Plants
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Plants

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A giant panda snail, scabs and scars science, and a fake snot DIY. All this and more in this icky episode, where the ordinary becomes extraordinary.

A giant panda snail, scabs and scars science, and a fake snot DIY. All this and more in this icky episode, where the ordinary becomes extraordinary.

What On Earth?
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What On Earth?: The Curse Of Merlin

Season 3 Episode 20 Discovery Channel August 29, 2017

Science

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The myth of Merlin is associated with an arrangement of stones in northern France. Could satellite images finally explain this ancient riddle?

The myth of Merlin is associated with an arrangement of stones in northern France. Could satellite images finally explain this ancient riddle?

What On Earth?
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What On Earth?: Forbidden Cities Of The Maya

Season 3 Episode 19 Discovery Channel August 22, 2017

Science

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A young boy makes headlines when he uses satellite images to discover lost cities of the Maya. Trees in China seem to spell out a sinister message.

A young boy makes headlines when he uses satellite images to discover lost cities of the Maya. Trees in China seem to spell out a sinister message.

The Paris Agreement and climate change
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The Paris Agreement and climate change

Clip from Behind the News

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News and current affairs for students.

News and current affairs for students.

What are greenhouses gasses?
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What are greenhouses gasses?

Clip from Behind The News

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Brisbane is about to host the G20. It's a meeting where the world's most powerful leaders discuss the biggest issues of the future. In other words, issues that will directly ...

Brisbane is about to host the G20. It's a meeting where the world's most powerful leaders discuss the biggest issues of the future. In other words, issues that will directly affect kids as they grow up. But why aren't all world leaders involved in an event that's so important? Plus there are teaching resources available for our stories on Greenhouse Gasses and War Nurses.

What are wave energy generators and how do they work?
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What are wave energy generators and how do they work?

Clip from Behind the News

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BtN looks at the history of the death penalty and the countries that still practice it. Also, should we change the census? There are teacher resources on this topic and the ...

BtN looks at the history of the death penalty and the countries that still practice it. Also, should we change the census? There are teacher resources on this topic and the story, Drought Doco.

Turning marine debris into art!
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Turning marine debris into art!

Clip from Totally Wild

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Join us for some serious fun and adventure as Scott plays archery tag, Duane goes exploring on a Segway, and Alex takes on Lacrosse!

Join us for some serious fun and adventure as Scott plays archery tag, Duane goes exploring on a Segway, and Alex takes on Lacrosse!

Protecting native species from feral animals
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Protecting native species from feral animals

Clip from Behind the News

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News and current affairs for students.

News and current affairs for students.

Risks to koala habitats
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Risks to koala habitats

Clip from Behind the News

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News and current affairs for students.

News and current affairs for students.

Celebrating national tree day
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Celebrating national tree day

Clip from Behind the News

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Mick Fanning's dramatic brush with a shark during his World Surfing League final had the whole world talking about - and fearing - these predators of the deep. But what are ...

Mick Fanning's dramatic brush with a shark during his World Surfing League final had the whole world talking about - and fearing - these predators of the deep. But what are the chances of actually being attacked by a shark and what can you do to lessen that risk? and we look at the controversy surrounding Speaker of the House, Bronwyn Bishop.

How planned burns help the bushland
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How planned burns help the bushland

Clip from Totally Wild

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Mysterious sea creatures, mini-giants and a pooch with a cool gig... sounds Totally Wild! Duane's digging some dugongs and Seamus attempts to bowl over some young pro cricketers.

Mysterious sea creatures, mini-giants and a pooch with a cool gig... sounds Totally Wild! Duane's digging some dugongs and Seamus attempts to bowl over some young pro cricketers.

Cutting down on excess packaging
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Cutting down on excess packaging

Clip from Behind the News

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One of the world's best tennis players has been caught using a banned substance; a US Supermarket chain has been criticised for selling pre-peeled mandarins in plastic ...

One of the world's best tennis players has been caught using a banned substance; a US Supermarket chain has been criticised for selling pre-peeled mandarins in plastic containers; Australia's National Day of Action Against Bullying is the 18th of March. And last year, BtN marked the day by launching the #BehindYou campaign; NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is getting used to life on earth again after spending 340 days onboard the International Space Station; we often hear about the plight of animals that are becoming endangered or facing extinction on the news. But have you noticed how most of the featured animals are cute ones? and; he might be years off getting his car licence, but 13-year old Ardie is already a natural behind the wheel.

The Great Barrier Reef and climate change
3:57

The Great Barrier Reef and climate change

Clip from Behind the News Special

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We look at some of the negative effects of climate change and some of the environmental efforts people are making to help the natural world. Coral bleaching is at its highest ...

We look at some of the negative effects of climate change and some of the environmental efforts people are making to help the natural world. Coral bleaching is at its highest level and coastal mangroves are also in danger.

Fighting to protect orangutans
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Fighting to protect orangutans

Clip from Behind The News Specials

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From native animals like quolls to the orang-utans of Malaysia this episode focuses on efforts to save animals that are under threat.

From native animals like quolls to the orang-utans of Malaysia this episode focuses on efforts to save animals that are under threat.

Enviroweek outdoor classroom
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Enviroweek outdoor classroom

Clip from Behind The News

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Australia is now at war in Iraq for the third time in 25 years. But is it really a war?; Recently, Parliament House in Canberra announced some restrictions on women wearing ...

Australia is now at war in Iraq for the third time in 25 years. But is it really a war?; Recently, Parliament House in Canberra announced some restrictions on women wearing Islamic headwear that covers the face. We look at the types of religious head coverings that are out there and meet some of the young women who wear them. Teacher resources are available for this story and Space School.

How climate change is impacting mangroves
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How climate change is impacting mangroves

Clip from Behind the News Special

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We look at some of the negative effects of climate change and some of the environmental efforts people are making to help the natural world. Coral bleaching is at its highest ...

We look at some of the negative effects of climate change and some of the environmental efforts people are making to help the natural world. Coral bleaching is at its highest level and coastal mangroves are also in danger.

Rehabilitating injured seabirds
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Rehabilitating injured seabirds

Clip from Totally Wild

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Anything's possible on this episode. We're flying to Hong Kong and New Zealand in a day, giving a tree a haircut and meeting bilby triplets.

Anything's possible on this episode. We're flying to Hong Kong and New Zealand in a day, giving a tree a haircut and meeting bilby triplets.

How mangroves help the ocean
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How mangroves help the ocean

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Join Lee as she explores the mysterious world of plants! We find out how mangroves are shaping the environment, we visit a seed bank to reveal the science behind dormancy and ...

Join Lee as she explores the mysterious world of plants! We find out how mangroves are shaping the environment, we visit a seed bank to reveal the science behind dormancy and we find out the secrets to bruise-free avocados! Mangroves Dr Damien Maher from Southern Cross University reveals the vital role mangroves play in balancing the ocean's eco-system. Seed Bank Michael Yeo from the Botanic Gardens of South Australia explains how they're helping protect the state's most vulnerable plant species! DIY - Herbarium For hundreds of years' scientists have preserved plants in herbariums. Join junior scientist Jayden as he learns how to make his very own. Fruit Bruise Avocados are delicious, which makes it even more disappointing when they get bruised! Luckily for us, Professor Daryl Joyce and Dr Melinda Perkins from The University of Queensland are working to make this predicament a thing of the past. Cotton Processing Australia produces more cotton each year than anywhere else in the world; 600, 000 tones! But how does it get from the fields to the clothes on your back? As Mark Freijah from the CSIRO explains it's a little more complicated than you might think! All that and more on a leafy green episode of SCOPE, where the ordinary becomes extraordinary!