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10.15 LOOK AND READ: Dark Towers by Andrew Davies
A reading series for 7-to 9-year-olds based on a humorous ghost story in ten episodes.
10: The Last Laugh
Producer Sue Weeks
10.38 INVESTIGATING SCIENCE: And the Forecast Is....
How observation, measurements and the recognition of patterns in the ever-changing atmosphere provide the basis for predicting the weather.
Narrator Mac Andrews
Producer Robin Gwyn
followed by:Red Sky at Night?
Clouds, sky signs and the behaviour of flowers and animals have provided a rich variety of weather lore. How reliable are such sayings? Presenter Fred Harris
Series producer Robin Gwyn
11.00 WATCH Peter and the Wolf
11.18 WONDERMATHS 10
The spaceship investigator enters the Sea of Reflections and Stella, Zak and Hudson investigate some tricky mirror problems before they arrive at planet Earth.
Written by Colin Davis
Programme advisor John Sharpe
Series producer David Scott Cowan
11.35 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations: Patterns
Repeat it, slide it, give it a half-drop, even multiply it with mirrors.
followed by: Time Graph
How to show movement on a still picture? A bouncing ball and a car journey provide the raw material; music notation provides a clue.
Presenter Hilary Clough
Animation Stewart Hardy Films
Film editor John Billingham
Producer David Roseveare
12.00 MATHS TOPICS Statistics (5)
Probability (II): the 0-1 scale; manipulating probabilities; randomised response method.
Producer Peter Bratt
12.20pm TEXTILE STUDIES Clothes Talk
Roy, Joanne, Kirsty, Narinder and Jason choose a design brief - an outfit for a party - and follow through their ideas. They model the outfits before a panel of fashion buyers, journalists, pop artists and an audience of textile students.
Presented by Keith Chegwin
Producer John Chapple
12.50 MICRO FILE 2
A compilation of items from the recent information technology series Micro Live.
The Generation Game.
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A See-Saw programme with Fred Harris
Snake: Today it's the Chock-a-bloke who puts the block into Chock-a-Block's block slot and rocks the Rock-a-blocks to find words that ring Chock-a-Block's rhyme chime.
Music: Peter Gosling
Designer: Mary Penley-Edwards
Director: Michael Cole
1.38 HOMEGROUND Communications
5: On the Air
What was life like before the days of telecommunications? A look at the development of radio and television and at the wonders of satellite broadcasting.
Presented by Vera Ding
Produced by Christine Truran
2.00 News, Weather
followed by: YOU AND ME
A series for 4 and 5-year olds. Cosmo and Dibs seek a good name for a new toy. Lena introduces her family who are travellers and live with her in a 'trailer'.
Song: Knicky, Knicky, Knacky, Noo
Film director Sue Aron
Studio director Nicci Crowther
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