The cause of revolutionary France's expensive bread
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The cause of revolutionary France's expensive bread

Clip from The French Revolution

Modern history

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Wheat industry deregulation led to a sharp increase in the cost of bread prior to the French Revolution

Wheat industry deregulation led to a sharp increase in the cost of bread prior to the French Revolution

Starch
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Starch

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Science

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Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains why starch thickens food, what time it is naturally produced in a plant and why that gives it such unique properties. From the onion-like ...

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains why starch thickens food, what time it is naturally produced in a plant and why that gives it such unique properties. From the onion-like semi-crystalline structure to its partial solubility, starch can undergo both glass transition and gelatinisation, making it a very interesting polymeric carbohydrate.

Mother continues to mourn son's death
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Mother continues to mourn son's death

Clip from The Dressmaker

Media arts

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Stewart's mother recalls how she lost her son and grieves because she thinks noone remembers him.

Stewart's mother recalls how she lost her son and grieves because she thinks noone remembers him.

Global warming
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Global warming

Clip from Catalyst

Science

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Marine biologist, Professor Emma Johnstone, explores the effects of global warming on the future of the world largest and most complex reef ecosystem, the Great Barrier Reef. ...

Marine biologist, Professor Emma Johnstone, explores the effects of global warming on the future of the world largest and most complex reef ecosystem, the Great Barrier Reef. The question is, as the rate of coral bleaching increases and global carbon emissions remain unwavering, do we use science to intervene in an attempt design more robust stains of coral?

Geoffrey Rush reflects on talent and family
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Geoffrey Rush reflects on talent and family

Clip from Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)

Personal and social capability

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After researching his family's history, Geoffrey Rush considers how peoples' talents and potential can sometimes be unfulfilled due to circumstances.

After researching his family's history, Geoffrey Rush considers how peoples' talents and potential can sometimes be unfulfilled due to circumstances.

Screen It
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Screen It: Puddle

ABC Me June 30, 2017

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

Media arts

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This video has closed captioning
A little girl falls into a puddle that leads to a mysterious watery world.

A little girl falls into a puddle that leads to a mysterious watery world.

Controlling the news and voting
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Controlling the news and voting

Clip from Wag the Dog

Media arts

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The Hollywood team members discuss whether they vote or not. Voting is not compulsory in the United States. Do you think voting in Australia should be voluntary? Why? Why not? ...

The Hollywood team members discuss whether they vote or not. Voting is not compulsory in the United States. Do you think voting in Australia should be voluntary? Why? Why not? The President's advisors are happy the scandal is not on the front pages of the newspapers, would it be more difficult to hide a story in this day in age of social media?

Measuring racism in Australia
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Measuring racism in Australia

Clip from Is Australia Racist?

Civics and citizenship

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A comprehensive national survey reveals that one in five Australians have experienced racism in the past year.

A comprehensive national survey reveals that one in five Australians have experienced racism in the past year.

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.

Trump tweets CNN 'bashing' GIF
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Trump tweets CNN 'bashing' GIF

Clip from Media Watch

Civics and citizenship

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This video has closed captioning
Did the GIF that Donald Trump retweeted, showing a fake Trump beating on CNN, encourage violence against reporters? Good class discussion.

Did the GIF that Donald Trump retweeted, showing a fake Trump beating on CNN, encourage violence against reporters? Good class discussion.

Meryl Streep's 'typical' family
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Meryl Streep's 'typical' family

Clip from Faces Of America

History

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Henry Louis Gates Jr meets Meryl Streep to learn about her childhood in rural Pennsylvania and some family stories.

Henry Louis Gates Jr meets Meryl Streep to learn about her childhood in rural Pennsylvania and some family stories.

Amatriciana pizza
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Amatriciana pizza

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Physics

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Ben Milbourne uses conduction and convection to whip up an amatriciana pizza, and Dr Andrew Stephenson explains how these two processes work. Conduction is the transferral of ...

Ben Milbourne uses conduction and convection to whip up an amatriciana pizza, and Dr Andrew Stephenson explains how these two processes work. Conduction is the transferral of heat through a medium, such as a pan, while convection describes the way fluids, such as oil or steam, create different temperature pockets and cause heat to rise and fall along convection currents.

Pickling foods
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Pickling foods

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Science

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Microbiologist Professor Mark Turner breaks down the science behind pickling, the role of hurdle technology when preserving food and how the addition of acids, salts and ...

Microbiologist Professor Mark Turner breaks down the science behind pickling, the role of hurdle technology when preserving food and how the addition of acids, salts and sugars protect your pickles by increasing the hydrogen ions and making it difficult for microorganisms to grow. Whether you love the strong flavour of pickles or not, acids play an essential role in keeping your pickles bacteria free.

Sacrificing identity to fit in
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Sacrificing identity to fit in

Clip from The Dressmaker

Media arts

11-12
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Molly criticises Tilly for working too hard to impress other people in the town and suggests she'll never be accepted by the community.

Molly criticises Tilly for working too hard to impress other people in the town and suggests she'll never be accepted by the community.

What led to the Cape Town water crisis?
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What led to the Cape Town water crisis?

Clip from Dateline

News and current affairs

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Watch the clip from Dateline and discuss the factors that led to the water crisis. Which factors could have been managed in order to sustain water levels? Which factors were ...

Watch the clip from Dateline and discuss the factors that led to the water crisis. Which factors could have been managed in order to sustain water levels? Which factors were out of the control of the government? What are some possible solutions to the crisis?

Blueberry drizzle cake
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Blueberry drizzle cake

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Science

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Ben Milbourne makes the base for a blueberry drizzle cake, and Professor Olivia Wright explains the science behind a fluffy sponge cake and how to avoid over-activating the gluten.

Ben Milbourne makes the base for a blueberry drizzle cake, and Professor Olivia Wright explains the science behind a fluffy sponge cake and how to avoid over-activating the gluten.

Returning home to discover truth of identity
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Returning home to discover truth of identity

Clip from The Dressmaker

Media arts

11-12
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Tilly returns home to Dungatar and asks her mother if the reason she's cursed is because she'd committed a murder as a child, the memory of which she'd repressed.

Tilly returns home to Dungatar and asks her mother if the reason she's cursed is because she'd committed a murder as a child, the memory of which she'd repressed.

TEST - alex clipping
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TEST - alex clipping

Clip from Lost Treasures of Egypt

Ancient history

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