Vatican: Life Within
1:33:56

Vatican: Life Within

National Geographic April 22, 2011

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

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11-12
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For the first time, eight Vatican insiders break their silence and talk about their duties in the shadow of the Pope. Their stories, combined with unique images, provide an ...

For the first time, eight Vatican insiders break their silence and talk about their duties in the shadow of the Pope. Their stories, combined with unique images, provide an exclusive insight into the world of the Vatican.

Empire Of The Seas
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Empire Of The Seas: The Golden Ocean

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 24, 2011

History

Design and technologies

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
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In the second episode, Snow charts the period from 1690 to 1759 and reveals how England - soon to be Britain - and her Navy rose from the depths of military and economic ...

In the second episode, Snow charts the period from 1690 to 1759 and reveals how England - soon to be Britain - and her Navy rose from the depths of military and economic disaster to achieve global supremacy.

Thalassa
23:12

Thalassa: The Curse Of K-19/Stationary Mobile Homes

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 24, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
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Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 1970s. Plus, the Atlantic island of Oleron, in the southwest of France, has seen its land taken ...

Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 1970s. Plus, the Atlantic island of Oleron, in the southwest of France, has seen its land taken over by mobile homes.

The Royal Wedding
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The Royal Wedding

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 29, 2011

Civics and citizenship

News and current affairs

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Live coverage of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, at Westminster Abbey in London. The early stages of the broadcast will reflect the excitement and ...

Live coverage of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, at Westminster Abbey in London. The early stages of the broadcast will reflect the excitement and anticipation building up around Central London as well as other key locations around Britain, such as St Andrews, where they both went to University and Kate's home village of Bucklebury.

The Royal Wedding
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The Royal Wedding

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 29, 2011

Civics and citizenship

News and current affairs

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Live coverage of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, at Westminster Abbey in London.

Live coverage of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, at Westminster Abbey in London.

Thalassa
21:54

Thalassa: Oysters In Danger

SBS May 1, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
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Oysters have been dying at many locations along the French coastline, especially in Brittany and the Charentes-Maritimes. (In French, English subtitles); Endangered ...

Oysters have been dying at many locations along the French coastline, especially in Brittany and the Charentes-Maritimes. (In French, English subtitles); Endangered Lighthouses - Brittany's lighthouses, nearly all of them now automated and unmanned, are slowly deteriorating to the point of no return.

Empire Of The Seas
53:37

Empire Of The Seas: High Tide

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS May 1, 2011

History

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Civics and citizenship

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Historian Dan Snow sheds light on the evolution of Nelson's Navy in the late 18th century. It was the most powerful maritime fighting force in the world, with highly trained ...

Historian Dan Snow sheds light on the evolution of Nelson's Navy in the late 18th century. It was the most powerful maritime fighting force in the world, with highly trained crews and ambitious officers. He explores the national enterprise which supported it, and explains how the empire it helped create put Britain on the path to war with France. By 1800, Britain had been dragged into the greatest sequence of wars the nation had ever seen.

The Kingdom
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The Kingdom: Behind The Scenes

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS2 May 6, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
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A fly-on-the-wall series looking at a modern day monarchy; the lives of the queen of Denmark and her family. When Queen Margrethe II turned 70 in 2010, the Royal Family opened ...

A fly-on-the-wall series looking at a modern day monarchy; the lives of the queen of Denmark and her family. When Queen Margrethe II turned 70 in 2010, the Royal Family opened their palace to allow a television crew to film them and their staff going about their business, as well as providing candid interviews and insights into their work and leisure.

Empire Of The Seas
53:56

Empire Of The Seas: Sea Change

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS May 8, 2011

History

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Civics and citizenship

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In the final episode, Sea Change, historian Dan Snow explores the ups and downs of a climactic century in naval and British history. Rapacious and ruthless, the 19th-century ...

In the final episode, Sea Change, historian Dan Snow explores the ups and downs of a climactic century in naval and British history. Rapacious and ruthless, the 19th-century Navy used 'gunboat diplomacy' to push British interests further afield than ever before. It was control of the sea rather than her land empire that was the key to Britain's growing wealth.

Thalassa
20:26

Thalassa: On Location In Savannah

SBS May 8, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
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Since 1994, the busy port of Savannah, Georgia, has opened up to international tourism. After John Berendt's best-seller 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' was released ...

Since 1994, the busy port of Savannah, Georgia, has opened up to international tourism. After John Berendt's best-seller 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' was released and subsequently adapted to the screen by Clint Eastwood, seven million visitors have flocked to the city to visit the murder house and other landmarks depicted in the book.

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
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A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash

The History Channel May 16, 2011

History

Civics and citizenship

Business and economics

Sustainability

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We're running out, and we don't have a plan. This is the story of how our civilisation's addiction to oil puts it on a collision course with geology. Compelling, intelligent, ...

We're running out, and we don't have a plan. This is the story of how our civilisation's addiction to oil puts it on a collision course with geology. Compelling, intelligent, and highly entertaining, the film visits with the world's top experts and comes to a startling, but logical conclusion, our industrial society, built on cheap and readily available oil, must be completely re-imagined and overhauled.

Thalassa
22:33

Thalassa: The Voyage Of The Perle

SBS May 22, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
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A behind-the-scenes look at life on the French nuclear submarine Perle through the eyes of filmmaker Jean Gaumy. Fascinated by the mysterious world of submarines since ...

A behind-the-scenes look at life on the French nuclear submarine Perle through the eyes of filmmaker Jean Gaumy. Fascinated by the mysterious world of submarines since childhood, Gaumy wanted to compare the reality and the myth, and experience first-hand the lives and routines of submariners, their highs and lows, and the constraints associated with spending months on end in an enclosed space.

Thalassa
20:06

Thalassa: Russia Claims The North Pole

SBS May 29, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
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Russia has conducted many expeditions to the North Pole since 1937 and it is now laying claim to the Pole's territorial waters. The Arctic Ocean has many oil and gas deposits ...

Russia has conducted many expeditions to the North Pole since 1937 and it is now laying claim to the Pole's territorial waters. The Arctic Ocean has many oil and gas deposits but the price of oil has dropped so much that it has put a dent in Russia's ambitions.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Requiem For The Bluefin Tuna

SBS June 5, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
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The bluefin tuna is perhaps the most endangered fish in the ocean. It is heavily fished and the international passion for sushi and sashimi could put an end to this giant of ...

The bluefin tuna is perhaps the most endangered fish in the ocean. It is heavily fished and the international passion for sushi and sashimi could put an end to this giant of the sea. Some countries are slowly realising the risk of the current fishing practices and are finally willing to implement regulations in order to preserve the species.

On Trial
51:53

On Trial: Where The Truth Lies

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 9, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Science

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In the criminal trial of Jason Courtney it's the last chance for the defence team to cast doubt in the minds of the jury and keep their client out of prison. Accused of ...

In the criminal trial of Jason Courtney it's the last chance for the defence team to cast doubt in the minds of the jury and keep their client out of prison. Accused of holding a pistol to a man's head and threatening to shoot him, Jason Courtney could face 14 years in jail if found guilty on three separate charges. With closing addresses about to begin, the last battle between the two legal teams is being waged.

On Trial
51:53

On Trial: DNA

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 30, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Science

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DNA evidence has become one of the most potent weapons in the armoury of law enforcement. But will DNA evidence convict a young man of robbing and assaulting an elderly taxi ...

DNA evidence has become one of the most potent weapons in the armoury of law enforcement. But will DNA evidence convict a young man of robbing and assaulting an elderly taxi driver?

A Sense Of Place
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A Sense Of Place

ABC July 8, 2011

History

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
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Just over 30 years ago, the first wave of non-European refugees arrived in Australia. As Australia celebrates Refugee Week we meet four Australian Vietnamese refugees and ...

Just over 30 years ago, the first wave of non-European refugees arrived in Australia. As Australia celebrates Refugee Week we meet four Australian Vietnamese refugees and examine how they each found their 'sense of place'.

Kings And Queens
23:28

Kings And Queens: William The Conqueror - 1066-1087

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel August 6, 2011

Modern history

history

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

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The illegitimate son of the Duke of Normandy. He succeeded to the throne of England by right of conquest, winning the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

The illegitimate son of the Duke of Normandy. He succeeded to the throne of England by right of conquest, winning the Battle of Hastings in 1066.