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Going Deep with David Rees

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Funny how-to show makes science fun. Some vocab.

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age 4+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 4+

Going Deep is worth watching

This is a fun show to watch for any age. The premise is to take something either considered mundane or something not very considered at all like digging a hole, tying your shoes, shaking hands and looking at the technical aspects of it and other explorations of knowledge around the topic. So for example, shaking hands looks at the notion of body language and how we communicate, the anatomy of hands and the psychology of touching--its all quite cool, fun and you walk away knowing new things and with a new appreciation for some things that we have just overlooked in our world. Rees is quite funny as a host, does many of these "experiments" on himself and respectful of all of the guests who help on the journey of discovery around these different topics!
age 4+

Really liked this show!

Funny host shows you how to do things you wouldn't normally think you needed to know! Was a fun watch and help my son learn to tie his shoelaces!

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

The series offers a fun opportunity to learn about the science that goes into doing the different things we do every day. It also highlights the reasons why some things work better than others and offers instructions on how to do things better in ways that can be tried safely at home.

There's a lot to be learned here, but what makes the show entertaining is Rees himself, whose humor ranges from dry and deadpan to quick-talking and wacky. The genuinely funny outtakes will make you chuckle, too. Science and engineering fans will enjoy the show, and viewers of all ages will find something to like.

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