformations the oak goes through to meet the challenges of four very different seasons, surviving gales and frosts.

22:50-23:00 Sea Mining: Deep Uncertainty

Mining companies are planning to deep sea-mine the ocean floor. What are the environmental consequences and the effects on marine life?

Moon Shots

23:00-23:55

This is the real story of NASA's Moon Missions. From giant leaps to tragic set backs, this film pays tribute to the history of space travel.

23:00-23:55 Moon Shots

This is the real story of NASA's Moon Missions. From giant leaps to tragic set backs, this film pays tribute to the history of space travel.

23:55-23:59 Groundbreaking Sensors

Climate change will most likely increase the number of traffic accidents caused by landslides and sinkholes. How can science prevent this?

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