Nina and the Neurons - Nina and the Neurons: Get Sporty: 4. Trampolining
Fun science for preschoolers. Nina investigates how we can spin and turn faster, and experimenters Amy and James visit a trampolinist to see him doing somersaults.
Super scientist Nina and her young experimenters travel the UK in search of sporting wonders. With the help of Nina's five animated sense Neurons, they explain why sports people are so amazing and how we can all get out and get sporty.
Nina investigates how we can spin and turn faster - with the help of Felix, her touch neuron.
Experimenters Amy and James visit Nina in her lab and discover that there are different ways of spinning and that we spin around an invisible line. Next, they visit a champion trampolinist to see him doing some amazing somersaults. Finally, they have a go at spinning for themselves to find out how scrunching your body in helps you turn faster.
First shown: 4.15pm 24 Jul 2014