Idea Evolution

Idea Evolution

Melanie De Gioia and Rachel Brittliff
Aug 20, 2020 18 min

Coral Reefs

What has a robot got to do with coral reefs? The answer might inspire you. Coral Reefs.... they may be small, but they are mighty.... Without coral reefs, the world will die. Even though these reefs cover less than 1% of the planet, they are imperative to humanity's survival. This episode will explore what we know about coral reefs and the role they play in the planet's health. We will consider some of humanity's impacts on these reefs and will examine some of the innovations which are taking place to save this precious resource. To move forward you need to understand what came before. To learn from the mistakes made and innovate improvements. The Innovation at Sea podcast series will present to our future innovators what has taken place and while great and inspiring innovation has taken place, we need to do better as a society to protect this one Earth we have. A podcast created for Science Week 2020, with support from Inspiring Australia and Southern Cross University. This season is inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 14 - Life Below Water. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 19, 2020 17 min

Submarines

How did a machine of war evolve into the saviour of our oceans? This answer will make you marvel at the strange evolution of innovation. Submarines... This episode will examine the evolution of submarines and how they have changed the course of history. How a machine born in war has the potential to provide us the answers to save the world. To move forward you need to understand what came before. To learn from the mistakes made and innovate improvements. The Innovation at Sea podcast series will present to our future innovators what has taken place and while great and inspiring innovation has taken place, we need to do better as a society to protect this one Earth we have. A podcast created for Science Week 2020, with support from Inspiring Australia and Southern Cross University. This season is inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 14 - Life Below Water. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 18, 2020 13 min

Medicine

A sea sponge can live how long? And you can do WHAT with a sea snail?? These answers will amaze you. This episode examines humanity’s research into the oceans for medicinal purposes and delves into marine bio-prospecting. The world’s oceans remain mostly undiscovered. The evolution of SCUBA has helped progress this, but a lot still remains to be explored. To move forward you need to understand what came before. To learn from the mistakes made and innovate improvements. The Innovation at Sea podcast series will present to our future innovators what has taken place and while great and inspiring innovation has taken place, we need to do better as a society to protect this one Earth we have. A podcast created for Science Week 2020, with support from Inspiring Australia and Southern Cross University. This season is inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 14 - Life Below Water. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 17, 2020 18 min

SCUBA

Why do we even want to breath underwater? The answer might delight you. As scuba diving technology has advanced, so too has humanity’s understanding and care of the oceans. This episode tracks the development of humanity’s desire to breath and explore underwater. From the first free divers trying to find the softest sea sponges, through to great innovations that allow scientists and explores to go deeper for longer. The development of SCUBA equipment closely relates to humanity’s understanding of the ocean environment and humanity’s desire to protect this precious region. To move forward you need to understand what came before. To learn from the mistakes made and innovate improvements. The Innovation at Sea podcast series will present to our future innovators what has taken place and while great and inspiring innovation has taken place, we need to do better as a society to protect this one Earth we have. A podcast created for Science Week 2020, with support from Inspiring Australia and Southern Cross University. This season is inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 14 - Life Below Water. Season 2 of Idea Evolution is all about Innovation at Sea. A special season created especially for Science Week 2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 16, 2020 20 min

Marine Conservation

When did humanity start to care? The answer might surprise you. Because, you see, humanity hasn’t always cared, understood or considered how our activity impacts the planet. This episode tracks humanity’s evolution of caring. From fighting over rights, through to the creation of marine parks, humanity has come a long way in their care for the planet and specifically it’s oceans. To move forward you need to understand what came before. To learn from the mistakes made and innovate improvements. The Innovation at Sea podcast series will present to our future innovators what has taken place and while great and inspiring innovation has taken place, we need to do better as a society to protect this one Earth we have. A podcast created for Science Week 2020, with support from Inspiring Australia and Southern Cross University. This season is inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 14 - Life Below Water. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 07, 2020 2 min

Innovation at Sea Trailer

To move forward you need to understand what came before. The Innovation at Sea podcast series will present to our future innovators what has taken place and while great and inspiring innovation has taken place, we need to do better as a society to protect this one Earth we have. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 22, 2020 18 min

Telephone

How would society survive without the telephone? And how did the evolution of the telephone evolve essentially from 2 tins and a piece of wire, to the global mobile phone network we have now? Rachel & Melanie take you on an exciting journey of discoveries and failures of the evolution of the phone that includes travel into the space, in the journey of how we have telephones today. And in a world where there are more phones than there are people, what sort of strain does that put on our planet? Idea Evolution tells the evolution stories of everyday items and hopes to inspire families to consider their impact on the environment and guide future innovators to put the planet first. This episode was brought to you by the UN SDG's #9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure; and #12 - Responsible Consumption & Production. For more information on these UN SDG's and for fun activities related to this episode, check out our show notes at www.ideaevolution.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 09, 2020 16 min

Electrical Power

Power is all around you. Electricity is naturally occurring in nature. Humans have kind of always known this. But how does this power get out of nature and into your home? How is electricity really made? Melanie and Rachel will share the evolution of power innovation, from the ancient Greeks through to the Queen of England and a real power struggle in America. They will make you wonder, next time you turn something on, how can you make electrical power better for our planet? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 02, 2020 12 min

Television

Who invented the Television? How did they ever get moving images on the screen in the first place? What does the TV show us about our society? How can TV's be innovated in the future? The invention of the television changed the way in which families spent their time together, and even the way they orgainsed their homes. Living rooms, which once had chairs that faced towards each other, now all face the wall on which the television is situated. Through entertaining story telling of everyday items, Melanie & Rachel show how a single item has evolved society and inspire families to consider their impact on the environment, guiding future innovators to put the planet first. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 02, 2020 13 min

Refrigerator

Refrigerators are considered to be an absolute necessity in most homes, but still around 25% of people in the world do not have access....
Idea Evolution
Genre
Kids & Family
Episodes
14
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This show is on a break or finished.
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