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Science & Discovery

Website: http://www.tmwmedia.com
Next Airing: Thu, Jun 30th, 2022 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV

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Episodes:

  • Sensible Sustainable Solutions In Homes & Communities

    More than ever, people are searching for ways to become more sustainable in their homes, communities and as citizens of Planet Earth. In Sensible Sustainable Solutions, our "green team" travel around the countryside exploring sustainable options and solutions to healthier lives, lands and waters. Using a combination of their drone's eyes in the sky, on the ground experts and digging into the earth itself, they reveal how everyone can make the Planet more sustainable. From the green waters of Green Bay's hypoxic zone to the lush landscapes of Green Bay Botanical Garden, you'll discover simple and sensible ways to create healthier ecosystems wherever you live. Who knows, maybe you'll even grow a green thumb by "going green."

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 30th, 2022 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:53
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Science of Modern Biofuels

    Did you ever consider the fact that the fuel in your car’s gas tank is mostly ancient sequestered carbon about 400 million years old? But part of that mixture is also modern recycled carbon made from today’ s renewable fuels like ethanol and biodiesel. In this program you’ ll discover how science and technology can convert corn, corn oil, beef fat and even used French-fry grease into modern biofuels. Learn how engineers convert the stored energy in a kernel of corn into high-octane fuel that makes your engine run smoother while reducing the percentage of greenhouse gas from your exhaust.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 30th, 2022 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:38
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Dam Removal & River Restoration

    Today, thousands of communities across the country face the challenges of removing outdated dams that threaten to fail. So they wrestle with the questions of how to remove these old dams and how can dammed rivers be restored? This show reveals how one community struggled to discover the real worth of their river, then worked through the social, emotional and scientific aspects of removing their dam. Watch this program and you'll also see how they used similar emotion in science to help in restoring an ecosystem that had been impounded for over 100 years.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 30th, 2022 at 10:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:23:30
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Waste Resource Management - Becoming Stewards of Sustainability

    This program explores waste resource management and how youth can become stewards of sustainability. It looks at all that goes into a landfill, how recycling happens, what to do about new emerging hazardous waste products and the future of the industry through the eyes of young leaders.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 30th, 2022 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:36
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Avian Stewards - A Habitat for Bird Species & Growing Ecosystem

    The team explores how avian stewardship is helping provide habitat for a variety of bird species and how everyday people can become part of this growing ecosystem movement.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 7th, 2022 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:33
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Science of Understanding Wetlands Workings & Ecosystems

    Join our adventure team as they wade into the murky science of understanding our wetlands workings and ecosystems. They paddle, splash and probe their way across various wetlands to discover the water cycles, ecology and human influences that impact Wisconsin wetlands. So come on, it’s time to roll up your pant legs and leap-frog into your knowledge of these wet and wild places as we head into the Outdoors.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 7th, 2022 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:22
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Understanding Forest Management & Related Ecosystems

    Hang on as our adventure team zip lines their way through the trees and science of understanding forest management and related ecosystems. They explore from high canopies all the way to the leaf litter to uncover the lifecycle or Wisconsin's recyclable forests. Along the way, they team up with experts who manage, harvest and produce the various forest products that we use every day.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 7th, 2022 at 10:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:19
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Ice Age Mysteries from Prehistoric to Present

    Lace up your hiking boots as our adventure team explores the mysteries both big and small along Wisconsin’s scenic Ice Age Trail. From east to west, they hike with experts on different sections of this 1000-mile trail to discover glacial mysteries such as drumlins, moraines, eskers, kames, potholes and kettles. They also find some surprises along the way that hiss and croak, while uncovering some truly weird science about what glaciers did to the land some 13,000 years ago. And of course they also reveal interesting history from prehistoric to present and how it impacts everyone who lives in the badger state and treks.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 7th, 2022 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:19
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Amazing Eco-Trek Race

    Better grab your energy bars, extra water, sunblock and adventure gear if you hope to keep up with our young scientists as they embark on one of the biggest adventures of their lives in The Amazing Eco-Trek Race. Josh, Caroline, Emma, and Jacob begin a gauntlet of physical and mental tests where they are scored on how they face challenges in four environments across Wisconsin. From paddling, to caving, to archery and biking, they discover new things about their physical limitations while learning many of nature’s secrets in some wild places. Their amazing race offers some unexpected twists and turns as fear, doubt, and fatigue creep into the competition. See who makes it to the finish line and what they learned along their remarkable journey.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 14th, 2022 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:18
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Chemistry of Life & How It Affects Everything

    This program unravels some of the foundational chemistry that affects everything on planet earth. It begins with the primary conversion of simple chemicals into complex compounds that form the building blocks of all life. Using the further conversions that occur in a dairy cow, the team decodes how plant material is converted to a variety of dairy-related foods that impact our lives. They also explore both the history and hands-on science that viewers can take into their kitchens to learn more for themselves with simple experiments about the chemistry of life.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 14th, 2022 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:17
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Einstein's Law of Thermodynamics Relating to Savvy Sustainability

    Join the explorers as they dive into the physics and science of unraveling Einstein's law of thermodynamics relating to Savvy Sustainability.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 14th, 2022 at 10:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:19
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Plant Diversities - How they Create Life from the Raw Elements in the Environment

    The science sleuths investigate how plants can create life from the raw elements in the environment, with some even making their own fertilizer from air. They also explore the different ways plants are grown and pollinate, and the vast variety of uses and products for almost every aspect of modern life. This episode is sure to "grow" on your perception of how plants impact our everyday lives.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 14th, 2022 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:21
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Soybeans - Environmentally, Economically & Socially Sustainable

    Follow our hosts and Coolbean, the coolest soybean around, as they discover the ways that the soybean industry is environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. What does the future hold for soybeans? Watch to find out!

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 21st, 2022 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:18
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Careers In Agriculture & Soy Production

    This program examines some of the careers that surround soy production. Whether its being a veterinarian for large animals, flying drones, brokering commodities or selling and repairing farm equipment, various skill sets complement the life of a soybean farmer.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 21st, 2022 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:33
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Protecting Forests & Enhancing Lives

    What is the difference of a protected vs. a preserved forest and how are our lives enriched from proper forest management? These answers and more fill up this half-hour as we follow the practices of a naturalist and sustainable harvesting technicians.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 21st, 2022 at 10:01 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:33
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Science & Farming Practices of the Beef Indust

    Join our adventure team as they dive into the science and real life farming practices of Wisconsin’s beef industry. From nutrition to cooking, they explore fun and useful information that will help make you beef savvy in the store, on the grill, or at the farm. So come on, it’s time to beef up your knowledge and head.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 21st, 2022 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:15
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Exploring Dairy Science & the Technology of Today's Dairy Farming Industry

    Join our adventure team as they explorethe science and technology of today's dairy farming. Spanning the history of old-timemilking to the hi-tech present, the hosts discover how the dairy industry has changed dramatically in the past 100 years from raising cows to milking them. So comeon, it's time to milk the science out of this topic and head Into the Outdoors.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 28th, 2022 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:12
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The History & Mystery of the Soybean

    So what’s the big news with such a little bean? That’s exactly what the team explores as they unravel the history and mystery of this little legume. In revealing the historic roots of the soybean, the kids uncover the secret within the plant’s roots of converting atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogen in the soil –which naturally fertilizes the plants. They also explore how this nitrogen link benefits allkinds of creatures in our food chain – including humans. But perhaps one of the more interesting aspects of this little bean is how it’s used in all kinds of industries fromfood production to making bio-fuels and plastics.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jul 28th, 2022 at 9:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:24:09
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • A River Reborn - The Life and Livelihood a River Provides to Human & Natural Communities

    History shows that rivers are essential to building thriving communities, but who does a river really belong to? The Ottaway describes the life and livelihood a river provides to both human and natural communities through the perspectives of all who depend on it. Explore with your students the struggle for balance and viability that humans must mitigate to both use rivers to support cities and keep natural areas healthy for wildlife. A team of students explores the history and future of humanity’s relationship with the Boardman River. A story unfolds about the challenges of trying to turn back the hands of time by removing dams to once again connect the river with the waters of Lake Michigan.

    Length: 00:24:23
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Explore Extreme Survival Strategies of Various Species In Extreme Weather

    Our adventure team explores the survival strategies of various species found near the Lac du Flambeau Indian reservation.They join various science experts to reveal how certain species overcome the extremes in weather and other environmental factors to survive, each with their own unique adaptations. With the help of native historians, they also walk back in time to discover how the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians survived in the pastusing a blend of traditional and adaptation.

    Length: 00:24:09
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Know Your H2o - Where Does Clean Water Come from?

    Our team of science investigators get their feet wet with the challenge of discovering where clean water comes from and all the people and science involved in the process of making it safe to drink. ITO Mission Control pulls out the hi-tech bag of tricks in sending the team of “water investigators” to waterproduction facilities across the state “going under cover” as water worker “trainees as they reveal the true story of how water works with experts in the field.

    Length: 00:24:09
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Pipeline Technology - The Technology of Transporting Hydrocarbons through Pipelines

    Decodes the engineering and technology of transporting hydrocarbons through pipelines.

    Length: 00:06:27
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Sand Mining Ecosystems

    Find out how frac sand mining can be done with ecosystem restoration in mind.

    Length: 00:07:14
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Sand Techno Engineering - Modern Frac Sand Mining

    Discover the technology and engineering used in modern frac sand mining operations.

    Length: 00:06:51
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Chemistry of Refining Oil

    Decodes the chemistry and physics of refining gasoline from heavy crude oil.

    Length: 00:06:29
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Cost of Clean Water - Sources & Solutions to Pollution

    To discover sources and solutions to pollution in watersheds across Wisconsin, our team of "eco-investigators" wade into the science of water quality. From climbing rooftops in Milwaukee to kayaking down remote rivers, the show explores the challenges and technology experts use in protecting our precious water resources.

    Length: 00:24:18
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Impacts of Frac Sand Mining on the Environment

    Discover how mining frac sand impacts the environment and how miners use technology to minimize impacts.

    Length: 00:06:50
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Process of Frac Sand Mining

    Investigates the process of mining frac sand from sedimentary rock formations.

    Length: 00:06:09
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Science of Crude Oil

    Discover the science and bio-chemistry of how crude oil was formed millions of years ago. sorry, no dinosaurs in this mix.

    Length: 00:06:29
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Science & Technology of Cracking Hydrocarbons

    The science and technology of cracking hydrocarbon chains during refining of crude oil.

    Length: 00:06:28
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • The Science & Technology of Industrial Sand Mining

    Going undercover as "kids on a mine tour" our investigators reveal the technology and physics of a modern industrial sand mine. They focus on the science and practices that impact the environment while decoding the unique geology behind the secrets of what makes something as simple as sand so darned valuable.

    Length: 00:24:18
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026
  • Turning Crude Oil Into Gasoline

    Our team helps unravel the complex chemistry and physics of how a hi-tech oil refinery turns worthless heavy crude into the transportation fuels that drive and fly our society. You won't believe what they uncover in rearranging hydrocarbon molecules like Legos! They also explore the refinery's impacts on local air and water quality.

    Length: 00:23:58
    Usage rights: 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2026

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