Galapagos' giant dandelion forest
2:33

Galapagos' giant dandelion forest

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

Science

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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It might sound bizarre, but one of the Galapagos islands is so remote that it has allowed a species of dandelion to evolve independent of other competing species. These ...

It might sound bizarre, but one of the Galapagos islands is so remote that it has allowed a species of dandelion to evolve independent of other competing species. These dandelions grow so tall that they resemble huge rainforest trees.

A new outlook for Sam
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A new outlook for Sam

Clip from Australian Story

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
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Africa has had a profound impact on Sam Best, friends notice he is more chatty, outgoing and happier than before the trip.

Africa has had a profound impact on Sam Best, friends notice he is more chatty, outgoing and happier than before the trip.

Brief history of Stonehenge
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Brief history of Stonehenge

Clip from The Mystery of Stonehenge

History

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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A good discussion starter for classrooms. For years we have been asking how Stonehenge was built - but the much bigger question is why.

A good discussion starter for classrooms. For years we have been asking how Stonehenge was built - but the much bigger question is why.

Sogdians murals on the Silk Road
2:35

Sogdians murals on the Silk Road

Clip from The Silk Road

Visual arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Sam Willis studies the seventh century Sogdian murals at Afrasiab, also know as the Ambassadors' Painting, and discusses the place of the Sogdian court in trade along the Silk ...

Sam Willis studies the seventh century Sogdian murals at Afrasiab, also know as the Ambassadors' Painting, and discusses the place of the Sogdian court in trade along the Silk Road.

The power of body language
2:35

The power of body language

Clip from Child Of Our Time: Read My Lips

EALD

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Verbally is not the only way humans communicate. Professor Robert Winston takes a look at the power of body language and the effect it can have on the people you are ...

Verbally is not the only way humans communicate. Professor Robert Winston takes a look at the power of body language and the effect it can have on the people you are interacting with.

Adam Goodes on Australia Day
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Adam Goodes on Australia Day

Clip from The Final Quarter

Intercultural understanding

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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After Adam Goodes is named Australian of the Year in 2014, the media asks him if the date of Australia Day should be changed. Discussion: After watching this clip of The ...

After Adam Goodes is named Australian of the Year in 2014, the media asks him if the date of Australia Day should be changed. Discussion: After watching this clip of The Final Quarter, do you think the date of Australia Day should be changed? Why or why not? Do you think an alternative celebration should take its place?

Social laziness experiment
2:36

Social laziness experiment

Clip from Michael Mosley's Meet The Humans

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Do people really become loafers once they are part of a bigger team? The experiments tests the theory.

Do people really become loafers once they are part of a bigger team? The experiments tests the theory.

An ancient method of extracting silver from lead
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An ancient method of extracting silver from lead

Clip from Lost Worlds

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.

Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.

Adam’s War Cry
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Adam’s War Cry

Clip from The Final Quarter

Personal and social capability

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7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In The Final Quarter we see Goodes kick a goal during the 2015 indigenous round. He celebrates with a ceremonial war dance directed towards the Carlton fans. Discussion point: ...

In The Final Quarter we see Goodes kick a goal during the 2015 indigenous round. He celebrates with a ceremonial war dance directed towards the Carlton fans. Discussion point: He is accused by some of inciting anger. Do you think those criticisms are fair or was he simply celebrating his Aboriginal culture?

Neptune's moon Triton
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Neptune's moon Triton

Clip from Voyage To The Planets

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Scientists explain how Neptune captured its largest moon, Triton, and discuss the satellite's geyser plumes.

Scientists explain how Neptune captured its largest moon, Triton, and discuss the satellite's geyser plumes.

Ancient papermaking in China
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Ancient papermaking in China

Clip from The Silk Road

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sam Willis visits a museum in Xi'an, where he sees how paper was made and discusses how the technology found its way to the Middle East.

Sam Willis visits a museum in Xi'an, where he sees how paper was made and discusses how the technology found its way to the Middle East.

Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley
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Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley

Clip from Coast Australia

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

A brief history of Constantinople
2:43

A brief history of Constantinople

Clip from The Time Compass

History

5-6
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Constantinople was once called the 'new Rome'.

Constantinople was once called the 'new Rome'.

The terrible human cost of the Lockerbie tragedy
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The terrible human cost of the Lockerbie tragedy

Clip from The Lockerbie Bombing

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Two Lockerbie plane bombing witnesses discuss their reactions of bewilderment, shock and sadness when faced with the bodies of the victims.

Two Lockerbie plane bombing witnesses discuss their reactions of bewilderment, shock and sadness when faced with the bodies of the victims.

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.

What were conditions like on the Endeavour?
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What were conditions like on the Endeavour?

Clip from Tony Robinson Down Under

History

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Cook set off to the great unknown southern land on the ship the 'Endeavour' with 94 people and a goat! As Captain, he took responsibility to care for all of those in his ...

Cook set off to the great unknown southern land on the ship the 'Endeavour' with 94 people and a goat! As Captain, he took responsibility to care for all of those in his charge. How did Cook prevent scurvy among his crew?

Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island
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Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Sam delivers his speech
2:46

Sam delivers his speech

Clip from Australian Story

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.