The Man Who Knew Infinity
1:43:48

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Masterpiece June 24, 2017

Media arts

Mathematics

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An inspiration film that explores the brilliance of a mathematician that many believed could decipher the very fabric of the universe - possibly existence itself.

An inspiration film that explores the brilliance of a mathematician that many believed could decipher the very fabric of the universe - possibly existence itself.

Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty
8:06

Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty

Clip from The Beauty of Diagrams

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics
2:09

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics

Clip from The Time Compass

Mathematics

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

Pi, probability and the natural world
2:48

Pi, probability and the natural world

Clip from The Great Math Mystery

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the probability of a needle falling on a line, or between two lines, has an uncanny relationship to pi.

Six degrees of separation
2:31

Six degrees of separation

Clip from How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

The Fibonacci sequence in nature
2:50

The Fibonacci sequence in nature

Clip from The Great Math Mystery

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

How to solve a Rubik's Cube
2:30

How to solve a Rubik's Cube

Clip from How to Win at Everything

Mathematics

11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Struggling with Rubik's Cube since it came out in the '80s? Learn how to solve the puzzle from any one of the 43 quintrillion starting points with an algorithm and simple advice.

Struggling with Rubik's Cube since it came out in the '80s? Learn how to solve the puzzle from any one of the 43 quintrillion starting points with an algorithm and simple advice.

Syrian School
55:01

Syrian School: Rap Refugees

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 October 1, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education ...

Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education system. This unique five-part series looks at a fascinating country through the eyes of its schoolchildren, their families and their teachers.

Syrian School
54:59

Syrian School: Being Inspired

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 September 10, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population, whose government is modernising the education ...

Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population, whose government is modernising the education system. This unique five-part series looks at a fascinating country through the eyes of its schoolchildren, their families and their teachers.

Syrian School
54:59

Syrian School: Changing Schools

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 September 24, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education ...

Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education system. This unique five-part series looks at a fascinating country through the eyes of its schoolchildren, their families and their teachers.

Waiting For Superman
1:46:28

Waiting For Superman

FOXTEL Premiere February 29, 2012

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth, comes this deeply personal exploration of the current state of public education in the US and how ...

From Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth, comes this deeply personal exploration of the current state of public education in the US and how it is affecting children. Fuelled by his conscience and electrified by the possibilities for change, Guggenheim sets off on a probing journey into the lives of five unforgettable kids whose dreams, hopes and untapped potential reveal all that it is at stake at this critical moment.

The Numbers Game
22:08

The Numbers Game: Could You Be A Hero?

Season 2 Episode 3 National Geographic April 18, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
You're going to learn what it takes to be a hero, how to hone two vital heroic skills, and how to control your body's hero chemical in order to be ready whenever duty calls.

You're going to learn what it takes to be a hero, how to hone two vital heroic skills, and how to control your body's hero chemical in order to be ready whenever duty calls.

The Numbers Game
22:07

The Numbers Game: How Tough Are You?

Season 2 Episode 1 National Geographic April 22, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Are you a strong person, both physically and mentally? Data scientist Jake Porway is tackling life's most daunting topics and revealing the surprising science behind them.

Are you a strong person, both physically and mentally? Data scientist Jake Porway is tackling life's most daunting topics and revealing the surprising science behind them.

The Numbers Game
22:07

The Numbers Game: How To Get What You Want

Season 2 Episode 12 National Geographic May 25, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ever wondered why some people seem naturally convincing? Data scientist Jake Porway reveals the secrets persuasive people use to talk their way out of trouble and into triumph.

Ever wondered why some people seem naturally convincing? Data scientist Jake Porway reveals the secrets persuasive people use to talk their way out of trouble and into triumph.

The Numbers Game
22:07

The Numbers Game: Could You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

Season 2 Episode 11 National Geographic May 25, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Whether you're facing the end of the world, a zombie apocalypse or a blackout, data scientist Jake Porway has the numbers you need to survive any disaster.

Whether you're facing the end of the world, a zombie apocalypse or a blackout, data scientist Jake Porway has the numbers you need to survive any disaster.

The Numbers Game
22:07

The Numbers Game: Could You Be The Boss?

Season 2 Episode 6 National Geographic April 29, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Data scientist Jake Porway might not make you a multibillionaire, but he will give you the lowdown on how to pick the perfect team and lead them to victory.

Data scientist Jake Porway might not make you a multibillionaire, but he will give you the lowdown on how to pick the perfect team and lead them to victory.

The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Are You A Sucker?

Season 2 Episode 2 National Geographic April 22, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Worried you might be gullible? Data scientist Jake Porway is going to show you how to dodge the double-crosses and spot the scams.

Worried you might be gullible? Data scientist Jake Porway is going to show you how to dodge the double-crosses and spot the scams.

The Numbers Game
22:06

The Numbers Game: Are You Desirable?

Season 2 Episode 8 National Geographic May 5, 2014

Science

Mathematics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Did you know there's one thing that makes you more desirable? And a single accessory that can make you appear smarter? Learn the tools to physical and social desirability.

Did you know there's one thing that makes you more desirable? And a single accessory that can make you appear smarter? Learn the tools to physical and social desirability.