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Secrets of the Psychics (#2012)

This episode tours the world with James "The Amazing" Randi -- magician, writer and recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant -- as he seeks to discredit psychic phonies. For the past twenty years, Randi has offered a prize of $10,000 to anyone who can successfully demonstrate paranormal powers in a scientifically controlled environment. This program watches as Randi tests dousers in Australia, faith healers in America, and scientists in Russia. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
410 episodes
Average Episode Length
61 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

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