Town With Nicholas Crane
54:59

Town With Nicholas Crane: Oban

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS January 3, 2014

History

Geography

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Geographer and adventurer Nicholas Crane is back with a brand new second series, celebrating the forgotten world of the town. Gateway to the spectacular beauty of the Western ...

Geographer and adventurer Nicholas Crane is back with a brand new second series, celebrating the forgotten world of the town. Gateway to the spectacular beauty of the Western Isles, the port of Oban is a major rail terminal and ferry port, but is it anything more?

America Revealed
53:10

America Revealed: Electric Nation

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS November 16, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

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The American modern electric power grid has been labelled the biggest and most complex machine in the world - delivering electricity over 300,000 kilometres of high-tension ...

The American modern electric power grid has been labelled the biggest and most complex machine in the world - delivering electricity over 300,000 kilometres of high-tension transmission lines. Travel around the country with host Yul Kwon to understand its intricacies, its vulnerabilities and the remarkable ingenuity required to keep the electricity on, every day of the year.

America Revealed
53:09

America Revealed: Food Machine

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 9, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

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Using aerial footage, high-definition video and real-time satellite data, America Revealed traces the movements and communications that miraculously come together to ...

Using aerial footage, high-definition video and real-time satellite data, America Revealed traces the movements and communications that miraculously come together to manufacture goods, transport people and materials, grow tons of food and power America's increasingly tech-savvy population.

Wildest Islands
52:00

Wildest Islands: Sri Lanka: Monsoon Island

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS September 28, 2013

Earth and environment

Geography

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11-12
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This week we discover how all life on Sri Lanka centres on one precious resource: water. Unusually, two different monsoons visit the island each year, drenching the windswept ...

This week we discover how all life on Sri Lanka centres on one precious resource: water. Unusually, two different monsoons visit the island each year, drenching the windswept coastal plains with weeks of torrential rain. For the rest of the year, the animals of the plains must endure months of drought.

Trawlermen
28:53

Trawlermen

Season 3 Episode 6 SBS December 4, 2009

Business and economics

Geography

9-10
11-12
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In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean ...

In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean across the North Sea and forced to take shelter in Bergen, Norway. And their trip from hell is about to get a whole lot worse with a catastrophic engine failure for one of them and a dramatic mercy dash by the other.

A Fork In The Road
25:56

A Fork In The Road: New York

SBS November 22, 2009

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

9-10
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Pria finds himself speeding through the streets of New York with hack poet-cum-cabdriver, T. Butler Gerber.

Pria finds himself speeding through the streets of New York with hack poet-cum-cabdriver, T. Butler Gerber.

Ideas For Good
21:29

Ideas For Good

Seven December 5, 2010

ICT capability

Geography

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Join Christine Anu, James Tobin, Clint Bizzell and Samantha Harris as they get behind the One Laptop Per Child initiative in Australia, which helps to provide remote Aussie ...

Join Christine Anu, James Tobin, Clint Bizzell and Samantha Harris as they get behind the One Laptop Per Child initiative in Australia, which helps to provide remote Aussie kids with new opportunities through technology.

David Attenborough's Wild City
45:57

David Attenborough's Wild City

Episode 3 SBS December 2, 2016

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: General Classification: General
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Far from the city and past the port, sandy beaches, coral reefs and murky mangroves are home to an array of fascinating creatures. Take a journey across the waters to discover ...

Far from the city and past the port, sandy beaches, coral reefs and murky mangroves are home to an array of fascinating creatures. Take a journey across the waters to discover the surprising world of Singapore's wild islands.

The Explorers
29:50

The Explorers: Across the Great Divide

Episode 2 ABC November 6, 1991

History

Geography

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Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land ...

Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land and many western flowing rivers

The Explorers
29:30

The Explorers: The Secret of the Rivers

Episode 4 ABC November 8, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
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The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the ...

The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the mouth of the Murray River and back again.

The Explorers
29:33

The Explorers: The Desert Explorers

Episode 10 ABC November 18, 1991

History

Geography

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Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, ...

Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, established frontier camps from which the explorers reached the west coast.

The Explorers
29:49

The Explorers: Australia Felix

Episode 5 ABC November 11, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
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Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered ...

Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered Australia Felix or western Victoria.

Andy's Safari Adventures
14:07

Andy's Safari Adventures: Andy and the Catfish

Season 1 Episode 14 BBC CBeebies March 15, 2018

Science

Geography

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Get ready to join Andy for some amazing safari adventures.

Get ready to join Andy for some amazing safari adventures.

On Country Kitchen
26:22

On Country Kitchen: Kim Chi, Maple Smoked Bacon and Honey

Season 1 Episode 5 NITV June 21, 2017

Design and technologies

Geography

7-8
9-10
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Derek starts out with a fun way to harvest cabbages. He then helps prepare smoked meats, and helps a beekeeper put a queen bee into a new hive.

Derek starts out with a fun way to harvest cabbages. He then helps prepare smoked meats, and helps a beekeeper put a queen bee into a new hive.

Andy's Wild Adventures
19:06

Andy's Wild Adventures: Crested Penguins

Season 1 Episode 20 BBC CBeebies September 30, 2017

Science

Geography

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Andy and Kip embark on another wild adventure to New Zealand in search of crested penguins. Andy shrinks to the size of a penguin and follows them on their daily trek from the ...

Andy and Kip embark on another wild adventure to New Zealand in search of crested penguins. Andy shrinks to the size of a penguin and follows them on their daily trek from the forest and down a cliff to the ocean where some chicks are going fishing for the first time. Unlike the penguins, Andy is struggling to climb down the cliff until he remembers to use Kip's latest invention, the completely cool kitty kite, which helps him fly down to the shore in order to witness this amazing spectacle.

Classical Destinations
24:57

Classical Destinations: Paris: Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel

Season 2 Episode 4 Arts July 3, 2017

Music

Geography

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11-12
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Presenter Simon Callow journeys to Paris, where Debussy studied and performed, and also to Montfort-l'Amaury, just west of Paris, the home town of Maurice Ravel.

Presenter Simon Callow journeys to Paris, where Debussy studied and performed, and also to Montfort-l'Amaury, just west of Paris, the home town of Maurice Ravel.

Brewster the Rooster
6:59

Brewster the Rooster: Rainbow Rain

Season 1 Episode 22 ABC Comedy/Kids April 3, 2018

Science

Geography

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Helvetica Frog notices a rainbow and asks, "Why aren't raindrops different colours?" They meet Drippy who shows them that when the sun shines through the raindrops, they make ...

Helvetica Frog notices a rainbow and asks, "Why aren't raindrops different colours?" They meet Drippy who shows them that when the sun shines through the raindrops, they make the rainbow colours.

Brewster the Rooster
6:58

Brewster the Rooster: Me and My Shadow

Season 1 Episode 23 ABC Comedy/Kids April 4, 2018

Science

Geography

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Brewster and Maggie are at Ginger's Shadow Show. She wonders, what are shadows made of? Brewster takes them to meet Atom Adam, who explains to the friends that shadows are ...

Brewster and Maggie are at Ginger's Shadow Show. She wonders, what are shadows made of? Brewster takes them to meet Atom Adam, who explains to the friends that shadows are made when something blocks the light from shining.