What is Causing Global Warming?
3:06

What is Causing Global Warming?

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short clip explains the natural and man made causes of global warming. It includes an explanation of the Greenhouse Effect

This short clip explains the natural and man made causes of global warming. It includes an explanation of the Greenhouse Effect

The early history of money in Australia
2:45

The early history of money in Australia

Clip from Numbers Count

Business and economics

5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
See how Australian money evolved from the holey dollar, to the British imperial money system, including adding up with coins.

See how Australian money evolved from the holey dollar, to the British imperial money system, including adding up with coins.

Ocean 101
3:18

Ocean 101

Clip from Scope

Geography

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Sink or float experiment
2:52

Sink or float experiment

Clip from Scope

Science

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Sink or float! Julia tests out her theory of buoyancy using a bucket of water and some house hold objects.

Sink or float! Julia tests out her theory of buoyancy using a bucket of water and some house hold objects.

The decimal currency in Australia
2:16

The decimal currency in Australia

Clip from Numbers Count

Business and economics

5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Teach the decimal system, adding up notes and coins, and the introduction of decimal currency in 1966, including the Dollar Bill jingle.

Teach the decimal system, adding up notes and coins, and the introduction of decimal currency in 1966, including the Dollar Bill jingle.

Seabed mapping
2:30

Seabed mapping

Clip from Scope

Science

5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
It's probably safe to say that all the dry land in the world has been mapped, but surprisingly only about 2 percent of the ocean floor has been mapped. Rudy Kloser, a research ...

It's probably safe to say that all the dry land in the world has been mapped, but surprisingly only about 2 percent of the ocean floor has been mapped. Rudy Kloser, a research scientist with CSIRO, will tell you how he is working on mapping the other 98 percent.

Monitoring the ocean
3:29

Monitoring the ocean

Clip from Scope

Geography

5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Code Red
3:40

Code Red

Clip from Behind the News

News and current affairs

3-4
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Some schools have been closed and families were warned to leave their homes because of a catastrophic fire warning. What is goin

Some schools have been closed and families were warned to leave their homes because of a catastrophic fire warning. What is goin

The bushfire warning system
3:16

The bushfire warning system

Clip from Behind the News

Geography

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Behind The News describes the new bushfire warning system and investigates why it was changed.

Behind The News describes the new bushfire warning system and investigates why it was changed.

Chinese: cultural events
6:22

Chinese: cultural events

Clip from For The Juniors

History

F
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
We experience the unique sights and sounds of a Chinese New Year, from the hypnotic chanting inside a Buddhist temple to the rau

We experience the unique sights and sounds of a Chinese New Year, from the hypnotic chanting inside a Buddhist temple to the rau

Celebrating Chinese New Year
6:20

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Clip from For The Juniors

Asia and Australia

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
See how Chinese New Year is celebrated, from dumplings to dragons and drums. Why are sweet treats part of the Chinese and Jewish New Years? What are some other celebrations ...

See how Chinese New Year is celebrated, from dumplings to dragons and drums. Why are sweet treats part of the Chinese and Jewish New Years? What are some other celebrations where we might eat sweet food? Why did the chef make dumplings in the shape of lotus? What fortune is black seaweed supposed to bring? What does the lunar calendar follow to show when new year arrives? Which colours mean wealth, happiness and good luck at Chinese New Year? What might be inside a red envelope at Chinese New Y

Counting minutes and parts of hours
3:45

Counting minutes and parts of hours

Clip from Numbers Count

Mathematics

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Yani counts the minutes on his digital watch until his birthday, while a clock on the wall keeps time.

Yani counts the minutes on his digital watch until his birthday, while a clock on the wall keeps time.

Totally Wild: Lawn Bowls
4:34

Totally Wild: Lawn Bowls

Clip from Totally Wild

Science

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Pip shows us her competitive-spectator side and solicits lawn bowler Roly's help to learn all about the national sport of lawn bowls. Lawn bowls, played competitively during ...

Pip shows us her competitive-spectator side and solicits lawn bowler Roly's help to learn all about the national sport of lawn bowls. Lawn bowls, played competitively during the Commonwealth games, involves precision, tactic and most of all fun. Bowlers roll biased balls (weighted) towards a target, usually a smaller white ball known as the "jack", keeping score of which balls get closest.

Christmas traditions with puppet monsters
6:10

Christmas traditions with puppet monsters

Clip from For The Juniors

Intercultural understanding

1-2
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Flynn explains to Dodly why gifts are exchanged at Christmas, before the pair celebrate Christmas Day with presents and a party.

Flynn explains to Dodly why gifts are exchanged at Christmas, before the pair celebrate Christmas Day with presents and a party.

For the Juniors: Christmas Traditions
5:34

For the Juniors: Christmas Traditions

Clip from For The Juniors

History

F
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Dodly and Flynn are busy making the final preparations for their Christmas celebration and look at some of the traditions surrou

Dodly and Flynn are busy making the final preparations for their Christmas celebration and look at some of the traditions surrou

Top Job: Projectionist
3:42

Top Job: Projectionist

Clip from Totally Wild

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Totally Wild reporter Colin Thrupp looks at what is involved when working as a projectionist.

Totally Wild reporter Colin Thrupp looks at what is involved when working as a projectionist.

Dating, decision making and algebra
4:25

Dating, decision making and algebra

Clip from Foolproof Equations For A Perfect Life

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

Subliminal priming effects of temperature
3:12

Subliminal priming effects of temperature

Clip from Foolproof Equations For A Perfect Life

Mathematics

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.