Kids

L'oreille des kids

( Season 3 )
Christian examines a subject in depth to explain the world around us.

Presented by: Christian Baumann

Episodes

Episode
23
Islande : le cheval islandais
Iceland: the Icelandic horse

The Icelandic horse is one of the rare breeds that have five natural gaits. In addition to the walk, trot and gallop, there is also the tölt and the flying pace. What are the advantages for the rider? Why is this animal so different from other horses and ponies?
Episode
24
Islande : la géothermie
Iceland: geothermal energy

Why is geothermal energy the pillar of the Icelandic economy?
Episode
25
Islande : les extrêmophiles
Iceland: extremophiles

The extreme environments are home to some of the most unusual life forms, able to live in conditions that would be unbearable for most species. Welcome to the world of the extremophiles!
Episode
26
Islande : le rift
Iceland: the rift valley

A rift valley is a vast fracture in the Earth's crust that separates two tectonic plates. The one that separates America and Europe snakes its way from south to north, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. But in Iceland, this rift valley comes out into the daylight.
Episode
27
Les ampoules à basse consommation
Energy-saving light bulbs

Have light bulbs evolved in recent years? What for? Why are incandescent light bulbs burning hot, whilst LED light bulbs remain cold?
Episode
28
La peur
Fear

Why are we afraid? Does everyone share the same fears? What are the physical signs of someone who is frightened?
Episode
29
Les chauves-souris
Bats

Do bats really descend from vampires, as Chris thinks? How do they find their way about and how do they manage to sleep upside down?
Episode
30
L'hydroélectricité
Hydroelectricity

How can a dam make electricity? Why do we only find dams in the mountains and not in the valleys? To find out all there is to know about hydroelectricity we head for the Valais and to the top of the highest dam in the world: the Grande-Dixence.
Episode
31
Les branchies
Gills

How to fish manage to survive underwater? Do they breathe? If they breathe, how do they obtain their oxygen?
Episode
32
Le vertige
Vertigo

Sandrine takes Chris on a tree-top adventure course in the Valais to discover if he has a head for heights and to explain what vertigo is.