Disc 2 contains the following episodes:
104. FEEL THE HEAT - The challenges don't come much tougher than this as the team of scientists tackles the task of lowering the temperature on their sweltering tropical island. The chemistry of cooling ironically seems to involve heating things up first. With just three days to complete the task, as well as producing working thermometers and sunscreen, patience is soon simmering.
105. SUN AND SEA - The challenge of building an underwater light to examine the marine life around their island finds the team grappling with natural power sources. The scientists find the energy of the sea and sun needs a little help from human elbow grease to generate electricity to charge up a battery.
106. THE SCIENCE OF CELEBRATION - The science of sound and rockets helps Kate Humble and the team devise ways of going out with a bang in the last set of challenges on their Caribbean island. Tasked with creating a concert and spectacle to light up the Caribbean night sky, the scientists find they are struggling to find harmony, while their fireworks are more heat than light. Can they turn it around?
The other two DVD discs in the series are:
101. All Mapped Out
102. Bugs and Barometers
103. Time and Transmitter
107. Mediterranean Mystery
108. Simmering Shutterbugs
109. Power Supplies
110. Sustenance on Sayonara
All shot on the island of Capraia in the Mediterranean
Grade Level: General
US Release Date: 2002
Copyright Date: 2002
DVD ISBN: 1-56029-988-6
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