A series geared towards kids age 13-16 explores what the world will look like in the year 2050 as experts in various fields consider how advancements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will affect the future.
Examining future tech for animals. Segments highlight a designer who created a novel invention for a pooch with a problem; help for thousands of abandoned dogs in Detroit; and a humble fish with a robotic alter ego.
Examining the future of growing food. Included: a look at how changes are needed to the way food is produced in order to feed the more than 9 billion people who will be living on the planet by the year 2050.
The future of law enforcement is examined by host Chuck Pell, who has his handwriting analyzed with cutting-edge computer software. Also: scientists who can come up with what a victim or suspect looks like through DNA analysis; and forensic anthropology.
Looking at Mother Nature as the ultimate design innovator. Included: how humpback whales are showing designers how to save millions in energy costs; and examining efforts by Florida Key scientists to wipe out killer mosquitoes.