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Scientific Eye
Scientific Eye title 1.jpg
ITV Schools, Channel 4 Schools
Company:Yorkshire
First run:
8th January
1986

-
18th September
2001

Repeated until
24th July
2007
(on Teachers' TV)

(22 school years)
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Episodes:85 episodes
Duration:20 minutes, 30 minutes
Subject:Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Audience:Age 11-13
Language:In English
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Contents

Episodes

This is a basic list of all of the episodes of Scientific Eye.

In autumn 1996 the series was rearranged into distinct units covering Physical Processes, Life and Living Processes and Materials and Their Properties, combining new and recently-produced episodes. These episodes are all listed below within the units, even if they were first broadcast slightly earlier. You can use the little arrow buttons to re-sort the list into order of first broadcast if you like.

table-sheet.png You can also view and download a spreadsheet with complete list of all broadcasts on ITV and Channel 4, including repeats.


# Unit Title Broadcast
1. Keeping Warm 1986-01-088 Jan 1986*
2. Acids 1986-01-1515 Jan 1986
3. Fire and Flame 1986-01-2222 Jan 1986
4. Force and Friction 1986-01-2929 Jan 1986
5. Gravity 1986-02-055 Feb 1986
6. Keeping Cool 1986-02-1212 Feb 1986
7. Drying Out 1986-02-2626 Feb 1986
8. Lighter Than Air 1986-03-055 Mar 1986
9. Microbeasts and Disease 1986-03-1212 Mar 1986
10. River of Rock 1986-03-1919 Mar 1986
11. Floating and Sinking 1987-01-1919 Jan 1987*
12. Hearing and Sound 1987-01-2626 Jan 1987
13. Seeing and Believing 1987-02-022 Feb 1987
14. Plants for Food 1987-02-099 Feb 1987
15. Earth Ltd 1987-02-1616 Feb 1987
16. Fitness and Sport 1987-03-022 Mar 1987
17. Getting Things Clean 1987-03-099 Mar 1987
18. Shape and Strength 1987-03-1616 Mar 1987
19. Crimebusters 1987-03-2323 Mar 1987
20. What is Life? 1987-03-3030 Mar 1987
21. Habitat and Dependence 1990-01-1818 Jan 1990
22. Cells and Systems 1990-01-2525 Jan 1990
23. Stars and Planets 1990-02-011 Feb 1990
24. Weather and Rocks 1990-02-088 Feb 1990
25. Electronics and Control 1990-02-1515 Feb 1990
26. The Greenhouse Effect 1991-01-1010 Jan 1991
27. Variety and Survival 1991-01-1717 Jan 1991
28. Solids, Liquids and Gases 1991-01-3131 Jan 1991
29. Variables 1991-02-1414 Feb 1991
30. Machines 1991-03-077 Mar 1991
31. Electricity and Magnetism 1992-01-1616 Jan 1992
32. Energy 1992-02-1313 Feb 1992
33. Metals 1992-03-055 Mar 1992
34. Pressure 1992-03-1919 Mar 1992
35. Growth 1993-01-2121 Jan 1993
36. Chemical Reactions 1993-02-1111 Feb 1993
37. Plastics and Polymers 1993-02-1818 Feb 1993
38. Speed and Safety 1993-03-1111 Mar 1993
39. Atoms and Molecules 1994-01-2020 Jan 1994
40. Design a Clock 1994-01-2727 Jan 1994
41. Reproduction and Genetics 1994-02-033 Feb 1994
42. Purification 1996-03-1414 Mar 1996
43. Physical Processes 1 Colour 1996-02-088 Feb 1996
44. Physical Processes 1 Seeing the Light 1994-01-1313 Jan 1994
45. Physical Processes 1 Hearing the Sound 1996-01-2525 Jan 1996
46. Physical Processes 1 Energy Efficiency 1995-02-022 Feb 1995
47. Physical Processes 1 Paths and Roads 1995-01-2626 Jan 1995
48. Life and Living Processes 1 Photosynthesis 1996-03-077 Mar 1996
49. Life and Living Processes 1 Digestion and Nutrition 1996-01-1818 Jan 1996
50. Life and Living Processes 1 Food Chains 1996-02-2929 Feb 1996
51. Life and Living Processes 1 Respiration 1995-01-1919 Jan 1995
52. Life and Living Processes 1 Darwin and the Dinosaurs 1995-02-099 Feb 1995
53. Scientific Eye Special Safety 1997-01-099 Jan 1997
54. Physical Processes 2 Solar System 1997-01-1616 Jan 1997
55. Physical Processes 2 Air Forces 1997-01-2323 Jan 1997
56. Physical Processes 2 Electricity 1997-01-3030 Jan 1997
57. Physical Processes 2 Static Electricity 1996-02-011 Feb 1996
58. Materials and Their Properties 1 Rust 1997-02-1313 Feb 1997
59. Materials and Their Properties 1 Fire 1997-02-2727 Feb 1997
60. Materials and Their Properties 1 Rocks 1997-03-066 Mar 1997
61. Materials and Their Properties 1 Limestone 1997-03-1313 Mar 1997
62. Materials and Their Properties 1 Acids and Alkalis 1996-02-1515 Feb 1996
63. Life and Living Processes 2 Movement 1998-01-1515 Jan 1998
64. Life and Living Processes 2 Cells 1998-01-2222 Jan 1998
65. Life and Living Processes 2 Classification 1998-01-2929 Jan 1998
66. Life and Living Processes 2 Drugs and Health 1998-02-055 Feb 1998
67. Life and Living Processes 2 Reproduction 1998-02-1212 Feb 1998
68. Materials and Their Properties 2 Changing State 1999-01-1414 Jan 1999
69. Materials and Their Properties 2 Salty Water 1999-01-2121 Jan 1999
70. Materials and Their Properties 2 Gases 1999-01-2828 Jan 1999
71. Materials and Their Properties 2 Fuels 1999-02-044 Feb 1999
72. Materials and Their Properties 2 Elements 1999-02-1111 Feb 1999
73. Physical Processes 3 Temperature and Heat 2000-03-022 Mar 2000
74. Physical Processes 3 Electricity for the Future 2000-03-099 Mar 2000
75. Physical Processes 3 Light and Reflection 2000-03-1616 Mar 2000
76. Physical Processes 3 Magnetism 2000-03-2323 Mar 2000
77. Physical Processes 3 Machines and Moments 2000-03-3030 Mar 2000
78. Life and Living Processes 3 Habitat and Population 2001-05-1717 May 2001
79. Life and Living Processes 3 Green Plants 2001-05-2424 May 2001
80. Life and Living Processes 3 Diet and Nutrition 2001-06-077 Jun 2001
81. Life and Living Processes 3 Energy for Life 2001-06-1414 Jun 2001
82. Life and Living Processes 3 Microbes and Health 2001-06-2121 Jun 2001
83. Scientific Eye 4 SATs Life Processes and Living Things 2001-09-1818 Sep 2001
84. Scientific Eye 4 SATs Materials and Their Properties 2001-09-1818 Sep 2001
85. Scientific Eye 4 SATs Physical Processes 2001-09-1818 Sep 2001

* - Keeping Warm was first seen on 3rd December 1985, and Floating and Sinking on 2nd December 1986, in The Terms Ahead programmes previewing the following year's schools broadcasts.

Credits

Narrator Ruth Pitt (1986-1993)

Melanie Revel (1994)
Kate Lee (1994)
Emma Freud (1995)
Andy Kershaw (1996-1998)
Clare Anderson (2000-2001)

Director Michael Cocker (1986-1987)

Carrie Britton (1990)
Colin Nobbs (1991-1994)
Nic Young (1995-1997)
Richard Maude (1996)
Amanda Murphy (1997)
Jon Stephens (1998)
Steve McCarthy-Wright (1999-2001)

Producer Adam Hart-Davis (1986-1987, and series producer 1990-1994)

Phil Gauron (1990-1993)
Colin Nobbs (1994)
Kenny Scott (1995-1996)
Richard Maude (1996)
Sally Beeston (1997-2001)


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