Energy-efficient autonomous soaring drone
3:00

Energy-efficient autonomous soaring drone

Clip from Scope

Design and Technologies

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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RMIT's Alex Fisher and Abdulghani Mohamed explain how the flight of birds inspired the development of their autonomous soaring drone, which uses updrafts to help power the flight.

RMIT's Alex Fisher and Abdulghani Mohamed explain how the flight of birds inspired the development of their autonomous soaring drone, which uses updrafts to help power the flight.

Our ancient links to the moon
7:41

Our ancient links to the moon

Clip from The Moon

Physics

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This short BBC clip offers an excellent backgrounder to humanity's relationship with the moon.

This short BBC clip offers an excellent backgrounder to humanity's relationship with the moon.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Kubla Khan and Mariner
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Kubla Khan and Mariner

Clip from Literary Classics

English

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Critics evaluate Coleridge's Kubla Khan and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, as well as the poet's addictions.

Critics evaluate Coleridge's Kubla Khan and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, as well as the poet's addictions.

Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
4:03

Wordsworth's Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Clip from A Poet's Guide To Britain

Literature

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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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.

Evolutionary consequences of continental isolation
9:57

Evolutionary consequences of continental isolation

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Earth and environment

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The oldest rainforests in the world evolve along with kangaroos and eucalyptus trees after Australia separates from Antartica.

The oldest rainforests in the world evolve along with kangaroos and eucalyptus trees after Australia separates from Antartica.

Jupiter's Moons: Io - short clip
6:05

Jupiter's Moons: Io - short clip

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth

Science

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Using cutting edge imagery and graphics, this clip examines Jupiter's very active and dangerous moon, Io. Suitable for years 5 &

Using cutting edge imagery and graphics, this clip examines Jupiter's very active and dangerous moon, Io. Suitable for years 5 &

How a cow pregnancy test is done
4:55

How a cow pregnancy test is done

Clip from Totally Wild

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Kellyn engages Dr Bill on the subject of cow pregnancy testing. She is hesitant to participate but get in there she does. Offal work, but somebody's got to do it!

Kellyn engages Dr Bill on the subject of cow pregnancy testing. She is hesitant to participate but get in there she does. Offal work, but somebody's got to do it!

Williamson on writing Gallipoli
4:04

Williamson on writing Gallipoli

Clip from What I Wrote

Drama

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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David Williamson discusses how he re-evaluated his idea of Anzacs to write this script.

David Williamson discusses how he re-evaluated his idea of Anzacs to write this script.

Water safety - swim between the flags!
5:00

Water safety - swim between the flags!

Clip from Bondi Rescue

EALD

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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The rescue team must first save Korean tourists after they swim outside the flags - but soon, more swimmers don't heed water saf

The rescue team must first save Korean tourists after they swim outside the flags - but soon, more swimmers don't heed water saf

The Earth's Changing CO2 Cycle
6:08

The Earth's Changing CO2 Cycle

Clip from Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Science

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This stunning short clip examines the annual CO2 cycle of the Earth, how forests and oceans absorb and release this greenhouse g

This stunning short clip examines the annual CO2 cycle of the Earth, how forests and oceans absorb and release this greenhouse g

Seasons and their effect on plants
4:27

Seasons and their effect on plants

Clip from Gardening Australia

Geography

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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Discover the difference in Australia's seasons to the English seasons in relation to plants

Discover the difference in Australia's seasons to the English seasons in relation to plants

How vitamin claims evade testing (in song)
2:40

How vitamin claims evade testing (in song)

Clip from Vitamania

Health and PE

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Derek Muller, with the help of a musician, explains how the vitamin industry in the US avoided Food and Drug Administration rules around the mandatory testing of medicines.

Derek Muller, with the help of a musician, explains how the vitamin industry in the US avoided Food and Drug Administration rules around the mandatory testing of medicines.

Chisholm's Immigrants Home
6:50

Chisholm's Immigrants Home

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

History

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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In the 1840s, Caroline Chisholm transformed the social fabric of Australia with an employment agency for young colonial women.

In the 1840s, Caroline Chisholm transformed the social fabric of Australia with an employment agency for young colonial women.

Armistice in a French village
2:55

Armistice in a French village

Clip from Small Hands in a Big War

History

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
This clip outlines the moment the war ended - armistice.

This clip outlines the moment the war ended - armistice.

When gold was discovered in Ballarat
6:14

When gold was discovered in Ballarat

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us

History

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Esmond finds gold in Ballarat, Victoria, and the gold rush that followed quickly made Melbourne one of the world's wealthiest cities.

Esmond finds gold in Ballarat, Victoria, and the gold rush that followed quickly made Melbourne one of the world's wealthiest cities.

How evolution works, an iPad demonstration
4:48

How evolution works, an iPad demonstration

Clip from Bang Goes The Theory

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short video offers an ingenious explanation of how evolution works, using just a man, an iPad and a crowd of people. A grea

This short video offers an ingenious explanation of how evolution works, using just a man, an iPad and a crowd of people. A grea

Horse guttural pouch infections
2:30

Horse guttural pouch infections

Clip from Scope

Science

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The University of Queensland's Chantelle Jukic explains what the guttural pouch in a horses head is and why it is susceptible to bacterial and fungal infections.

The University of Queensland's Chantelle Jukic explains what the guttural pouch in a horses head is and why it is susceptible to bacterial and fungal infections.

Volcanoes and the Pacific 'Ring of Fire'
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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.