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.

Rebel army take cover at Kips Bay
2:23

Rebel army take cover at Kips Bay

Clip from America: The Story Of The US

History

7-8
9-10
11-12
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With an invasion planned by the British Army on Manhattan, the rebel army took cover at Kips Bay.

With an invasion planned by the British Army on Manhattan, the rebel army took cover at Kips Bay.

Rangers set up feeding stations for possums in fire damaged alpine forests
4:01

Rangers set up feeding stations for possums in fire damaged alpine forests

Clip from Out Of The Ashes

Geography

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Park rangers set up feeding stations for endangered Leadbeater's possums following the Victorian black Saturday bushfires. They monitor the animals using night vision cameras, ...

Park rangers set up feeding stations for endangered Leadbeater's possums following the Victorian black Saturday bushfires. They monitor the animals using night vision cameras, with heartening results.

Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt
7:11

Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt

Clip from Return To Lake Eyre: The Deluge

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in ...

The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in history. The signs that the weather was turning began in 2009, when a deluge in the tropical north set the great desert rivers flowing through Central Australia. For the first time in years, the water flowed all the way to Lake Eyre, the huge salt pan in the dead heart of the continent. ABC TV reporter Paul Lockyer covered

Why do we have bushfires in Australia?
3:18

Why do we have bushfires in Australia?

Clip from Scope

Science

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Why do long periods of time with no rain increase the risk of fire? Why are dead leaves so flammable? Why do lots of native plants in Australia burn so easily?

Why do long periods of time with no rain increase the risk of fire? Why are dead leaves so flammable? Why do lots of native plants in Australia burn so easily?

Opium, Coleridge and his poetry
8:52

Opium, Coleridge and his poetry

Clip from The Romantics

Literature

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Peter Ackroyd discusses the role of opium in Coleridge's theories of poetry, imagination and identity.

Peter Ackroyd discusses the role of opium in Coleridge's theories of poetry, imagination and identity.

The power of body language
2:35

The power of body language

Clip from Child Of Our Time: Read My Lips

EALD

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Verbally is not the only way humans communicate. Professor Robert Winston takes a look at the power of body language and the effect it can have on the people you are ...

Verbally is not the only way humans communicate. Professor Robert Winston takes a look at the power of body language and the effect it can have on the people you are interacting with.

Pythagoras and the birth of Greek mathematics
6:21

Pythagoras and the birth of Greek mathematics

Clip from The Story Of Maths

Mathematics

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Marcus du Sautoy introduces Pythagoras' theorem and discovery of harmonic series, and Hippasus' irrational number.

Marcus du Sautoy introduces Pythagoras' theorem and discovery of harmonic series, and Hippasus' irrational number.

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert
4:09

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Clip from Planet Earth

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert
4:09

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Clip from Planet Earth

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

English small business in the 1930s
7:47

English small business in the 1930s

Clip from Turn Back Time: The High Street

Modern history

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9-10
11-12
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This video has closed captioning
A group of British small business owners are sent back in time to the 1930s to demonstrate the struggles and successes of being a shop owner in bygone eras.

A group of British small business owners are sent back in time to the 1930s to demonstrate the struggles and successes of being a shop owner in bygone eras.

The Lost Thing comes home
1:37

The Lost Thing comes home

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

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7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The Department of Odds and Ends
3:05

The Department of Odds and Ends

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

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7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Utopia
2:42

Utopia

Clip from The Lost Thing

Media arts

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning