The Computer
1:28

The Computer

Clip from 101 Inventions That Changed The World

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Explains when it was invented, what a computer is, and the history of its invention.

Explains when it was invented, what a computer is, and the history of its invention.

Global Warming Clip - class discussion starter
7:02

Global Warming Clip - class discussion starter

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This clip highlights a few recent weather disasters that have been blamed in part on global warming. This clip forms a good disc

This clip highlights a few recent weather disasters that have been blamed in part on global warming. This clip forms a good disc

Who Will Be Most Affected by Global Warming?
2:31

Who Will Be Most Affected by Global Warming?

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This clip is a good discussion starter and argues that developed nations may be less impacted by global warming than other natio

This clip is a good discussion starter and argues that developed nations may be less impacted by global warming than other natio

What is Causing Global Warming?
3:06

What is Causing Global Warming?

Clip from 2050

Personal and social capability

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short clip explains the natural and man made causes of global warming. It includes an explanation of the Greenhouse Effect

This short clip explains the natural and man made causes of global warming. It includes an explanation of the Greenhouse Effect

Friendship, family and feeling left out
9:16

Friendship, family and feeling left out

Clip from Hating Alison Ashley

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her ...

Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her family and social position, invents stories about their "real" lives. Alison plays along. Erica walks Alison home but on the way is ditched by Alison for her other friends.

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole
6:51

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole

Clip from Horizon

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

A career as a helicopter pilot
1:32

A career as a helicopter pilot

Clip from Going Places With Ernie Dingo

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Nautilus Aviation's Jenna Ryan discusses her career change from primary school teacher to helicopter pilot, and how she approached the challenge.

Nautilus Aviation's Jenna Ryan discusses her career change from primary school teacher to helicopter pilot, and how she approached the challenge.

Experiencing homelessness firsthand
3:51

Experiencing homelessness firsthand

Clip from The Feed

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of ...

A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of the revelations of the cast are discussed.

Top Job: Projectionist
3:42

Top Job: Projectionist

Clip from Totally Wild

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Totally Wild reporter Colin Thrupp looks at what is involved when working as a projectionist.

Totally Wild reporter Colin Thrupp looks at what is involved when working as a projectionist.

Top Job: Lifeguard
4:07

Top Job: Lifeguard

Clip from Totally Wild Extreme

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Totally Wild reporter Tess Dubre explores what is involved in being a professional lifeguard or volunteer lifesaver.

Totally Wild reporter Tess Dubre explores what is involved in being a professional lifeguard or volunteer lifesaver.

Home schooling is on the rise
9:45

Home schooling is on the rise

Clip from The Feed

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Over 50,000 Australian kids are now home schooled. But is it really a better option. We hear from the kids and parents themselves.

Over 50,000 Australian kids are now home schooled. But is it really a better option. We hear from the kids and parents themselves.

Consequences, curses and keeping promises
6:37

Consequences, curses and keeping promises

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Stanley is sent out on his first day of work at Camp Green Lake. Interwoven flashbacks reveal the origin of the Yelnats family curse and his great-great grandfather's broken ...

Stanley is sent out on his first day of work at Camp Green Lake. Interwoven flashbacks reveal the origin of the Yelnats family curse and his great-great grandfather's broken promise to a fortune teller.

Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes
9:18

Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. ...

Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. On the digging field, Stanley and Zero are bullied about their mutual agreement. Zero comes to Stanley's rescue during a fight. Warden Walker bans Stanley and Zero's reading lessons. Zero escapes and Warden Walker puts guards on all water sources. It becomes apparent digging holes for character is not the only reason.

Class, opportunities and dreams
5:17

Class, opportunities and dreams

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and ...

Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and earn a living instead. The social and economic divide between the wealthy and the working class is made apparent. That evening, with a little encouragement from his mother and an old poster, Eddie decides to take up ski jumping instead. Eddie visits the British Olympics Association to discuss qualifying.

Social laziness experiment
2:36

Social laziness experiment

Clip from Michael Mosley's Meet The Humans

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Do people really become loafers once they are part of a bigger team? The experiments tests the theory.

Do people really become loafers once they are part of a bigger team? The experiments tests the theory.

Resilience, commitment and passion
6:40

Resilience, commitment and passion

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the ...

Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the piece. On opening night, Li freezes on stage, reflecting on his journey, his family, the Cultural Revolution, his old dance school, the arrest of teacher Chan and the parable his teacher told him about strength, courage and passion. Li begins his performance, dancing perfectly with his partner.

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy
6:20

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a ...

Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a Chinese restaurant for dinner. Elizabeth tries new food, and Li learns new words. The next day, Ben's principal dancer injures his shoulder. Ben suggests Li fills the position. Betty Lou asks if Li can play a Spaniard, ethically, and Ben reminds them that an American has played a Japanese character.

Citizenship, defection and individual choice
9:59

Citizenship, defection and individual choice

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles ...

Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles attempt to negotiate with diplomats but the vice consul asks to speak with Li privately. Li is detained after he explains to the official he wants to stay in the US. Amid media attention and a possible diplomatic row, consular official Zhang concedes Li is permitted to remain in the US but the dancer's Chinese citizenship is revo