Monthly Archives: July 2009

Episode 41: Crossbow

This episode brings Taws and friends to the legendary Boar Village of the Tsou’s people. Here, we check out the Tsou warriors’ favorite hunting tool, the crossbow. We learn the science of elasticity, and use the elder’s knowledge to build a crossbow.


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Episode 40: Fire-Making

In this episode, we visited a Tsou tribe of Danayiku in beautiful Alishan.
We talked to village experts on how the indigenous people made fire in the old days. Through our experiments, we explored the mystery of friction, and learned about the three conditions needed to make a fire.


Episode 39: Bamboo-copter

Episode 38: Top (Tsou)