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Making minibeasts out of lids and pipe cleaners
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Making minibeasts out of lids and pipe cleaners

Clip from Play School
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The resourceful Play School team show us how to make a cute spider and ladybug with jar lids and pipe cleaners

The resourceful Play School team show us how to make a cute spider and ladybug with jar lids and pipe cleaners

Incy Wincy Spider
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Incy Wincy Spider

Clip from Play School
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Yes, it's that old F-2 staple - a fun animated version, then a version with hand actions!

Yes, it's that old F-2 staple - a fun animated version, then a version with hand actions!

Making a guacamole vegetable face
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Making a guacamole vegetable face

Clip from Play School
Jay demonstrates how to make guacamole and then make it into a vegetable face

Jay demonstrates how to make guacamole and then make it into a vegetable face

Gru warms to orphans after day at theme park
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Gru warms to orphans after day at theme park

Clip from Despicable Me
Planning to abandon the rambunctiousness girls in a theme park, Gru becomes fonder of the trio as they spend the day at the park.

Planning to abandon the rambunctiousness girls in a theme park, Gru becomes fonder of the trio as they spend the day at the park.

Hypernova explosion illustrated
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Hypernova explosion illustrated

Computer graphics depict the death of a star in the form of a hypernova on the way to becoming a black hole, as the narrator asks if anyone else would ever notice the death of ...

Computer graphics depict the death of a star in the form of a hypernova on the way to becoming a black hole, as the narrator asks if anyone else would ever notice the death of our own star.

Gelada 'baboons' in Ethiopia
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Gelada 'baboons' in Ethiopia

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.

Using 'scale' to indicate size
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Using 'scale' to indicate size

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Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Comparing mammal cells under a microscope
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Comparing mammal cells under a microscope

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.

Stoke patient treated in hospital
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Stoke patient treated in hospital

An 89yearold woman is admitted to hospital after a suspected stroke and emergency staff care for her and consult with her husband.

An 89yearold woman is admitted to hospital after a suspected stroke and emergency staff care for her and consult with her husband.

What can and can't be recycled
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What can and can't be recycled

Clip from Scope
Most houses around Australia have a recycling bin, but do we all know what should or shouldn't go in and why Leah is a junior scientist with the Double Helix Club and she ...

Most houses around Australia have a recycling bin, but do we all know what should or shouldn't go in and why Leah is a junior scientist with the Double Helix Club and she points out all the things that you can recycle at home.

Alice rejects a wedding proposal
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Alice rejects a wedding proposal

Alice finds out that Lord Hamish has arranged to propose to her. While everyone expects Alice to do the 'right thing' and marry Hamish, Alice has other ideas.

Alice finds out that Lord Hamish has arranged to propose to her. While everyone expects Alice to do the 'right thing' and marry Hamish, Alice has other ideas.

Our star system neighbours illustrated
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Our star system neighbours illustrated

Computer graphics illustrate the vast distances between solar systems, including Alpha Centauri's three stars, Epsilon Eridani, Gliese 581 and Algol, and the planet Bellerophon.

Computer graphics illustrate the vast distances between solar systems, including Alpha Centauri's three stars, Epsilon Eridani, Gliese 581 and Algol, and the planet Bellerophon.

Stalin's Great Terror begins
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Stalin's Great Terror begins

Russians recount NKVD implementing Stalin's murderous campaign of political repression.

Russians recount NKVD implementing Stalin's murderous campaign of political repression.

Colonel briefs troops before attacking 'Aboriginal horde'
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Colonel briefs troops before attacking 'Aboriginal horde'

Clip from Avatar
The head of security for the mining operation rallies his army ahead of an attack on the Na'vi, describing the indigenous population as terrorists.

The head of security for the mining operation rallies his army ahead of an attack on the Na'vi, describing the indigenous population as terrorists.

Billy's father discovers Billy taking ballet classes
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Billy's father discovers Billy taking ballet classes

Clip from Billy Elliot
Billy's father strongly showing his beliefs in the community's negative preconceptions and stereotypes. (Course language.)

Billy's father strongly showing his beliefs in the community's negative preconceptions and stereotypes. (Course language.)

The death a friend and grief
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The death a friend and grief

Set to a musical montage with Hamish Cowan's With Or Without You, after attending John's funeral, Josie reads a letter where he reveals his desire to be free of everyone's ...

Set to a musical montage with Hamish Cowan's With Or Without You, after attending John's funeral, Josie reads a letter where he reveals his desire to be free of everyone's expectations. (Coarse language).

Nyungar terms for body parts in the park
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Nyungar terms for body parts in the park

Clip from Waabiny Time
Learn Nyungar terms for the body in the context of playing in the park in this Use It segment.

Learn Nyungar terms for the body in the context of playing in the park in this Use It segment.

Keats tells Fanny's mother the success of his book
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Keats tells Fanny's mother the success of his book

Clip from Bright Star
On the eve of John Keats' journey to Italy, Fanny's mother gives the poet her blessing to marry her daughter when he reveals the success he's had with his book.

On the eve of John Keats' journey to Italy, Fanny's mother gives the poet her blessing to marry her daughter when he reveals the success he's had with his book.

NAIDOC Week a time for moort (family)
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NAIDOC Week a time for moort (family)

Clip from Waabiny Time
Waabiny Time reveals that NAIDOC Week is a time that moort (family) gather to koort kwobikin (celebrate) Aboriginal culture, and describe a number of other Nyungar terms.

Waabiny Time reveals that NAIDOC Week is a time that moort (family) gather to koort kwobikin (celebrate) Aboriginal culture, and describe a number of other Nyungar terms.

Greece shifting with Aegean Sea Plate
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Greece shifting with Aegean Sea Plate

Clip from Faces Of Earth
Tectonic forces continue to shape the Mediterranean as Greece breaks away from Europe.

Tectonic forces continue to shape the Mediterranean as Greece breaks away from Europe.

Out-of-body trick on the brain
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Out-of-body trick on the brain

Clip from Finding My Mind
In an experiment, the Marcus du Sautoy's senses are manipulated to make his brain think he is having an outofbody experience.

In an experiment, the Marcus du Sautoy's senses are manipulated to make his brain think he is having an outofbody experience.

Actions predicted pre-consciousness
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Actions predicted pre-consciousness

Clip from Finding My Mind
Scans of brain activity reveal decisions can be predicted even before a subject is conscious of them.

Scans of brain activity reveal decisions can be predicted even before a subject is conscious of them.

When a new baby arrives
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When a new baby arrives

Clip from For The Juniors
See how people celebrate the birth of a new baby in their family, as parents announce their child's birth in a newspaper, friends and relatives send cards, and siblings visit ...

See how people celebrate the birth of a new baby in their family, as parents announce their child's birth in a newspaper, friends and relatives send cards, and siblings visit the newborn in hospital.

Welcoming a baby with a party
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Welcoming a baby with a party

Clip from For The Juniors
See how one family celebrates the arrival of a new baby, with a party after three months, and notes written for when the child is older.

See how one family celebrates the arrival of a new baby, with a party after three months, and notes written for when the child is older.

Gondwana breaks up ... in four minutes
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Gondwana breaks up ... in four minutes

Clip from Faces Of Earth
In this clip, the past 200 million years of tectonic plate movement is explained in less than four minutes.

In this clip, the past 200 million years of tectonic plate movement is explained in less than four minutes.

The #BehindYou campaign to stop bullying
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The #BehindYou campaign to stop bullying

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News launches their #BehindYou antibullying campaign, and takes a class through some roleplaying situations encouraging students to intervene when children are ...

Behind The News launches their #BehindYou antibullying campaign, and takes a class through some roleplaying situations encouraging students to intervene when children are being harassed at school or online.

Simba is presented to the animals
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Simba is presented to the animals

Clip from The Lion King
Simba is presented to the animals in his father Mufasa's kingdom, his responsibilities are explained to him, and he learns about the circle of life.

Simba is presented to the animals in his father Mufasa's kingdom, his responsibilities are explained to him, and he learns about the circle of life.

Nash's wife learns of John's schizophrenia
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Nash's wife learns of John's schizophrenia

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
John's wife learns John has paranoid schizophrenia and confronts her husband about his mental illness.

John's wife learns John has paranoid schizophrenia and confronts her husband about his mental illness.

Aladdin and father work together for treasure
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Aladdin and father work together for treasure

After Aladdin and his father Cassim team up to recover the Hand of Midas, and then to escape Sa'luk together, Cassim realises Aladdin is the real treasure in his life.

After Aladdin and his father Cassim team up to recover the Hand of Midas, and then to escape Sa'luk together, Cassim realises Aladdin is the real treasure in his life.

Carl discovers Ellie's adventure book
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Carl discovers Ellie's adventure book

Clip from Up!
Carl is at first saddened by the pictures in Ellie's adventure book, but seeing pictures that reminded him of their time together cheers him up.

Carl is at first saddened by the pictures in Ellie's adventure book, but seeing pictures that reminded him of their time together cheers him up.

Stolen Generations and identity
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Stolen Generations and identity

Clip from The Sapphires
Gail accuses Kay of rejecting her culture then explains to Dave that Kay was forcibly removed from the family.

Gail accuses Kay of rejecting her culture then explains to Dave that Kay was forcibly removed from the family.

A frog census at school
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A frog census at school

Clip from Scope
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Carranballac College students take part in Melbourne's Frog Census to help check the health of the environment, recording frog calls and details of the weather, to send to ...

Carranballac College students take part in Melbourne's Frog Census to help check the health of the environment, recording frog calls and details of the weather, to send to Melbourne Water authorities.

Exploring space with radio telescopes
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Exploring space with radio telescopes

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Behind The News explains how radio telescopes work, how they are used to better understand the universe, and why Australia wants to build a Square Kilometre Array telescope.

Behind The News explains how radio telescopes work, how they are used to better understand the universe, and why Australia wants to build a Square Kilometre Array telescope.

Dissecting a computer
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Dissecting a computer

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Carrick reveals what's inside a computer when he 'dissects' it, describing the components of the PC, including the motherboard, CPU, RAM, and hard drive.

Junior scientist Carrick reveals what's inside a computer when he 'dissects' it, describing the components of the PC, including the motherboard, CPU, RAM, and hard drive.

How rice is harvested and packaged
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How rice is harvested and packaged

See how rice is harvested with machines, transported to a factory, milled, packaged and taken to shops.

See how rice is harvested with machines, transported to a factory, milled, packaged and taken to shops.

Free-range pig farming
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Free-range pig farming

Clip from Behind The News
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Behind The News explains what freerange pig farming is and why some groups think getting rid of gestation stalls are better for the animals.

Behind The News explains what freerange pig farming is and why some groups think getting rid of gestation stalls are better for the animals.

Passenger aircraft groundings
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Passenger aircraft groundings

Clip from Behind The News
Following emergency landings with Airbus A380s and Boeing 747s, Behind The News explains why airlines ground their aircraft and how companies are affected by such problems.

Following emergency landings with Airbus A380s and Boeing 747s, Behind The News explains why airlines ground their aircraft and how companies are affected by such problems.

Caroline Chisholm's employment agency
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Caroline Chisholm's employment agency

A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

Life with bipolar disorder
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Life with bipolar disorder

Patrick describes his experience with bipolar disorder after being hospitalised following a manic episode.

Patrick describes his experience with bipolar disorder after being hospitalised following a manic episode.

Allergy cure in gut bacteria
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Allergy cure in gut bacteria

Clip from Catalyst
Catalyst explores Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall's research that suggests the gut bacteria Helicobacter pylori could help prevent allergies.

Catalyst explores Nobel Prize winner Barry Marshall's research that suggests the gut bacteria Helicobacter pylori could help prevent allergies.

Voyager Golden Records
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Voyager Golden Records

Brian Cox examines the Voyager Golden Records, two of which were sent into space in 1977 to convey sounds and images of Earth to communicate with alien life.

Brian Cox examines the Voyager Golden Records, two of which were sent into space in 1977 to convey sounds and images of Earth to communicate with alien life.

Shark Bay's stromatolites
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Shark Bay's stromatolites

Clip from Coast Australia
Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
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William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Residents read Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge and critics discuss his vision of London and landscape.

Residents read Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge and critics discuss his vision of London and landscape.

Milking cows on a farm
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Milking cows on a farm

Clip from For The Juniors
See how a dairy farmer can milk 100 cows an hour using a milking machine.

See how a dairy farmer can milk 100 cows an hour using a milking machine.

Life with type 1 diabetes
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Life with type 1 diabetes

Clip from Behind The News
Nicholas Fry describes what it's like living with type 1 diabetes and reveals what some of the symptoms are.

Nicholas Fry describes what it's like living with type 1 diabetes and reveals what some of the symptoms are.

How bees talk to each other - the 'waggle dance'
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How bees talk to each other - the 'waggle dance'

How do bees know where to find the best flowers to make honey How do they talk to each other David Attenborough shows that it's all down to the amazing 'waggle dance'.

How do bees know where to find the best flowers to make honey How do they talk to each other David Attenborough shows that it's all down to the amazing 'waggle dance'.

Whaling and Japanese culture
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Whaling and Japanese culture

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News reviews the history of whaling and explains why the industry is part of Japanese culture.

Behind The News reviews the history of whaling and explains why the industry is part of Japanese culture.

The human eye explained
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The human eye explained

Clip from Scope
Optometrist Kady Brandon explains how our eyes work undertakes a consultation with Dr Rob.

Optometrist Kady Brandon explains how our eyes work undertakes a consultation with Dr Rob.

Going to hospital in an ambulance
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Going to hospital in an ambulance

Christina is taken to hospital in an ambulance to check that she hasn't been seriously hurt after falling out of a tree house.

Christina is taken to hospital in an ambulance to check that she hasn't been seriously hurt after falling out of a tree house.

Rip currents and your heart rate
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Rip currents and your heart rate

Clip from Coast Australia
Coastal geomorphologist Rob Dr Rip Brander shows Brendan Moar what happens to his heart rate when caught in a rip current.

Coastal geomorphologist Rob Dr Rip Brander shows Brendan Moar what happens to his heart rate when caught in a rip current.

The importance of fruit and vegetables
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The importance of fruit and vegetables

Clip from Scope
Flinders University dietician Kacie Dickinson reveals why fruit and vegetables are important to our diets and what the differences between them are.

Flinders University dietician Kacie Dickinson reveals why fruit and vegetables are important to our diets and what the differences between them are.

Smelting gold at Sovereign Hill
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Smelting gold at Sovereign Hill

Clip from Scope
An industrial blacksmith reveals how gold was processed at Sovereign Hill in Ballarat from quartz and then smelted to produce pure gold.

An industrial blacksmith reveals how gold was processed at Sovereign Hill in Ballarat from quartz and then smelted to produce pure gold.

The physics of gymnastics
2:46

The physics of gymnastics

Clip from Scope
Gymnastics South Australia's Andrew Cordery explains the differences between different types of gymnastics, and some of the principles of physics involved, including gravity, ...

Gymnastics South Australia's Andrew Cordery explains the differences between different types of gymnastics, and some of the principles of physics involved, including gravity, momentum and torque.

Bangarra's origins at NAISDA
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Bangarra's origins at NAISDA

Clip from Message Stick
Message Stick documents the history of the Bangarra Dance Theatre, including its origins at NAISDA with the late Russell Page.

Message Stick documents the history of the Bangarra Dance Theatre, including its origins at NAISDA with the late Russell Page.

Saturn's moon Enceladus
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Saturn's moon Enceladus

The Cassini space probe studies one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, revealing a white surface with crevasses and ice erupting from tiger stripes, unlike anything seen before.

The Cassini space probe studies one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, revealing a white surface with crevasses and ice erupting from tiger stripes, unlike anything seen before.

An orientation to Antarctica
10:05

An orientation to Antarctica

Clip from Sunday Night
Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

Inside North Korea's regime
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Inside North Korea's regime

Clip from Behind The News
A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

A look at the daytoday life, political relationships and rising nuclear threat of North Korea.

Risks to the Great Barrier Reef
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Risks to the Great Barrier Reef

Behind The News describes the unique qualities of the Great Barrier Reef, how the coral grows, why it's important to the environment, and the various threats to the reef.

Behind The News describes the unique qualities of the Great Barrier Reef, how the coral grows, why it's important to the environment, and the various threats to the reef.

Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley
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Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley

Clip from Coast Australia
Albert Wiggal shows Brendan Moar the kind of rafts the Bardi people would have used to travel and fish around One Arm Point in the Kimberley region.

Albert Wiggal shows Brendan Moar the kind of rafts the Bardi people would have used to travel and fish around One Arm Point in the Kimberley region.

Jupiter's moon Io
6:05

Jupiter's moon Io

Voyager reveals active volcanoes on Io, one of Jupiter's 60 moons, leading scientists to envisage what walking on the moon's surface would be like.

Voyager reveals active volcanoes on Io, one of Jupiter's 60 moons, leading scientists to envisage what walking on the moon's surface would be like.

Viking bones reveal cause of deaths
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Viking bones reveal cause of deaths

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Environmental risks of extracting natural resources
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Environmental risks of extracting natural resources

Clip from Behind The News
Pretend you're a politician weighing up the environmental risks and advantages of mining processing natural resources in a vulnerable environment, as Behind The News ...

Pretend you're a politician weighing up the environmental risks and advantages of mining processing natural resources in a vulnerable environment, as Behind The News investigates the debate about Queensland's Curtis Island gas processing plant.

Uranium mining debated
3:46

Uranium mining debated

Clip from Behind The News
As Australian states removed bans on uranium mining, Scope investigates the benefits and risks associated with mining the ore.

As Australian states removed bans on uranium mining, Scope investigates the benefits and risks associated with mining the ore.

Saving the orangutans
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Saving the orangutans

Behind The News meets Daniel Clarke, a boy with cerebral palsy who is campaigning to raise money to save orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra.

Behind The News meets Daniel Clarke, a boy with cerebral palsy who is campaigning to raise money to save orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra.

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