William Blake's The Tyger
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William Blake's The Tyger

Clip from Arrows Of Desire

Literature

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A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Top Job: Projectionist
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Top Job: Projectionist

Clip from Totally Wild

Personal and social capability

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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.

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

Clip from Foolproof Equations For A Perfect Life

Mathematics

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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.

Subliminal priming effects of temperature
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Subliminal priming effects of temperature

Clip from Foolproof Equations For A Perfect Life

Mathematics

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Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Teenage brains
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Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding

Biology

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The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

Tree-dwelling species
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Tree-dwelling species

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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Senior ranger Adam Northam discusses the ways scientists and rangers are researching tree-dwelling species.

Senior ranger Adam Northam discusses the ways scientists and rangers are researching tree-dwelling species.

The CSIRO's Silviscan device
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The CSIRO's Silviscan device

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The CSIRO's Dr Robert Evans demonstrates a Silviscan machine and explains its use.

The CSIRO's Dr Robert Evans demonstrates a Silviscan machine and explains its use.

How do trees breathe?
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How do trees breathe?

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The process of stomata, the microscopic openings on plants that allow them to breathe, is demonstrated.

The process of stomata, the microscopic openings on plants that allow them to breathe, is demonstrated.

Trees 101
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Trees 101

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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CSIRO tree researcher and forest ecologist Jacqui England provides a short rundown on trees and their importance.

CSIRO tree researcher and forest ecologist Jacqui England provides a short rundown on trees and their importance.

The roots of trees
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The roots of trees

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The importance of tree roots in absorbing water and nutrients, as well as keeping them upright, is explained.

The importance of tree roots in absorbing water and nutrients, as well as keeping them upright, is explained.

Tree farming in Australia
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Tree farming in Australia

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The process for planting and harvesting sustainably farmed trees in Australia is explained.

The process for planting and harvesting sustainably farmed trees in Australia is explained.

The job of an arborist
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The job of an arborist

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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Centennial Parklands arborist Jason Cutcliffe explains the various aspects of his job.

Centennial Parklands arborist Jason Cutcliffe explains the various aspects of his job.

The impact of climate change
9:35

The impact of climate change

Clip from Can We Save Planet Earth?

Earth and environment

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David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

How to speak with an Aussie accent
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How to speak with an Aussie accent

Clip from The Sounds Of Aus

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This hilarious clip explains how and why Australians have such a distinctly 'flat' sounding accent.

This hilarious clip explains how and why Australians have such a distinctly 'flat' sounding accent.

Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush
3:02

Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush

Clip from Inside The Actors Studio

Drama

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It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

Boo comes to the rescue
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Boo comes to the rescue

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

Media arts

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The reclusive Boo Radley saves the Finch kids from Bob Ewell, teaching Scout to judge people by actions not reputation.

The reclusive Boo Radley saves the Finch kids from Bob Ewell, teaching Scout to judge people by actions not reputation.

Scout is taught empathy
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Scout is taught empathy

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

Media arts

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After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

Finch family faces down lynch mob
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Finch family faces down lynch mob

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird

Media arts

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The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.