Students may not remember a world before the internet but that doesn't mean these canny digital natives know everything. Yet. So prepare your students for the knowledge economy with Citizen Code's series of short animated introductions to key concepts in digital technology and design. <br> <br> Simplify the world of algorithms and computational thinking. Explain how designers transform ideas into reality. Demonstrate the difference between an ordinary machine and an autonomous robot. Take a closer look at pixels and expose the secrets of cryptology and encryption. Reveal how cookies and geolocation data are used to track people online. Then get a new perspective on augmented and virtual reality, before diving into the world of the internet of things, connected objects and an intelligent couch.
The powerful natural forces that shaped the globe's mountains, oceans and deserts also represent major risks to human life. Fierce Earth reveals how plate tectonics and weather systems make some parts of the world dangerous places to live, what it's like when disaster strikes, and what people do to survive living in those environments in spite of the hazards. <br /><br /> Discover what life is like living in an earthquake zone on a visit to Tokyo and a quake simulator. See how deserts are formed and how people survive in a harsh environment where sandstorms are just a part of life. Visit America's thunder and lightning capital, Florida, with a storm chaser. And meet Tilly Smith, a young hero of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami who spotted the signs of the disaster approaching from the Indian Ocean.
National Science Week heads to the Moon this year to mark last month's 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. Discover how NASA accomplished that feat and the science of the Moon's place in our solar system with our Moon science and exploration collection.
Whether you use maths to measure everyday objects or to explore infinity, let Eric Leclerc, Lily Serna and Marcus du Sautoy help you visualise mathematical concepts, apply them to real-life problems and even discover where numbers come from.
Every year, schools across Australia come together to mark National Tree Day in late July. Mark the call for action with this collection designed to demonstrate the importance of trees.
Host your own careers day in class and reveal the world of employment options to your students, through our collection of insightful and inspirational episodes of Ace Day Jobs and If You Can See It, You Can Be It.
Explore the rich stories of Indigenous Australians in film through this collection of some of this country's most thought-provoking, engaging and challenging cinema.
We've added some engaging new videos to EnhanceTV over the past couple of months, which can be used to teach everything from creative thinking to Torres Strait history. Explore some of our favourite new programs and movies, including the editor's personal favourite, mockumentary The Dark Side of the Moon.
Discover the leaders whose experiences, studies, and personal reflection developed their capacities for social change in the world.
Discover how ancient civilisations came to explore and settle all over the world, as well as the impact they had on the peoples they encountered. Time Compass's short animated histories narrate the rise and fall of empires in an engaging and accessible style for upper primary students keen to develop their understanding of global continuity and change. <br /> <br /> Learn how the Celts, united not by politics but a way of life, came to migrate across Europe. Meet the Vikings, whose mythology and inhospitable homelands inspired their exploration. See how the Maya organised their city states through religion, calendars and an understanding of their natural environment. Get to know how Christianity helped form the Byzantine Empire, while Constantinople linked East and West through trade. And discover how and why the Persians attempted to build a "universal" empire.