Episodes of Eppur moves - Galileo
Monday 4th July 2011
EPISODE 1: The telescope
The Chief, the Assistant and their aides are in Galileo's studio to find out how to make a cartoon about the stars. They find a secret passage and arrive in a laboratory where they meet ... Galileo Galilei in a “cartoon” version. The scientist tells them the story of his telescope and how he modified it to imagine the future of our planet.
At the end of the episode an experiment on the floating of objects.
Monday 11th July 2011
EPISODE 2: The town of Molla
Having found the magic lens, for the first time, the protagonists look through the telescope: a gray sky foretells what could happen if atmospheric pollution is not reduced. The extraterrestrial Molla is the protagonist of the first ecological fairy tale about the protection of the planet.
The experiment at the end of the episode asks young viewers to recognize objects behind a smokescreen.
Monday 18th July 2011
EPISODE 3: The legend of water
What could happen to water in the future? Here's what our heroes see with the help of the spotting scope in this episode. Through the ecological fairy tale, the Assistant sensitizes young viewers on the theme of water and together with them tries to find ideas and advice on how to save and not pollute the water.
At the end of the episode an experiment to recognize the most diverse objects inside a dirty water pipe that slowly purifies itself.
Monday 25th July 2011
Episode 4: King Pennino
How important it is to make separate collection! Thanks to the telescope that shows a bin full of rubbish today the tale of Idea, elves, gnomes and recycling is told. There are endless ways to reuse objects that we no longer need and thus avoid filling the planet with waste.
Through the final experiment the young viewers will learn the process of making recycled paper.
Monday 1st August 2011
Episode 5: The herb of bewilderment
Vegetation is also in danger! Here Capi looking through the telescope realizes that if we do not pay attention to the vegetation that surrounds us, the planet will remain without plants. Coralba and a magical diary on the secrets of the forest are the protagonists of today's ecological fairy tale.
At the end of the episode the children will be able to build a botanical memory to play with in the company of their friends.
Monday 8st August 2011
Episode 6: Zala the cicada
A completely dark city and a journey through time to 2345! In the company of Zala the cicada and Federica the ant, the two protagonists of the fairy tale narrated in this episode, we will discover how important it is not to waste energy and how happy it is to use alternative energy sources.
An interactive game will engage children with questions about energy.
Monday 15th August 2011
Episode 7: The country of the wind
Our friends are ready to explain to children how much energy can be created by exploiting the power of the wind. Within the episode Galileo will also reveal the mystery of a prism hit by a beam of light.
With the final experiment the children will be able to build a telescope just like the one found in Galileo's study.
Monday 22st August 2011
Episode 8: The Hide and Seek City
Our protagonists tell a modern fairy tale about a city conceived and designed only for children. A country full of labyrinths, secret passages, suspension bridges and fountains, where you can finally play without obstacles and dangers.
The final game will teach children how many pictures are hidden behind a set of letters and numbers.
Monday 29st August 2011
Episode 9: The Vegetarian Wolf and the Little Red Riding Hood
The Chief is ready to investigate to find out who tampered with the telescope! Once the mystery is revealed, our heroes see an empty lair in the distance. Animals are also in danger! Thanks to a new version of the tale of “Little Red Riding Hood and the Vegetarian Wolf”, children will discover that they must take care and respect all animals, even those that are scary.
At the end of the episode, viewers will be asked to identify, among many animals, which are already extinct, which are in danger of extinction and which live only in captivity.
Monday 5th September 2011
Episode 10: The Captain Who Speaks to the Stars
How is it possible to orient yourself at sea when you cannot see the stars? The Chief and the Assistant reveal it to us, telling the story of when they sailed to the North Pole to look for the Polar Star and how she then became the final star of the Ursa Minor.
Too much light can make objects not seen and blind, as the Chief and the Assistant demonstrate to us in the final experiment of the episode.
Monday 12th September 2011
Episode 11: Mission accomplished
What problem can a city have where there are pedestrian streets, squares to meet, waterways and parks? An infernal din that covers all the sounds of nature! You will find out what can be done to reduce noise pollution in our cities.
With the final experiment, viewers will have to recognize the different sounds coming out of a tape recorder all together.
Monday 19th September 2011
Episode 12: The strange story of the snowman
What revelation will the telescope make today? It's the ice on a mountain that's melting! Not even at the North Pole the protagonists of the fairy tale are able to resist a snowman. The temperature on our planet is rising, we need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and our friends will help us understand how.
During the experiment, children will be shown loose objects with heat and they will have to guess what it is.
Monday 26th September 2011
Episode 13: A city to play
Can a whole city play? Sure! And Galileo himself tells it with the latest ecological fairy tale. It is important to be able to recognize and listen to all the voices of a city and to learn to look at all things differently.
The future of the planet is in our hands and to remind us how many things can be done to save the planet, just browse the book on which we wrote them!