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Windradyne and the Bathurst War
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Windradyne and the Bathurst War

Clip from First Australians
In 1824 Windradyne leads Wiradjuri in resistance against British settlers colonising their traditional lands and Governor Thomas Brisbane declares martial law.

In 1824 Windradyne leads Wiradjuri in resistance against British settlers colonising their traditional lands and Governor Thomas Brisbane declares martial law.

Basic principles of gravity
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Basic principles of gravity

Clip from Scope
Astronomer Duncan Waldron explains how gravity works to pull objects together and keep our feet on the ground.

Astronomer Duncan Waldron explains how gravity works to pull objects together and keep our feet on the ground.

Crafting spearheads from obsidian
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Crafting spearheads from obsidian

Brian Cox travels to Gadamotta, Ethiopia, and learns how to work with obsidian to craft spear heads and other tools, as early humans would have done.

Brian Cox travels to Gadamotta, Ethiopia, and learns how to work with obsidian to craft spear heads and other tools, as early humans would have done.

Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation
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Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation

Brian Cox demonstrates the use of Isaac Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation to calculate the reentry of the Soyuz spaceship and landing in Kazakhstan.

Brian Cox demonstrates the use of Isaac Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation to calculate the reentry of the Soyuz spaceship and landing in Kazakhstan.

An introduction to tap dancing
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An introduction to tap dancing

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News provides an overview of tap dancing and meets busker Benji Riggs.

Behind The News provides an overview of tap dancing and meets busker Benji Riggs.

Turning apples into juice, cider and vinegar
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Turning apples into juice, cider and vinegar

Visit a factory to see how apples are turned into juice in a factory and the leftover mash can be used to make cider and apple cider vinegar.

Visit a factory to see how apples are turned into juice in a factory and the leftover mash can be used to make cider and apple cider vinegar.

How letters get delivered
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How letters get delivered

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is ...

Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is increasing package deliveries.

Fighting abalone poaching
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Fighting abalone poaching

Clip from The Project
The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

Harvesting and packing apples
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Harvesting and packing apples

See how apples are harvested by hand on a cherry picker, and packed to be sent to a fruit and vegetable market.

See how apples are harvested by hand on a cherry picker, and packed to be sent to a fruit and vegetable market.

Difference between rocks and minerals
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Difference between rocks and minerals

Clip from Finding Stuff Out
Harrison finds out what the difference is between minerals and rocks, using the analogy of a sandwich, and reveals how a rock becomes a rock.

Harrison finds out what the difference is between minerals and rocks, using the analogy of a sandwich, and reveals how a rock becomes a rock.

The source of the Ganges
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The source of the Ganges

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage
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On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage

Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

The five seasons
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The five seasons

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

Aladdin chooses to face consequences of escape
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Aladdin chooses to face consequences of escape

After rescuing his father (who had abandoned him as a child) from prison, Aladdin returns to Agrabah to face punishment in the hope we won't be separated from the princess.

After rescuing his father (who had abandoned him as a child) from prison, Aladdin returns to Agrabah to face punishment in the hope we won't be separated from the princess.

Carl sees Paradise Falls
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Carl sees Paradise Falls

Clip from Up!
After landing on a plateau opposite Paradise Falls, Carl and Russell hope to walk across the mesa to reach the falls before the balloons deflate.

After landing on a plateau opposite Paradise Falls, Carl and Russell hope to walk across the mesa to reach the falls before the balloons deflate.

Bones, muscles and movement
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Bones, muscles and movement

Young John demonstrates how his bones, joints and muscles enable his body to move, in a clip that also names a number of arm muscles.

Young John demonstrates how his bones, joints and muscles enable his body to move, in a clip that also names a number of arm muscles.

Catching fish and delivering to market
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Catching fish and delivering to market

For The Juniors shows a commercial fishing vessel at work catching fish and delivering them to the fish market.

For The Juniors shows a commercial fishing vessel at work catching fish and delivering them to the fish market.

Perth shaped by mining boom
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Perth shaped by mining boom

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

NRA holds rally in Colorado after massacre
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NRA holds rally in Colorado after massacre

National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston speaks at the organisation's convention in Denver, near Columbine, shortly after the massacre and is met my protesters.

National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston speaks at the organisation's convention in Denver, near Columbine, shortly after the massacre and is met my protesters.

Port Arthur's panopticon prison
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Port Arthur's panopticon prison

Clip from Coast Australia
Historian Hamish MaxwellStewart gives Neil Oliver a tour of the Port Arthur convict settlement, revealing the detailed records of prisoners, and visiting the panopticon prison ...

Historian Hamish MaxwellStewart gives Neil Oliver a tour of the Port Arthur convict settlement, revealing the detailed records of prisoners, and visiting the panopticon prison and solitary confinement cells.

Coral cores reveal climate change
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Coral cores reveal climate change

Clip from Coast Australia
Tim Flannery meets the Australian Institute of Marine Science's Eric Matson, who demonstrates how coral cores provide a record of environmental change.

Tim Flannery meets the Australian Institute of Marine Science's Eric Matson, who demonstrates how coral cores provide a record of environmental change.

How floods are predicted
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How floods are predicted

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News investigates how floods happen, how authorities predict them and how the waters are sometimes good for draughtaffected communities.

Behind The News investigates how floods happen, how authorities predict them and how the waters are sometimes good for draughtaffected communities.

Ghost net hunting
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Ghost net hunting

Clip from Coast Australia
Xanthe Mallett joins Australian Customs officers as they go in search of ghost nets, the discarded fishing tackle that endanger marine life.

Xanthe Mallett joins Australian Customs officers as they go in search of ghost nets, the discarded fishing tackle that endanger marine life.

Vikings mark conversion to Christianity
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Vikings mark conversion to Christianity

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Foot development and growing pains
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Foot development and growing pains

Clip from Scope
Scope's Rob Bell explains what bipedalism is, and Queensland University of Technology podiatrist Lloyd Reed reveals how the health of a child's feet affects the rest of their ...

Scope's Rob Bell explains what bipedalism is, and Queensland University of Technology podiatrist Lloyd Reed reveals how the health of a child's feet affects the rest of their developing body.

A glimpse at family life in rural India
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A glimpse at family life in rural India

Clip from India
A quick look at the daily lives of two Indian children and their families as they harvest coconuts and fish for a living.

A quick look at the daily lives of two Indian children and their families as they harvest coconuts and fish for a living.

Causes of the Eureka Rebellion
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Causes of the Eureka Rebellion

Clip from Behind the News
Scope visits Sovereign Hill in Ballarat to learn why people migrated to Victoria during the gold rush and the causes or the Eureka Rebellion.

Scope visits Sovereign Hill in Ballarat to learn why people migrated to Victoria during the gold rush and the causes or the Eureka Rebellion.

Learning languages for 'Asian century'
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Learning languages for 'Asian century'

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News investigates why learning an Asian language is becoming more important amid Asia's growing influence in the global economy and politics.

Behind The News investigates why learning an Asian language is becoming more important amid Asia's growing influence in the global economy and politics.

What it's really like to perform Hamlet
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What it's really like to perform Hamlet

A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet

A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet

Saturn's moon Titan
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Saturn's moon Titan

The Cassini probe images revealed lakes on Saturn's moon, Titan, and scientists try to reproduce the detected elements to understand if life could exist in liquids other than ...

The Cassini probe images revealed lakes on Saturn's moon, Titan, and scientists try to reproduce the detected elements to understand if life could exist in liquids other than water.

Body clocks and body temperature
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Body clocks and body temperature

Clip from Scope
Scope's Rob Bell explains how we regulate our own body temperature, and junior scientist Jess demonstrates how to monitor changes to your temperature during the day.

Scope's Rob Bell explains how we regulate our own body temperature, and junior scientist Jess demonstrates how to monitor changes to your temperature during the day.

Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami
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Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami

Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Monsoon season and flooding
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Monsoon season and flooding

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage
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World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Breeding jungle perch to repopulate the rivers
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Breeding jungle perch to repopulate the rivers

Clip from Scope
Catch up with Dr Michael Hutchison from the Bribie Island Aquaculture centre who is looking to repopulate the rivers with jungle perch.

Catch up with Dr Michael Hutchison from the Bribie Island Aquaculture centre who is looking to repopulate the rivers with jungle perch.

Convict boy's work assessed
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Convict boy's work assessed

Clip from My Place
Sam finally gets Katie to cooperate and Mr Owen returns and inspects Sam's work.

Sam finally gets Katie to cooperate and Mr Owen returns and inspects Sam's work.

How to be a better friend
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How to be a better friend

Students go to the Booth of Truth to reveal some of the characteristics of good friends, and Kayne Tremills counts down the top five tips.

Students go to the Booth of Truth to reveal some of the characteristics of good friends, and Kayne Tremills counts down the top five tips.

The causes tooth decay
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The causes tooth decay

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News learns what causes teeth to decay and what can be done to prevent it.

Behind The News learns what causes teeth to decay and what can be done to prevent it.

Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island
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Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island

Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Snowy Flow and river ecology
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Snowy Flow and river ecology

Clip from Catalyst
Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Adjusting to a diabetes diagnosis
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Adjusting to a diabetes diagnosis

The Embarrassing Bodies team meets a teenage boy who had recently been diagnosed with diabetes, leans how he struggles with it, and introduces him to a professional rugby ...

The Embarrassing Bodies team meets a teenage boy who had recently been diagnosed with diabetes, leans how he struggles with it, and introduces him to a professional rugby player for some advice.

Laser used to measure length of string
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Laser used to measure length of string

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Hughes obstructs racial equality clause
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Hughes obstructs racial equality clause

Billy Hughes obstructs racial equality clause at Treaty of Versailles to protect White Australia policy.

Billy Hughes obstructs racial equality clause at Treaty of Versailles to protect White Australia policy.

Calculating a carbon footprint
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Calculating a carbon footprint

Clip from Scope
Dr Rob explains what a carbon footprint is and calculates the figure for producing a Scope story.

Dr Rob explains what a carbon footprint is and calculates the figure for producing a Scope story.

A tour of the replica HMS Endeavour
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A tour of the replica HMS Endeavour

Clip from Behind the News
What was life like for the 94 people on a long journey to the other side of the world Take a tour of the replica of the Endeavour to find out.

What was life like for the 94 people on a long journey to the other side of the world Take a tour of the replica of the Endeavour to find out.

Django helps his son
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Django helps his son

Clip from Ratatouille
Seeing Linguini stand up for Remy leads Django to rethink his opinion of humans.

Seeing Linguini stand up for Remy leads Django to rethink his opinion of humans.

Lonely and out of place in Japan
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Lonely and out of place in Japan

Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

The culture of Balinese dance
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The culture of Balinese dance

Clip from Totally Wild
An explanation of the Balinese style of dance including the costumes, stances and types.

An explanation of the Balinese style of dance including the costumes, stances and types.

Oscar searches for Angie
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Oscar searches for Angie

Clip from Shark Tale
Oscar plans to confess his love to Angie, but Don Lino kidnaps her before he gets the chance.

Oscar plans to confess his love to Angie, but Don Lino kidnaps her before he gets the chance.

The human voice box explained
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The human voice box explained

Clip from Scope
Ear, nose and throat surgeon Chris Perry explains how the human voice box works, describing the larynx and vocal cords, and sends a camera down Dr Rob's nose.

Ear, nose and throat surgeon Chris Perry explains how the human voice box works, describing the larynx and vocal cords, and sends a camera down Dr Rob's nose.

What is cancer and how to treat it
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What is cancer and how to treat it

Clip from Behind the News
Behind The News meets leukaemia survivor Adam and learns what cancer is, what causes the different types of the disease, and how it is treated.

Behind The News meets leukaemia survivor Adam and learns what cancer is, what causes the different types of the disease, and how it is treated.

When getting hurt is 'good' for kids
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When getting hurt is 'good' for kids

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News visits a school that is trying to find a better balance between wrapping kids in bubble wrap and teaching responsible risktaking behaviour.

Behind The News visits a school that is trying to find a better balance between wrapping kids in bubble wrap and teaching responsible risktaking behaviour.

The role of the Royal Flying Doctors Service
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The role of the Royal Flying Doctors Service

Clip from Scope
The Royal Flying Doctors Service's Andrew Kilcross reveals how they travel around Australia in a fleet of 61 planes to provide emergency care and medical advice in rural and ...

The Royal Flying Doctors Service's Andrew Kilcross reveals how they travel around Australia in a fleet of 61 planes to provide emergency care and medical advice in rural and remote areas.

How are houses built?
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How are houses built?

Clip from Scope
Lots of people live in them, and they're found on every suburban street, but how are houses actually built Michael Pankowski, a Divine Homes builder, gives us the low down on ...

Lots of people live in them, and they're found on every suburban street, but how are houses actually built Michael Pankowski, a Divine Homes builder, gives us the low down on building a house from the vacant block of land to the finished home.

Beach volleyball
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Beach volleyball

Clip from Totally Wild
Catch up with some of the country's top beach volleyball players at the Victoria Open Championships.

Catch up with some of the country's top beach volleyball players at the Victoria Open Championships.

Managing type 1 diabetes
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Managing type 1 diabetes

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News describes the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and meets Jordan, a boy with type 1 diabetes, who demonstrates how he tests and manages his ...

Behind The News describes the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and meets Jordan, a boy with type 1 diabetes, who demonstrates how he tests and manages his insulin levels.

Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism
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Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism

Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Camera travels through human gut
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Camera travels through human gut

Clip from Guts
Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

The long, slashing, Celtic sword
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The long, slashing, Celtic sword

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Insects and agriculture in Cambodia
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Insects and agriculture in Cambodia

Clip from Behind The News
Bugs play a role in helping plants to grow and Australian scientists are teaching Cambodians how to manage insect populations and grow the food the nation needs.

Bugs play a role in helping plants to grow and Australian scientists are teaching Cambodians how to manage insect populations and grow the food the nation needs.

Duck hunting season
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Duck hunting season

Behind The News reviews how governments regulate the hunting of ducks, learns how the sport is good for the economy of small towns, and meets people for and against hunting.

Behind The News reviews how governments regulate the hunting of ducks, learns how the sport is good for the economy of small towns, and meets people for and against hunting.

Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story
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Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story

Clip from Artscape
Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Schrodinger's cat thought experiment
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Schrodinger's cat thought experiment

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Moving Australia Day
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Moving Australia Day

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was ...

Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was invaded.

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