Marathon Boy
1:01:12

Marathon Boy

ABC2 December 4, 2011

Intercultural Understanding

Health and PE

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Geography

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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Budhia Singh was born in India and, at the age of three was sold by his impoverished mother to a street hawker. Destined to lead a desperate existence as a beggar, Budhia was ...

Budhia Singh was born in India and, at the age of three was sold by his impoverished mother to a street hawker. Destined to lead a desperate existence as a beggar, Budhia was rescued by Biranchi, a concerned judo coach, who ran an orphanage for slum children. It didn't take long for Budhia to reveal his remarkable talent for running, leading Biranchi to embark on a mission to turn Budhia into India's greatest runner. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

I Can Change Your Mind About Climate
1:00:48

I Can Change Your Mind About Climate

ABC April 26, 2012

Sustainability

Earth and environment

Science

Geography

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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What better way to open up the discussion about climate change than to send two very passionate and intelligent Australians, with opposing views, on a mutual journey of ...

What better way to open up the discussion about climate change than to send two very passionate and intelligent Australians, with opposing views, on a mutual journey of discovery around the globe. Each has the chance to track down whomever they like to help aid their side of the ongoing climate change debate.

Wild West: America's Great Frontier
59:55

Wild West: America's Great Frontier: Desert Heartlands

Episode 1 BBC Earth February 1, 2020

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Discover the amazing ways that nature survives in an extremely testing land.

Discover the amazing ways that nature survives in an extremely testing land.

The World's Worst Disasters
59:45

The World's Worst Disasters: Tornadoes And Twisters

ABC July 5, 2010

Geography

Earth and environment

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Tornadoes are one of nature's deadliest forces. No other weather phenomenon can match their sheer fury, speed and destructive power. Over the centuries, they have inflicted ...

Tornadoes are one of nature's deadliest forces. No other weather phenomenon can match their sheer fury, speed and destructive power. Over the centuries, they have inflicted havoc on a huge scale and cost a great many lives.

Yolngu Homeland
59:45

Yolngu Homeland

NITV March 12, 2017

Indigenous Australians

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Yolngu Homeland explores how a community in Arnhem Land, Australia, is connected with other beings - ancestors, animals and plants.

Yolngu Homeland explores how a community in Arnhem Land, Australia, is connected with other beings - ancestors, animals and plants.

Chasing The Light with Ray Martin
59:42

Chasing The Light with Ray Martin

SBS September 16, 2017

Visual arts

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
When Australia's most awarded photographer, Ken Duncan, sets out on an adventure assignment, he does so with a formidable and steel-like resolve to get the shot no matter ...

When Australia's most awarded photographer, Ken Duncan, sets out on an adventure assignment, he does so with a formidable and steel-like resolve to get the shot no matter what. On this expedition with Ken is the legendary Ray Martin, Australia's most celebrated and awarded journalists. Ray's determined to get inside Ken's head and understand what it is that separates Ken from the rest. For Ray, this is the photography adventure of a lifetime, if only he survives it. They head to Western Australia's wild Kimberley, at the tail of the big wet.

Pablo's Hippos
59:30

Pablo's Hippos

ABC2 February 8, 2012

Personal and social capability

Geography

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
From one beast to another, Pablo's Hippos is a satirical look at thirty years of Colombia's bloody and painful history seen from the semi-submerged viewpoint of a ...

From one beast to another, Pablo's Hippos is a satirical look at thirty years of Colombia's bloody and painful history seen from the semi-submerged viewpoint of a hippopotamus! A tale of a ferocious, irresistible, territorial animal, Pablo Escobar, and the depths to which he and his bloat were prepared to plunge for him to become the undisputed Alpha male in the most ruthless business in the world, the cocaine trade.

Britain and the Sea
59:29

Britain and the Sea: Pleasure and Escape

Episode 4 Smooth/Arts March 27, 2019

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
David Dimbleby sails along the coast of East Anglia, exploring how Britain's view of the sea has changed over the past 200 years. The coast and the beach became a playground ...

David Dimbleby sails along the coast of East Anglia, exploring how Britain's view of the sea has changed over the past 200 years. The coast and the beach became a playground for the nation, inspiring artists, transforming coastal architecture and creating a seaside culture that remains uniquely British. Setting out from Gorleston-on-Sea, he travels down the Suffolk and Essex coasts and into the Thames, until he reaches Greenwich. Along the way he discovers works of art that reflect Britain's evolving relationship with the sea, meets a sand sculptor and visits the Queen's House in Greenwich, built in 1616 as a waterside retreat for Queen Anne and now home to Britain's greatest collection of maritime artefacts.

Gardening Australia Christmas Special
59:29

Gardening Australia Christmas Special

ABC December 20, 2019

Geography

Design and technologies

Sustainability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In a Christmas special, Costa and Sophie plant summer shade to protect Sophie's new summer retreat; Millie uncovers an urban mistletoe project; Josh gets crafty for the ...

In a Christmas special, Costa and Sophie plant summer shade to protect Sophie's new summer retreat; Millie uncovers an urban mistletoe project; Josh gets crafty for the holidays; Costa meets a tropical fruit carver.

The World's Worst Disasters
59:26

The World's Worst Disasters: Extreme Weather

ABC July 12, 2010

Geography

Earth and environment

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Extreme weather can take many forms, but however it manifests itself, each type has one thing in common: the power to wreak havoc on a huge scale.

Extreme weather can take many forms, but however it manifests itself, each type has one thing in common: the power to wreak havoc on a huge scale.

Joanna Lumley In The Land Of The Northern Lights
59:25

Joanna Lumley In The Land Of The Northern Lights

ABC November 29, 2009

Geography

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
One of the UK's best-loved personalities and most successful comedy exports, Joanna Lumley pursues a life-long dream to track down the elusive and beautiful Northern Lights. ...

One of the UK's best-loved personalities and most successful comedy exports, Joanna Lumley pursues a life-long dream to track down the elusive and beautiful Northern Lights. Comedy icon Joanna Lumley grew up in tropical Malaysia, and as a little girl had never seen snow or felt cold. Inspired by the fairytales and picture books of the North, full of trolls and snow queens, she always longed to make this journey. But she could never have guessed what a challenging, epic, diverse and absorbing Arctic adventure lay ahead of her.

Wild West: America's Great Frontier
59:24

Wild West: America's Great Frontier: The High Country

Episode 2 BBC Earth February 8, 2020

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Discover the amazing ways that nature survives in an extremely testing land.

Discover the amazing ways that nature survives in an extremely testing land.

An African Journey With Jonathan Dimbleby
59:21

An African Journey With Jonathan Dimbleby

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC November 9, 2010

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Africa consists of more than 50 countries. Each one is unique. With its population of more than a billion, Africa is the most culturally and ethnically diverse continent on ...

Africa consists of more than 50 countries. Each one is unique. With its population of more than a billion, Africa is the most culturally and ethnically diverse continent on the planet. In this three-part series, Jonathan Dimbleby, one of the UK's most respected journalists, reveals Africa as it is: a continent that is vibrant with energy, imagination, innovation and talent, populated by a wide range of individuals and communities who face great challenges but approach them with optimism and resolve.

Simon Reeve's Caribbean
59:21

Simon Reeve's Caribbean: Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS June 8, 2015

Geography

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Simon begins the final leg of his journey in Nicaragua, which will soon be split in two by the world's biggest construction project: a new transoceanic waterway set to rival ...

Simon begins the final leg of his journey in Nicaragua, which will soon be split in two by the world's biggest construction project: a new transoceanic waterway set to rival the Panama Canal. Simon meets the people who face losing their ancestral homes and the city-dwellers who believe the canal will bring long-hoped-for prosperity and wealth to the country.

Wild Patagonia
59:20

Wild Patagonia: Life on the Edge

Season 1 Episode 3 BBC Earth March 2, 2020

Geography

Earth and environment

3-4
5-6
7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From the cold, fearsome waters of Cape Horn, where brave rockhopper penguins overcome huge challenges to raise their young, to the far north, with huge elephant seals battling ...

From the cold, fearsome waters of Cape Horn, where brave rockhopper penguins overcome huge challenges to raise their young, to the far north, with huge elephant seals battling for position in the heat of the desert.

World's Busiest Cities
59:18

World's Busiest Cities: Moscow

ABC October 17, 2017

Design and technologies

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan go behind-the-scenes to reveal the systems and people running the city of Moscow, the biggest and busiest city in Europe.

Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan go behind-the-scenes to reveal the systems and people running the city of Moscow, the biggest and busiest city in Europe.

Wild Japan
59:18

Wild Japan: Honshu

Episode 1 BBC Earth October 14, 2019

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Japan's largest island, Honshu, is home to over 100 million people. But there is also an astonishing variety of wildlife, and vast areas of wild landscape.

Japan's largest island, Honshu, is home to over 100 million people. But there is also an astonishing variety of wildlife, and vast areas of wild landscape.

Italy's Invisible Cities
59:16

Italy's Invisible Cities: Venice

Episode 2 SBS May 28, 2017

History

Ancient history

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Using the latest 3D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the watery wonderland of Venice. They uncover how a city built in a swamp became one ...

Using the latest 3D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the watery wonderland of Venice. They uncover how a city built in a swamp became one of the most powerful in medieval Europe, and dive into its canals to experience how the city remains standing. Plus, they reveal how the city's beauty once masked a ruthless secret state and a world of excess and vice.