Beakman's World is an educational children's television show. The program is based on the Universal Press Syndicate syndicated comic strip You Can with Beakman and Jax created by Jok Church.
Beakman discusses submarines and how they work. He also answers viewer questions and explains the human digestion system.
Beakman illustrates how the human heart works, explains how to make fake glass at home as short order cook, Art Burn, and shows us how propellers keep a helicopter up.
Beakman demonstrates how a battery works, answers spiraling questions such as "Who invented roller skates?" and explains why helium balloons fly away.
Beakman shows how underwater tunnels are built; Art Burn cooks up glue you can make at home; and Beakman answers sizeable questions such as how big is a molecule.
Beakman answers colorful questions such as why the sky is blue; Lester and Eliza enjoy a very special "Beakmoment" and Henry Ford drives home the description of how cars are made.
Pianos; maggots; illusions.
Lester gets a charge out of a static electricity experiment that Beakman conducts to explain thunder and lightning. Surfer Beakman drops by to fix his broken board while explaining how bones mend.
Depicting Liza as the moon and Lester as the Sun, Beakman demonstrates the phases of the moon, answers meaningful questions such as "Do penguins have knees?", and explains how elevators work.
It's microprocessor madness when Liza creates a video game to uncover the secrets of computers. Beakman dives into dentistry when Lester gets a cavity.
Beakman's timid brother discovers that a visit to the doctor really isn't all that painful. Beakman also traces the evolution of oil from fossils.
Ben Franklin drops by the lab to help Beakman dispell some myths surrounding his inventions. Lester is shocked to learn that his recorded voice is different from the one he hears and Beakman reveals how chemicals react to their new partners.
Ants, Beakmania & Collisons--A day in the park is no picnic when a colony of ants make off with Beakman's food; Liza introduces Heimlich and his manuever; and Lester runs into trouble trying to explain collisions.
Making fungus fun; the world of slugs; the formation of caves.
Tornadoes; firefighting and fire-prevention.
Facts about Money & Water Power.
The difference between frogs and toads; how plastics are made.
Beakman provides answers for allergy sufferers; cryptic world of codes.
How the nervous system registers pain; astronomer Maria Mitchell.
Beakman investigates the world of snakes; a bee sting is treated.
Hydraulic principles; crystals; dinosaur descendants.
Searching for the ultimate predator -- sharks; bouncing an egg; Einstein and Beakman compare hairstyles.
Currency systems; information about water power.
Skyscrapers; the properties of ice; making a chemistry set out of fruits and vegetables.
Why waste reduction isn't just a bunch of garbage; predicting the weather.
Electric-motor workings; how cultures measure time.