Six degrees of separation
2:31

Six degrees of separation

Clip from How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer

Mathematics

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

Duncan Watts reveals how the game and urban myth of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon helped shape his Small World Project and network theory.

Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident
2:20

Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident

Clip from Enough Rope with Andrew Denton

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell speaks about the controversial decision of brother Greg to instruct younger brother Trevor to bowl the last ball of a match ...

Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell speaks about the controversial decision of brother Greg to instruct younger brother Trevor to bowl the last ball of a match underarm, in an effort to prevent New Zealand winning a 1981 one-day international. Ian Chappell notes that Trevor was unfairly blamed for Greg's decision.

Spectacular plant variation
2:02

Spectacular plant variation

Clip from Life

Biology

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

A quick exploration of the huge variety of plants in the world, from a pine tree that is thousands of years old, to a bamboo that grows 30 metres high in just 90 days.

Flowering plants and pollination
3:14

Flowering plants and pollination

Clip from Life

Science

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
David Attenborough introduced us to some amazing flowering plants and the complex relationship they have with pollinators.

David Attenborough introduced us to some amazing flowering plants and the complex relationship they have with pollinators.

Carnivorous plants
5:09

Carnivorous plants

Clip from Life

Science

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Plants need the right balance of nutrients to survive - and some have become carnivorous to ensure they get what they need.

Plants need the right balance of nutrients to survive - and some have become carnivorous to ensure they get what they need.

How black holes are like waterfalls
5:10

How black holes are like waterfalls

Clip from Who's Afraid Of A Big Black Hole?

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Physicist Max Tegmark uses a waterfall analogy to explain how black holes work, how the event horizon is the point of no return, and what it would be like to go through one.

Physicist Max Tegmark uses a waterfall analogy to explain how black holes work, how the event horizon is the point of no return, and what it would be like to go through one.

Black holes, supanovas and suns
3:36

Black holes, supanovas and suns

Clip from Who's Afraid Of A Big Black Hole?

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Physicist Douglas Leonard explains the relationship between black holes and the sun, and reveals how the Hubble Telescope helped discover a black hole where sun had gone supernova.

Physicist Douglas Leonard explains the relationship between black holes and the sun, and reveals how the Hubble Telescope helped discover a black hole where sun had gone supernova.

Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
4:03

Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

Literature

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A reading of William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge with critics discussing his vision of London and landscape.

A reading of William Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge with critics discussing his vision of London and landscape.

What exactly are volcanoes and why do they form?
3:20

What exactly are volcanoes and why do they form?

Clip from Understanding

Science

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Graphics explain what a volcano is, why they form in certain places on the earth and how plate tectonics are involved.

Graphics explain what a volcano is, why they form in certain places on the earth and how plate tectonics are involved.

Volcanoes and the Pacific 'Ring of Fire'
3:52

Volcanoes and the Pacific 'Ring of Fire'

Clip from Understanding

Science

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Subduction zones around the Pacific have created a 'Ring of Fire', or volcanic activity. New Zealand's White Island is a very active example.

Subduction zones around the Pacific have created a 'Ring of Fire', or volcanic activity. New Zealand's White Island is a very active example.

Child miners in the Industrial Revolution
7:01

Child miners in the Industrial Revolution

Clip from The Worst Jobs In History

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

Totally Wild: Netball
4:10

Totally Wild: Netball

Clip from Totally Wild

Health and PE

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Love Netball? Live for a smooth centre pass? Join Tess Debre as she gets the low down on everything from bounce passes to fiery footwork from Adelaide Thunderbirds' youngest ...

Love Netball? Live for a smooth centre pass? Join Tess Debre as she gets the low down on everything from bounce passes to fiery footwork from Adelaide Thunderbirds' youngest recruit, Maddy Proud. Professional netballers train six days a week, honing their ability to make split-second decisions and assist their teammates for the win.

How do we see colour?
2:22

How do we see colour?

Clip from Sleek Geeks

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This clip looks at how we see colour using the example of a rainbow.

This clip looks at how we see colour using the example of a rainbow.

Light and colour in a rainbow
2:23

Light and colour in a rainbow

Clip from Sleek Geeks

Physics

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Simpson reveal why different colours are revealed in a rainbow, demonstrating how raindrops act as a prism.

Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Simpson reveal why different colours are revealed in a rainbow, demonstrating how raindrops act as a prism.

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs
5:59

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs

Clip from Catastrophe

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
What would it have been like to have witnessed the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs?

What would it have been like to have witnessed the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs?

Dinosaur extinction, fossil evidence
4:55

Dinosaur extinction, fossil evidence

Clip from Catastrophe

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
An introduction to the major mass extinctions in Earth's history - and the evidence found in rock layers that the dinosaurs died out suddenly.

An introduction to the major mass extinctions in Earth's history - and the evidence found in rock layers that the dinosaurs died out suddenly.

Dinosaur extinction, impact crater evidence
7:36

Dinosaur extinction, impact crater evidence

Clip from Catastrophe

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A 200km wide impact crater near the Yucatan Peninsula is believed to be the most visual evidence yet that the dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid.

A 200km wide impact crater near the Yucatan Peninsula is believed to be the most visual evidence yet that the dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid.

Dinosaur extinction, iridium evidence
3:15

Dinosaur extinction, iridium evidence

Clip from Catastrophe

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Trace amounts of a rare metal have been found in rock layers dating back 65 million years. It is strong evidence for an asteroid impact killing off the dinosaurs.

Trace amounts of a rare metal have been found in rock layers dating back 65 million years. It is strong evidence for an asteroid impact killing off the dinosaurs.