Comparing mammal cells under a microscope
4:26

Comparing mammal cells under a microscope

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Brian Cox compares his own cells to those of a camel and observes the differences under a microscope, and discusses how singles cell organisms became more complex.

Brian Cox compares his own cells to those of a camel and observes the differences under a microscope, and discusses how singles cell organisms became more complex.

Introduction to the nervous system
3:49

Introduction to the nervous system

Clip from Science Bank

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

How the nervous system works
4:55

How the nervous system works

Clip from Operation Ouch!

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

History of Fungi
3:51

History of Fungi

Clip from The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Find out what are the history of fungi and how they shape the planet.

Find out what are the history of fungi and how they shape the planet.

Characteristics of Fungi
2:28

Characteristics of Fungi

Clip from The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Find out what are the characteristics of fungi and how they shape the planet.

Find out what are the characteristics of fungi and how they shape the planet.

Yeast
4:08

Yeast

Clip from The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Yeasts consist of one cell, and belong to the taxonomic group called fungi, which also contains moulds. There are many species of yeasts. The most common yeast known is ...

Yeasts consist of one cell, and belong to the taxonomic group called fungi, which also contains moulds. There are many species of yeasts. The most common yeast known is Saccharomyces cerevisiae, which is used in the baking- and brewing industry.

Gelada 'baboons' in Ethiopia
3:19

Gelada 'baboons' in Ethiopia

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Brian Cox travels to the Ethiopian Highlands to study geladas, which share a common ancestor with humans and exhibit one of the more complex social structures of the primates.

Brian Cox travels to the Ethiopian Highlands to study geladas, which share a common ancestor with humans and exhibit one of the more complex social structures of the primates.

Spectacular plant variation
2:02

Spectacular plant variation

Clip from Life

Biology

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

Antibiotics
6:22

Antibiotics

Clip from The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Fungi is also used to create antibiotics. An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria and is the most important type of antibacterial agent for ...

Fungi is also used to create antibiotics. An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria and is the most important type of antibacterial agent for fighting bacterial infections.

What is fungi?
2:04

What is fungi?

Clip from The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Find out what fungi actually is and it's place in our world.

Find out what fungi actually is and it's place in our world.

How the leopard got its spots
4:47

How the leopard got its spots

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Brian Cox demonstrates a chemical reaction between two substances producing a pattern, and applies the principle to the markings on the coats of leopards and tigers.

Brian Cox demonstrates a chemical reaction between two substances producing a pattern, and applies the principle to the markings on the coats of leopards and tigers.

Good Fats
1:38

Good Fats

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Biology

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
What do fish, eggs, avocado and nuts have in common? They all contain good fats. Dr Veronica Chachay explains why our bodies need good fats, its role in the healthy ...

What do fish, eggs, avocado and nuts have in common? They all contain good fats. Dr Veronica Chachay explains why our bodies need good fats, its role in the healthy functioning of our cells, systems and organs, and how to pick the good fats from the bad.

Shining a light on glowworms
2:42

Shining a light on glowworms

Clip from Brainbuzz

Biology

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Brainbuzz takes a look at the natural habitat of glowworms, their lifecycle and the role of bioluminescence.

Brainbuzz takes a look at the natural habitat of glowworms, their lifecycle and the role of bioluminescence.

Lizard Kings
52:22

Lizard Kings

ABC July 18, 2010

Biology

Earth and environment

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
They look like dragons. Armed with sharp teeth, tearing claws and a whip-like tail, these fearsome creatures are not only powerful, they're also smart. Top predators with ...

They look like dragons. Armed with sharp teeth, tearing claws and a whip-like tail, these fearsome creatures are not only powerful, they're also smart. Top predators with intelligence, that learn as they hunt, and that use their brain to track down prey, no matter what.

The Ocean's Supermum
52:10

The Ocean's Supermum

ABC October 3, 2010

Biology

Geography

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The Ocean's Supermum is a one-hour natural history documentary featuring previously unknown underwater behaviour, and a passionate and engaging scientist whose mission it is ...

The Ocean's Supermum is a one-hour natural history documentary featuring previously unknown underwater behaviour, and a passionate and engaging scientist whose mission it is to unlock the secrets of the most devoted of all marine mothers - the Australian sea lion.

Life
48:18

Life: Plants

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC September 19, 2010

Biology

Earth and environment

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The drama of the plant world is impossible to view with the naked eye. But using the latest time-lapse technology, all is revealed: how a Venus flytrap snaps shut and ...

The drama of the plant world is impossible to view with the naked eye. But using the latest time-lapse technology, all is revealed: how a Venus flytrap snaps shut and imprisons its prey; how the animal-like grasping hooks of the cat's claw creeper and the sticky pads of the Boston ivy help in their fight for light.

Life
48:59

Life: Hunters And Hunted

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC September 5, 2010

Biology

Earth and environment

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Every day, in the jungles, grasslands, deserts and frozen wastelands, battles are won, fought and lost between carnivores and their prey. See cheetahs join forces to bring ...

Every day, in the jungles, grasslands, deserts and frozen wastelands, battles are won, fought and lost between carnivores and their prey. See cheetahs join forces to bring down an ostrich; a tiny stoat take on a rabbit ten times its size; elephant seal pups snatched from their nursery pool by a killer whale; the antics of a squirrel as it outwits a rattlesnake; and at an amazing 2,000 frames per second, the strike of a bulldog bat flying at 100 kph.

Animal Pharm
51:13

Animal Pharm

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 June 30, 2010

Biology

Science

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Genetic engineering, cloning and stem cell research are revolutionising the world we live in. Every single day the boundaries of understanding are being pushed back, and ...

Genetic engineering, cloning and stem cell research are revolutionising the world we live in. Every single day the boundaries of understanding are being pushed back, and science fiction is becoming science fact. This outrageous but timely series, Animal Pharm, brings these shocking innovations together under one roof.