How clouds are formed
2:45

How clouds are formed

Clip from Weather Ed

Science

3-4
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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.

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
Melvyn Bragg discusses the way Australian English has evolved, from the First Fleet to Elizabeth II's first visit, influenced by criminal slang and Aboriginal terms along the way.

Melvyn Bragg discusses the way Australian English has evolved, from the First Fleet to Elizabeth II's first visit, influenced by criminal slang and Aboriginal terms along the way.

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
In Australia, English was coloured by a few of the local Aboriginal words - kangaroo, koala, boomerang, barramundi, woomera and

In Australia, English was coloured by a few of the local Aboriginal words - kangaroo, koala, boomerang, barramundi, woomera and

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
A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Henry Lawson introduction
4:48

Henry Lawson introduction

Clip from Australians

History

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The life and work of Australian writer Henry Lawson is introduced with readings of his poetry.

The life and work of Australian writer Henry Lawson is introduced with readings of his poetry.

Rainforest water and nutrient cycles
6:23

Rainforest water and nutrient cycles

Clip from Rainforest

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
With a backdrop of tropical fauna and fauna images, a narrator explains how rainforests seed clouds with the aerobacter bacteria to form rain as part of a water and nutrient ...

With a backdrop of tropical fauna and fauna images, a narrator explains how rainforests seed clouds with the aerobacter bacteria to form rain as part of a water and nutrient ecosystem.

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
Jim AlKhalil meets Egyptologist Okasha El Daly and discovers the link between hieroglyphics, Coptic language and Arabic, propagated by the Translation Movement of the Islamic ...

Jim AlKhalil meets Egyptologist Okasha El Daly and discovers the link between hieroglyphics, Coptic language and Arabic, propagated by the Translation Movement of the Islamic Golden Age.

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
Jim AlKhalili visits Nur alDin Bimaristan, a medieval hospital in Damascus, examines artefacts used in Islamic medicine, and discusses religious tolerance in the hospital.

Jim AlKhalili visits Nur alDin Bimaristan, a medieval hospital in Damascus, examines artefacts used in Islamic medicine, and discusses religious tolerance in the hospital.

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
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

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
Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Koiki (Eddie) Mabo - short documentary
5:13

Koiki (Eddie) Mabo - short documentary

Clip from Australians

History

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
*Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program contains images and voices of deceased per

*Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program contains images and voices of deceased per

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
This clip highlights a few recent weather disasters that have been blamed in part on global warming. This clip forms a good disc

This clip highlights a few recent weather disasters that have been blamed in part on global warming. This clip forms a good disc

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
This clip is a good discussion starter and argues that developed nations may be less impacted by global warming than other natio

This clip is a good discussion starter and argues that developed nations may be less impacted by global warming than other natio

What is Causing Global Warming?
3:06

What is Causing Global Warming?

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short clip explains the natural and man made causes of global warming. It includes an explanation of the Greenhouse Effect

This short clip explains the natural and man made causes of global warming. It includes an explanation of the Greenhouse Effect

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
Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

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
Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Teenage brains
5:26

Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

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