19 Jul Da Vinci Sports Day
Da Vinci Sports Day
Due to the terrible virus, the Olympic Games were rescheduled for the first time in history. To celebrate the return of Tokyo 2020, Da Vinci is dedicating a whole afternoon to learning about the Olympic Games and the sports they play.
Odd Squat – O Games part 1 & 2 (4:45 & 4:55 PM)
The winner gets to be Ms O for the day. Who of the Odd Squat will win the Olympic Style challenges?
That’s Cool – Why does your heart beat faster when you do sports? (5:05 PM)
Our hearts are very good at minding their own business, beating away so casually we rarely take notice. Why then does it get so active when we’re doing sports?
When I Grow Up – Sports Statistician (5:10 PM)
Ever wonder who keeps score during sports matches? Find out what other roles sports statisticians play.
World Ahoy – The Olympic Games (5:20 PM)
What exactly are the Olympic Games?
Did I Mention Invention? – Ski Jump Slip n Slide (5:25 PM)
Ski jumps are when people on skis go down a steep slope super fast, trying to fly as far as possible at the end. How do they make those giant slip n slides?
Matilda and the Ramsey Bunch – The US Sportsday, The Number One Sport, & The Coolest Sport in LA (5:45, 6, & 6:15 PM)
Sports are tiring. Let the Ramseys show you delicious recipes to help keep your energy up.
Horrible Histories – Outrageous Olympics, Strange Sports and Roman Emperors, & The Horrible Histories Sports Special (6:35, 7:05, & 7:35 PM)
Today, we go through great pains to make sports as safe as possible. Men of the past weren’t as careful. Bone-crunching action and ridiculous sports in history await.
Xploration Awesome Planet – Sports & The Environment (8:05 PM)
Everything we do has an influence on the environment. Sports are no exception.
Did You Know? – The Incredible Impact of Sport (8:30 PM)
The impacts of sport aren’t limited to the players on the field.
Catch Da Vinci Sports Day this Saturday, 24 July from 4:45 PM on Da Vinci (ch 308)
From Saturday, 24 July
Author: Jan Hendrik Harmse