In Here to Help - Firefighter find out what it is like to help people stay safe around fire. Meet our firefighter, Leanne, and spend a day with her at work. Join her as she checks the fire engine´s equipment with the rest of her crew. See what happens when this emergency service is called to action when Leanne attends the scene of a car accident and...
In Here to Help - Vet find out what it is like to help people look after their pets. Meet our vet, Nafisa, and her team. Spend a day with her at work to see how she treats sick and injured animals. Find out how she uses special equipment and see what happens when Nafisa has to take X-rays and carry out operations.
In Here to Help - Bus Driver find out what it is like to help people get to where they want to go. Meet our bus driver, Robert, and spend a day at work with him. Find out about the double-decker bus he drives and the safety checks he does before he sets off. Then ride along with him as he picks up and drops off his passengers.
In Here to Help - Paramedic find out what it is like to help people in an emergency. Meet our paramedic, Jon, and the people he works with.
Spend a day with him at work to see how he responds to emergencies and treats injured patients. Find out about the ambulance he drives and what happens when a patient has to go to hospital.
This walk in London...
Starts at: Westminster Bridge
Finishes at: Tower Pier
Takes: Most of a Day
Note: Wear a pair of comfy shoes and stop as often as you feel like. Bring juice and fruit and snacks for when you get hungry and thristy.
Tells the spectacular stories of courageous women who pioneered careers.
Climb to the top of Everest with fearless mountaineer, Junko Tabei.
Travel high up in the sky with Sophie Blanchard and her big, beautiful balloon. Calculate mind-fizzing formulas with mathematician Katherine Johnson to send the first men to space!
Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia. From an early age, she knew she wanted to dedicate herself to religion. She was fascinated by stories of missionaries helping people and wanted to do the same. She spent the rest of her life caring for the sick and poor around the wolrd and is now remembered as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.
When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee called Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could. Jane lived with chimpanzees in their natural habitat and became famous for her pioneering approach to research. She now educates the public on animal rights.
When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambridge.
It also led him to make one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the 20th century: Hawking radiation.