Tues 21 Sept 2021, 5pm.
Dr Emily’s World-whizzing Facts Show.
How do you block a tickle? Which strange creature can breathe through its bottom? What exactly is climate change? And did you know that we make better decisions when we need a wee?! Join TV Science Superstar and STEM Ambassador Dr Emily Grossman for this fun and interactive science quiz show, based on her critically acclaimed new book World-whizzing Facts: Awesome Earth Questions Answered. Touching on themes from diamond rain and square-shaped poos, to climate breakdown, wildlife loss and what YOU can do to help, this fun-packed family show is guaranteed to amuse and amaze, whether you’re 7 or 70! Dr Emily’s previous bestselling kids’ book, Brain-fizzing Facts: Awesome Science Questions Answered, was shortlisted for the Teach Primary Book Awards 2020.
Dr Emily Grossman is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, bestselling science author and TV personality, with a Double First in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and a PhD in Molecular Biology. She is best known as Resident Science Expert on ITV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show and Sky1’s Duck Quacks Don’t Echo, and for her inspirational talks in schools, universities and at live events, as well as her TEDx talk on Why Science Needs People Who Cry. Emily is the author of Brain-fizzing Facts: Awesome Science Questions Answered (shortlisted for the Teach Primary Book Awards 2020) and Emergency on Planet Earth, a critically acclaimed, free, easy-to-read online guide to the climate and ecological crisis. Her latest book, World-Whizzing Facts: Awesome Earth Questions Answered, aims to help young people understand what’s going on on our planet and what they can do to help. Emily was recently named as the second Honorary STEM Ambassador, alongside astronaut Tim Peake, for her pioneering work in STEM education and as a role model to young people.