What The Industrial Revolution Achieved
29:16

What The Industrial Revolution Achieved: City Living

Season 1 Episode 6 The History Channel April 9, 2011

History

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, the day-to-day lives of ordinary Europeans had remained unchanged for centuries. Homes were largely rural and functional and the idea of ...

Prior to the Industrial Revolution, the day-to-day lives of ordinary Europeans had remained unchanged for centuries. Homes were largely rural and functional and the idea of comfortable or decorative surroundings was for the privileged few. Join Dan in exploring how a couple of twitching frog's legs inspired Alessandro Volta to create the first electric battery and how during this period of change, people took more time to become cleaner and sweeter smelling.

Whispering Death: Beaufighter
1:28:43

Whispering Death: Beaufighter

The History Channel October 21, 2011

Modern history

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
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A documentary about the World War II aircraft the Beaufighter, the crews who maintained them and the thousands who helped produce them in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. The ...

A documentary about the World War II aircraft the Beaufighter, the crews who maintained them and the thousands who helped produce them in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. The historic significance of the Beaufighter is immense, as along with the Kittyhawk, it was Australia's choice as its frontline attack aircraft.

What The Industrial Revolution Achieved
29:10

What The Industrial Revolution Achieved: Working Wonders

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel March 12, 2011

History

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This was the time when factories and production lines were born, where a boiling kettle gave James Watt the idea of a steam engine and when the phosphorescence of rotting fish ...

This was the time when factories and production lines were born, where a boiling kettle gave James Watt the idea of a steam engine and when the phosphorescence of rotting fish flesh was replaced with Humphrey Davy's safety lamp - just the beginning of Health and Safety regulations!

Culinary History: The Evolution Of Cooking
52:44

Culinary History: The Evolution Of Cooking: The Medieval Feast

Episode 2 The History Channel May 10, 2011

History

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Reconstructs famous meals from different periods in history, depicting the evolution of tastes, customs and world trades that have shaped our cuisine.

Reconstructs famous meals from different periods in history, depicting the evolution of tastes, customs and world trades that have shaped our cuisine.

EAT: The Story of Food
44:03

EAT: The Story of Food: Hooked on Seafood

Season 1 Episode 4 Nat Geo People March 28, 2015

History

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
High protein, omega rich seafood has saved humans from extinction and powered us through the era of Viking hordes, revolutions and wars. Well known chefs and experts take us ...

High protein, omega rich seafood has saved humans from extinction and powered us through the era of Viking hordes, revolutions and wars. Well known chefs and experts take us through the history of humans and the fruit of the sea.

Contact
24:47

Contact: Peter Marlow - Margaret Thatcher

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS April 12, 2014

Visual arts

Design and technologies

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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This new series focuses on a different photographer each episode from the iconic agency Magnum, and an iconic sequence of images shot on a particular assignment. This episode ...

This new series focuses on a different photographer each episode from the iconic agency Magnum, and an iconic sequence of images shot on a particular assignment. This episode examines a photograph of Margaret Thatcher.

The Genius Of Josiah Wedgewood
59:16

The Genius Of Josiah Wedgewood

The History Channel August 25, 2014

History

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
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This Grierson Award-nominated film follows Josiah Wedgwood, one of the founding fathers of the Industrial Revolution and the man who revolutionised English pottery. Wedgwood ...

This Grierson Award-nominated film follows Josiah Wedgwood, one of the founding fathers of the Industrial Revolution and the man who revolutionised English pottery. Wedgwood was a self-made, self-educated creative giant, whose other achievements might be better known if he wasn't so celebrated for his pottery.

Extreme Engineering
46:56

Extreme Engineering: Iceland Tunnel

Season 2 Episode 5 Discovery Science February 8, 2013

Science

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
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A hundred miles south of the Arctic Circle, these world-class tunnel diggers are trying to carve more than 45 miles of tunnels through solid rock hundreds of feet below.

A hundred miles south of the Arctic Circle, these world-class tunnel diggers are trying to carve more than 45 miles of tunnels through solid rock hundreds of feet below.

Jimmy's Forest
46:24

Jimmy's Forest: Winter

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS June 5, 2013

Earth and environment

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this final episode, it's winter in the forest and after a heavy snowfall the wood is looking magical. With fresh snow on the ground Jimmy can trace the footprints of the ...

In this final episode, it's winter in the forest and after a heavy snowfall the wood is looking magical. With fresh snow on the ground Jimmy can trace the footprints of the animals and birds in the wood.

The Wedding Makers
55:32

The Wedding Makers

ABC May 2, 2010

Personal and social capability

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Getting married in the 21st century is a highly commercialised, expensive exercise. With the average cost of an Australian wedding now $33,000, the wedding industry is worth ...

Getting married in the 21st century is a highly commercialised, expensive exercise. With the average cost of an Australian wedding now $33,000, the wedding industry is worth $3.5 billion dollars annually - and there are plenty who want a piece of the (wedding) cake. The Wedding Makers goes behind the scenes of this highly competitive, often glamorous, sometimes garish industry and examines how it shapes and influences today's bride.

Extreme Engineering
46:55

Extreme Engineering: Milau Viaduct

Season 2 Episode 8 Discovery Science July 9, 2013

Science

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
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The Milau Bridge will be the highest bridge in the world-leaping across a 1.3 mile gorge to link Spain and Italy with Paris and jumpstart the local economy.

The Milau Bridge will be the highest bridge in the world-leaping across a 1.3 mile gorge to link Spain and Italy with Paris and jumpstart the local economy.

Extreme Engineering
46:29

Extreme Engineering: Holland's Barriers To The Sea

Season 1 Episode 8 Discovery Science December 26, 2013

Science

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
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Holland's been fighting a losing battle against devastating floods for centuries, but now engineers have come with an ingenious solution, The Delta Dam.

Holland's been fighting a losing battle against devastating floods for centuries, but now engineers have come with an ingenious solution, The Delta Dam.

Extreme Engineering
46:55

Extreme Engineering: Battle Machines

Season 6 Episode 2 Discovery Science May 9, 2013

Science

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
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Danny Forster heads to Anniston Army Depot to re-assemble an Abrams tank. He also helps build components of this fighting machine and tests it on the firing range.

Danny Forster heads to Anniston Army Depot to re-assemble an Abrams tank. He also helps build components of this fighting machine and tests it on the firing range.

Railroad Australia
43:39

Railroad Australia

Season 1 Episode 4 Discovery Channel April 9, 2017

Geography

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A Fortescue track crew have just four hours to fix a faulty track - fail and it could cost their heavyweight iron ore company millions.

A Fortescue track crew have just four hours to fix a faulty track - fail and it could cost their heavyweight iron ore company millions.

The Industrial Revolution
51:25

The Industrial Revolution

The History Channel December 18, 2016

Modern history

Design and technologies

5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Industrial Revolution was one of the greatest transformative moments in history, revolutionising the way humans worked, how they ordered their societies and how they ...

The Industrial Revolution was one of the greatest transformative moments in history, revolutionising the way humans worked, how they ordered their societies and how they thought about their lives all over the world. But was it really a happy coincidence that a handful of geniuses unleashed the fruits of their inventiveness on a grateful nation at roughly the same time?

Railroad Australia
44:44

Railroad Australia

Season 1 Episode 6 Discovery Channel May 7, 2017

Geography

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Time scales are tight as a major rail line is closed for repairs, and delays will mean major repercussions. Plus, train spotters hunt for the train known as The Great White Shark.

Time scales are tight as a major rail line is closed for repairs, and delays will mean major repercussions. Plus, train spotters hunt for the train known as The Great White Shark.

Railroad Australia
43:35

Railroad Australia

Season 2 Episode 6 Discovery Channel June 15, 2017

Geography

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bernie Baker is back putting together the first ever streamliners festival. But will historic flooding in NSW put and end to his dream?

Bernie Baker is back putting together the first ever streamliners festival. But will historic flooding in NSW put and end to his dream?

Silvia's Italian Table
27:02

Silvia's Italian Table: Cathy Freeman, George Negus, Emma Alberici

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC November 3, 2016

Intercultural Understanding

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Olympian Cathy Freeman, media veteran George Negus and journalist Emma Alberici join Silvia Colloca as they prepare a three course meal and talk about 'happiness'.

Olympian Cathy Freeman, media veteran George Negus and journalist Emma Alberici join Silvia Colloca as they prepare a three course meal and talk about 'happiness'.