Beakman's World (1992– )
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The Sun, Beakmania & Metamorphosis 

Responding to several questions about the Sun, Beakman gives Lester a try at an answer until his feral friend gets the facts wrong. Stepping in to save the day, Beakman notes that the sun ... See full summary »

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Mark Ritts ...
Lester
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Liza
Paul Zaloom ...
Beakman
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Responding to several questions about the Sun, Beakman gives Lester a try at an answer until his feral friend gets the facts wrong. Stepping in to save the day, Beakman notes that the sun is the source of all the Earth's energy and that, without it, the planet we live on would probably not exist. Explaining how the solar system works, he then demonstrates how the Earth's rotation produces day and night and reveals that the interior harbors a thermonuclear reaction which generates temperatures of 27 million degrees Fahrenheit! The "Beakmania" segment begins with Beakman's answers to questions like "Who invented the raisin?" (ancient Egyptians); and "How many hot dogs to Americans eat?" (5 billion each summer). Then, turning to "Cooking With Art," host Art Burn demonstrates how to make a simple solar cooker that will bake a potato on a sunny day. Asked how caterpillars change into butterflies and tadpoles become frogs, Beakman explains the process of metamorphosis. Noting that unlike ... Written by Anonymous

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18 November 1995 (USA)  »

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