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 five, Bright Sparks: Animals, introduces concepts regarding the enormous role the relationship between man and beast has played in the development of mankind. It examines ways in which animals fulfill man's need for companionship and how animals serve as a food source. Other programs in the series are Bright Sparks: Trains, Planes, Boats and Cars, Bright Sparks: Water, Water Everywhere, and Bright Sparks: The Solar System.