The Pluto Files
52:36

The Pluto Files

SBS March 17, 2013

Science

Physics

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Since its discovery in 1930, Pluto has held a warm place in the public imagination. So, when the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium stopped calling Pluto ...

Since its discovery in 1930, Pluto has held a warm place in the public imagination. So, when the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium stopped calling Pluto a planet, director Neil deGrasse Tyson found himself at the centre of a firestorm led by angry, Pluto-loving primary school students.

Compass
27:44

Compass: Patrick - The Renegade Saint

ABC March 17, 2013

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Religious studies

11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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St Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, is also one of the world's most popular saints, but does his life live up to his legend?

St Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, is also one of the world's most popular saints, but does his life live up to his legend?

Megafactories
45:03

Megafactories: Heineken

National Geographic March 17, 2013

Design and technologies

Science

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
As the world's most international beer company, Heineken ships 80% of its beer overseas and the rest within the Netherlands. Step behind the scenes at Europe's largest ...

As the world's most international beer company, Heineken ships 80% of its beer overseas and the rest within the Netherlands. Step behind the scenes at Europe's largest brewery, the home of Heineken.

David Attenborough's Galapagos
49:58

David Attenborough's Galapagos: Adaptation

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 17, 2013

Earth and environment

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Once life arrived in the Galapagos, it exploded into unique and spectacular forms. David Attenborough investigates the driving forces behind such evolutionary innovations. We ...

Once life arrived in the Galapagos, it exploded into unique and spectacular forms. David Attenborough investigates the driving forces behind such evolutionary innovations. We learn that life must be able to adapt quickly in these ever-changing volcanic landscapes.

This American Life
27:08

This American Life: Reality Check

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 March 17, 2013

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Three stories of people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by unpleasant outcomes: an elementary school student ...

Three stories of people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by unpleasant outcomes: an elementary school student tries to solve a common childhood problem; a rancher resuscitates a beloved pet, which later turns on him; people team to give an unknown rock band the greatest night of its life.

Life Before Birth
43:18

Life Before Birth

Discovery Channel March 16, 2013

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
It's meant to be a joyous event but it's a gripping battle for survival. Join actress Courteney Cox as we go inside the womb and follow the story from conception to birth, ...

It's meant to be a joyous event but it's a gripping battle for survival. Join actress Courteney Cox as we go inside the womb and follow the story from conception to birth, showing how the struggle for life turns into the miracle of birth.

David Attenborough's Africa
46:18

David Attenborough's Africa: Sahara

Season 1 Episode 5 Ten March 16, 2013

Earth and environment

Science

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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David Attenborough explores the lives of the toughest species and shows how they manage to exist in the scorching wilderness of the Sahara desert.

David Attenborough explores the lives of the toughest species and shows how they manage to exist in the scorching wilderness of the Sahara desert.

Salvage Hunters
48:29

Salvage Hunters

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS March 16, 2013

Design and technologies

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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On the second leg of their Norwegian adventure, Drew and Tee uncover a few rare gems in Sulheim Farm's ancient outbuildings; and at a Bergen salvage yard, Drew discovers the ...

On the second leg of their Norwegian adventure, Drew and Tee uncover a few rare gems in Sulheim Farm's ancient outbuildings; and at a Bergen salvage yard, Drew discovers the downside of the Norwegian salvage business.

Who's Been Sleeping In My House?
27:29

Who's Been Sleeping In My House?: Roleystone

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC March 15, 2013

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Every house has a tale to tell. In this second series of Who's Been Sleeping In My House? archaeologist Adam Ford ventures into homes across Australia to reveal the hidden ...

Every house has a tale to tell. In this second series of Who's Been Sleeping In My House? archaeologist Adam Ford ventures into homes across Australia to reveal the hidden stories and histories of the people who once lived in them.

The Dust Bowl
51:53

The Dust Bowl: Reaping The Whirlwind

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS March 15, 2013

history

Modern history

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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As the Great Depression continued into 1935, the inhabitants of the southern Plains also had to contend with 'black blizzards', violent dust storms that wiped out crops and ...

As the Great Depression continued into 1935, the inhabitants of the southern Plains also had to contend with 'black blizzards', violent dust storms that wiped out crops and livestock.

Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape
54:59

Monty Halls' Great Irish Escape

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS March 15, 2013

Geography

Earth and environment

Visual arts

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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It is the end of summer and Monty's time as a volunteer working for an Irish whale and dolphin group is coming to an end. Storms are making it difficult to put to sea, but ...

It is the end of summer and Monty's time as a volunteer working for an Irish whale and dolphin group is coming to an end. Storms are making it difficult to put to sea, but Monty must retrieve an acoustic listening device he anchored on the sea bed to monitor whale and dolphin movements in his bay.

Grand Tours Of Scotland
25:29

Grand Tours Of Scotland: It's Just Like Switzerland

Season 3 Episode 6 SBS March 15, 2013

Geography

History

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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By the end of the Victorian era, Scotland had become a favourite summer holiday destination. But what happened when the chill winds of winter began to blow?

By the end of the Victorian era, Scotland had become a favourite summer holiday destination. But what happened when the chill winds of winter began to blow?

24 Hours In Emergency
46:58

24 Hours In Emergency: We Are Family

Season 2 Episode 10 SBS March 14, 2013

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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New staff nurse Sophie attends to 22-year-old chef James, who accidentally stabbed himself in the leg while chopping tomatoes. During an eventful shift, she also uses chest ...

New staff nurse Sophie attends to 22-year-old chef James, who accidentally stabbed himself in the leg while chopping tomatoes. During an eventful shift, she also uses chest compressions to keep alive another patient and helps 54-year-old Bernard, who was out cold for 10 minutes after falling and banging his head against a car.

The Story Of Electricity
58:29

The Story Of Electricity: Spark

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel March 14, 2013

Science

Design and technologies

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this episode, we tell the story of the very first 'natural philosophers' or scientists who started to unlock the mysteries of electricity. They studied its curious link to ...

In this episode, we tell the story of the very first 'natural philosophers' or scientists who started to unlock the mysteries of electricity. They studied its curious link to life, built strange and powerful instruments to create it, and even tamed lightning itself. It was these men who truly laid the foundations of the modern world.

Grand Tours Of Scotland
25:29

Grand Tours Of Scotland: From Burns To Butlins

Season 3 Episode 5 SBS March 14, 2013

Geography

History

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Paul Murton visits the places connected to the life of one of the first global superstars - Robert Burns - the man who made Ayrshire famous.

Paul Murton visits the places connected to the life of one of the first global superstars - Robert Burns - the man who made Ayrshire famous.

Drugs Inc.
44:57

Drugs Inc.: Alaska Heroin Rush

Season 3 Episode 2 National Geographic March 14, 2013

Health and PE

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Home to one of the biggest drug problems in America, Alaska's remote location means huge profits for drug traffickers.

Home to one of the biggest drug problems in America, Alaska's remote location means huge profits for drug traffickers.

Life At 3
55:30

Life At 3

Episode 1 ABC March 14, 2013

Health and PE

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The story continues for the children of The Life Series - now they are three - as they reveal what it takes to give a child the best chance at life. Over two episodes, Life ...

The story continues for the children of The Life Series - now they are three - as they reveal what it takes to give a child the best chance at life. Over two episodes, Life At 3 measures our group of children against the latest scientific findings on two of the hottest topics in child development - obesity and bad behaviour. The Life Series is made in conjunction with a long-term study - Growing Up in Australia - in which 10,000 children have been placed under a sociological and scientific microscope. Join us on the greatest journey of all - life.

The Midwives
58:59

The Midwives: Bringing Home Baby

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 14, 2013

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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The community midwives of Manchester's Saint Mary's Hospital are responsible for almost 5,000 newborn babies every year. Every day they are trying to spot the mums who might ...

The community midwives of Manchester's Saint Mary's Hospital are responsible for almost 5,000 newborn babies every year. Every day they are trying to spot the mums who might need more than just a cursory examination - determining which mums will cope easily with a new baby and which ones might have a struggle.