Child miners in the Industrial Revolution
7:01

Child miners in the Industrial Revolution

Clip from The Worst Jobs In History

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

How the Great Barrier Reef was formed
3:05

How the Great Barrier Reef was formed

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Karl Stefanovic explains how the Great Barrier Reef is a product of the Ice Age coming to an end and raising water levels 10,000 years ago.

Karl Stefanovic explains how the Great Barrier Reef is a product of the Ice Age coming to an end and raising water levels 10,000 years ago.

Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley
2:43

Aboriginal rafts in the Kimberley

Clip from Coast Australia

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Albert Wiggal shows Brendan Moar the kind of rafts the Bardi people would have used to travel and fish around One Arm Point in the Kimberley region.

Albert Wiggal shows Brendan Moar the kind of rafts the Bardi people would have used to travel and fish around One Arm Point in the Kimberley region.

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes
3:04

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Shark Bay's stromatolites
3:42

Shark Bay's stromatolites

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

Linguini keeps Remy for help
3:16

Linguini keeps Remy for help

Clip from Ratatouille

Media arts

3-4
5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Linguini realises how useful Remy is and decides to keep the rat in his kitchen.

Linguini realises how useful Remy is and decides to keep the rat in his kitchen.

Players design own video games
4:36

Players design own video games

Clip from Coding: The Future is Creative

Digital technologies

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Chloe Watts meets former builder John Beech, who now develops video games that allow players to create their own levels and share them with a community.

Chloe Watts meets former builder John Beech, who now develops video games that allow players to create their own levels and share them with a community.

Rip currents and your heart rate
5:02

Rip currents and your heart rate

Clip from Coast Australia

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Coastal geomorphologist Rob Dr Rip Brander shows Brendan Moar what happens to his heart rate when caught in a rip current.

Coastal geomorphologist Rob Dr Rip Brander shows Brendan Moar what happens to his heart rate when caught in a rip current.

Viking bones reveal cause of deaths
3:57

Viking bones reveal cause of deaths

Clip from The Vikings

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation
8:51

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us

Modern history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

The rotary washing line
5:05

The rotary washing line

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A true icon of Australian suburbia, but one that should rightly be called the Toyne's Hoist! Committed to his invention throughout war and personal tragedy, Gilbert Toyne ...

A true icon of Australian suburbia, but one that should rightly be called the Toyne's Hoist! Committed to his invention throughout war and personal tragedy, Gilbert Toyne patented the enduing design, manufactured and marketed it decades before Lawrence Hill's hoist arrived. Toyne's legacy was to invent one of the most practical, labour-saving devices to grace Australian backyards in 20th century - his galvanised-metal, rotary clothes hoist.

The bionic ear
8:02

The bionic ear

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

Health and PE

9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Graeme Clark's bionic ear (or cochlear implant) is a neural prosthesis designed to produce hearing sensations by electrically stimulating nerves inside the inner ear of ...

Graeme Clark's bionic ear (or cochlear implant) is a neural prosthesis designed to produce hearing sensations by electrically stimulating nerves inside the inner ear of profoundly deaf patients. It consists of a receiver-stimulator that is surgically placed under the patient's skin behind the ear, and an external sound processor that sits behind the ear, similar to a hearing aid.

The dual-flush toilet
6:15

The dual-flush toilet

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The toilet really came into its own in the 20th century, making it the most important fixture in our homes. Now, the dual flush toilet saves up to 67 percent water per flush. ...

The toilet really came into its own in the 20th century, making it the most important fixture in our homes. Now, the dual flush toilet saves up to 67 percent water per flush. It's the handy work of Bruce Thompson and colleague Steve Cummings, who invented the system, with the help of a government grant, while working for bathroom product company Caroma.

The invention of X-ray crystallography
6:54

The invention of X-ray crystallography

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
William Henry Bragg and his son, William Lawrence Bragg, were the pioneering scientists who invented X-ray crystallography. It was William Lawrence who developed Bragg's Law, ...

William Henry Bragg and his son, William Lawrence Bragg, were the pioneering scientists who invented X-ray crystallography. It was William Lawrence who developed Bragg's Law, which - when combined with his father's newly-invented spectrometer - enabled scientists for the first time to observe the atomic structure of our physical world. The Nobel Prize-winning father and son team radically changed the world, with their invention paving the way for new discoveries in chemistry, space exploration a

The Akubra hat
6:10

The Akubra hat

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
From the harsh outback to warzone frontlines and Olympic champion podiums, the Akubra hat has adorned Australian heads for over a century both here at home and around the ...

From the harsh outback to warzone frontlines and Olympic champion podiums, the Akubra hat has adorned Australian heads for over a century both here at home and around the world. The Akubra success lies in the efforts of hat maker Benjamin Dunkerley and his ingenious fur dressing invention. Dunkerley's partnership with Stephen Keir built the Akubra empire that continues today.

Sugar in supposedly healthy drinks
3:28

Sugar in supposedly healthy drinks

Clip from That Sugar Film

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Filmmaker Damon Garneau travels to the US to discover the marketing ploys used to disguise sugar in so-called healthy drinks.

Filmmaker Damon Garneau travels to the US to discover the marketing ploys used to disguise sugar in so-called healthy drinks.

Eddie McGuire makes a racist remark on radio
4:31

Eddie McGuire makes a racist remark on radio

Clip from The Final Quarter

Personal and social capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
n 2013, four days after Collingwood president Eddie McGuire apologises for a Collingwood supporter calling him an ape, Eddie McGuire jokes about it on breakfast radio. Harry ...

n 2013, four days after Collingwood president Eddie McGuire apologises for a Collingwood supporter calling him an ape, Eddie McGuire jokes about it on breakfast radio. Harry O’Brien tweets that there exists a casual racism in Australia. Classroom discussion points: When one person perceives a comment as being a joke, how can another perceive it as an insult? Discuss the two viewpoints with a partner. What kind of personal characteristics has Harry O’Brien demonstrated by calling out Eddie Mcgui

Adam Goodes is the target of Racism at an AFL Match
0:49

Adam Goodes is the target of Racism at an AFL Match

Clip from The Final Quarter

Personal and social capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
An Essendon supporter is called out by his fellow supporters for a racist slur hurled at Goodes during a match against the Swans. Discussion point: How is this an example of ...

An Essendon supporter is called out by his fellow supporters for a racist slur hurled at Goodes during a match against the Swans. Discussion point: How is this an example of being an upstander rather than a bystander?