Don't Panic: The Truth About Population
58:47

Don't Panic: The Truth About Population

SBS December 21, 2014

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Geography

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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With the world's population at seven billion and still growing we often look at the future with dread. In this documentary, world famous Swedish statistical showman Hans ...

With the world's population at seven billion and still growing we often look at the future with dread. In this documentary, world famous Swedish statistical showman Hans Rosling presents a different view and paints a vivid picture of a world that has changed in ways we barely understand - often for the better.

Foodie Planet
51:09

Foodie Planet: Destination Mexico

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 November 20, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this episode, Julie travels to Mexico. In modern Mexico, each region has its own aroma, its own taste, its own texture. Rightly proud of its gastronomic heritage, Mexican ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Mexico. In modern Mexico, each region has its own aroma, its own taste, its own texture. Rightly proud of its gastronomic heritage, Mexican cuisine has now found great recognition and popularity worldwide.

After The Wave
1:20:58

After The Wave

SBS December 14, 2014

Civics and citizenship

English

Geography

Media arts

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ten years after the Boxing Day Tsunami comes new Australian documentary After The Wave; the untold story of Australia's extraordinary role in what became the world's greatest ...

Ten years after the Boxing Day Tsunami comes new Australian documentary After The Wave; the untold story of Australia's extraordinary role in what became the world's greatest forensic detective operation.

River Monsters
48:34

River Monsters: Electric Executioner

Season 3 Episode 5 ABC2 December 16, 2011

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Extreme angler Jeremy Wade travels to Brazil's 'wild west' in search of a river monster that has killed three cowboys. He has to combat all his fears to catch this culprit.

Extreme angler Jeremy Wade travels to Brazil's 'wild west' in search of a river monster that has killed three cowboys. He has to combat all his fears to catch this culprit.

Future Makers
45:18

Future Makers

Discovery Channel May 17, 2010

Science

Geography

Sustainability

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Future Makers tells the story of key Australians who are leading the way on the world stage in renewable energy. The program explores the vision of these leaders and ...

The Future Makers tells the story of key Australians who are leading the way on the world stage in renewable energy. The program explores the vision of these leaders and follows them as their projects unfold. Watch as people create solutions that won't cost the earth.

An Iranian Martyr
49:27

An Iranian Martyr

SBS2 December 8, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
On June 20, a young Iranian woman was shot dead in the street in Tehran. The video of her death, filmed on a mobile phone, was seen by millions around the world. This program ...

On June 20, a young Iranian woman was shot dead in the street in Tehran. The video of her death, filmed on a mobile phone, was seen by millions around the world. This program tells the story of Neda Agha-Soltan, with exclusive accounts from those who really knew her. Many young Iranians have claimed her as a martyr for Iran's protest movement, but the Iranian regime has not accepted responsibility for her death.

Amsterdam Vice
23:19

Amsterdam Vice: Ep 4 of 8

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 April 10, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing ...

Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa.

Going Bush
24:56

Going Bush

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS February 12, 2010

Earth and environment

Geography

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In tonight's episode Cathy and Luke hunt down sand frogs that drink their own urine and start a fire with nothing but a bit of old wood and some combustible roo poo. Luke puts ...

In tonight's episode Cathy and Luke hunt down sand frogs that drink their own urine and start a fire with nothing but a bit of old wood and some combustible roo poo. Luke puts his new-found confidence to the test on the dance floor and Cathy tries some tongue-twisting rap with the kidz in the hood in Tennant Creek.

Everest
51:34

Everest

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 May 11, 2010

Health and PE

Geography

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Several doctors from the UK carry out the largest medical research project ever to come to the Himalayas, according to the narrator. They intend to take samples of their own ...

Several doctors from the UK carry out the largest medical research project ever to come to the Himalayas, according to the narrator. They intend to take samples of their own blood and do research re the oxygen content at Mt Everest's extreme altitude conditions. There are four camps, and the last one, Camp 4, is at an altitude of 7950m. The lowest camp is at Lukla at 2840m and 200 volunteers have arrived to be tested for the effect of altitude sickness.

The Bitter Taste Of Tea
58:35

The Bitter Taste Of Tea

SBS February 10, 2010

Business and economics

Geography

Ethical understanding

Sustainability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In the beautiful, lush tea gardens in Kenya, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, millions of tea-workers struggle everyday, fighting to survive as they pluck tea for ...

In the beautiful, lush tea gardens in Kenya, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, millions of tea-workers struggle everyday, fighting to survive as they pluck tea for multinational companies. The companies promise the consumers they will act as responsible members of the global society - protecting the environment and ensuring good working and living conditions.

The Extraordinary Tale Of William Buckley
52:41

The Extraordinary Tale Of William Buckley

ABC April 11, 2010

Media arts

History

Personal and social capability

Indigenous Australians

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Presented by historian Michael Cathcart, The Extraordinary Tale Of William Buckley is a dramatised documentary that tells one of Australia's great untold stories. On a ...

Presented by historian Michael Cathcart, The Extraordinary Tale Of William Buckley is a dramatised documentary that tells one of Australia's great untold stories. On a stifling hot Christmas night in 1803, 23-year-old William Buckley, a young English convict, escapes from the doomed first settlement of Port Phillip Bay in South Eastern Australia, choosing instead to risk the unknown of the hostile Australian wilderness rather than surrender his freedom.

Everest
49:57

Everest

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 May 4, 2010

Health and PE

Geography

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
At 8848m above sea level, the summit of Mt Everest lies in the death zone - a hostile area that's so high up, there is barely enough oxygen to stay alive. In this two-part ...

At 8848m above sea level, the summit of Mt Everest lies in the death zone - a hostile area that's so high up, there is barely enough oxygen to stay alive. In this two-part documentary series, we go on a journey with 60 doctors and scientists who are attempting to re-write our understanding of the human body. The doctors and scientists will experiment on themselves as they attempt to climb to the summit, turning Everest into the highest laboratory on earth.

The Truth About Climate Change
26:50

The Truth About Climate Change

SBS2 January 5, 2011

Earth and environment

Geography

Science

Sustainability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Can we really believe all the claims about climate change? In the wake of the final report into so-called 'Climategate' and the vicious row about the science behind climate ...

Can we really believe all the claims about climate change? In the wake of the final report into so-called 'Climategate' and the vicious row about the science behind climate change, this documentary goes back to basics to ask what we really know about our climate and how it will affect us, uncovering some surprising results.

River Monsters
48:29

River Monsters: Congo Killer

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC2 May 18, 2011

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Jeremy Wade travels to one of the few rivers left on earth that will still test a fisherman. The Congo, a river steeped in legends. Jeremy discovers that the truth is every ...

Jeremy Wade travels to one of the few rivers left on earth that will still test a fisherman. The Congo, a river steeped in legends. Jeremy discovers that the truth is every bit as frightening as the myth.

Morin Khuur: The Soul Of The Mongolian Horseman
51:37

Morin Khuur: The Soul Of The Mongolian Horseman

ABC July 17, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Asia and Australia

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In the Mongolian steppes, a family of horse herders welcome four city children into their home for several months. The children will learn the ancient morin khuur, an ...

In the Mongolian steppes, a family of horse herders welcome four city children into their home for several months. The children will learn the ancient morin khuur, an ancestral fiddle that features a carved horse-head and is said to sing into the hearts of animals and people. Omba, a wise old musician, teaches them this magical instrument, said to have healing powers.

River Monsters
48:23

River Monsters: Silent Assassin

Season 3 Episode 3 ABC2 December 9, 2011

Science

Earth and environment

Geography

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Jeremy Wade travels to the Parana River in the remote north east corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. Once there he discovers a creature known locally ...

Jeremy Wade travels to the Parana River in the remote north east corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. Once there he discovers a creature known locally as 'River Dog'.

Foodie Planet
51:10

Foodie Planet: Destination Morocco

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 November 19, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to discover the history, culture, food production and eating habits of some of the most scenic interesting ...

Globetrotting French gourmet Julie Andrieu takes a culinary tour to discover the history, culture, food production and eating habits of some of the most scenic interesting places on earth. In this episode, Julie travels to Morocco.

Foodie Planet
51:14

Foodie Planet: Destination Brazil

Season 2 Episode 2 SBS2 November 27, 2012

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

Languages

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this episode, Julie goes in search of a particular Brasil, the Brasil of remote villages, old colonial towns and buzzing markets, a melting-pot of characters and cultures, ...

In this episode, Julie goes in search of a particular Brasil, the Brasil of remote villages, old colonial towns and buzzing markets, a melting-pot of characters and cultures, of flavours and fragrances, of superstitions and surprises.