A Traveller's Guide To The Planets
45:00

A Traveller's Guide To The Planets: Venus And Mercury

Season 1 Episode 3 National Geographic March 11, 2013

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Mercury can reach a blistering 400 C, with the planet's sunny side offering a stunning view of solar flares. On Venus, temperatures are hot enough to melt lead and acid smog ...

Mercury can reach a blistering 400 C, with the planet's sunny side offering a stunning view of solar flares. On Venus, temperatures are hot enough to melt lead and acid smog eats through bare metal.

Dig 1940
28:51

Dig 1940: Battle Of Britain

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 10, 2013

history

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Jules Hudson and his team are off the Isle of Wight diving on HMS Borealis a ship from Convoy Peewit sunk in the openings stages of the Battle of Britain. Using previously ...

Jules Hudson and his team are off the Isle of Wight diving on HMS Borealis a ship from Convoy Peewit sunk in the openings stages of the Battle of Britain. Using previously unseen colour film from 1940 he tells the heartbreaking story of two pilots killed in the Battle of Britain and the glamorous woman at the centre of both their lives.

David Attenborough's Galapagos
49:57

David Attenborough's Galapagos: Origin

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 10, 2013

Earth and environment

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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More than 150 years after Charles Darwin formulated his ground-breaking theory of evolution on the remote archipelago, Attenborough explains how life on the islands has ...

More than 150 years after Charles Darwin formulated his ground-breaking theory of evolution on the remote archipelago, Attenborough explains how life on the islands has continued to evolve in biological isolation, examining how the ever-changing volcanic landscape has given birth to species and sub-species that exist nowhere else in the world.

Great Ormond Street
58:56

Great Ormond Street: A Delicate Balance

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC2 March 10, 2013

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Episode four follows the intensive care and respiratory doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital as they deal with difficult ethical decisions. Modern medicine means that most ...

Episode four follows the intensive care and respiratory doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital as they deal with difficult ethical decisions. Modern medicine means that most children who come here will get better and leave within a short time but some conditions are so complex that the children become dependent on technology to keep them alive. Parents and doctors must weigh up when to keep relying on technology, and when it is no longer right to continue treatment.

Compass
27:23

Compass: The New Pope - What Australians Want

ABC March 10, 2013

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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As the world waits for Benedict XVI's successor, Compass explores what Australian Catholics are considering they want from their new Pope.

As the world waits for Benedict XVI's successor, Compass explores what Australian Catholics are considering they want from their new Pope.

Anthony Bourdain
46:22

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations - Laos

SBS March 10, 2013

Design and technologies

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In this episode, Anthony lands in Laos, a land with picturesque landscapes, exotic cuisines and a mysterious history.

In this episode, Anthony lands in Laos, a land with picturesque landscapes, exotic cuisines and a mysterious history.

Horizons
21:39

Horizons: Re-Using Waste

BBC World News March 9, 2013

Sustainability

Science

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Saima Mohsin is in California to see how bacteria are being harnessed to turn human waste into biodegradable plastics.

Saima Mohsin is in California to see how bacteria are being harnessed to turn human waste into biodegradable plastics.

Salvage Hunters
48:59

Salvage Hunters

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS March 9, 2013

Design and technologies

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This week Drew and Tee fly to Norway where they set out on a 1500-kilometre adventure. Although concerned the prices may be out of their reach, Drew seals his first Norwegian ...

This week Drew and Tee fly to Norway where they set out on a 1500-kilometre adventure. Although concerned the prices may be out of their reach, Drew seals his first Norwegian deal at an old sawmill turned gallery.

Quadrophenia: Can You See The Real Me?
59:00

Quadrophenia: Can You See The Real Me?

SBS March 9, 2013

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Musical legend Pete Townshend takes us to his home studio to discuss Quadrophenia, which he calls "the last great album The Who ever made".

Musical legend Pete Townshend takes us to his home studio to discuss Quadrophenia, which he calls "the last great album The Who ever made".

Gerhard Richter
1:37:21

Gerhard Richter

SBS March 9, 2013

Visual arts

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This is an intimate and revealing film on an artist recognised as one of the world's greatest living painters. For the first time, Richter allows access behind the scenes at ...

This is an intimate and revealing film on an artist recognised as one of the world's greatest living painters. For the first time, Richter allows access behind the scenes at his studio, as we witness him creating a series of new abstract works.

David Attenborough's Africa
46:51

David Attenborough's Africa: Cape

Season 1 Episode 4 Ten March 9, 2013

Earth and environment

Science

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Southern Africa is a riot of life and colour. But if it was not for two great ocean currents that sweep around and shape the continent's Great Cape it would be a desert.

Southern Africa is a riot of life and colour. But if it was not for two great ocean currents that sweep around and shape the continent's Great Cape it would be a desert.

Young Elizabeth
46:34

Young Elizabeth

Episode 1 The History Channel March 9, 2013

History

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Part one presents Elizabeth's formative years - the importance of family and history and the enormous effect her uncle's abdication had on Elizabeth's future. This experience ...

Part one presents Elizabeth's formative years - the importance of family and history and the enormous effect her uncle's abdication had on Elizabeth's future. This experience would see the young Elizabeth develop a level of maturity far beyond her years and come to understand the importance of duty and sacrifice in the life of a modern ruler.

The Science Of Crime
50:23

The Science Of Crime: Fingerprinting

Season 1 Episode 5 BBC Knowledge March 9, 2013

Science

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Fingerprinting has been used as a foolproof method for over a century. Each of our fingerprints is unique, made up of tiny ridges and corrugations. It is this distinctiveness ...

Fingerprinting has been used as a foolproof method for over a century. Each of our fingerprints is unique, made up of tiny ridges and corrugations. It is this distinctiveness that makes prints so invaluable for fighting crime and a trump card for prosecutors in court.

Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape
54:59

Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS March 8, 2013

Geography

Earth and environment

Visual arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
This week Monty goes on a whale watching mission with the Irish Air Corps, is called out in the middle of the night to search for a stranded basking shark, and survives a ...

This week Monty goes on a whale watching mission with the Irish Air Corps, is called out in the middle of the night to search for a stranded basking shark, and survives a close shave racing traditional sailing boats.

The Dust Bowl
51:54

The Dust Bowl: Dust To Eat

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 8, 2013

history

Modern history

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
By 1933, the people of the southern plains were already weary of the year-long drought that had withered their crops and turned their fields to dust. The prosperous years of ...

By 1933, the people of the southern plains were already weary of the year-long drought that had withered their crops and turned their fields to dust. The prosperous years of bountiful harvests and high wheat prices were still fresh in the memory, with farmers remaining optimistic even as the Great Depression gripped the country and farm prices collapsed. Unfortunately, the worst was yet to come.

Grand Tours Of Scotland: Scotland In Miniature
25:29

Grand Tours Of Scotland: Scotland In Miniature : The Isle Of Arran

Season 3 Episode 1 SBS March 8, 2013

Geography

History

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The first episode sees Paul travel round one of Scotland's best loved holiday destinations, the Isle of Arran, known as 'Scotland in miniature'.

The first episode sees Paul travel round one of Scotland's best loved holiday destinations, the Isle of Arran, known as 'Scotland in miniature'.

Dig World War II
45:58

Dig World War II

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS March 8, 2013

history

Modern history

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In the final episode, Dan explores both sides of D-Day, the greatest amphibious landing in history, follows the Allied push into occupied France, and checks out an incredible ...

In the final episode, Dan explores both sides of D-Day, the greatest amphibious landing in history, follows the Allied push into occupied France, and checks out an incredible submarine graveyard.

How the Universe Works
42:33

How the Universe Works: Cosmic Firestorms

Season 2 Episode 4 The History Channel March 7, 2013

Physics

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
We think of comets as beautiful glowing balls of light streaking across our skies with their long sweeping tails, yet comets are so much more than just a cosmic firework display.

We think of comets as beautiful glowing balls of light streaking across our skies with their long sweeping tails, yet comets are so much more than just a cosmic firework display.