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Exploring the history and science behind a variety of topics.
Season 2, Episode 26
Species of sea creatures, from the blue whale to the sea anemone and the stingray to the coral polyp, are spotlighted.
Season 2, Episode 25
Gold and silver, gemstones, valuable works of art and jewelry allegedly lie under the ground or in sunken ships at the bottom of the sea, just waiting for a lucky treasure hunter to come and find them.
Season 2, Episode 24
Food is the subject.
Season 2, Episode 23
The focus is on the Vikings.
Season 2, Episode 22
Egypt's Pyramids of Giza are spotlighted.
Season 2, Episode 21
Deserts are studied. Included: sand, salt and volcanic deserts.
Season 2, Episode 20
The North and South Poles are spotlighted. Included: the numerous animals of the polar regions.
Season 2, Episode 19
Jakob lives in a big city and shops at his local supermarket. He wonders where all our food actually comes from.
Season 2, Episode 18
The focus is on bears, including grizzlies, polar bears and pandas. Included: a visit with wildlife film expert Andreas Kieling.
Season 2, Episode 17
Focus sharpens on gladiators and their famed arena duels in ancient Rome.
Season 2, Episode 16
Topic: the planet's treasures, including gold and diamonds, plus coal and salt.
Season 2, Episode 15
The history of Germany and its people.
Season 2, Episode 14
Season 2, Episode 13
Man relies on his five senses and his intellect. Yet, it is astonishing how easily one is misled and deceived by optical illusions.
Season 2, Episode 12
A look at sports includes a reflection on the first Olympic Games.
Season 2, Episode 11
A study of natural landscapes puts the focus on coastal life and a seal station.
Season 2, Episode 10
The day-to-day work of police officers is explored. Included: a visit with German officers and members of the U.S. highway patrol.
Season 2, Episode 9
With a blue light and an alarm siren, the fire engines race to their destination. Brave men and women risk their lives in order to save people and extinguish fires.
Season 2, Episode 8
Inventions and bionics are studied.
Season 2, Episode 7
The climate is the topic. Included: a visit with a scientist; how to measure the climate.
Season 2, Episode 6
Subject: the stars.
Season 2, Episode 5
All over the world, people keep the most varied pets for pure enjoyment. Every animal has its own special needs, plus its own pros and cons.
Season 2, Episode 4
A study of energy. Included: the chain reaction behind the flick of a light switch is explained.
Season 2, Episode 3
The sun: She is the center of our solar system, the star around which everything revolves. Thanks to the sun, all life on earth evolved, and with her, it will also one day end.
Season 2, Episode 2
Zoo animals are spotlighted via visits with an animal doctor and an animal keeper.
Season 2, Episode 1
A look at dogs includes a visit with a family on the search for a suitable four-legged friend as a family pet.
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