Children are the future -- and so are their inventions, which is why "Think Big" could be an important show. It features young inventors competing to see who can come up with the most-innovative invention. Each episode features two teams in the Think Tank -- a studio filled with art supplies and construction materials -- who brainstorm and choose materials before sketching, designing and building a prototype to be presented to a judge, who determines a winner. The champions earn bragging rights and the coveted Genius Cup.
What would you do if put in a perilous situation? That's the question "WHADDYADO" poses to teenagers in this weekly series. The half-hour show uses a combination of actual footage, re-enactments and demonstrations to prepare young people for what to do when put in dangerous situations that could occur anywhere and at any time. Through interviews with the participants and experts' tips, viewers learn the proper way to react in the given scenarios. Episodes also feature moral dilemma segments that aim to help teens make the right decision at the right time.
Mo Rocca of "CBS News Sunday Morning" hosts this series that celebrates inventors, including historic pioneers and forward-looking visionaries of the present. Each week, the story behind a really great invention plays out, including the passion, price and perseverance behind the items. Featured segments include "What If It Never Happened," "The Innovation by Accident" and a focus on "junior geniuses," who are contributing to the ever-changing face of technology.