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Saving the orangutans
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Saving the orangutans

Behind The News meets Daniel Clarke, a boy with cerebral palsy who is campaigning to raise money to save orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra.

Behind The News meets Daniel Clarke, a boy with cerebral palsy who is campaigning to raise money to save orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra.

Boy makes animatronic robots
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Boy makes animatronic robots

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News meets a boy who meets his own animatronic robots as a hobby and for school projects.

Behind The News meets a boy who meets his own animatronic robots as a hobby and for school projects.

Behind the homework debate
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Behind the homework debate

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News meets teachers, students and academics as it investigates the debate about whether or not children should be given homework in primary school.

Behind The News meets teachers, students and academics as it investigates the debate about whether or not children should be given homework in primary school.

Girls soccer development
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Girls soccer development

Clip from Totally Wild
Join a squad of 30 girls who are some of the best young footballers in South Australia.

Join a squad of 30 girls who are some of the best young footballers in South Australia.

Frank Hurley photographs Passchendaele
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Frank Hurley photographs Passchendaele

Clip from Lost In Flanders
Historians discuss photograph attributed to Frank Hurley of dead and wounded Australians and Germans in railway cutting near Ypres.

Historians discuss photograph attributed to Frank Hurley of dead and wounded Australians and Germans in railway cutting near Ypres.

Hospital and medical solutions in early settlement
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Hospital and medical solutions in early settlement

Our History describes how settlers learned to use local resources as medicines to treat illnesses.

Our History describes how settlers learned to use local resources as medicines to treat illnesses.

Jabiluka uranium mine protests
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Jabiluka uranium mine protests

Jacqui Katona and Dave Sweeney describe how Indigenous land rights and environmental activists blocked Jabiluka uranium mine.

Jacqui Katona and Dave Sweeney describe how Indigenous land rights and environmental activists blocked Jabiluka uranium mine.

Viking warriors, religion and heroic deaths
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Viking warriors, religion and heroic deaths

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver examines possessions discovered with at the Repton Viking Warrior burial site, and discusses the relationship between these objects, Viking religion and their ...

Neil Oliver examines possessions discovered with at the Repton Viking Warrior burial site, and discusses the relationship between these objects, Viking religion and their approach to warfare.

Threats to the Great Barrier Reef
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Threats to the Great Barrier Reef

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News explains what the Great Barrier Reef is and reveals the three main threats to one of the seven wonders of the natural world: storms, crown of thorns starfish, ...

Behind The News explains what the Great Barrier Reef is and reveals the three main threats to one of the seven wonders of the natural world: storms, crown of thorns starfish, and the global warming responsible for coral bleaching.

Planting crops during colonisation
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Planting crops during colonisation

Our History reveals the diseases settlers encountered as a product of their diet and how the land was eventually cultivated.

Our History reveals the diseases settlers encountered as a product of their diet and how the land was eventually cultivated.

An overview of the human body
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An overview of the human body

Clip from Scope
Medical student Lisa Daniels scribes the structure and parts of the human body, including bones, muscles, nerves, organs and brains.

Medical student Lisa Daniels scribes the structure and parts of the human body, including bones, muscles, nerves, organs and brains.

White light junior experiment
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White light junior experiment

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Josephine conducts an experiment to show how white light is made up of many different colours, using a prism, white paper and a torch.

Junior scientist Josephine conducts an experiment to show how white light is made up of many different colours, using a prism, white paper and a torch.

The formation of banded iron
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The formation of banded iron

Richard Smith explains how the rusting of the oceans produced the iron ore now mined in the Pilbara.

Richard Smith explains how the rusting of the oceans produced the iron ore now mined in the Pilbara.

Debating terms defined
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Debating terms defined

Clip from Up For Debate
The terms proposition and opposition are defined in this clip from the documentary Up For Debate, with an introduction to the components of a debate speech.

The terms proposition and opposition are defined in this clip from the documentary Up For Debate, with an introduction to the components of a debate speech.

How the Great Barrier Reef was formed
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How the Great Barrier Reef was formed

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.

Life inside an ant colony
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Life inside an ant colony

Clip from Our Animals
There are thousands of different types of ants. Take a look at some of their similarities and differences. Also explains how ants live in colonies, share food and protect each ...

There are thousands of different types of ants. Take a look at some of their similarities and differences. Also explains how ants live in colonies, share food and protect each other.

Introduction to cloud computing
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Introduction to cloud computing

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News reveals how cloud computing works and why it is useful.

Behind The News reveals how cloud computing works and why it is useful.

Convict boy searches for missing goat
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Convict boy searches for missing goat

Clip from My Place
Katie the goat disappears and Sam has to endure a night in the scary bush to try and get her back.

Katie the goat disappears and Sam has to endure a night in the scary bush to try and get her back.

An ancient method of extracting silver from lead
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An ancient method of extracting silver from lead

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.

Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.

Objects can be two places at once
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Objects can be two places at once

Becky Parker and Johnny Hudson demonstrate how atoms can be in two places at once.

Becky Parker and Johnny Hudson demonstrate how atoms can be in two places at once.

Discovery of gold in Western Australia
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Discovery of gold in Western Australia

Clip from Liquid Gold
When Paddy Hannan discovered gold in outback Western Australia it transformed the colony's economy, but Kalgoorlie's remoteness made water incredibly valuable, described as ...

When Paddy Hannan discovered gold in outback Western Australia it transformed the colony's economy, but Kalgoorlie's remoteness made water incredibly valuable, described as liquid gold.

Coding and wearable technology
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Coding and wearable technology

Chloe Watts meets Benjamin Males, a fashion designer developing clothing with integrated technology, including trainers for JLS and a drone dress for Lady Gaga.

Chloe Watts meets Benjamin Males, a fashion designer developing clothing with integrated technology, including trainers for JLS and a drone dress for Lady Gaga.

China's economic importance to Australia
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China's economic importance to Australia

Behind The News explains the economic relationship between China and Australia and the impact the economic powerhouse has on trade.

Behind The News explains the economic relationship between China and Australia and the impact the economic powerhouse has on trade.

Players design own video games
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Players design own video games

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.

The physical characteristics of bones
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The physical characteristics of bones

Clip from Scope
The Queensland University of Technology's Laura Gregory describes some of the different bones in the human body, how they fuse together as we grow up, the relationship between ...

The Queensland University of Technology's Laura Gregory describes some of the different bones in the human body, how they fuse together as we grow up, the relationship between calcium and collagen, and the differences between male and female skulls.

How yoghurt is made and is good for you
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How yoghurt is made and is good for you

Clip from Scope
Maleny Dairies' Kay Hollyoak describes the process of turning milk into yoghurt, including homogenisation, pasteurisation, adding acidophilus and bifidus bacterium, and ...

Maleny Dairies' Kay Hollyoak describes the process of turning milk into yoghurt, including homogenisation, pasteurisation, adding acidophilus and bifidus bacterium, and reveals why such bacteria is good for people.

Emergency response to allergic reaction
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Emergency response to allergic reaction

Clip from Operation Ouch!
Xand van Tulleken joins a paramedic on an emergency call to a help a man who has had an allergic reaction and is treated for anaphylactic shock with adrenaline.

Xand van Tulleken joins a paramedic on an emergency call to a help a man who has had an allergic reaction and is treated for anaphylactic shock with adrenaline.

Kids who call the Torres Strait Islands home
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Kids who call the Torres Strait Islands home

Clip from Behind The News
Head to the far north of Australia to find out more about the kids who call the Torres Strait home.

Head to the far north of Australia to find out more about the kids who call the Torres Strait home.

Bending light
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Bending light

Jim AlKhalili discusses the law of refraction originally developed by Ibn Sahl, but often attributed to Willebrord Snellius.

Jim AlKhalili discusses the law of refraction originally developed by Ibn Sahl, but often attributed to Willebrord Snellius.

Endangered African animals
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Endangered African animals

Clip from Totally Wild
Natalie Hunter meets Werribee Open Range Zoo keepers, who explain why many species of animal in Africa are endangered.

Natalie Hunter meets Werribee Open Range Zoo keepers, who explain why many species of animal in Africa are endangered.

What are gravitational waves?
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What are gravitational waves?

Clip from Behind The News
After the detection of the first gravitational waves, Behind The News explains what they are and why they are so important.

After the detection of the first gravitational waves, Behind The News explains what they are and why they are so important.

Why do we have leap years?
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Why do we have leap years?

Clip from Behind The News
A look into what a leap year is and why we have them.

A look into what a leap year is and why we have them.

A temporary ceasefire announced in Syria
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A temporary ceasefire announced in Syria

Clip from Behind the News
A look at a temporary ceasefire in the fighting in Syria and what that means for the refugees.

A look at a temporary ceasefire in the fighting in Syria and what that means for the refugees.

Sulley scares Boo
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Sulley scares Boo

Clip from Monsters, Inc.
Sulley is challenged to scare a child in front of Boo, but is banished after learning Waternoose was secretly working with Randall.

Sulley is challenged to scare a child in front of Boo, but is banished after learning Waternoose was secretly working with Randall.

The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical
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The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical

Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Crowded House's audience connection
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Crowded House's audience connection

Neil Finn reveals how playing at house parties established the way Crowded House wanted to connect with their audience.

Neil Finn reveals how playing at house parties established the way Crowded House wanted to connect with their audience.

Mental illness treatment and family support
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Mental illness treatment and family support

Parents visit adult children at a mental health unit where they discuss their treatment and hopes for the future.

Parents visit adult children at a mental health unit where they discuss their treatment and hopes for the future.

Virtual art program
2:58

Virtual art program

Clip from Scope
A virtual program to make art accessible for people with disabilities.

A virtual program to make art accessible for people with disabilities.

Woman with auditory hallucinations
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Woman with auditory hallucinations

Dr Mark Cross consults with 20yearold woman who is hearing voices.

Dr Mark Cross consults with 20yearold woman who is hearing voices.

Ocean 101
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Ocean 101

Clip from Scope
Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we ...

Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we can't measure it exactly, it is estimated to have a volume of 1370 million cubic kilometres.

Colour 101
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Colour 101

Clip from Scope
Colour is everywhere, light from a light bulb or the sun might look white but it is actually made up of all different colours. Dr Rob looks at colours and how different ...

Colour is everywhere, light from a light bulb or the sun might look white but it is actually made up of all different colours. Dr Rob looks at colours and how different colours are formed.

Child miners in the Industrial Revolution
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Child miners in 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.

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

Body language and the art of physical perception
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Body language and the art of physical perception

Clip from Totally Wild
In Quizzin' With Coxy, Adam Cox tests our ability to read body language, revealing that different signs convey different feelings.

In Quizzin' With Coxy, Adam Cox tests our ability to read body language, revealing that different signs convey different feelings.

Dealing with emotions
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Dealing with emotions

Clip from Behind the News
Tells us a little bit more about our mental health and why it's important. Looks at some strategies for dealing with some normal emotions.

Tells us a little bit more about our mental health and why it's important. Looks at some strategies for dealing with some normal emotions.

Linguini keeps Remy for help
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Linguini keeps Remy for help

Clip from Ratatouille
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.

Genetic traits
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Genetic traits

Clip from Scope
Have you ever wondered why your hair is black, blonde, brown, or even red Or why you have certain coloured eyes Is it predetermined, or is it just the luck of the draw Dr Rick ...

Have you ever wondered why your hair is black, blonde, brown, or even red Or why you have certain coloured eyes Is it predetermined, or is it just the luck of the draw Dr Rick Sturm a molecular geneticist from the Institute of Molecular Bioscience explains how our appearance is determined by a very complex code!

Genetics 101
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Genetics 101

Clip from Scope
What are genes How do they actually work and what do they look like What is DNA David Pennisi a genetic biologist from the Institute of Molecular Bioscience gives us all the ...

What are genes How do they actually work and what do they look like What is DNA David Pennisi a genetic biologist from the Institute of Molecular Bioscience gives us all the basics on genetics!

Workplace safety and pollution in China
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Workplace safety and pollution in China

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News investigates how China is managing workplace safety and pollution amid its booming manufacturing industry and economic growth.

Behind The News investigates how China is managing workplace safety and pollution amid its booming manufacturing industry and economic growth.

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes
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Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes

Clip from Coast Australia
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.

Tsunami and earthquake warning systems
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Tsunami and earthquake warning systems

Clip from Behind The News
After the 2010 Mentawai earthquake and tsunami, Behind The News explains what causes tsunamis and what systems are in place to warn people.

After the 2010 Mentawai earthquake and tsunami, Behind The News explains what causes tsunamis and what systems are in place to warn people.

Shared reading of Whiffy Wilson, the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash
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Shared reading of Whiffy Wilson, the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash

Clip from Bookaboo
Zaib Shaikh shares the book Whiffy Wilson, the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash by Caryl Hart with Bookaboo

Zaib Shaikh shares the book Whiffy Wilson, the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash by Caryl Hart with Bookaboo

Springboks tour Mandela's prison
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Springboks tour Mandela's prison

Clip from Invictus
Francois Pienaar learns of Mandela's experience at Robben Island and president recites Invictus poem.

Francois Pienaar learns of Mandela's experience at Robben Island and president recites Invictus poem.

Student given last chance to graduate year 10
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Student given last chance to graduate year 10

Clip from Revolution School
Student writes an essay on courage and bullying in an effort to complete year 10.

Student writes an essay on courage and bullying in an effort to complete year 10.

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation
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Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation

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.

Making a foil dog picture
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Making a foil dog picture

Dive into the doodle drawer with Mister Maker and create Fido the foil dog kitchen foil and recycled foil containers.

Dive into the doodle drawer with Mister Maker and create Fido the foil dog kitchen foil and recycled foil containers.

Breaking Kate
6:20

Breaking Kate

Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

Dating, decision making and algebra
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Dating, decision making and algebra

Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

Hip-hop workshop - learning the knee drop
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Hip-hop workshop - learning the knee drop

Clip from Move It Mobstyle
A short clip demonstrating how to perform the hip hop dance move the knee drop.

A short clip demonstrating how to perform the hip hop dance move the knee drop.

Buskwalk builds boys' self-esteem
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Buskwalk builds boys' self-esteem

Clip from Revolution School
Atrisk students go on challenging bushwalk to help build their resilience and selfesteem.

Atrisk students go on challenging bushwalk to help build their resilience and selfesteem.

Effect of Chris' disappearance on family
0:54

Effect of Chris' disappearance on family

Clip from Into the Wild
Chris' sister describes the loss experienced by their family as a result of her brother going missing.

Chris' sister describes the loss experienced by their family as a result of her brother going missing.

Making a shadow puppet theatre
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Making a shadow puppet theatre

Clip from Art Attack
Learn how to make a shadow puppet theatre and shadow puppets.

Learn how to make a shadow puppet theatre and shadow puppets.

Learning language is humanity's greatest talents
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Learning language is humanity's greatest talents

Clip from Fry's Planet Word
Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

Understanding 'Australianisms'
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Understanding 'Australianisms'

It can be hard enough learning English without having to understand all the different words Australians use! Course language warning!

It can be hard enough learning English without having to understand all the different words Australians use! Course language warning!

Beach safety with an Aussie accent
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Beach safety with an Aussie accent

Clip from Bondi Rescue
Bondi's lifeguards do a heroic job saving lives, but sometimes those accents can be hard to understand. So what does "chockers" mean?

Bondi's lifeguards do a heroic job saving lives, but sometimes those accents can be hard to understand. So what does "chockers" mean?

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