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Introduction to the nervous system
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Introduction to the nervous system

Clip from Science Bank
This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

The neuroplasticity of the brain
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The neuroplasticity of the brain

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

How enrichment helps orangutans
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How enrichment helps orangutans

Clip from Totally Wild
Zoo keeper Fleur Butcher talks with Natalie about orangutans, and one big favourite in particular! This big boy is 12 years old and acts like a teenager while being very' very ...

Zoo keeper Fleur Butcher talks with Natalie about orangutans, and one big favourite in particular! This big boy is 12 years old and acts like a teenager while being very' very intelligent. He'll make tools to reach for what the keeper has dropped on the ground outside his cage. He gets stimulated doing artwork either with a brush on a canvas held by keeper Fleur, or with a big, coloured chalk, drawing hieroglyphics on the wall inside his cage. This kind of artistic animal enrichment is extended

The extreme sport of free running
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The extreme sport of free running

Clip from Operation Ouch!
Our body has 600 muscles, and the young man we meet today uses them all a lot more than the average punter! Tim 'Livewire' Shieff is a professional free runner, and one of the ...

Our body has 600 muscles, and the young man we meet today uses them all a lot more than the average punter! Tim 'Livewire' Shieff is a professional free runner, and one of the few in the world who can control a onehanded handstand! His showplace is the deserted urban landscape of South London. Before he goes on one of these acrobatic, SpiderManlike runs, he checks the route for grippy walls, loose bricks, railings, etc with an eye also to respecting the environment and keeping it intact. We lea

How the nervous system works
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How the nervous system works

Clip from Operation Ouch!
Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

The skills and beauty of free-climbing
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The skills and beauty of free-climbing

Clip from Totally Wild
David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three ...

David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three natural arches. We watch him rise to this steep challenge and marvel at this humble, natureembracing soul.

Using music to create awareness of animals facing extinction
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Using music to create awareness of animals facing extinction

Clip from Totally Wild
Today, Kellyn speaks with musicians and animal activists Lizzie and Linsey. She weaves the high notes into the music the calls of animals facing extinction while he uses a ...

Today, Kellyn speaks with musicians and animal activists Lizzie and Linsey. She weaves the high notes into the music the calls of animals facing extinction while he uses a digital wind recorder connected to his iPad. With this setup he is able to modify Lizzie's notes to sound like the animal calls. Everyone who hears their exquisitely beautiful sounds, fall under their spell, and are receptive to increased awareness about the endangered animals' plight.

Brains scanned while doing maths
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Brains scanned while doing maths

Clip from Why Doesn't Maths Add Up?
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Spectacular plant variation
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Spectacular plant variation

Clip from Life
A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

How to make a flower crown
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How to make a flower crown

Clip from Totally Wild
Leela joins florist Fallon for a flower crown workshop. Scissors, wire, floristry tape and a myriad of Australian native flowers go into whipping up this wearable art.

Leela joins florist Fallon for a flower crown workshop. Scissors, wire, floristry tape and a myriad of Australian native flowers go into whipping up this wearable art.

A soul-satisfying day in the life of a farm caretaker
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A soul-satisfying day in the life of a farm caretaker

Clip from Totally Wild
Today, Stacey meets farm caretaker chainsaw artist Matt George. In this video, we feel like we're walking with Matt and Stacey, breathing the fresh air, and quietly exploring ...

Today, Stacey meets farm caretaker chainsaw artist Matt George. In this video, we feel like we're walking with Matt and Stacey, breathing the fresh air, and quietly exploring the picturesque property. Wild animal sightings, interacting with the pastoral animals and harmonizing with nature is what it's about. If you or your students are going through a hectic time, share this video!

How the body grows
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How the body grows

Clip from Operation Ouch!
First of all, do you know your collarbone is the last part of your body to stop growing Secondly, when we meet recordholder Neil, we wonder if he's ever stopped growing This ...

First of all, do you know your collarbone is the last part of your body to stop growing Secondly, when we meet recordholder Neil, we wonder if he's ever stopped growing This amiable bloke is the tallest man in the UK. Measuring half a metre taller than the average man there makes Neil popular, mingling and getting into photo ops wherever he goes! We learn it's the bones in your legs and their DNA that determine how tall you're destined to grow. The most special and wonderful lesson comes from

Evolution and behavioural diversity
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Evolution and behavioural diversity

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos
The vastly varied environments on each of the Galapagos islands has led to animals that not only look different, but also behave very differently. Some species of the same ...

The vastly varied environments on each of the Galapagos islands has led to animals that not only look different, but also behave very differently. Some species of the same animal behave in such an alien way to those on other islands, that they can no longer interbreed.

Water testing to determine life forms
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Water testing to determine life forms

Clip from Totally Wild
Alex speaks with water quality educator Ellie Pobjoy, who explains about macroinvertebrates living just under the water surface, and how water quality matters. A Boy Scout ...

Alex speaks with water quality educator Ellie Pobjoy, who explains about macroinvertebrates living just under the water surface, and how water quality matters. A Boy Scout troop helps by taking pH samples and spotting various species of water bugs and larvae. A final test for phosphates free pills thet conclusion!

Training a zoo guard dog
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Training a zoo guard dog

Clip from Totally Wild
Leela checks out a new dog being trained to protect zoo animals from foxes. Just three months old, 'Evie', a threemonthold Maremma Sheepdog, is a breed used to guarding sheep. ...

Leela checks out a new dog being trained to protect zoo animals from foxes. Just three months old, 'Evie', a threemonthold Maremma Sheepdog, is a breed used to guarding sheep. Trained to patrol the whole zoo grounds, she will guard all the animals especially ducks and waterfowl.

Re-establishing the bilby population
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Re-establishing the bilby population

Clip from Totally Wild
Alex talks with Allison Wright, wildlife officer at Corroboree. This was set up to establish a healthy bilby population in captivity because they're not doing well in the ...

Alex talks with Allison Wright, wildlife officer at Corroboree. This was set up to establish a healthy bilby population in captivity because they're not doing well in the wild. The ultimate goal is to repopulate the wilds of Queensland with these captivating creatures.

Discovering new life in a western wetland
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Discovering new life in a western wetland

Clip from Totally Wild
Duane hangs out with a Queensland ecologist who almost daily discovers new living creatures get remote wetlands. What was once rainforest in the Australian Outback just like ...

Duane hangs out with a Queensland ecologist who almost daily discovers new living creatures get remote wetlands. What was once rainforest in the Australian Outback just like on the coast is now desert, with one exception. The only, unique place in the whole world that provides this team of ecologists with new life form discoveries, is this one wetland area. This video says it all about evolution, survival, and hope for each precious species through education.

Neuroplasticity and thinking
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Neuroplasticity and thinking

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Animals and creatures that burrow
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Animals and creatures that burrow

Clip from Totally Wild
Today, we meet some burrowing animals and creatures and find out why they live this way. Stacey visits with a wombat to show us the cuddly kind, then talks about the creepy ...

Today, we meet some burrowing animals and creatures and find out why they live this way. Stacey visits with a wombat to show us the cuddly kind, then talks about the creepy and slimy kind. That would be the cockroach and worm families, and your class will be fascinated to witness the underground abodes of all these creatures!

The rare blue spiny crayfish
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The rare blue spiny crayfish

Clip from Totally Wild
Duane has heaps of questions for tour guide Cat Davidson concerning a rare, local lamington legend. The pair hit the creek bed for some blue spiny crayfish hunting. Cat ...

Duane has heaps of questions for tour guide Cat Davidson concerning a rare, local lamington legend. The pair hit the creek bed for some blue spiny crayfish hunting. Cat informs Duane of a few important facts. These crayfish are a 'keystone species', eating many things below them, and getting eaten by many things above them on the food chain. Also, as it's now winter, these elusive creatures are hiding their bright blue features under the rocks. A clue does pop up in the form of one bluetinged ca

The magic of the street performer
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The magic of the street performer

Clip from Totally Wild
Scott learns some new tricks from 15year veteran of street circus performing, Scott Griffin. Our man takes to the juggling sticks straightaway, and veteran performer Scott ...

Scott learns some new tricks from 15year veteran of street circus performing, Scott Griffin. Our man takes to the juggling sticks straightaway, and veteran performer Scott notes his good handeye coordination. The younger Scott is no slouch at plate spinning either at least starting out. The unicycle is another story though! This video is not only entertaining we can feel the zeal and sense of accomplishment these magical moves never fail to bring forth.

How the brain affects our motor skills
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How the brain affects our motor skills

Clip from Operation Ouch!
Meet John Farnworth, football freestyling genius, who unleashes his skills in a deserted urban playground. You have to have an amazing body to be able to pull off the tricks ...

Meet John Farnworth, football freestyling genius, who unleashes his skills in a deserted urban playground. You have to have an amazing body to be able to pull off the tricks and reps this lad does. He holds five world records and can do 107 shin keepyuppies in a minute! John tells us concentration is everything, especially on the more difficult tricks, and it's true the brain is the source of his athletic sorcery. At the forefront, the cerebrum allows us to think, make decisions and learn. Withi

Mystery hobbits of Palau
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Mystery hobbits of Palau

Clip from Mystery Skulls Of Palau
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

What happens to stem cells as we age?
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What happens to stem cells as we age?

Clip from Scope
The University of Queensland's Ernst Wolvetang explains what stem cells are, how they rejuvenate more slowly as we age and discusses the work his team is doing in regenerative ...

The University of Queensland's Ernst Wolvetang explains what stem cells are, how they rejuvenate more slowly as we age and discusses the work his team is doing in regenerative medicine.

Treating vertigo and how ears help balance
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Treating vertigo and how ears help balance

Clip from Scope
Neurologist David Szmulewicz explains how fluid in our ear canals tell the brain how the head is moving, how displaced otoconium crystals in the ear send incorrect messages to ...

Neurologist David Szmulewicz explains how fluid in our ear canals tell the brain how the head is moving, how displaced otoconium crystals in the ear send incorrect messages to the brain, causing dizziness, and how vertigo is treated.

Playing God
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Playing God

SBS May 4, 2015
Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists - the spider-goat. It is part goat, part spider, and its milk can be used to create artificial spider's ...

Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists - the spider-goat. It is part goat, part spider, and its milk can be used to create artificial spider's web. It is part of a new field of research, synthetic biology, with a radical aim: to break down nature into spare parts so that we can rebuild it however we please.

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS November 16, 2015
Mark Evans, former chief vet at the RSPCA UK, is back with a second series investigating what it all means for the 21st-century dog owner. The series addresses the modern-day ...

Mark Evans, former chief vet at the RSPCA UK, is back with a second series investigating what it all means for the 21st-century dog owner. The series addresses the modern-day issues facing our cute and cuddly pets, including jealousy, bad behaviour and health issues.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters Conflict

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 30, 2014
David Attenborough reveals the marvellous adaptability of the most successful group of animals on the planet and takes viewers into the macroscopic world of bugs.

David Attenborough reveals the marvellous adaptability of the most successful group of animals on the planet and takes viewers into the macroscopic world of bugs.

Devil Island
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Devil Island Devil D-Day

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC February 8, 2014
Episode two follows the devils to an isolation centre in Hobart where scientists from the Save the Tasmanian Devil team select the final 15 and prepare to release them into ...

Episode two follows the devils to an isolation centre in Hobart where scientists from the Save the Tasmanian Devil team select the final 15 and prepare to release them into the wild for the first time on Maria Island.

Devil Island
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Devil Island Manny Goes Missing

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 8, 2014
It's the breeding season but four months after releasing 15 Tasmanian devils on remote Maria Island, the scientists are worried. Manny the male who loves exploring is missing.

It's the breeding season but four months after releasing 15 Tasmanian devils on remote Maria Island, the scientists are worried. Manny the male who loves exploring is missing.

Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature
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Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature Super-Senses

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS November 13, 2013
Richard Hammond continues his exploration of weird and wonderful animal abilities by focusing on super-senses, and discovers how those same animal senses have inspired some ...

Richard Hammond continues his exploration of weird and wonderful animal abilities by focusing on super-senses, and discovers how those same animal senses have inspired some unlikely human inventions.

Are We Still Evolving?
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Are We Still Evolving?

SBS September 23, 2012
In this documentary, anatomist and anthropologist Dr Alice Roberts takes a look at the evolutionary process and asks one of the great questions about the human species: are we ...

In this documentary, anatomist and anthropologist Dr Alice Roberts takes a look at the evolutionary process and asks one of the great questions about the human species: are we still evolving?

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives Fat Dogs

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 26, 2015
Discover why our dogs are getting fatter and investigate what can be done to help them. We reveal how dogs can manipulate us into feeding them and how weight problems can lead ...

Discover why our dogs are getting fatter and investigate what can be done to help them. We reveal how dogs can manipulate us into feeding them and how weight problems can lead to far more serious health issues.

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS November 23, 2015
In this episode, German Shepherds Kes and Tasha's owners must lead separate lives to keep their dogs apart. Mark and his team of experts investigate the couple's dilemma.

In this episode, German Shepherds Kes and Tasha's owners must lead separate lives to keep their dogs apart. Mark and his team of experts investigate the couple's dilemma.

Devil Island
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Devil Island Mission Maria Island

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC February 1, 2014
From the safety of captivity to the remote Tasmanian wilderness, 15 Tasmanian devils set off on an extraordinary adventure to save their species from extinction and change the ...

From the safety of captivity to the remote Tasmanian wilderness, 15 Tasmanian devils set off on an extraordinary adventure to save their species from extinction and change the course of Australian wildlife history during this documentary series.

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives

Season 2 Episode 3 SBS November 30, 2015
German shepherd Ellie's quite the escape artist. Springer spaniel Ozzy is a medical mystery. Plus, this episode explores the unique psychology behind the human-dog bond.

German shepherd Ellie's quite the escape artist. Springer spaniel Ozzy is a medical mystery. Plus, this episode explores the unique psychology behind the human-dog bond.

Atoms Alive
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Atoms Alive DNA - Regulation and Mutation

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC ME November 23, 2014
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program discusses regulation ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program discusses regulation of genetic expression, and mutation.

Atoms Alive
14:59 | 0

Atoms Alive Little Cell - Big Picture

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC ME November 2, 2014
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program investigates the form ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program investigates the form in which they are packaged - the cell.

Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature
56:20 | 0

Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature Super-Powers

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS November 20, 2013
Richard Hammond concludes his look at miracles in the natural world by discovering some incredible animal super-powers. Creatures that can create slime as strong as steel, ...

Richard Hammond concludes his look at miracles in the natural world by discovering some incredible animal super-powers. Creatures that can create slime as strong as steel, survive massive extremes of temperature or even turn invisible.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters Predator

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 6, 2014
Micro Monsters is a thrilling voyage into a realm that is close to us yet quite inaccessible to the naked eye and confusing to human sensibilities - the strange, weird and ...

Micro Monsters is a thrilling voyage into a realm that is close to us yet quite inaccessible to the naked eye and confusing to human sensibilities - the strange, weird and wonderful world of bugs.

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives Dogs Behaving Badly

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS November 2, 2015
What can make our dogs aggressive and how can we treat them? Find out how our preconceptions about breeds might be wrong and how understanding dog body language could prevent ...

What can make our dogs aggressive and how can we treat them? Find out how our preconceptions about breeds might be wrong and how understanding dog body language could prevent attacks.

My Child Won't Talk
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My Child Won't Talk

ABC2 September 22, 2010
The baffling story of young lives imprisoned by silence. Red is eight years old - but her devoted grandparents haven't heard her utter a word since she was born. Ten-year-old ...

The baffling story of young lives imprisoned by silence. Red is eight years old - but her devoted grandparents haven't heard her utter a word since she was born. Ten-year-old Megan goes cheerleading every Thursday - but she doesn't ever cheer. And at the age of 14, Danielle was still using a whiteboard to communicate. Each of these young girls can speak, but with most people they don't. There is no rhyme or reason to their silence.

Science Bank
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Science Bank Biology: Energy And Cycles In Nature

Episode 3 ABC October 29, 2002
Science Bank is a series of programs which demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. This episode: Energy transfer ...

Science Bank is a series of programs which demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. This episode: Energy transfer in nature : carbon cycle and nitrogen cycle

Science Bank
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Science Bank Biology: Biological Reactions

Episode 1 ABC October 15, 2002
Science Bank is a series of programs which demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. This episode: Photosynthesis, ...

Science Bank is a series of programs which demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. This episode: Photosynthesis, respiration and enzymes.

Science Bank 3
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Science Bank 3 Body Parts

Episode 6 ABC August 28, 2009
Science Bank is a series of programs that demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. Today: A combination of ...

Science Bank is a series of programs that demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. Today: A combination of dissections, demonstrations and graphics offer an insight into the structure of key body parts that is almost impossible to achieve in the classroom.

Cats Uncovered
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Cats Uncovered Cat Talk

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 5, 2015
This fascinating and revealing series investigates every aspect of the lives of the often-misunderstood species - cats. This episode, the world's top cat experts investigate ...

This fascinating and revealing series investigates every aspect of the lives of the often-misunderstood species - cats. This episode, the world's top cat experts investigate the secret lives of cats to reveal how they communicate with friends, with foes and with us.

Wild Britain
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Wild Britain January to March (Winter)

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 27, 2016
Wild Britain - January To March - The range of seasons in Britain are as extraordinary as the climate is unique. The splendour of the autumn colour change is as magnificent as ...

Wild Britain - January To March - The range of seasons in Britain are as extraordinary as the climate is unique. The splendour of the autumn colour change is as magnificent as anywhere on earth, while the animal migration is of planet-wide importance. Beautiful time-lapse photography illustrates how the landscape is changing minute by minute, day by day, month by month from a waterfall freezing solid to an entire hillside of heather bursting with colour. This enchanting series that reveals why Britains climate is so unique and why the countrys relationship with its wildlife is so enduring and so special. (Part 1 of 4) (From the UK) (Documentary) (Rpt) G CC

Atoms Alive
14:59 | 0

Atoms Alive Recombinant DNA

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC ME November 30, 2014
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program turns to human ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program turns to human experimentation with DNA - moving genes around, recombinant DNA.

Atoms Alive
15:00 | 0

Atoms Alive DNA Technology

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC ME December 7, 2014
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program looks at DNA ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program looks at DNA fingerprinting and how DNA technology is probing the genome.

Atoms Alive
15:00 | 0

Atoms Alive Biomolecules

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC ME October 26, 2014
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's episode looks at the four main ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's episode looks at the four main classes of biomolecules.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters Colony

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC July 4, 2014
The ultimate bug invention - colonies so vast that they rival human megacities in both size and complexity.

The ultimate bug invention - colonies so vast that they rival human megacities in both size and complexity.

Atoms Alive
14:59 | 0

Atoms Alive Genetic Issues

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC ME March 22, 2015
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program considers genetic ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program considers genetic issues, discussing how genetics might play out in the future.

Devil Island
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Devil Island Devil Dynasty

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC March 15, 2014
It's been five months since their release and the future looks bright for the 14 surviving disease free Tasmanian devils on Maria Island as all eight females prepare to have ...

It's been five months since their release and the future looks bright for the 14 surviving disease free Tasmanian devils on Maria Island as all eight females prepare to have joeys.

Devil Island
25:24 | 0

Devil Island Meet The Neighbours From Hell

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC February 22, 2014
The third episode of Devil Island follows the 15 captive-reared Tasmanian devils on their first night of freedom on Maria Island off the coast of Tasmania. But how will the ...

The third episode of Devil Island follows the 15 captive-reared Tasmanian devils on their first night of freedom on Maria Island off the coast of Tasmania. But how will the committed herbivores on the island cope with the new 15 hungry, carnivorous hunters?

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives Difficult Dogs

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS November 9, 2015
While many of us wouldn't think that dogs suffer from mental health disorders, it seems some of our pooches may be struggling. Mark and his team of experts find out what could ...

While many of us wouldn't think that dogs suffer from mental health disorders, it seems some of our pooches may be struggling. Mark and his team of experts find out what could be at the root of their problems.

The Wonder of Dogs
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The Wonder of Dogs A Dog For Every Job

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS September 28, 2015
This episode looks at the abilities of different dog breeds and the role humans play in developing them. Included in this episode are Cocker Spaniels; Pembroke Welsh Corgis ...

This episode looks at the abilities of different dog breeds and the role humans play in developing them. Included in this episode are Cocker Spaniels; Pembroke Welsh Corgis and Hunting Breeds.

The Wonder of Dogs
43:53 | 0

The Wonder of Dogs A Dog's Best Friend

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS September 21, 2015
The Wonder of Dogs celebrates man's best friend in all its spectacularly different and unlikely forms, taking a snapshot of the dog population of a typical English village - ...

The Wonder of Dogs celebrates man's best friend in all its spectacularly different and unlikely forms, taking a snapshot of the dog population of a typical English village - Brightwell in Oxfordshire. Presenters Kate Humble and Steve Leonard, together with leading experts, put the village dogs through a range of tests and explore why there's so much variety within a single species. And historian Ruth Goodman unearths the extraordinary stories behind some of the world's most iconic breeds. The first episode looks at the special bond between humans and dogs.

Atoms Alive
15:00 | 0

Atoms Alive DNA - Code and Expression

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC ME November 16, 2014
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program reveals the genetic ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program reveals the genetic code and how DNA expresses itself in the chemistry of life.

Atoms Alive
15:00 | 0

Atoms Alive DNA - Store and Copy

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC ME November 9, 2014
Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program considers the master ...

Atoms Alive is a series about DNA and genetics, which has been produced to support the biology curriculum for upper secondary students. Today's program considers the master molecule, and how it stores information and copies itself.

Wild Britain
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Wild Britain April to June (Spring)

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS September 17, 2014
April to June - This documentary series showcases the dynamic nature of Britain over an entire year, revealing why Britains climate is so unique and why the countrys ...

April to June - This documentary series showcases the dynamic nature of Britain over an entire year, revealing why Britains climate is so unique and why the countrys relationship with its wildlife is so enduring and so special. Late March signals the start of a battle for light. Time-lapse show billions of plants, shrubs and trees racing to be the first to make use of the suns life-giving energy. Bats and bees come out of hibernation and birds and animals begin their own perilous race; to breed. As spring becomes summer the rising temperatures trigger plankton blooms in the sea. Mayflies hatch in their millions attracting attacks from acrobatic brown trout in the rivers below and duckings leap from the water to pluck the mayflies from the air. (Part 2 of 4) (From the UK) (Documentary) (Rpt) G CC

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters Reproduction

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC June 20, 2014
After courtship comes sex, with every male wanting to ensure that the next generation is his.

After courtship comes sex, with every male wanting to ensure that the next generation is his.

The Real Neanderthal Man
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The Real Neanderthal Man

SBS2 March 11, 2010
We all know the word "Neanderthal" to be an unflattering qualifier for some of our more uncultured and dim-witted fellow humans. But was the real Neanderthal man truly such an ...

We all know the word "Neanderthal" to be an unflattering qualifier for some of our more uncultured and dim-witted fellow humans. But was the real Neanderthal man truly such an intellectual dunce? The Real Neanderthal Man looks at modern scientific findings that reveal quite the opposite.

Science Bank
14:07 | 0

Science Bank Biology: Cells And Tissues

Episode 2 ABC October 22, 2002
Science Bank is a series of programs which demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. This episode: Animal cells, ...

Science Bank is a series of programs which demonstrate a variety of science experiments with graphical explanations and real life applications. This episode: Animal cells, plant cells and cell divisions.

What's Killing Our Bees?
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What's Killing Our Bees?

SBS July 27, 2015
Between 1985 and 2005, the number of honey bee hives fell by about fifty percent, and that is far from the worst news. So what is killing our bees: the weather; a parasite ...

Between 1985 and 2005, the number of honey bee hives fell by about fifty percent, and that is far from the worst news. So what is killing our bees: the weather; a parasite (the varroa mite) - which has been here since 1992; the viruses that accompany the varroa; pesticides; or something else, like the nature of agriculture?

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