See how Australian money evolved from the holey dollar, to the British imperial money system, including adding up with coins.
Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.
Teach the decimal system, adding up notes and coins, and the introduction of decimal currency in 1966, including the Dollar Bill jingle.
Explore the history of China's famous Silk Road, an ancient trade route that changed the world. also learn about Marco Polo's travels in China.
Meet 14-year old Samara who has her own business building fairy houses and running workshops to teach others how to build them. She has also written a book about it.
It's estimated that most kids growing up now will hold 13 different jobs in their lifetime, a much higher number than in the past. Find out about the role technology is playing in changing the face of the job market and the approach young people are taking to their careers.
Behind The News describes the austerity measures taken by the Greek government and meets families affected by the financial crisis.
Behind The News explains why the price of products are marked up, and examines why Australian shops increase the price more than retailers overseas.
What do you want to be when you grow up That question might be harder than it sounds because the truth is, we don't know what the job market will look like by then. Find out more about the ways technology and robotics are influencing the jobs of the future and hear from kids who share what their dream future job would be.
Why do some business qualify for a government bailout when they begin to lose money That's the question we examine here as we talk about the rationale behind government bailouts and some of the reasons others oppose them.
The difference between private and public companies is explained using a Mac v PC type parody that highlights some of the pros and cons to both approaches, as well as explaining why some public companies opt to go private.
Schoolboys explain how they're training dogs to work on their family farms and discuss some of the challenges they face.
Behind the News explores the changing nature of how we use money in an engaging way for younger students.
Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.
With the release of the new five dollar note, we learn about some of the new security measures that have been taken to discourage counterfeiters. We also meet Connor, a young man that successfully petitioned the RBA to add tactile markings to Australia's currency for the blind and vision impaired.
Following emergency landings with Airbus A380s and Boeing 747s, Behind The News explains why airlines ground their aircraft and how companies are affected by such problems.
Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is increasing package deliveries.
Behind The News explains why people need mortgages, how interest rates are calculated, how banks make a profit, and why shareholders care.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.