Horrible Histories
28:31

Horrible Histories: Moon Mayhem

ABC Me July 7, 2020

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Dara O Briain joins Rattus for a show marking the 1969 Moon landings: the first use of rocket power, the Space Race, and poo floating in the Apollo 10 cockpit - it's all here!

Dara O Briain joins Rattus for a show marking the 1969 Moon landings: the first use of rocket power, the Space Race, and poo floating in the Apollo 10 cockpit - it's all here!

Horrible Histories
27:25

Horrible Histories: Fearsome Families

ABC Me July 3, 2020

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Queen Victoria lovingly forces several of her children to go on Historical First Dates, Leopold Mozart retires his daughter aged 18, and the Brontes sing about Sisterhood.

Queen Victoria lovingly forces several of her children to go on Historical First Dates, Leopold Mozart retires his daughter aged 18, and the Brontes sing about Sisterhood.

Growing Up in the Early 1900s
3:51

Growing Up in the Early 1900s

ABC Me July 1, 2020

Modern history

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What was it like getting up and getting ready when there was no bathroom in your house? And what did children eat for breakfast when there were no refrigerators or supermarket ...

What was it like getting up and getting ready when there was no bathroom in your house? And what did children eat for breakfast when there were no refrigerators or supermarket foods like cereal?

199 Little Heroes
5:11

199 Little Heroes: Switzerland: Rebecca

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC Me June 30, 2020

Intercultural Understanding

History

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The journey to school's a very special type of life experience shared by millions of children around the world but in different ways. What happens between the two most ...

The journey to school's a very special type of life experience shared by millions of children around the world but in different ways. What happens between the two most important places in a child's life, their home and school?

Horrible Histories
28:28

Horrible Histories: Fashion Faux Pas

ABC Me June 30, 2020

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The horrible history of (sometimes literally) dressing to kill. Henry VIII has beef over whose armour is best, Louis XV dresses as a hedge, plus Viking Eye for the Saxon Guy.

The horrible history of (sometimes literally) dressing to kill. Henry VIII has beef over whose armour is best, Louis XV dresses as a hedge, plus Viking Eye for the Saxon Guy.

Horrible Histories
29:24

Horrible Histories: Queen Vic's Home Vids

ABC Me June 29, 2020

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Victorian fake news, paparazzi, and cameramen strapped to the front of moving trains: Queen Victoria shows you how her subjects invented and became obsessed with films.

Victorian fake news, paparazzi, and cameramen strapped to the front of moving trains: Queen Victoria shows you how her subjects invented and became obsessed with films.

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:08

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Dai Gum San! Bendigo Easter Festival

Episode 10 ABC Me June 26, 2020

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Nine-year-old Christina Tie performed in Bendigo's famous Easter Parade in 1889. Can Avie and Alyssa learn the skills they need to put on a show that delights the crowd?

Nine-year-old Christina Tie performed in Bendigo's famous Easter Parade in 1889. Can Avie and Alyssa learn the skills they need to put on a show that delights the crowd?

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:02

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Milk Run!

Episode 9 ABC Me June 25, 2020

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In 1940s Melbourne, teenage milkman Conway Tighe got up in the early hours every morning to harness his horse and complete his milk deliveries on time. Will Jeffrin and Harry ...

In 1940s Melbourne, teenage milkman Conway Tighe got up in the early hours every morning to harness his horse and complete his milk deliveries on time. Will Jeffrin and Harry match his dedication and get the job done?

Convict Kids
3:22

Convict Kids: Reform and Freedom

Episode 4 ABC Me June 24, 2020

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As a convict kid, once you served your usual sentence of seven or 14 years, you would still have had the majority of your life ahead of you to make a fresh start.

As a convict kid, once you served your usual sentence of seven or 14 years, you would still have had the majority of your life ahead of you to make a fresh start.

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:02

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: James Craig - Plane Sailing!

Episode 8 ABC Me June 24, 2020

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In 1912, 14-year-old sailor Douglas Bull was awarded the rank of Ordinary Seaman by his ship's captain. Can Stella and Caitlin prove they have what it takes to match Douglas' ...

In 1912, 14-year-old sailor Douglas Bull was awarded the rank of Ordinary Seaman by his ship's captain. Can Stella and Caitlin prove they have what it takes to match Douglas' achievement? Learn about Australia's history as these kids experience what it was like.

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:00

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Rollerskating - Dancing on Wheels!

Episode 7 ABC Me June 23, 2020

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Twelve-year-old artistic roller skater Tammy Bryant trained hard to master the routines that won her the 1989 Australian National Championship. Can Charli and Matthew learn ...

Twelve-year-old artistic roller skater Tammy Bryant trained hard to master the routines that won her the 1989 Australian National Championship. Can Charli and Matthew learn the signature moves that made Tammy a champion? Learn about Australia's history as these kids experience what it was like.

199 Little Heroes
5:10

199 Little Heroes: Japan

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC Me June 23, 2020

Intercultural Understanding

History

7-8
9-10
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The journey to school's a very special type of life experience shared by millions of children around the world but in different ways. What happens between the two most ...

The journey to school's a very special type of life experience shared by millions of children around the world but in different ways. What happens between the two most important places in a child's life, their home and school?

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:10

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Cameleers - The Original 'Ghan' Trains

Episode 6 ABC Me June 22, 2020

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In the early 1900s, teenage Afghan Aboriginal cameleer, William Satour, guided his father's camel train through some of Australia's toughest country. Can Ezekiel and Nathaniel ...

In the early 1900s, teenage Afghan Aboriginal cameleer, William Satour, guided his father's camel train through some of Australia's toughest country. Can Ezekiel and Nathaniel deliver their cargo safely and on time? Learn about Australia's history as these kids experience what it was like.

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:02

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Hahndorf - Pioneer Living German Style!

Episode 5 ABC Me June 19, 2020

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In 1850, 12-year-old Thekla Staude regularly trekked 26km from her home in Hahndorf village to sell her handmade produce at market in Adelaide. Will Maeve and Harper complete ...

In 1850, 12-year-old Thekla Staude regularly trekked 26km from her home in Hahndorf village to sell her handmade produce at market in Adelaide. Will Maeve and Harper complete the long walk to market to make a sale? Learn about Australia's history as these kids experience what it was like.

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:02

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Kadli - The Big Match

Episode 4 ABC Me June 18, 2020

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In 1832, 13-year-old Kadli was chosen as the best player of the match during a Kaurna game of Parntu. Can our modern footballers Ray Ray and Jaikye match his skills to win the ...

In 1832, 13-year-old Kadli was chosen as the best player of the match during a Kaurna game of Parntu. Can our modern footballers Ray Ray and Jaikye match his skills to win the best and fairest title? Learn about Aboriginal Australia's history as these kids experience what it was like.

Convict Kids
4:01

Convict Kids

Episode 3 ABC Me June 17, 2020

Modern history

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Convict kids in Australia suffered a variety of punishments for even the most minor offences. These punishments ranged from flogging to solitary confinement or work gangs.

Convict kids in Australia suffered a variety of punishments for even the most minor offences. These punishments ranged from flogging to solitary confinement or work gangs.

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
23:33

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Lennie - Lennie the Legend

Episode 3 ABC Me June 17, 2020

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In 1932, a nine-year-old boy now known as ‘Lennie the legend’, rode his horse over 900 kilometres from his country town of Leongatha to Sydney to see the opening of the ...

In 1932, a nine-year-old boy now known as ‘Lennie the legend’, rode his horse over 900 kilometres from his country town of Leongatha to Sydney to see the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Learn what life was like during the Great Depression for a country lad in Australia as these modern day kids relive history.

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?
24:02

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?: Mina - Olympia!

Episode 2 ABC Me June 16, 2020

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Former world record holder Wilhelmina "Mina" Wylie, along with friend Fanny Durack, were Australia's first female Olympians, swimming their way to victory at the 1912 ...

Former world record holder Wilhelmina "Mina" Wylie, along with friend Fanny Durack, were Australia's first female Olympians, swimming their way to victory at the 1912 Stockholm Games. Can Sienna and Paige beat Mina's time? Learn about Australia's history as these kids experience what it was like.