Digestion and transit time
10:11

Digestion and transit time

Clip from Don't Die Young

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dr Alice Roberts takes Les Love though an experiment where they track how long it takes sweet corn to be digested and what the results mean for bowel health.

Dr Alice Roberts takes Les Love though an experiment where they track how long it takes sweet corn to be digested and what the results mean for bowel health.

Modern silk making in China
2:52

Modern silk making in China

Clip from The Silk Road

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sam Willis sees how silk cocoons are processed into fabric in a modern Chinese factory, and discusses the textile's importance in trade.

Sam Willis sees how silk cocoons are processed into fabric in a modern Chinese factory, and discusses the textile's importance in trade.

Neptune's moon Triton
2:41

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.

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele
5:49

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele

Clip from Not Forgotten

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony
7:43

Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

Why is white chocolate white, when cacao is brown?
3:09

Why is white chocolate white, when cacao is brown?

Clip from Food Unwrapped

Design and technologies

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Jimmy Doherty visits a chocolate factory to learn how cacao beans are transformed into chocolate and what the difference is between white and dark chocolate.

Jimmy Doherty visits a chocolate factory to learn how cacao beans are transformed into chocolate and what the difference is between white and dark chocolate.

Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos
3:23

Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos

Clip from Trapped In A Human Zoo

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Our ancient links to the moon
7:41

Our ancient links to the moon

Clip from The Moon

Physics

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This short BBC clip offers an excellent backgrounder to humanity's relationship with the moon.

This short BBC clip offers an excellent backgrounder to humanity's relationship with the moon.

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

Discovery of DNA's double helix shape
4:05

Discovery of DNA's double helix shape

Clip from 100 Greatest Discoveries

Science

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
James Watson and Francis Crick discover the structure of DNA takes the form of a double helix.

James Watson and Francis Crick discover the structure of DNA takes the form of a double helix.

Dark matter explained
9:22

Dark matter explained

Clip from The Universe

Science

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Physicists discuss the theories of dark matter developed by Fritz Zwicky and Vera Rubin to explain gravitational fields.

Physicists discuss the theories of dark matter developed by Fritz Zwicky and Vera Rubin to explain gravitational fields.

Burke and Wills expedition
8:27

Burke and Wills expedition

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tony Robinson retraces Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills' 1860-61 expedition to explore inland Australia.

Tony Robinson retraces Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills' 1860-61 expedition to explore inland Australia.

Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
4:03

Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

Literature

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A reading of William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge with critics discussing his vision of London and landscape.

A reading of William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge with critics discussing his vision of London and landscape.

Teens wash and dress elderly
5:34

Teens wash and dress elderly

Clip from When Teenage Meets Old Age

Health and PE

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Carers wash and dress residents at UK retirement home, helped by teenage volunteers, who gain understanding of elderly.

Carers wash and dress residents at UK retirement home, helped by teenage volunteers, who gain understanding of elderly.

Jupiter's Moons: Io - short clip
6:05

Jupiter's Moons: Io - short clip

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Using cutting edge imagery and graphics, this clip examines Jupiter's very active and dangerous moon, Io. Suitable for years 5 &

Using cutting edge imagery and graphics, this clip examines Jupiter's very active and dangerous moon, Io. Suitable for years 5 &

Inside the human gut: Short BBC clip
8:46

Inside the human gut: Short BBC clip

Clip from Guts

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
The BBC's Dr Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system. This clip shows exactly what go

The BBC's Dr Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system. This clip shows exactly what go

Williamson on writing Gallipoli
4:04

Williamson on writing Gallipoli

Clip from What I Wrote

Drama

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
David Williamson discusses how he re-evaluated his idea of Anzacs to write this script.

David Williamson discusses how he re-evaluated his idea of Anzacs to write this script.

Mystery of the whale sharks of the Galapagos
4:31

Mystery of the whale sharks of the Galapagos

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

Geography

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Whales sharks come to the Galapagos in large numbers at the same time every year. Why they do this is still a mystery. It is not to feed but it could be that they come to the ...

Whales sharks come to the Galapagos in large numbers at the same time every year. Why they do this is still a mystery. It is not to feed but it could be that they come to the islands to give birth. Yet no whale pups have been seen.