How clouds are formed
2:45

How clouds are formed

Clip from Weather Ed

Science

3-4
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Clouds examines weather patterns and the role of clouds. Students can develop an understanding of the cycles that occur in nature such as the water cycle and the importance ...

Clouds examines weather patterns and the role of clouds. Students can develop an understanding of the cycles that occur in nature such as the water cycle and the importance of these cycles to life on earth. The atmospheric processes responsible for different types of rainfall events are examined and students are encouraged to make observations of clouds and predict weather patterns associated with them.

The evolution of Australian English
8:34

The evolution of Australian English

Clip from The Adventure Of English

English

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The English language pushed hundreds of local languages aside. In Australia, English was coloured by a few of the local Aboriginal words - kangaroo, koala, boomerang, ...

The English language pushed hundreds of local languages aside. In Australia, English was coloured by a few of the local Aboriginal words - kangaroo, koala, boomerang, barramundi, woomera and cooee. Australian-English quickly developed its own character and was shaped not so much by the local native languages but by the regional and criminal backgrounds of the early settlers.

The Adventure of English: Australian English
8:35

The Adventure of English: Australian English

Clip from The Adventure Of English

History

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The English language pushed hundreds of local languages aside. In Australia, English was coloured by a few of the local Aboriginal words - kangaroo, koala, boomerang, ...

The English language pushed hundreds of local languages aside. In Australia, English was coloured by a few of the local Aboriginal words - kangaroo, koala, boomerang, barramundi, woomera and cooee. Australian-English quickly developed its own character and was shaped not so much by the local native languages but by the regional and criminal backgrounds of the early settlers.

William Blake's The Tyger
4:36

William Blake's The Tyger

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

Literature

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Tyger by William Blake, ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Tyger by William Blake, Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, in Just/spring by ee cummings, The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Henry Lawson introduction
4:48

Henry Lawson introduction

Clip from Australians

History

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
An almost tragic figure in his personal life, Henry Lawson has inspired generations of Australians with his verse and prose. Many believe he was the first poet to capture the ...

An almost tragic figure in his personal life, Henry Lawson has inspired generations of Australians with his verse and prose. Many believe he was the first poet to capture the 'real' Australian way of life.

Rainforest water and nutrient cycles
6:23

Rainforest water and nutrient cycles

Clip from Rainforest

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The rainforests - beautiful, mysterious and enigmatic - are time capsules from long ago that carry the genetic inheritance of millions of years of evolution. They are home to ...

The rainforests - beautiful, mysterious and enigmatic - are time capsules from long ago that carry the genetic inheritance of millions of years of evolution. They are home to half the living species on Earth, yet so much of the rainforests' elaborate web of life is waiting to be discovered. In this 3-part series narrated by Jack Thompson, we discover the fascinating rainforest right on our doorstep, in Australia, one of the driest climates on earth.

Medieval Arabic scholars translated hieroglyphics
3:52

Medieval Arabic scholars translated hieroglyphics

Clip from Science And Islam

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in ...

In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries. This leap is tangible, with terms like algebra, algorithm and alkali all being Arabic in origin and at the very heart of modern science - there would be no modern mathematics or physics without algebra, no computers without algorithms and no chemistry without alkalis.

Medieval Islamic hospital and medicine
3:20

Medieval Islamic hospital and medicine

Clip from Science And Islam

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in ...

In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries. This leap is tangible, with terms like algebra, algorithm and alkali all being Arabic in origin and at the very heart of modern science - there would be no modern mathematics or physics without algebra, no computers without algorithms and no chemistry without alkalis.

Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point
3:21

Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point

Clip from Science And Islam

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in ...

In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries. This leap is tangible, with terms like algebra, algorithm and alkali all being Arabic in origin and at the very heart of modern science - there would be no modern mathematics or physics without algebra, no computers without algorithms and no chemistry without alkalis.

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms
4:21

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms

Clip from Science And Islam

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in ...

In the three-part documentary series, Science and Islam, physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries. This leap is tangible, with terms like algebra, algorithm and alkali all being Arabic in origin and at the very heart of modern science - there would be no modern mathematics or physics without algebra, no computers without algorithms and no chemistry without alkalis.

Koiki (Eddie) Mabo - short documentary
5:13

Koiki (Eddie) Mabo - short documentary

Clip from Australians

History

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This series of short documentaries presents biographical accounts of Australian personalities, both past and present, drawn from various facets of Australian life. Today: ...

This series of short documentaries presents biographical accounts of Australian personalities, both past and present, drawn from various facets of Australian life. Today: Koiki (Eddie) Mabo.

Global Warming Clip - class discussion starter
7:02

Global Warming Clip - class discussion starter

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Looks at climate change brought about by global warming, and considers what the situation will be in 2050, and what can be done about it.

Looks at climate change brought about by global warming, and considers what the situation will be in 2050, and what can be done about it.

Who Will Be Most Affected by Global Warming?
2:31

Who Will Be Most Affected by Global Warming?

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Looks at climate change brought about by global warming, and considers what the situation will be in 2050, and what can be done about it.

Looks at climate change brought about by global warming, and considers what the situation will be in 2050, and what can be done about it.

What is Causing Global Warming?
3:06

What is Causing Global Warming?

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Looks at climate change brought about by global warming, and considers what the situation will be in 2050, and what can be done about it.

Looks at climate change brought about by global warming, and considers what the situation will be in 2050, and what can be done about it.

Dating, decision making and algebra
4:25

Dating, decision making and algebra

Clip from Foolproof Equations For A Perfect Life

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A look at the decision making process and the human brain. Can maths find the solutions to seemingly unrelated human conundrums? Sophisticated ratio formulas are put to use to ...

A look at the decision making process and the human brain. Can maths find the solutions to seemingly unrelated human conundrums? Sophisticated ratio formulas are put to use to predict the chances of individuals scoring a date or buying a pair of shoes. To what extent is our decision-making process manipulated by how choices are presented? Brain scans show the amygdala (emotional centre of the brain) lights up every time decisions need to be made. And what is premonition and is it really precognition, the ability to look into the future?

Subliminal priming effects of temperature
3:12

Subliminal priming effects of temperature

Clip from Foolproof Equations For A Perfect Life

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A look at the decision making process and the human brain. Can maths find the solutions to seemingly unrelated human conundrums? Sophisticated ratio formulas are put to use to ...

A look at the decision making process and the human brain. Can maths find the solutions to seemingly unrelated human conundrums? Sophisticated ratio formulas are put to use to predict the chances of individuals scoring a date or buying a pair of shoes. To what extent is our decision-making process manipulated by how choices are presented? Brain scans show the amygdala (emotional centre of the brain) lights up every time decisions need to be made. And what is premonition and is it really precognition, the ability to look into the future?

Teenage brains
5:26

Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
It's the size of a grapefruit, weighs 1.3 kilograms and works miracles. The human brain is perfectly designed to help humans walk, talk, think, feel and remember - and ...

It's the size of a grapefruit, weighs 1.3 kilograms and works miracles. The human brain is perfectly designed to help humans walk, talk, think, feel and remember - and scientists are learning more about its intricate organisation every day. As researchers learn more about how a normal brain works, they can begin to understand how to help a diseased brain.

Should we be able to buy land on the moon?
3:23

Should we be able to buy land on the moon?

Clip from Moon For Sale

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
40 years after first landing on the Moon, man is preparing to return. However, this time the astronauts won't just land on the Moon - they plan to stay.

40 years after first landing on the Moon, man is preparing to return. However, this time the astronauts won't just land on the Moon - they plan to stay.