Convicts escape Tasmania
8:25

Convicts escape Tasmania

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

History

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In 1834, Sarah Island prisoner James Porter commandeered The Frederick and escaped to Chile with a crew of convicts.

In 1834, Sarah Island prisoner James Porter commandeered The Frederick and escaped to Chile with a crew of convicts.

The neuroplasticity of the brain
2:21

The neuroplasticity of the brain

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself

Biology

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11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Britain's demand for 18th century Indian textiles
3:01

Britain's demand for 18th century Indian textiles

Clip from The Birth of Empire: The East India Company

Business and economics

9-10
11-12
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Dan Snow visits Victoria Albert Museum, inspects 18th century Indian textiles and learns of British manufacturers' concerns for their industry's future.

Dan Snow visits Victoria Albert Museum, inspects 18th century Indian textiles and learns of British manufacturers' concerns for their industry's future.

The Last Day of World War I
3:29

The Last Day of World War I

Clip from As It Happened

history

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Germany surrendered unconditionally to Field Marshall Foch in a rail carriage in Compiegne at 5am on November 11, 1918. But they agree

Germany surrendered unconditionally to Field Marshall Foch in a rail carriage in Compiegne at 5am on November 11, 1918. But they agree

How do we see colour?
2:22

How do we see colour?

Clip from Sleek Geeks

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This clip looks at how we see colour using the example of a rainbow.

This clip looks at how we see colour using the example of a rainbow.

Mormon missionaries in Fiji
4:05

Mormon missionaries in Fiji

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway to Heaven

Religious studies

9-10
11-12
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Shaun Micallef joins two Mormon missionaries in Fiji as they work in the community, going on a home visit and joining a work party.

Shaun Micallef joins two Mormon missionaries in Fiji as they work in the community, going on a home visit and joining a work party.

How clouds are formed
2:45

How clouds are formed

Clip from Weather Ed

Science

3-4
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Learn why some are dark and others are white, how they create rainbows, halos and sun dogs, and how clouds are formed.

Learn why some are dark and others are white, how they create rainbows, halos and sun dogs, and how clouds are formed.

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
This BBC short clip is a great conversation starter. An American man has started a business selling real estate on the moon. But

This BBC short clip is a great conversation starter. An American man has started a business selling real estate on the moon. But

The moon, humanity's first giant leap
6:06

The moon, humanity's first giant leap

Clip from Moon For Sale

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This BBC clip introduces students to the first manned missions to the moon and why it was such an epic and revolutionary achieve

This BBC clip introduces students to the first manned missions to the moon and why it was such an epic and revolutionary achieve

Humanity's return to the moon
8:11

Humanity's return to the moon

Clip from Moon For Sale

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
No human has set foot on the moon since the early 70s, but all that is set to change with a series of moon bases planned for the

No human has set foot on the moon since the early 70s, but all that is set to change with a series of moon bases planned for the

Saturn's Moons:  Enceladus - short clip
8:24

Saturn's Moons: Enceladus - short clip

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Images from space probe Cassini reveal Saturn's rings and moons in stunning detail. This clip looks Saturn's rings and at the wa

Images from space probe Cassini reveal Saturn's rings and moons in stunning detail. This clip looks Saturn's rings and at the wa

Hobbits and Red Deer Cave people
22:26

Hobbits and Red Deer Cave people

Clip from Enigma Man: A Stone Age Mystery

Geography

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In 2012 and Australian paleoanthropologist and a Chinese palaeontologist announced the startling discovery of prehistoric human

In 2012 and Australian paleoanthropologist and a Chinese palaeontologist announced the startling discovery of prehistoric human

Extreme Greenhouse Effect: Venus
5:39

Extreme Greenhouse Effect: Venus

Clip from Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Science

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Greenhouse Effect is both our saviour and a threat. This short clip shows how a runaway Greenhouse Effect can turn a planet

The Greenhouse Effect is both our saviour and a threat. This short clip shows how a runaway Greenhouse Effect can turn a planet

Spectacular lava tubes of the Galapagos
4:16

Spectacular lava tubes of the Galapagos

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

Geography

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7-8
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There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

Coral reefs and penguins co-exist on the Galapagos
3:41

Coral reefs and penguins co-exist on the Galapagos

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

Geography

5-6
7-8
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As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

Caroline Chisholm's employment agency
6:23

Caroline Chisholm's employment agency

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

Modern history

7-8
9-10
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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.

The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical
2:53

The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical

Clip from The Story Of Bran Nue Dae

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Woman with auditory hallucinations
2:53

Woman with auditory hallucinations

Clip from Changing Minds: The Inside Story

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Dr Mark Cross consults with 20yearold woman who is hearing voices.

Dr Mark Cross consults with 20yearold woman who is hearing voices.