The alluring isolation and its dangers
3:33

The alluring isolation and its dangers

Clip from Tracks

Media Arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Australian Landscape features heavily, offering a sense of remoteness. When Robyn finally finds her camels, Dookie, Bub, Zeleika and Goliath, she lets out her fears and ...

Australian Landscape features heavily, offering a sense of remoteness. When Robyn finally finds her camels, Dookie, Bub, Zeleika and Goliath, she lets out her fears and frustrations on Dookie.

The migration centre and the lion
3:34

The migration centre and the lion

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated ...

Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated condition of the lion to the health of migrant children.

Black holes, supanovas and suns
3:36

Black holes, supanovas and suns

Clip from Who's Afraid Of A Big Black Hole?

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Physicist Douglas Leonard explains the relationship between black holes and the sun, and reveals how the Hubble Telescope helped discover a black hole where sun had gone supernova.

Physicist Douglas Leonard explains the relationship between black holes and the sun, and reveals how the Hubble Telescope helped discover a black hole where sun had gone supernova.

Inside an ice rehabilitation centre
3:38

Inside an ice rehabilitation centre

Clip from Ice Wars

Health and PE

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Language warning. Goes inside Dorralong rehabilitation centre to meet young ice addicts and find out how they got hooked.

Language warning. Goes inside Dorralong rehabilitation centre to meet young ice addicts and find out how they got hooked.

Suspicious Na'vi decide to study captured Sully
3:38

Suspicious Na'vi decide to study captured Sully

Clip from Avatar

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Worried that the mining company is up to no good, the Na'vi capture Scully to study him and better undertand their human visitors.

Worried that the mining company is up to no good, the Na'vi capture Scully to study him and better undertand their human visitors.

A young family is left on the street
3:39

A young family is left on the street

Clip from Mabo

Civics and Citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, the young family must find somewhere to ...

Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, the young family must find somewhere to sleep for the night, awaiting the morning train. All the hotels refuse to let the young indigenous family hire a room. After work the next day, Eddie takes a small stand against the endemic racism Indigenous people face.

Victor catches the eye of Professor Waldman
3:39

Victor catches the eye of Professor Waldman

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

English

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
"Knowledge is power" begins Victor's new professor. Standing in the middle of a panopticon, as he addresses the new students. A shaded onlooker locks eyes with the professor ...

"Knowledge is power" begins Victor's new professor. Standing in the middle of a panopticon, as he addresses the new students. A shaded onlooker locks eyes with the professor before he stresses the need to apply your self to the laws of physical reality. Victor questions what he considers a narrow-minded approach, stirring the attention of the shaded figure and ridicule from the speaker. The use of light and dark offers a literal foreshadowing of Victor and the anonymous man's future relationship

Romeo at odds
3:40

Romeo at odds

Clip from Romeo + Juliet

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Romeo is seen lingering at the Verona beach. In the car, Ted and Caroline, Romeo's parents, agonise over his heavy-hearted. Fearing his self-afflicted isolation, they ask ...

Romeo is seen lingering at the Verona beach. In the car, Ted and Caroline, Romeo's parents, agonise over his heavy-hearted. Fearing his self-afflicted isolation, they ask Benvolio, Romeo's cousin, to appease their child's black and portentous mood. On the beach, Benvolio asks what sadness occupies the days and Romeo talks of unrequited love, but is disappointed to see Benvolio has involved himself in another violent fray.

Romeo and Juliet meet, and Paris is introduced
3:40

Romeo and Juliet meet, and Paris is introduced

Clip from Romeo + Juliet

Media Arts

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Seeking solitude from the party, Romeo and Juliet meet eyes across an aquarium and fall in love. But Juliet is stolen away at her mother behest, to meet the fable suitor. ...

Seeking solitude from the party, Romeo and Juliet meet eyes across an aquarium and fall in love. But Juliet is stolen away at her mother behest, to meet the fable suitor. Following in chase, Romeo is seen by Juliet's cousin, Tybalt. Tybalt vows to kill Romeo for his intrusion, but Fulgencio, Juliet's father, stops him and commands that he endures his anger. Romeo and Juliet steal glances as she dances with the suitor Paris.

Sharing brings us closer together...
3:42

Sharing brings us closer together...

Clip from Michael Mosley's Meet The Humans

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
... but oversharing can backfire. This experiment shows just how honest we really can be with each other.

... but oversharing can backfire. This experiment shows just how honest we really can be with each other.

Inequality and hard living in Victorian London
3:42

Inequality and hard living in Victorian London

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
In the slums of London, people needed to 'pad out' their food with chalk and sand to make it last. But food wasn't the only hardship.

In the slums of London, people needed to 'pad out' their food with chalk and sand to make it last. But food wasn't the only hardship.

Julia brings Winston squirrelled supplies
3:43

Julia brings Winston squirrelled supplies

Clip from Nineteen Eighty-Four

English

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Winston hires the shopkeeper's room for four dollars. At works, Winston steals glances at Julia. Later, as he waits in the newly rented room, he thinks of the enormous dangers ...

Winston hires the shopkeeper's room for four dollars. At works, Winston steals glances at Julia. Later, as he waits in the newly rented room, he thinks of the enormous dangers their encounters could incur. When she arrives, she shows him the illicit items she has squirrelled from the Inner Party's supplies.

Mine spotting in Syria
3:44

Mine spotting in Syria

Clip from Go Back to Where You Came From Live

Intercultural understanding

11-12
12+
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Marina Brizar and Jacqui Lambie take part in a exercise to detect improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in a bombed out building in Syria.

Marina Brizar and Jacqui Lambie take part in a exercise to detect improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in a bombed out building in Syria.

Marilyn Manson as the 'poster boy for fear'
3:45

Marilyn Manson as the 'poster boy for fear'

Clip from Bowling For Columbine

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Musician Marilyn Manson is amongst those blamed for the Columbine massacre after it is revealed that the shooters were fans. (Coarse language).

Musician Marilyn Manson is amongst those blamed for the Columbine massacre after it is revealed that the shooters were fans. (Coarse language).

Queenslanders resist fracking
3:45

Queenslanders resist fracking

Clip from Gasland II

Earth and environment

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
When methane from fracking infiltrated the water table on Queensland farms, farmers resisted gas mining companies.

When methane from fracking infiltrated the water table on Queensland farms, farmers resisted gas mining companies.

The Pitch: Clive Palmer
3:46

The Pitch: Clive Palmer

Clip from Gruen Nation

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Two ad agencies mock up one election campaign advertisement each, one for Clive Palmer and one against Clive Palmer. Examine these satirical ads and analyse how attitude and ...

Two ad agencies mock up one election campaign advertisement each, one for Clive Palmer and one against Clive Palmer. Examine these satirical ads and analyse how attitude and mood are created through the use of humour and parody. Which ad do you think was the best? Why?

Australia is a target for ice smugglers
3:48

Australia is a target for ice smugglers

Clip from Ice Wars

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Franz and Chris discuss meaning of life
3:48

Franz and Chris discuss meaning of life

Clip from Into the Wild

Media arts

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Chris lectures retiree Franz on how he should challenge himself, and senior tells his young friend the value of forgiveness and love.

Chris lectures retiree Franz on how he should challenge himself, and senior tells his young friend the value of forgiveness and love.