The Young Ones
47:45

The Young Ones

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 21, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In episode two, each of the celebrity volunteers must come face to face with the lives they led in their heyday and take back control of their lives. For Dickie a trip to ...

In episode two, each of the celebrity volunteers must come face to face with the lives they led in their heyday and take back control of their lives. For Dickie a trip to Lord's cricket ground brings the man he used to be back to life while Liz takes up painting again.

The Young Ones
47:36

The Young Ones

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC July 12, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This final episode explores the science behind the series and puts the idea that we have control over how we age to the test. Using members of the public, watch as Britain is ...

This final episode explores the science behind the series and puts the idea that we have control over how we age to the test. Using members of the public, watch as Britain is put under the microscope to see how our environment, our preconceptions about old people, and how we behave ourselves can have enormous impact on how we feel about the elderly and how we age.

OMG! Sextuplets!
43:37

OMG! Sextuplets!

ABC2 April 27, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Young couple Jenny and Bryan Masche try for three years to have a baby without success, then after fertility treatment, discover they are expecting sextuplets. They are ...

Young couple Jenny and Bryan Masche try for three years to have a baby without success, then after fertility treatment, discover they are expecting sextuplets. They are shocked, scared and elated at the same time. Their religious beliefs do not allow them to reduce the pregnancy, so they embark on a momentous journey to parenthood and to join an elite club with just a handful of members - the mother and father of live sextuplets.

My Brilliant Brain
47:07

My Brilliant Brain: Born Genius

Season 1 Episode 1 National Geographic March 25, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Marc Yu is a seven-year old like no other. At the age of two he heard 'Mary had a little Lamb' at a birthday party, pulled himself up to a piano and played it back flawlessly. ...

Marc Yu is a seven-year old like no other. At the age of two he heard 'Mary had a little Lamb' at a birthday party, pulled himself up to a piano and played it back flawlessly. A year later he was playing Beethoven from memory. Little is known about the brains of gifted children, but Harvard neuroscientist Gottfried Schlaug, studied the brains of gifted musicians to find they are physically different, specifically adapted for music.

Life At 1
52:35

Life At 1

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC July 20, 2011

Health and PE

Science

Biology

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Imagine if we really understood the secret worlds of our children's minds as they develop. What impact do parents, teachers and the outside world have? How, and in what way ...

Imagine if we really understood the secret worlds of our children's minds as they develop. What impact do parents, teachers and the outside world have? How, and in what way are Australian children unique? How do you give a child the best chance at life?

Life At 1
55:32

Life At 1

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC July 27, 2011

Health and PE

Science

Biology

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In the second episode of Life at 1 we see how children tackle the ordinary and extraordinary challenges life throws in their paths. In the process, we investigate some of the ...

In the second episode of Life at 1 we see how children tackle the ordinary and extraordinary challenges life throws in their paths. In the process, we investigate some of the hottest topics in child development.

Introduction to the nervous system
3:49

Introduction to the nervous system

Clip from Science Bank

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

The neuroplasticity of the brain
2:21

The neuroplasticity of the brain

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

How enrichment helps orangutans
4:13

How enrichment helps orangutans

Clip from Totally Wild

Biology

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Zoo keeper Fleur Butcher talks with Natalie about orangutans, and one big favourite in particular! This big boy is 12 years old and acts like a teenager while being very' very ...

Zoo keeper Fleur Butcher talks with Natalie about orangutans, and one big favourite in particular! This big boy is 12 years old and acts like a teenager while being very' very intelligent. He'll make tools to reach for what the keeper has dropped on the ground outside his cage. He gets stimulated doing artwork either with a brush on a canvas held by keeper Fleur, or with a big, coloured chalk, drawing hieroglyphics on the wall inside his cage. This kind of artistic animal enrichment is extended

The extreme sport of free running
1:45

The extreme sport of free running

Clip from Operation Ouch!

Biology

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Our body has 600 muscles, and the young man we meet today uses them all a lot more than the average punter! Tim 'Livewire' Shieff is a professional free runner, and one of the ...

Our body has 600 muscles, and the young man we meet today uses them all a lot more than the average punter! Tim 'Livewire' Shieff is a professional free runner, and one of the few in the world who can control a onehanded handstand! His showplace is the deserted urban landscape of South London. Before he goes on one of these acrobatic, SpiderManlike runs, he checks the route for grippy walls, loose bricks, railings, etc with an eye also to respecting the environment and keeping it intact. We lea

How the nervous system works
4:55

How the nervous system works

Clip from Operation Ouch!

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

The skills and beauty of free-climbing
3:00

The skills and beauty of free-climbing

Clip from Totally Wild

Biology

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three ...

David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three natural arches. We watch him rise to this steep challenge and marvel at this humble, natureembracing soul.

Using music to create awareness of animals facing extinction
3:13

Using music to create awareness of animals facing extinction

Clip from Totally Wild

Biology

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Today, Kellyn speaks with musicians and animal activists Lizzie and Linsey. She weaves the high notes into the music the calls of animals facing extinction while he uses a ...

Today, Kellyn speaks with musicians and animal activists Lizzie and Linsey. She weaves the high notes into the music the calls of animals facing extinction while he uses a digital wind recorder connected to his iPad. With this setup he is able to modify Lizzie's notes to sound like the animal calls. Everyone who hears their exquisitely beautiful sounds, fall under their spell, and are receptive to increased awareness about the endangered animals' plight.

A soul-satisfying day in the life of a farm caretaker
4:12

A soul-satisfying day in the life of a farm caretaker

Clip from Totally Wild

Biology

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Today, Stacey meets farm caretaker chainsaw artist Matt George. In this video, we feel like we're walking with Matt and Stacey, breathing the fresh air, and quietly exploring ...

Today, Stacey meets farm caretaker chainsaw artist Matt George. In this video, we feel like we're walking with Matt and Stacey, breathing the fresh air, and quietly exploring the picturesque property. Wild animal sightings, interacting with the pastoral animals and harmonizing with nature is what it's about. If you or your students are going through a hectic time, share this video!

Spectacular plant variation
2:02

Spectacular plant variation

Clip from Life

Biology

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

Brains scanned while doing maths
7:27

Brains scanned while doing maths

Clip from Why Doesn't Maths Add Up?

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

How the body grows
1:50

How the body grows

Clip from Operation Ouch!

Biology

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
First of all, do you know your collarbone is the last part of your body to stop growing Secondly, when we meet recordholder Neil, we wonder if he's ever stopped growing This ...

First of all, do you know your collarbone is the last part of your body to stop growing Secondly, when we meet recordholder Neil, we wonder if he's ever stopped growing This amiable bloke is the tallest man in the UK. Measuring half a metre taller than the average man there makes Neil popular, mingling and getting into photo ops wherever he goes! We learn it's the bones in your legs and their DNA that determine how tall you're destined to grow. The most special and wonderful lesson comes from

How to make a flower crown
3:11

How to make a flower crown

Clip from Totally Wild

Biology

3-4
5-6
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Leela joins florist Fallon for a flower crown workshop. Scissors, wire, floristry tape and a myriad of Australian native flowers go into whipping up this wearable art.

Leela joins florist Fallon for a flower crown workshop. Scissors, wire, floristry tape and a myriad of Australian native flowers go into whipping up this wearable art.