Drawdown a sign of 2004 Boxing Day tsunami
1:45

Drawdown a sign of 2004 Boxing Day tsunami

Clip from World's Worst Natural Disasters

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Coastal engineer Jose Borrero describes how the phenomenon of drawdown, where the sea retreats from the shore, would have warned people that the impending arrival of the 2004 ...

Coastal engineer Jose Borrero describes how the phenomenon of drawdown, where the sea retreats from the shore, would have warned people that the impending arrival of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

The stealthy 'lava heron' of the Galapagos
1:47

The stealthy 'lava heron' of the Galapagos

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

Science

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The lava heron uses its dark grey feathers as camouflage to stalk the crabs that live amongst the black lava rocks.

The lava heron uses its dark grey feathers as camouflage to stalk the crabs that live amongst the black lava rocks.

Establishment of the Inca Empire
1:47

Establishment of the Inca Empire

Clip from The Time Compass

History

5-6
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
The origins, mythologies and beliefs of the Incas

The origins, mythologies and beliefs of the Incas

Calculating inheritance with algebra
1:48

Calculating inheritance with algebra

Clip from Science in a Golden Age

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the use of algebra to calculate the division of an inheritance between family and friends.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the use of algebra to calculate the division of an inheritance between family and friends.

Pre-Revolutionary France's Ancien Régime
1:49

Pre-Revolutionary France's Ancien Régime

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Historians describe France's Ancien Régime system prior to the French Revolution.

Historians describe France's Ancien Régime system prior to the French Revolution.

Totally Wild: Volleyball
1:50

Totally Wild: Volleyball

Clip from Totally Wild

Health and PE

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Looking to start your journey into the fast, fiery game of volleyball? Join Abbey and Claudia as they walk us through the basics of this Olympic sport.

Looking to start your journey into the fast, fiery game of volleyball? Join Abbey and Claudia as they walk us through the basics of this Olympic sport.

Babylonians and quadratic equations
1:52

Babylonians and quadratic equations

Clip from The Story Of Maths

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain
1:53

Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages ...

Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages in Wales.

Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand
1:55

Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand

Clip from Coast Australia

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

Basic Spanish in Valencia
1:56

Basic Spanish in Valencia

Clip from Being Spanish

Languages

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Learn how to describe all the differences between city and country life with the kids of Valencia as your guide

Learn how to describe all the differences between city and country life with the kids of Valencia as your guide

The push for dechristianisation during the French Revolution
1:58

The push for dechristianisation during the French Revolution

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Jacques Hébert becomes a leading voice in calls for the dechristianisation in France.

Jacques Hébert becomes a leading voice in calls for the dechristianisation in France.

Incan social organisation and family
1:59

Incan social organisation and family

Clip from The Time Compass

History

5-6
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Wile the Incas held their emperor as all powerful, there were other important tiers in society, including the family.

Wile the Incas held their emperor as all powerful, there were other important tiers in society, including the family.

Fluent English speakers will change their accents
1:59

Fluent English speakers will change their accents

Clip from Worlds Of English

English

7-8
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Three experienced English speakers reveal they change accents and phrases to be understood in different situations.

Three experienced English speakers reveal they change accents and phrases to be understood in different situations.

Verdun's muddy terrain and trenches
2:00

Verdun's muddy terrain and trenches

Clip from Apocalypse Verdun: The Illusion

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Colourised archival footage and a French officer's diary reveal the muddy conditions of Verdun's wasteland.

Colourised archival footage and a French officer's diary reveal the muddy conditions of Verdun's wasteland.

Calculating with Roman numerals
2:00

Calculating with Roman numerals

Clip from Science in a Golden Age

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Jim AlKhalili shows how difficult it is to calculate simple sums with the Roman numeral system.

Jim AlKhalili shows how difficult it is to calculate simple sums with the Roman numeral system.

Archaeologist examines Viking bones
2:00

Archaeologist examines Viking bones

Clip from The Vikings

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

The Roman ballista bolt thrower
2:00

The Roman ballista bolt thrower

Clip from Lost Worlds

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Neil Oliver demonstrates the use of ballistae, the bolt throwers the Celts faced as the Romans sought to conquer Britain in the first century BC.

Neil Oliver demonstrates the use of ballistae, the bolt throwers the Celts faced as the Romans sought to conquer Britain in the first century BC.

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.