The Big Watermelon Experiment with Experimentary's Dr Rob
Hosted by former CSIRO scientist and TV presenter, Dr Rob Bell, the 'Big Watermelon Experiment' asks 'how many rubber bands does it take to make a watermelon implode!?'
Dr Rob's Experimentary is all about engaging curriculum-based science experiments. It’s the perfect collection to help teachers and parents plan and illustrate science principles, oversee student-driven experiments and track comprehension. To discover more from Experimentary, head to their website: experimentary.com.au.
The Big Watermelon Experiment - Episode 1
Meet the Ingredients - We explore the science behind watermelons and latex rubber bands.
The Big Watermelon Experiment - Episode 2
Getting All Set - Everything you’ll need to think about (and get) for the big implosion day.
The Big Watermelon Experiment - Episode 3
Teacher’s Tips - It is what it says in the title, a few insights into things that will make the implosion event run smoothly.
The Big Watermelon Experiment - Episode 4
Implosion Time - This episode is all about setting up and running the experiment to see the explosive outcome. Are you ready?!
The Big Watermelon Experiment - Episode 5
This episode is all about Forces and Flying Fruit - Find out more about the physics and forces at play in this experiment.
The Big Watermelon Experiment - Episode 6
Going Supernova - How does imploding a watermelon relate to the world around us? Surprisingly, there is a parallel in the stars.