E2
27:52

E2: Transport: Aviation - The Limited Sky

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC2 July 21, 2010

Science

Sustainability

Geography

9-10
11-12
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Even if regional transportation becomes more efficient, people and goods will still need to travel the world. The final episode of E2 Transport looks at new technologies and ...

Even if regional transportation becomes more efficient, people and goods will still need to travel the world. The final episode of E2 Transport looks at new technologies and policies that could offset the aviation industry's substantial greenhouse gas emissions.

Weather Ed
24:26

Weather Ed: The Earth And Its Seasons

Episode 1 The Weather Channel September 28, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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Weather Ed is an Australian first in education that sets a new national standard in learning about weather and geography. Custom-produced for young people around the country, ...

Weather Ed is an Australian first in education that sets a new national standard in learning about weather and geography. Custom-produced for young people around the country, Weather Ed is a ten-part television series, produced by The Weather Channel, which brings the nation's secondary school geography curriculum to life, reflecting youth culture and spearheading 21st century learning. This first episode take students through the wonders of atmospheric processes that create the temperature and rainfall conditions on a global scale.

Weather Ed
24:25

Weather Ed: The Future Of Weather Forecasting

Episode 10 The Weather Channel December 7, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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This final episode draws together the understanding developed in previous episodes and lessons on our Earth, climate and atmospheric processes. It enables students to use ...

This final episode draws together the understanding developed in previous episodes and lessons on our Earth, climate and atmospheric processes. It enables students to use weather maps and satellite imagery to make weather predictions that will assist them in their daily lives.

Weather Ed
23:03

Weather Ed: Clouds

Episode 3 The Weather Channel October 19, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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Clouds examines weather patterns and the role of clouds. Students can develop an understanding of the cycles that occur in nature such as the water cycle and the importance ...

Clouds examines weather patterns and the role of clouds. Students can develop an understanding of the cycles that occur in nature such as the water cycle and the importance of these cycles to life on earth. The atmospheric processes responsible for different types of rainfall events are examined and students are encouraged to make observations of clouds and predict weather patterns associated with them.

Weather Ed
24:36

Weather Ed: Droughts And Cyclones

Episode 9 The Weather Channel November 30, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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These episodes explore some of the natural hazards the Australian climate brings. These include floods, thunderstorms, droughts and bushfires. Although these events are ...

These episodes explore some of the natural hazards the Australian climate brings. These include floods, thunderstorms, droughts and bushfires. Although these events are natural, our response to them is important to reduce both the economic and human life cost. In these episodes, students will relive some of Australia's natural disasters from a human and environmental perspective and gain an understanding of the role of the State Emergency Services in limiting the impacts.

Weather Ed
24:33

Weather Ed: Floods And Severe Thunderstorms

Episode 7 The Weather Channel November 16, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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These episodes explore some of the natural hazards the Australian climate brings. These include floods, thunderstorms, droughts and bushfires. Although these events are ...

These episodes explore some of the natural hazards the Australian climate brings. These include floods, thunderstorms, droughts and bushfires. Although these events are natural, our response to them is important to reduce both the economic and human life cost. In these episodes, students will relive some of Australia's natural disasters from a human and environmental perspective and gain an understanding of the role of the State Emergency Services in limiting the impacts.

Weather Ed
27:10

Weather Ed: The Atmosphere And Global Air Pressure Systems

Episode 2 The Weather Channel October 12, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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The delicate balance between the atmosphere and life on earth and other planets is discussed. Earth is referred to as Goldilock's planet in this episode as it is "just right" ...

The delicate balance between the atmosphere and life on earth and other planets is discussed. Earth is referred to as Goldilock's planet in this episode as it is "just right" for life on earth when compared to Mars and Venus. This episode raises questions about changes in our planet's atmosphere and the impact of this on global warming.

Weather Ed
24:27

Weather Ed: Climate

Episode 4 The Weather Channel October 26, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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Climatic change is the main focus of this episode and we examine long term climate change based on data from ice cores, tree rings and other evidence. This provides a ...

Climatic change is the main focus of this episode and we examine long term climate change based on data from ice cores, tree rings and other evidence. This provides a perspective from which students can understand the current debate on global warming and draw logical conclusion based on past and current evidence.

Weather Ed
23:05

Weather Ed: The Australian Climate

Episode 6 The Weather Channel November 9, 2006

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

3-4
5-6
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Australia's climate and the factors related to size, location and shape that produce the diversity of temperatures and rainfall are discussed. The lesson shows that mapping ...

Australia's climate and the factors related to size, location and shape that produce the diversity of temperatures and rainfall are discussed. The lesson shows that mapping climatic regions and linking these to human activity is important for the future sustainability of our environments.

Coast
54:00

Coast: Shetland To Orkney

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS January 14, 2011

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
The BAFTA Award winning series, Coast, returns to SBS ONE. The series celebrates the unique character of the British Isles, featuring stories about the people, wildlife and ...

The BAFTA Award winning series, Coast, returns to SBS ONE. The series celebrates the unique character of the British Isles, featuring stories about the people, wildlife and events that make up Britain's coastal communities. The series opens with a journey from the most northerly tip of the British Isles, on Shetland, to the Old Man of Hoy, on Orkney. Neil Oliver joins an expedition to climb the Old Man of Hoy, a terrifying, vertical column of sheer rock that was only conquered for the first time in 1966.

Coast
55:01

Coast: The Mysteries Of The Isles

Season 7 Episode 1 SBS August 31, 2012

Geography

7-8
9-10
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This video has closed captioning
This series investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with a look at the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small ...

This series investigates the culture, history and legends of Britain and its people, beginning with a look at the nation's islands. Nick Crane learns how Fair Isle's small community has become so well established and Neil Oliver visits Orkney to explore conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Lord Kitchener.

Nature Inc
22:14

Nature Inc: Alien Invasion

Season 1 Episode 3 BBC World News April 29, 2011

Geography

Science

9-10
11-12
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Nature Inc
21:42

Nature Inc: The 21 Gigatonne Timebomb

Season 3 Episode 1 BBC World News May 6, 2011

Geography

Science

9-10
11-12
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Our World
21:53

Our World: Crossing Steinbeck's America

BBC World News September 24, 2011

Geography

News and current affairs

9-10
11-12
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As America grapples with a deepening recession, white-collar workers are now losing their homes in increasing numbers. Paul Mason travels the country down the same road as ...

As America grapples with a deepening recession, white-collar workers are now losing their homes in increasing numbers. Paul Mason travels the country down the same road as John Steinbeck's migrants in The Grapes of Wrath. Visiting homeless shelters along the way, he unexpectedly finds a growing number of middle-class people who have ended up on the street.

Our World
22:00

Our World: The Vanishing Antarctica

BBC World News April 30, 2011

Geography

News and current affairs

9-10
11-12
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Richard Wilson travels to the West Antarctic ice shelf to see the work of the British scientists who are investigating changes to the shape of the ice - and the possible ...

Richard Wilson travels to the West Antarctic ice shelf to see the work of the British scientists who are investigating changes to the shape of the ice - and the possible consequences for our world.

Nature Inc
23:39

Nature Inc: Doing What Comes Naturally

Season 2 Episode 4 BBC World News April 1, 2011

Geography

Science

9-10
11-12
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Natural selection is a three billion year old product design process that can’t be beaten. It’s not just Velcro. Biomimicry is a way of profiting from nature by observing and ...

Natural selection is a three billion year old product design process that can’t be beaten. It’s not just Velcro. Biomimicry is a way of profiting from nature by observing and adapting natural solutions into technical innovations. In this episode, we see how sharks, sponges and the brittle fish - equipped all over its body with thousands of optically perfect lenses with which it sees - are being studied for commericial potential.

Our World
23:19

Our World: Ruling Iran: A Profile of the Supreme Leader

BBC World News July 29, 2011

Geography

News and current affairs

9-10
11-12
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Through interviews with relatives, biographers and politicians, James Reynolds profiles Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader. Who is this man? And how has he ...

Through interviews with relatives, biographers and politicians, James Reynolds profiles Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader. Who is this man? And how has he consolidated Iran's Islamic Revolution?

Nature Inc
21:58

Nature Inc: A Hard Rain

Season 3 Episode 3 BBC World News April 22, 2011

Geography

Science

9-10
11-12
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