The 1965 Freedom Ride and Charles Perkins
5:05

The 1965 Freedom Ride and Charles Perkins

Clip from Fire Talker

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Archival footage reveals the bus journey Charles Perkins and other Indigenous civil rights activists took in the 1965 Freedom Ride from Sydney to western NSW.

Archival footage reveals the bus journey Charles Perkins and other Indigenous civil rights activists took in the 1965 Freedom Ride from Sydney to western NSW.

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.

Darwin and the origin of evolution
7:07

Darwin and the origin of evolution

Clip from 100 Greatest Discoveries

Science

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The origin and then modern significance of Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection is discussed.

The origin and then modern significance of Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection is discussed.

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.

Mystery hobbits of Palau
11:46

Mystery hobbits of Palau

Clip from Mystery Skulls Of Palau

Biology

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Far out in the Pacific, the islands of Palau hold secrets that could upset our understanding of human evolution. Mysterious bone

Far out in the Pacific, the islands of Palau hold secrets that could upset our understanding of human evolution. Mysterious bone

How to speak with an Aussie accent
6:54

How to speak with an Aussie accent

Clip from The Sounds Of Aus

EALD

5-6
7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This hilarious clip explains how and why Australians have such a distinctly 'flat' sounding accent.

This hilarious clip explains how and why Australians have such a distinctly 'flat' sounding accent.

The impact of climate change
9:35

The impact of climate change

Clip from Can We Save Planet Earth?

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

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

The moon, humanity's first giant leap
6:06

The moon, humanity's first giant leap

Clip from Moon For Sale

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This BBC clip introduces students to the first manned missions to the moon and why it was such an epic and revolutionary achieve

This BBC clip introduces students to the first manned missions to the moon and why it was such an epic and revolutionary achieve

Humanity's return to the moon
8:11

Humanity's return to the moon

Clip from Moon For Sale

Science

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
No human has set foot on the moon since the early 70s, but all that is set to change with a series of moon bases planned for the

No human has set foot on the moon since the early 70s, but all that is set to change with a series of moon bases planned for the

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.

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.

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

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

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.