Why was the Great Wall of China built?
2:28

Why was the Great Wall of China built?

Clip from The Time Compass

History

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This fascinating animation explains the reason China's first emperor built the Great Wall - and also why he was buried with an immense terracotta army.

This fascinating animation explains the reason China's first emperor built the Great Wall - and also why he was buried with an immense terracotta army.

Aladdin and father work together for treasure
4:13

Aladdin and father work together for treasure

Clip from Aladdin and the King of Thieves

Media arts

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
After Aladdin and his father Cassim team up to recover the Hand of Midas, and then to escape Sa'luk together, Cassim realises Aladdin is the real treasure in his life.

After Aladdin and his father Cassim team up to recover the Hand of Midas, and then to escape Sa'luk together, Cassim realises Aladdin is the real treasure in his life.

Carl discovers Ellie's adventure book
2:22

Carl discovers Ellie's adventure book

Clip from Up!

Media arts

5-6
Classification: Parental Guidance Classification: Parental Guidance
Carl is at first saddened by the pictures in Ellie's adventure book, but seeing pictures that reminded him of their time together cheers him up.

Carl is at first saddened by the pictures in Ellie's adventure book, but seeing pictures that reminded him of their time together cheers him up.

Capital punishment debate
3:40

Capital punishment debate

Clip from Behind the News

News and current affairs

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
BTN investigates the debate surrounding capital punishment and the death penalty.

BTN investigates the debate surrounding capital punishment and the death penalty.

Kids in business
3:49

Kids in business

Clip from Behind the News

Business and economics

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Meet Lachlan who, at 14 years of age, runs his own business from his house selling t-shirts and hats. He talks through the process of learning how to run a business.

Meet Lachlan who, at 14 years of age, runs his own business from his house selling t-shirts and hats. He talks through the process of learning how to run a business.

Victor solo piano performance
1:37

Victor solo piano performance

Clip from Tim Burton's Corpse Bride

Media arts

5-6
Classification: Parental Guidance Classification: Parental Guidance
Discovery of gold in Bathurst
2:51

Discovery of gold in Bathurst

Clip from Tony Robinson Explores Australia

History

5-6
Classification: Parental Guidance Classification: Parental Guidance
Tony Robinson tells the story of Edward Hargraves discovering gold in NSW in 1851, and the gold rush that followed.

Tony Robinson tells the story of Edward Hargraves discovering gold in NSW in 1851, and the gold rush that followed.

Learning a rap dance with Tamara Pearson
4:08

Learning a rap dance with Tamara Pearson

Clip from Move It Mobstyle

Dance

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
Shari Togo and Tamara Pearson demonstrate and talks you through some dance moves to the song Children of the Sun.

Shari Togo and Tamara Pearson demonstrate and talks you through some dance moves to the song Children of the Sun.

Alice rejects a wedding proposal
5:03

Alice rejects a wedding proposal

Clip from Alice In Wonderland

English

5-6
Classification: Parental Guidance Classification: Parental Guidance
Alice finds out that Lord Hamish has arranged to propose to her. While everyone expects Alice to do the 'right thing' and marry Hamish, Alice has other ideas.

Alice finds out that Lord Hamish has arranged to propose to her. While everyone expects Alice to do the 'right thing' and marry Hamish, Alice has other ideas.

Mysterious Inca accounting and mathematics
1:06

Mysterious Inca accounting and mathematics

Clip from The Time Compass

History

5-6
Classification: Not Classified Classification: Not Classified
With such a huge empire the Incas needed to keep accounts - but their methods were mysterious and similar to modern computing.

With such a huge empire the Incas needed to keep accounts - but their methods were mysterious and similar to modern computing.

Machu Picchu and Incan architecture
0:56

Machu Picchu and Incan architecture

Clip from The Time Compass

History

5-6
Classification: Not Classified Classification: Not Classified
The Incas were amazing architects and constructed temples and buildings that have survived thousands of years.

The Incas were amazing architects and constructed temples and buildings that have survived thousands of years.

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics
2:09

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics

Clip from The Time Compass

Mathematics

5-6
Classification: Parental Guidance Classification: Parental Guidance
The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

Why did the Mayans disappear?
1:42

Why did the Mayans disappear?

Clip from The Time Compass

History

5-6
Classification: Parental Guidance Classification: Parental Guidance
Was it internal wars, drought, or the arrival of the Spanish that brought about the mysterious end to the Mayas?

Was it internal wars, drought, or the arrival of the Spanish that brought about the mysterious end to the Mayas?

Using 'scale' to indicate size
5:59

Using 'scale' to indicate size

Clip from Let's Kick Sum Maths

Numeracy

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Giving a horse an ultrasound and X-ray
4:22

Giving a horse an ultrasound and X-ray

Clip from Totally Wild

Science

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
Frank Low shows Kellyn Morris how vets diagnose health problems with horses using ultrasounds and Xrays.

Frank Low shows Kellyn Morris how vets diagnose health problems with horses using ultrasounds and Xrays.

Hip-hop workshop - learning the knee drop
0:59

Hip-hop workshop - learning the knee drop

Clip from Move It Mobstyle

Dance

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
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.

Gru warms to orphans after day at theme park
5:14

Gru warms to orphans after day at theme park

Clip from Despicable Me

Media arts

5-6
Classification: Parental Guidance Classification: Parental Guidance
Planning to abandon the rambunctiousness girls in a theme park, Gru becomes fonder of the trio as they spend the day at the park.

Planning to abandon the rambunctiousness girls in a theme park, Gru becomes fonder of the trio as they spend the day at the park.

Finding parasitoid wasps to fight caterpillars
3:04

Finding parasitoid wasps to fight caterpillars

Clip from Scope

Science

5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Erinn Fagan-Jeffries explains how she is identifying the kinds of wasps that successfully lay their eggs in caterpillars, which hatch and eat their hosts, to find species to ...

Erinn Fagan-Jeffries explains how she is identifying the kinds of wasps that successfully lay their eggs in caterpillars, which hatch and eat their hosts, to find species to help eradicate crop-destroying pests.