Synopsis by Sally Barber
Bright Sparks is a 12-part science and technology series created to stimulate children by introducing complex ideas in an entertaining and fun format. Programs blend animation and live-action to offer a fast-paced and imaginative lesson. Animated hosts travel around the globe to demonstrate the wonders of science and modern technology. Volume one, Bright Sparks: The Solar System, takes viewers on a unique journey through the universe to explore the nine planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. A special trip to the moon is also on the itinerary in this search for an inhabitable environment. Other programs in the series include Bright Sparks: Computers, Bright Sparks: My House, and Bright Sparks: Robots.