How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
3:11

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

How tsunamis are formed and are detected
8:24

How tsunamis are formed and are detected

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Myall Creek Massacre 1838  Clip 6:12mins
6:12

Myall Creek Massacre 1838 Clip 6:12mins

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From Tony Robinson Explores Australia EUREKA 29 unnamed Indigenous Australians were killed by European Settlers on 10 June 1838

From Tony Robinson Explores Australia EUREKA 29 unnamed Indigenous Australians were killed by European Settlers on 10 June 1838

Burke and Wills expedition
8:27

Burke and Wills expedition

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tony Robinson retraces Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills' 1860-61 expedition to explore inland Australia.

Tony Robinson retraces Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills' 1860-61 expedition to explore inland Australia.

Gold Fever  1850's   Clip
22:30

Gold Fever 1850's Clip

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From Tony Robinson Explores Australia Eureka Convicts cutting a road to Bathurst were rumoured to have struck gold as early as

From Tony Robinson Explores Australia Eureka Convicts cutting a road to Bathurst were rumoured to have struck gold as early as

Thomas Mitchell and the Hentys
7:51

Thomas Mitchell and the Hentys

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tony Robinson visits the Henty settlement that surveyor Thomas Mitchell stumbled upon in 1835 to the surprise of authorities.

Tony Robinson visits the Henty settlement that surveyor Thomas Mitchell stumbled upon in 1835 to the surprise of authorities.

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.

Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand
1:55

Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand

Clip from Coast Australia

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

The first expedition to Skull Rock
5:24

The first expedition to Skull Rock

Clip from Coast Australia

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Neil Oliver joins the Melbourne Museum's Patrick Honan and Mark Norman on the first ever scientific expedition to Skull Rock, an isolated island in Bass Strait.

Neil Oliver joins the Melbourne Museum's Patrick Honan and Mark Norman on the first ever scientific expedition to Skull Rock, an isolated island in Bass Strait.

Introduction to Dinosaurs
12:14

Introduction to Dinosaurs

Clip from Attenborough's Living With Dinosaurs

Geography

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
This clip from David Attenboroughs Living With Dinosaurs is designed as an introduction to Dinosaurs for Primary Students

This clip from David Attenboroughs Living With Dinosaurs is designed as an introduction to Dinosaurs for Primary Students

Increasing storm activity & the impact on the reef
6:37

Increasing storm activity & the impact on the reef

Clip from Life on the Reef

Geography

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Cyclone Ita and its impact on the reef.Cyclones have always been part of life here. But with the frequency of destructive storms

Cyclone Ita and its impact on the reef.Cyclones have always been part of life here. But with the frequency of destructive storms

Impact of increased development on the reef
5:05

Impact of increased development on the reef

Clip from Life on the Reef

Geography

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The difficult balance of commerce and conservation plays out. Increased development and traffic puts the reef at risk.

The difficult balance of commerce and conservation plays out. Increased development and traffic puts the reef at risk.

Blue light vision of the reef
4:33

Blue light vision of the reef

Clip from Life on the Reef

Geography

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Underwater cinematography using blue light provides spectacular vision of the reef.

Underwater cinematography using blue light provides spectacular vision of the reef.

Cotton fields in Bangladesh
3:58

Cotton fields in Bangladesh

Clip from Reality Trip

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The talent spend their first morning on the cotton fields of Bangladesh. They dress as the locals do and spend the morning picking cotton for Bangladesh's garment industry. ...

The talent spend their first morning on the cotton fields of Bangladesh. They dress as the locals do and spend the morning picking cotton for Bangladesh's garment industry. How much does the worker, Yasmin, earn a day? How does this compare to wages in Australia? How does it compare to the cost of a t-shirt in Australia? What are the conditions like for these workers?

How sink holes are formed
10:12

How sink holes are formed

Clip from Sinkholes: Swallowed Alive

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This clip uses a simple experiment to show how natural sink holes form. A scientist uses a salt lick to demonstrate how water er

This clip uses a simple experiment to show how natural sink holes form. A scientist uses a salt lick to demonstrate how water er

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women
25:44

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women

SBS July 25, 2006

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Bushfire Summer
27:13

Bushfire Summer: State On Fire

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC January 29, 2007

Geography

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The state is on fire. It's only January 23, 2006 and already it's the worst bushfire summer Victoria has seen for years. Homes have been destroyed, tens of thousands of ...

The state is on fire. It's only January 23, 2006 and already it's the worst bushfire summer Victoria has seen for years. Homes have been destroyed, tens of thousands of animals have burnt to death and vast tracts of land are still burning out of control.

The Swenkas
1:11:54

The Swenkas

SBS November 27, 2007

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Civics and citizenship

Business and economics

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Imagine a group of men from tough backgrounds who try to make their living as labourers, miners, and security guards in post apartheid South Africa. Now imagine this same ...

Imagine a group of men from tough backgrounds who try to make their living as labourers, miners, and security guards in post apartheid South Africa. Now imagine this same group of men donning their Pierre Cardin suits and engaging in underground fashion shows every Saturday night for prizes, and more importantly - self-respect. Danish filmmaker Jeppe Ronde's The Swenkas takes its title from the name by which these men are known.