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Head underground to learn about the features of caves and how the spectacular formations are created by nature.

Head underground to learn about the features of caves and how the spectacular formations are created by nature.

Duane Strauss takes bushwalking to a new level, riding a Segway through Lamington National Park.

Duane Strauss takes bushwalking to a new level, riding a Segway through Lamington National Park.

As tectonic plates beneath the Earth's surface continue to shift, over time it has begun to impact the latitude and longitude coordinates of Australia. This video explores how ...

As tectonic plates beneath the Earth's surface continue to shift, over time it has begun to impact the latitude and longitude coordinates of Australia. This video explores how those minor changes will likely lead to much bigger changes over time and how that impacts things like maps as well as modern technology that relies on GPS.

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we ...

Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we can't measure it exactly, it is estimated to have a volume of 1370 million cubic kilometres.

University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ...

University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ecology.

BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in ...

The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in history. The signs that the weather was turning began in 2009, when a deluge in the tropical north set the great desert rivers flowing through Central Australia. For the first time in years, the water flowed all the way to Lake Eyre, the huge salt pan in the dead heart of the continent. ABC TV reporter Paul Lockyer covered

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

After the eruption of dormant volcano Mt Sinabung, Behind The News explains what sleeping volcanoes are, takes a look at Mt Vesuvius, and discusses how difficult it is to ...

After the eruption of dormant volcano Mt Sinabung, Behind The News explains what sleeping volcanoes are, takes a look at Mt Vesuvius, and discusses how difficult it is to predict eruptions.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

Whales sharks come to the Galapagos in large numbers at the same time every year. Why they do this is still a mystery. It is not to feed but it could be that they come to the ...

Whales sharks come to the Galapagos in large numbers at the same time every year. Why they do this is still a mystery. It is not to feed but it could be that they come to the islands to give birth. Yet no whale pups have been seen.

Most people know that the Northern Territory is a territory and not a state (its name gives it away, after all) but what is the difference between a state and a territory ...

Most people know that the Northern Territory is a territory and not a state (its name gives it away, after all) but what is the difference between a state and a territory anyway Find out about those differences and why some people believes it's time for the Northern Territory to become a state.

Discover the difference in Australia's seasons to the English seasons in relation to plants

Discover the difference in Australia's seasons to the English seasons in relation to plants

A massive earthquake in Nepal killed thousands of people and caused a huge amount of damage. But what causes an earthquake? Find out how earthquakes happen.

A massive earthquake in Nepal killed thousands of people and caused a huge amount of damage. But what causes an earthquake? Find out how earthquakes happen.

Stacey Thomson visits Queens Beach State School in Bowen, Queensland, to see how students are helping to replace trees damages in Cyclone Debbie, and teachers explain how they ...

Stacey Thomson visits Queens Beach State School in Bowen, Queensland, to see how students are helping to replace trees damages in Cyclone Debbie, and teachers explain how they ensured school returned to normal after the natural disaster.

Identifies the reasons behind a house's design from the choice of materials to safety considerations and the need for designs to assist people with disabilities.

Identifies the reasons behind a house's design from the choice of materials to safety considerations and the need for designs to assist people with disabilities.

Looks at the ways in which houses are designed and built, including bricklaying and finishing off.

Looks at the ways in which houses are designed and built, including bricklaying and finishing off.

Behind The News examines if coal can produce energy more cleanly and how it compares to other sources of energy, including renewable methods.

Behind The News examines if coal can produce energy more cleanly and how it compares to other sources of energy, including renewable methods.

Volcanic islands eventually erode and sink back into the sea. The island of Espanola in the Galapagos is 4 million years old and sinking fast. But as it dies, it offers new ...

Volcanic islands eventually erode and sink back into the sea. The island of Espanola in the Galapagos is 4 million years old and sinking fast. But as it dies, it offers new opportunities for all sorts of animals.

Erosion over millions of years inevitably destroys all volcanic islands. Great pieces of the island will submerge, leaving only a ridge of cliff in the ocean. Despite this ...

Erosion over millions of years inevitably destroys all volcanic islands. Great pieces of the island will submerge, leaving only a ridge of cliff in the ocean. Despite this destruction, animals have evolved to live on these dying islands.

University of Adelaide geophysicist Sandy Steacy explains what causes earthquakes, and how seismometers and seismographs measure P waves, S waves and aftershocks.

University of Adelaide geophysicist Sandy Steacy explains what causes earthquakes, and how seismometers and seismographs measure P waves, S waves and aftershocks.

The Bureau of Meteorology's Gavin Holcombe reveals how too much water can have a devastating effect on the environment, how floods are predicted, and how to stay safe during a ...

The Bureau of Meteorology's Gavin Holcombe reveals how too much water can have a devastating effect on the environment, how floods are predicted, and how to stay safe during a flood.

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest system of coral reefs in the world and supports an amazing variety of marine life. This pr

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest system of coral reefs in the world and supports an amazing variety of marine life. This pr

Short clip from The Hungry Tide. Sea-level rise, coastal erosion and drought are threatening the lives of 110,000 people spread

Short clip from The Hungry Tide. Sea-level rise, coastal erosion and drought are threatening the lives of 110,000 people spread

Natalie interviews 14yearold Jade Hameister, the youngest person in the world to trek across the North Pole.With her main goal to inspire young girls to take on great ...

Natalie interviews 14yearold Jade Hameister, the youngest person in the world to trek across the North Pole.With her main goal to inspire young girls to take on great challenges in their lives,Jade plans to complete the polar hat trick in another year's time.Big inspiration for her is the fact that her dad is along on her expeditions, this man having scaled all seven summits including Mt Everest. And now his teenage daughter is inspiring the world!

With a backdrop of tropical fauna and fauna images, a narrator explains how rainforests seed clouds with the aerobacter bacteria to form rain as part of a water and nutrient ...

With a backdrop of tropical fauna and fauna images, a narrator explains how rainforests seed clouds with the aerobacter bacteria to form rain as part of a water and nutrient ecosystem.

Kellyn Morris tours Queensland's 'Hidden Valley' with a Seqwater field ranger, and learns about the wildlife that inhabits the pristine region accessible only by boat.

Kellyn Morris tours Queensland's 'Hidden Valley' with a Seqwater field ranger, and learns about the wildlife that inhabits the pristine region accessible only by boat.

They are some the largest and deepest structures on our planet - but are invisible to us because they are under the sea. Find out how ocean ridges and trenches are formed.

They are some the largest and deepest structures on our planet - but are invisible to us because they are under the sea. Find out how ocean ridges and trenches are formed.

Phil is a fire investigator and he shows us how he goes about investigating the cause of a brushfire. From where it started to how it began, he uses neat gadgets and other ...

Phil is a fire investigator and he shows us how he goes about investigating the cause of a brushfire. From where it started to how it began, he uses neat gadgets and other investigative tools to understand how the fire occurred and what can be done to prevent others.

Geophysicist Kate Selway explains how tectonic plates move, what affect that movement has on the Earth's surface and what understanding scientists gain from studying rocks.

Geophysicist Kate Selway explains how tectonic plates move, what affect that movement has on the Earth's surface and what understanding scientists gain from studying rocks.

Uncovering the mysteries of what lies 3km under the ocean is not an easy task. But through some simple measurements and sophisticated technology Simon Allen and his team at ...

Uncovering the mysteries of what lies 3km under the ocean is not an easy task. But through some simple measurements and sophisticated technology Simon Allen and his team at CSIRO are finding out what lurks beneath the ocean surface.

Looks at the ways in which houses are designed and built includes plans, clearing the land, laying foundations and frames.

Looks at the ways in which houses are designed and built includes plans, clearing the land, laying foundations and frames.

Fossil clues and fossil fuel formed from a lost ancient sea give us some tantalising clues on how modern Eurasia was formed.

Fossil clues and fossil fuel formed from a lost ancient sea give us some tantalising clues on how modern Eurasia was formed.

Some parts of South Australia are calling for a change of their time zone but how do time zones work and can we just change them when we want?

Some parts of South Australia are calling for a change of their time zone but how do time zones work and can we just change them when we want?

Planet Food
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Planet Food: Southern India

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC2  |  April 18, 2010
Our cook, Padma Lakshmi, embarks on an adventure through Southern India.

Our cook, Padma Lakshmi, embarks on an adventure through Southern India.

Follow our cook's journey through a chosen destination. On route they learn about staple foods, the history and culture of the food and where to find the best restaurants.

Follow our cook's journey through a chosen destination. On route they learn about staple foods, the history and culture of the food and where to find the best restaurants.

From hundreds of miles out at sea to remote lakes, Australia's salt-water crocodiles are appearing in places never seen before, and with devastating effects.

From hundreds of miles out at sea to remote lakes, Australia's salt-water crocodiles are appearing in places never seen before, and with devastating effects.

Warnings make weather seem predictable, but the effects of cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes can be unexpected and devastating. See how scientists study storms and people survive them.
Explore the world of volcanoes and how molten rock and plate tectonics shape and reshape Earth. Share the knowledge of these powerful geological forces with this collection of clips and documentaries.
Raise awareness in your classroom about Threatened Species Day with the spotlight is on native plants, animals, and ecosystems that are under threat and reflect on how we can protect them into the future.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
Italy lies in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea Find out all about Italy, it's culture, food and history in this curated playlist. (ACDSEH004,VCHHC101)
Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets, are rocky remnants left over from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Find out how they reshaped the Earth here. (ACSSU115, ACSSU153, ACSSU180, ACSSU188)
Australia is home to more than one million species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Discover all about them in this playlist.
Living things live in all different types of habitats. In this playlist, you'll learn what a habitat is and the different types of habitats there are, along with which animals reside in each of the habitats. (ACSSU044,ACSSU072,ACSSU073,ACSSU043,ACSSU094,VCSSU042,VCSSU043,VCSSU057)
Water and weather, and the world play a significant role in our lives. Watch this playlist to find out about the impact on the earth through hands-on scientific exploration and experimentation. (ACSSU096, VCSSU046, VCSSU06, VCSSU078, VCSSU099, VCSSU101)
This playlist focuses on Australia post 1900 and includes topics such as race, rights and immigration in Australia since 1900. Also find out more about migration experiences to Australia. (VCHHC097,VCHHC098,VCHHC100)
Australia as a nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073)
Natural Disasters aren't fun to have around. Find out the science behind these geological and meteorological events and gain insights on what to do in tough situations through this selected playlist.
Natural Disasters aren't fun to have around. Find out the science behind these events as well as gain insights on what to do in tough situations through this selected playlist. (ACSSU096,VCSSU079,VCGGK095)
Australia is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability. Find out more about the effects of climate change and how it is impacting your life. ((ACHGK020,VCGGK110,VCGGK147)
Climate change is rapidly effecting our environment and our lives. Discover what is happening and how everyone can take part in making a difference. (ACHGK020,VCGGK096)
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Environmentalists are full of ideas about how we can make changes in our everyday lives and reduce the impact on our environment. These videos show us how.
This week investigate the world’s cultural diversity, including the culture of indigenous people. gain insights into different cultural groups, beliefs and customs.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.
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