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 two, Bright Sparks: Living in Space, examines the scientific theory that ten billion years into the future, our sun will expand, absorbing planets, including our home, Earth. This program addresses the issue of whether there will there be a human migration to other planets, as well as the possibility of finding suitable living space for mankind. Other programs in the series include Bright Sparks: Animals, Bright Sparks: Water, Water Everywhere, and Bright Sparks: The Solar System.