Little Lunch
12:46

Little Lunch: The Principal's Office

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me July 20, 2015

English

Literacy

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

Civics and citizenship

5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Little Lunch is a mockumentary comedy series that takes place during fifteen highly significant minutes of a child's life; that of snack time in the primary school playground. ...

Little Lunch is a mockumentary comedy series that takes place during fifteen highly significant minutes of a child's life; that of snack time in the primary school playground. Adapted from the popular books written by Danny Katz and illustrated by Mitch Vane, Little Lunch is a vibrant and truthful character comedy for the small screen. Suggested Classroom activities In pairs or a small group, discuss the following questions: Why did Rory bite Melanie's hand? What was Rory's punishment? Do you think Rory's punishment was fair? Have you ever had to go to the principal's office? How do you think Rory felt after his friends started sending him notes? Further activities: Battie wrote an acrostic poem for Rory, choose a friend and write an acrostic poem for them, using their name. Atticus gives Rory a riddle, do you know any riddles? See if your friends can solve your riddle.

Little Lunch
13:02

Little Lunch: The Kiss Chasey Oval

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC Me July 30, 2015

English

Literacy

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

Civics and citizenship

5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tamara unexpectedly wants to play kiss chasey but the only person she wants to chase and kiss is Battie. When Battie refuses to play, Tamara tries to find a different way to ...

Tamara unexpectedly wants to play kiss chasey but the only person she wants to chase and kiss is Battie. When Battie refuses to play, Tamara tries to find a different way to get his attention. Suggested Classroom activities In pairs or a small group, discuss the following questions: Tamara is insistent upon doing a playground Olympics even though no one is really interested. What could the others have said to Tamara? Have you ever had someone make you do something you didn't want to do? Why is it important to stand up for yourself? Further activity: Design your own 'olympic' course in the playground. Come up with four activities and write down the rules for competitors.

The Ascent Of Money
47:48

The Ascent Of Money: Blowing Bubbles

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC September 1, 2011

History

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Why do stock markets produce bubbles and busts? Professor Niall Ferguson goes back to the origins of the joint stock company in 17th century Amsterdam and Paris. He tells us ...

Why do stock markets produce bubbles and busts? Professor Niall Ferguson goes back to the origins of the joint stock company in 17th century Amsterdam and Paris. He tells us that the United Dutch East India Company was the first joint stock company in history. Ferguson draws telling parallels between the recent stock market crash and the 18th century Mississippi Bubble of Scottish renegade murderer and gambler, later financier, John Law, who was the perpetrator of the first stock market 'bubble' in 1720.

Kings And Queens
23:34

Kings And Queens: Henry VIII - 1509-1547

Season 1 Episode 6 The History Channel April 9, 2011

Modern history

history

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
He is famous for having been married six times and for wielding the most untrammelled power of any British monarch. Notable events during his reign included the break with ...

He is famous for having been married six times and for wielding the most untrammelled power of any British monarch. Notable events during his reign included the break with Rome and establishment of the independent Church of England.

The Learning Circle
26:24

The Learning Circle

ABC January 5, 2011

Indigenous Australians

Health and PE

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Aboriginal men were invited to attend and participate in the Aboriginal Men's Sharing and Learning Circle at Camp Wollombi that considered many of the issues and challenges ...

Aboriginal men were invited to attend and participate in the Aboriginal Men's Sharing and Learning Circle at Camp Wollombi that considered many of the issues and challenges confronting today's Aboriginal men.

Battle Of The Bishops
48:25

Battle Of The Bishops

ABC August 13, 2012

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Follows the head of the Anglican Church in Nigeria as he leads a boycott of the once-a-decade Anglican leaders meeting in London, to hold a rival summit in Jerusalem.

Follows the head of the Anglican Church in Nigeria as he leads a boycott of the once-a-decade Anglican leaders meeting in London, to hold a rival summit in Jerusalem.

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

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

The Safe House
25:57

The Safe House

SBS2 January 12, 2010

History

Civics and citizenship

Media arts

Personal and social capability

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Filmmaker, Lee Whitmore's true story of growing up during one of the most talked about events in Australian history - the Petrov Affair. It's the summer of 1954 and seven year ...

Filmmaker, Lee Whitmore's true story of growing up during one of the most talked about events in Australian history - the Petrov Affair. It's the summer of 1954 and seven year old Lee and her friends are drifting through the holidays, exploring their quiet suburban neighbourhood where nothing ever seems to happen... until one day mysterious strangers move in with the old lady next door.

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
50:44

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama: American Fervour

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC June 10, 2010

Modern history

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Historian Simon Schama explores the ways in which faith has shaped American political life. His starting point is a remarkable fact about the coming election - for the first ...

Historian Simon Schama explores the ways in which faith has shaped American political life. His starting point is a remarkable fact about the coming election - for the first time in a generation it's the Democrats who claim to be the party of God. It's Barack Obama, not John McCain, who has been talking about his faith.

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
50:16

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama: American Plenty

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 27, 2010

Modern history

Religious studies

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
After 9/11, Katrina and Baghdad, the robustness of American optimism is struggling to reassert itself against the sobering reality of military frustration and domestic ...

After 9/11, Katrina and Baghdad, the robustness of American optimism is struggling to reassert itself against the sobering reality of military frustration and domestic anxieties. This is an America grappling with an un-American sense of its own limits. Eminent historian Simon Schama turns to fascinating moments in American history to understand the present. In the first episode of the series he explores how American optimism about the infinite possibilities of its land and resources is in danger of coming to a grinding halt.

The Love Of Money
51:52

The Love Of Money: Back From The Brink

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS February 28, 2010

Business and economics

Civics and citizenship

History

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The story of how politicians reacted to the crash of 2008, and what has been learnt from it.

The story of how politicians reacted to the crash of 2008, and what has been learnt from it.

Art + Soul
54:59

Art + Soul: Home And Away

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC October 7, 2010

Indigenous Australians

Visual arts

Civics and citizenship

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In this three-part documentary series, Hetti Perkins takes us on a personal journey into the world of Aboriginal art. art + soul, directed by Warwick Thornton (Samson and ...

In this three-part documentary series, Hetti Perkins takes us on a personal journey into the world of Aboriginal art. art + soul, directed by Warwick Thornton (Samson and Delilah), is the powerful and emotionally engaging television series about contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and the artists who create it.

Kings And Queens
23:34

Kings And Queens: Henry II - 1066-1087

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel August 13, 2011

Modern history

history

Ethical understanding

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Another epic tale from Britain's fascinating royal history, chronicling the rise and fall of King Henry II (1154 - 1189), Henry Plantagenet, the son of a French duke and ...

Another epic tale from Britain's fascinating royal history, chronicling the rise and fall of King Henry II (1154 - 1189), Henry Plantagenet, the son of a French duke and English princess.

Love And Fury: Judith Wright And 'Nugget' Coombs
28:17

Love And Fury: Judith Wright And 'Nugget' Coombs

ABC April 23, 2013

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Literature

English

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Love And Fury celebrates the life, work and love of two remarkable Australians: Judith Wright and HC 'Nugget' Coombs. Their clandestine relationship over 25 years has been one ...

Love And Fury celebrates the life, work and love of two remarkable Australians: Judith Wright and HC 'Nugget' Coombs. Their clandestine relationship over 25 years has been one of the best-kept secrets in Australian literary and political public life. The story of their meeting, their love and their shared passions provides unique insights into the dreams and disappointments of a generation.

The Age of Big Data
50:50

The Age of Big Data

SBS January 6, 2014

Digital technologies

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Every day we produce more data than the human race did from the dawn of civilisation until the year 2000. Twitter, search engines, scientific experiments, stock markets - ...

Every day we produce more data than the human race did from the dawn of civilisation until the year 2000. Twitter, search engines, scientific experiments, stock markets - these colossal databases can be mined for valuable, sometimes mind-blowing, insights using the most sophisticated algorithms ever created. This documentary explores how scientists are using technology and innovation to search data.

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

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
1:22:48

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash

The History Channel May 16, 2011

History

Civics and citizenship

Business and economics

Sustainability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Ten Bucks A Litre
58:57

Ten Bucks A Litre

ABC August 1, 2013

Sustainability

Business and economics

Geography

Civics and citizenship

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Energy prices have doubled in the past five years and will double again in the next five. And now the battle to control energy supplies, and the consequences of burning it, ...

Energy prices have doubled in the past five years and will double again in the next five. And now the battle to control energy supplies, and the consequences of burning it, are affecting things on a global scale. As one of the world's highest per capita energy users and biggest exporters of fossil fuels, Australia is bound to be deeply affected by the changes coming down the energy pipeline. How will we cope? Where will it all end? What are Australia's options?