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Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point
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Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms
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Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Australia is a target for ice smugglers
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Australia is a target for ice smugglers

Clip from Ice Wars
Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Jacquie Lambie and her son Dylan
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Jacquie Lambie and her son Dylan

Clip from Ice Wars
Explores the conflict and struggle between Jacquie Lambie and her son after he became addicted to ice.

Explores the conflict and struggle between Jacquie Lambie and her son after he became addicted to ice.

Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque
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Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis visits Iran's Shah Mosque, where he discusses how a new method of tile production time sped up construction of the building.

Sam Willis visits Iran's Shah Mosque, where he discusses how a new method of tile production time sped up construction of the building.

The ruins of Persepolis
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The ruins of Persepolis

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis visits the ancient city of Persepolis, capital of the Persian Empire, and studies the art that reveals the extent of the empire.

Sam Willis visits the ancient city of Persepolis, capital of the Persian Empire, and studies the art that reveals the extent of the empire.

The debate over the death penalty
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The debate over the death penalty

Clip from Behind The News
Australia does not have the death penalty as a punishment used against criminals, but many countries still do. When two Australians were sentenced to death in Indonesia, the ...

Australia does not have the death penalty as a punishment used against criminals, but many countries still do. When two Australians were sentenced to death in Indonesia, the debate sprang up again as to whether or not this is an effective and ethical form of punishment. Hear both sides of the debate of this polarizing issue.

Galapagos: biodiversity and adaptations
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Galapagos: biodiversity and adaptations

The Galapagos Islands contain many unique species, with each species displaying a variety of different adaptations to the islands' harsh environments. It is the perfect place ...

The Galapagos Islands contain many unique species, with each species displaying a variety of different adaptations to the islands' harsh environments. It is the perfect place to see evolution at work.

Symbiotic ecosystems of the Galapagos
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Symbiotic ecosystems of the Galapagos

The Galapagos can change from a cool and rainy place to scorching hot very quickly. In response, lichen and giant dandelions have developed a symbiotic relationship. The ...

The Galapagos can change from a cool and rainy place to scorching hot very quickly. In response, lichen and giant dandelions have developed a symbiotic relationship. The dandelion provides moisture for the lichen, while the lichen provides sun protection for the dandelion.

Different chemicals used to fight fires
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Different chemicals used to fight fires

Clip from Scope
Firefighters have to train to learn the science of fires. Firefighters use different types of materials to put out fires, not just water.

Firefighters have to train to learn the science of fires. Firefighters use different types of materials to put out fires, not just water.

Chemical reaction inflates a balloon
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Chemical reaction inflates a balloon

Clip from Scope
Balloons can be blown up by using an acidbase reaction that creates carbon dioxide gas. This saves time and lungs!

Balloons can be blown up by using an acidbase reaction that creates carbon dioxide gas. This saves time and lungs!

The great detox swindle
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The great detox swindle

Clip from The Checkout
Thinking of trying one of those 'celebrity endorsed' detox diets?You might want to exercise a bit of your critic thinking first.

Thinking of trying one of those 'celebrity endorsed' detox diets?You might want to exercise a bit of your critic thinking first.

Bizarre diamond rain on Saturn
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Bizarre diamond rain on Saturn

The extreme pressure and temperatures in Saturn's lower atmosphere means the surface is bombarded by a type of rain formed of diamonds.

The extreme pressure and temperatures in Saturn's lower atmosphere means the surface is bombarded by a type of rain formed of diamonds.

Jupiter and Saturn's violent super storms
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Jupiter and Saturn's violent super storms

Jupiter's 'great red spot' is a huge storm that has raged for hundreds of years, while the usually calm Saturn can suddenly erupt in storms more violent than anything in the ...

Jupiter's 'great red spot' is a huge storm that has raged for hundreds of years, while the usually calm Saturn can suddenly erupt in storms more violent than anything in the solar system.

How Eurasia formed from Pangea
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How Eurasia formed from Pangea

Fossil clues and fossil fuel formed from a lost ancient sea give us some tantalising clues on how modern Eurasia was formed.

Fossil clues and fossil fuel formed from a lost ancient sea give us some tantalising clues on how modern Eurasia was formed.

Carnivorous plants
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Carnivorous plants

Clip from Life
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.

Flowering plants and pollination
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Flowering plants and pollination

Clip from Life
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.

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes
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Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes

Clip from Coast Australia
Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Surf safety - saved from drowning
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Surf safety - saved from drowning

Clip from Bondi Rescue
Great for senior EALD students, clip teaches beach safety with a uniquely Australian slant on language.

Great for senior EALD students, clip teaches beach safety with a uniquely Australian slant on language.

The future of fashion is coding
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The future of fashion is coding

Meet a team of 'fashion technologists' developing the next wave of wearable technology.

Meet a team of 'fashion technologists' developing the next wave of wearable technology.

Child labour in Victorian England
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Child labour in Victorian England

Indulging children is a relatively modern concept. In 1870s England, children were needed to work from sun up to sun down.

Indulging children is a relatively modern concept. In 1870s England, children were needed to work from sun up to sun down.

The basics of indoor skydiving
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The basics of indoor skydiving

Clip from Scope
Host Lee Constable goes indoor skydiving at IFly with Matt Boag, who explains how to safely experience freefalling in a wind tunnel, and some of the physics involved.

Host Lee Constable goes indoor skydiving at IFly with Matt Boag, who explains how to safely experience freefalling in a wind tunnel, and some of the physics involved.

Fish brain research helps understand humans
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Fish brain research helps understand humans

Clip from Scope
University of Queensland's Lucy Heap demonstrates how fluorescent imaging of zebra fish neurological activity helps better understand the way the human brain works.

University of Queensland's Lucy Heap demonstrates how fluorescent imaging of zebra fish neurological activity helps better understand the way the human brain works.

Pig manure as biogas energy source
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Pig manure as biogas energy source

Clip from Scope
The University of Queensland's Katie Macintosh reveals how pig manure can be utilised to produce biogas through anaerobic digestion, and explains how the energy source could ...

The University of Queensland's Katie Macintosh reveals how pig manure can be utilised to produce biogas through anaerobic digestion, and explains how the energy source could be used to power farms.

DIY cloud in a bottle
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DIY cloud in a bottle

Clip from Scope
Junior scientists Archie and Alex demonstrate how to make clouds, using a plastic bottle, pump, poster putty, methylated spirits and a funnel (with the help of an adult), and ...

Junior scientists Archie and Alex demonstrate how to make clouds, using a plastic bottle, pump, poster putty, methylated spirits and a funnel (with the help of an adult), and explain how clouds are formed naturally.

What your shoes say about you
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What your shoes say about you

Clip from Scope
Researchers are using technology to determine the best shape of running shoes for individuals. They can increase shoe longevity by looking at a runner's height, weight, ...

Researchers are using technology to determine the best shape of running shoes for individuals. They can increase shoe longevity by looking at a runner's height, weight, recovery rate, training regime and distance covered during exercise.

Welcome to 'weed power'
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Welcome to 'weed power'

Clip from Scope
Some weeds can actually be used to make fuel because they produce more sugar and grow faster than other plants.

Some weeds can actually be used to make fuel because they produce more sugar and grow faster than other plants.

Welcome to the world of tiny robots
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Welcome to the world of tiny robots

Clip from Scope
BionicANTs are tiny robots, also known as autonomous networking technologies. The bots are designed on a computer before the bot is created. ANTS have been designed to work ...

BionicANTs are tiny robots, also known as autonomous networking technologies. The bots are designed on a computer before the bot is created. ANTS have been designed to work together but there isn't a boss!

Making robots behave like humans
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Making robots behave like humans

Clip from Scope
Robots are designed to do different functions that humans do. A radio controller can show different functions to make them more interactive.

Robots are designed to do different functions that humans do. A radio controller can show different functions to make them more interactive.

Growing algae that makes omega-3
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Growing algae that makes omega-3

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Algae is found everywhere because nitrogen phosphate and oxygen are all that is needed for them to grow. Now scientists are growing a certain type of algae that is rich in ...

Algae is found everywhere because nitrogen phosphate and oxygen are all that is needed for them to grow. Now scientists are growing a certain type of algae that is rich in healthy Omega3.

Why do bearded dragons change colour?
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Why do bearded dragons change colour?

Clip from Scope
Bearded dragons change colours now scientists can determine the reason for the colour change. Is temperature one of the reasons dragon beards change colour

Bearded dragons change colours now scientists can determine the reason for the colour change. Is temperature one of the reasons dragon beards change colour

Studying a bug's life
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Studying a bug's life

Clip from Scope
A series of studies aimed at understanding the behaviour of different insects. The samples are separated at different levels to determine the insects activity.

A series of studies aimed at understanding the behaviour of different insects. The samples are separated at different levels to determine the insects activity.

How scientists can create different flower colours
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How scientists can create different flower colours

Clip from Scope
Glasshouses can provide a great place to grow gerberas. There are several workers that have these responsibilities to help make sure the right colours of gerberas are produced.

Glasshouses can provide a great place to grow gerberas. There are several workers that have these responsibilities to help make sure the right colours of gerberas are produced.

How the brain sees and interprets colours and light
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How the brain sees and interprets colours and light

Clip from Scope
Create a spinning disc with several colours to explain how the brain interprets light.

Create a spinning disc with several colours to explain how the brain interprets light.

Culturing pearls at Cygnet Bay
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Culturing pearls at Cygnet Bay

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits the Buccaneer Archipelago to learn how Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm cultivates and harvests pearls.

Neil Oliver visits the Buccaneer Archipelago to learn how Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm cultivates and harvests pearls.

Diamond python's cancer treatment
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Diamond python's cancer treatment

Clip from Totally Wild
Veterinarian Josh Llinas and radiation oncologist Elias Gumpel explains how a cancerous tumour was diagnosed in Lucas, a diamond python, and how the last traces of the tumour ...

Veterinarian Josh Llinas and radiation oncologist Elias Gumpel explains how a cancerous tumour was diagnosed in Lucas, a diamond python, and how the last traces of the tumour were irradiated in an Australian-first treatment for a snake.

DIY bath bombs and chemistry experiments
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DIY bath bombs and chemistry experiments

Clip from Scope
Talia from the Double Helix Science club explains how to make relaxing bath bombs with household ingredients and some exciting science. Bath bombs are comprised of acids and ...

Talia from the Double Helix Science club explains how to make relaxing bath bombs with household ingredients and some exciting science. Bath bombs are comprised of acids and bases that neutralise each other in water, turning bath time into a fizzy exploration in chemistry. To make your own, you will need food colouring, flower petals or glitter, sweet almond oil, scented oils, citric acid, bicarbonate of soda, mixing bowls, a muffin tray, glass jars, rubber gloves and a spoon.

Edward remembers his creation story
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Edward remembers his creation story

Edward helps Peg Boggs prepare for the neighbourhood barbeque. Peg tries to reassure Edward that the neighbours are very kind people, telling him to be himself. Edward is ...

Edward helps Peg Boggs prepare for the neighbourhood barbeque. Peg tries to reassure Edward that the neighbours are very kind people, telling him to be himself. Edward is confused by who he is and where he fits in the world. While Peg opens a can with an electric can opener, Edward is reminded of his creation story. Edwards creation story is reminiscent of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, where an unorthodox inventor desires to create a sentient creature.

Learning language is humanity's greatest talents
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Learning language is humanity's greatest talents

Clip from Fry's Planet Word
Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

The facts about sunscreen
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The facts about sunscreen

Find out how sunscreen is intended to work and what users need to know to make it as effective as possible

Find out how sunscreen is intended to work and what users need to know to make it as effective as possible

DIY hermit crab habitat
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DIY hermit crab habitat

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Will demonstrates how to create a homely habitat for your decapod friends. You will need crushed shells, a clean branch, salt crystals, two dishes, a heat ...

Junior scientist Will demonstrates how to create a homely habitat for your decapod friends. You will need crushed shells, a clean branch, salt crystals, two dishes, a heat pad, a thermometer, an aquarium with a lid and extra shells for the future. Hermit crabs have soft, asymmetrical abdomens that they conceal in scavenged shells, upgrading as they grow. Hermit crabs are also known to use plastic lids or other debris in lieu of mollusc shells, due to increased coastal litter.

DIY ice-cream with science
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DIY ice-cream with science

Clip from Scope
Junior scientists Lucy and Brittany use some cool science to make a delicious snack in no time. To follow along, you'll need milk, vanilla extract, sugar, small and large zip ...

Junior scientists Lucy and Brittany use some cool science to make a delicious snack in no time. To follow along, you'll need milk, vanilla extract, sugar, small and large zip lock bags, rock salt and four cups of ice. Mixing salt and ice creates a frigorific mixture that causes the ice to melt and cool again because of saltwater's lower freezing point. This process of repeated cooling continues until the mixture finds temperature equilibrium, or until the ice-cream is ready!

DIY tarnished silver test
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DIY tarnished silver test

Clip from Scope
Tarnishing occurs the outermost layer of a metal comes into contact with oxygen and sulphur dioxide, undergoing a chemical reaction and lightly corroding. Usually found on old ...

Tarnishing occurs the outermost layer of a metal comes into contact with oxygen and sulphur dioxide, undergoing a chemical reaction and lightly corroding. Usually found on old silverware, trinkets and statues, junior scientist Elizabeth tests whether you can speed up the tarnishing process using high-sulphide household ingredients. To follow along, you will need four silver items, eggs, garlic, onions, zip lock bags and a pen.

Redemption and family histories
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Redemption and family histories

Clip from Holes
"Kissin' Kate" tell Charles "Trout" Walker neither he nor his family will ever find the treasure. At camp, Hector and Stanley find the buried treasure. Warden Walker attempts ...

"Kissin' Kate" tell Charles "Trout" Walker neither he nor his family will ever find the treasure. At camp, Hector and Stanley find the buried treasure. Warden Walker attempts to take it from them, but Hector reads Stanley's name written across the case. Back at camp, Stanley refuses to leave without Hector and the Camp Green Lake staff are arrested. The palindrome of family histories interlock and the curse on the town is finally broken.

Self-discovery, heritage and respect
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Self-discovery, heritage and respect

Clip from Yolngu Boy
Returning to the water, Milika, Botj and Lorrpu find a campsite. Inside the camp they notice evidence of disrespectful occupants. Stealing the camp's boat, the boys work ...

Returning to the water, Milika, Botj and Lorrpu find a campsite. Inside the camp they notice evidence of disrespectful occupants. Stealing the camp's boat, the boys work together to catch their first turtle. After eating it, Lorrpu places pieces of shell and bones into the fire. Lorrpu explains it is in respect of the old people. As they walk across country Botj begins singing their song line. Together they embrace their journey and rediscover Yolngu knowledge.

Writing and identity
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Writing and identity

Alison suggests Erica has an original idea for a play. Erica gets to work writing a script inspired by the world around her. After realising she has stage fright, Erica is ...

Alison suggests Erica has an original idea for a play. Erica gets to work writing a script inspired by the world around her. After realising she has stage fright, Erica is forced to cast Alison as her stand-in character. Barry defends Erica to the others. That night, Erica sits outside wearing Alison's kimono and is shocked by a kiss from Barry, unclear whether he knew who it was.

Insecurity, inequity and school crushes
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Insecurity, inequity and school crushes

Charlie becomes over-stimulated at the supermarket when Simon has to put a few items back. Exhausted, Thomas and Simon escalate the situation. On the way home, Thomas asks his ...

Charlie becomes over-stimulated at the supermarket when Simon has to put a few items back. Exhausted, Thomas and Simon escalate the situation. On the way home, Thomas asks his father about some of his insecurities and feelings of inequity regarding Charlie. The three boys, Simon, Thomas and Charlie, visit Maddie in the hospital and, again, Thomas sees people staring at his brother. During swim class the next day, Thomas and Jackie share a secret kiss.

Jessie grieves loss of best friend Leslie
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Jessie grieves loss of best friend Leslie

Jessie goes to the museum with his music teacher and discovers paintings and artistic contraptions he's never seen. When he gets home, his family is in a panic about his ...

Jessie goes to the museum with his music teacher and discovers paintings and artistic contraptions he's never seen. When he gets home, his family is in a panic about his whereabouts and inform him that Leslie drowned in the river earlier that day. Jessie is in disbelief and his family attempt to support him. In class, Jessie stands up to a bully and finds Leslie meant a lot to others around her too.

Stanley breaks the family curse
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Stanley breaks the family curse

Clip from Holes
Hector "Zero" gets sick during their climb up God's Thumb's mountain. Stanley carries him to the peak, unwittingly breaking his family curse. Hector and Stanley find an oasis ...

Hector "Zero" gets sick during their climb up God's Thumb's mountain. Stanley carries him to the peak, unwittingly breaking his family curse. Hector and Stanley find an oasis full of sweet onions and fresh water. Hector tells Stanley about the shoes that fell from the sky, Stanley thinks it's fate. Back at camp, Stanley's attorney ruffles some feathers. Stanley and Hector decide to dig one last hole.

Joe tries to use money to solve problems
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Joe tries to use money to solve problems

Clip from Billionaire Boy
Bob returns the money Joe gave him to lose a race, asking for chocolate instead. Shop owner, Raj, almost exposes Joe. Joe is happy for his new friend but burdened by his lie. ...

Bob returns the money Joe gave him to lose a race, asking for chocolate instead. Shop owner, Raj, almost exposes Joe. Joe is happy for his new friend but burdened by his lie. Bob and Joe try to evade the Grubb bullies, but Joe is caught, deciding to cut a deal. In class, Joe realises he's left his homework at home, and Mrs Sharp threatens litter duty. Len decides to deliver the homework personally. Joe realises he doesn't want special treatment.

Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident
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Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident

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.

Captain Prince banishes Romeo
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Captain Prince banishes Romeo

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Balthasar beckons Romeo away before the police arrive. Captain Prince hears of Tybalt's death at Romeo's hands from Benvolio. Both families seek to excuse their child's ...

Balthasar beckons Romeo away before the police arrive. Captain Prince hears of Tybalt's death at Romeo's hands from Benvolio. Both families seek to excuse their child's action, but Captain Prince will not hear any of their prayers and banishes Romeo from Verona city. Father Lawrence treats Romeo's injuries, as they discuss the situation. Nurse arrives to tell Romeo of Juliet's mood. Romeo bemoans his predicament, but Father Lawrence reminds Romeo of his blessings and implores him to reconcile.

New beginnings and old feuds
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New beginnings and old feuds

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Romeo and Juliet are wed in secret, as Mercutio and the Montagues pass idle time on Verona Beach. When vengeful Tybalt appears in search of Romeo, Mercutio taunts his request ...

Romeo and Juliet are wed in secret, as Mercutio and the Montagues pass idle time on Verona Beach. When vengeful Tybalt appears in search of Romeo, Mercutio taunts his request for occasion. Romeo arrives, and Tybalt challenges him to a duel, but Romeo refuses. Unwilling to hear reason Tybalt assaults Romeo. Mercutio springs to Romeo's defence but shows mercy at his request. Tybalt mercilessly cuts Mercutio with a shard of glass. Romeo is enraged, chasing Tybalt to avenge Mercutio's death.

A message missed
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A message missed

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Learning of Juliet's apparent death, Balthasar rushes to Romeo, who has failed to open the letter nor learn of Juliet's true fate. Balthasar relays to Romeo the ill news. ...

Learning of Juliet's apparent death, Balthasar rushes to Romeo, who has failed to open the letter nor learn of Juliet's true fate. Balthasar relays to Romeo the ill news. Heart-broken and impetuous, Romeo decides to return to Verona city and lay with Juliet, seeking a poison to dispatch him also.

Soar like an eagle
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Soar like an eagle

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both ...

After narrowly completing the 90-metre jump, Bronson and Eddie share a victorious hug. Back in the change room, Warren Sharpe makes a surprise visit. Congratulating them both on their personal victory, he also admits he was wrong in his comment about Bronson's Olympic spirit. Archival footage of the closing ceremony shows the president of the Organising Committee reference Eddie Edwards' contribution to the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. "You have broken world records, and you have established

The Olympics is about heart and spirit
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The Olympics is about heart and spirit

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen ...

Bronson surprises Eddie as he contemplates the 90-metre slope. Eddie is surprised and Bronson tells him an old friend helped him see things differently. Eddie asks what happen Bronson's "other jacket", alluding to Bronson's alcoholism. Bronson tells Eddie that without the alcohol he was never brave enough to jump the 90-metre, but that Eddie has more heart, bravery and spirit than any of the other Olympians.

Determination, commitment and the Cultural Revolution
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Determination, commitment and the Cultural Revolution

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Li, determined to prove himself, practises split jumps after dark. When teacher Chan interrupts, Li explains his concerns about ballet, his future and his family. The next ...

Li, determined to prove himself, practises split jumps after dark. When teacher Chan interrupts, Li explains his concerns about ballet, his future and his family. The next day, the Beijing dance troupe must perform before Madame Mao, who criticises the lack of revolutionary imagery. Chan argues for subtlety but is accused of challenging the revolutionary path. Chan seeks out Li, telling him a parable that inspires Li's resilience. Li proves himself to teacher Gao. Chan is arrested.

Family, courage and human achievement
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Family, courage and human achievement

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer
Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li ...

Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li and Mary hear unexpected applause in the audience. Outside the theatre, Cynthia welcomes Li's parents, and Ben invites them to their seats. After the performance, Li sees his mother and father in the crowd and they are invited onstage for an emotional reunion.

DIY electric car
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DIY electric car

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Bella demonstrates how to upgrade your regular toy car by turning it into a mobile electric vehicle. To build along, find a toy car with plenty of space ...

Junior scientist Bella demonstrates how to upgrade your regular toy car by turning it into a mobile electric vehicle. To build along, find a toy car with plenty of space underneath, an AA battery pack with wire connections, a small piece of rubber or an eraser, scissors, double-sided and regular tape, a paper clip and a small electric motor.

Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history
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Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history

Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of ...

Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of passage in Iroquois culture and of the concept of harmony with the world. Before leaving, Little Bear asks Omri of the plight of the Onondaga people, and Omri tells him the truth. The Onondaga are great, but it is not always great for their people.

Totally Wild: Hockey
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Totally Wild: Hockey

Clip from Totally Wild
Totally Wild catches up with CEO Andrew Ellis, from Hockey South Australia, talking all things hockey, competition and high-performance programs. While on the field, junior ...

Totally Wild catches up with CEO Andrew Ellis, from Hockey South Australia, talking all things hockey, competition and high-performance programs. While on the field, junior champs Lachlan and Maddi give the TW crew a couple of tips for aspiring hockey stars and anyone wanting to get involved.

Getting to know refugees through food
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Getting to know refugees through food

Clip from The Feed
Imagine being resettled in a new country after being forced to leave your own, not knowing anyone and having trouble finding a job. That's the situation many refugees find ...

Imagine being resettled in a new country after being forced to leave your own, not knowing anyone and having trouble finding a job. That's the situation many refugees find themselves in which is why Free 2 Feed exists. Through this company, refugees can host dinner parties and cooking classes where they share their food and culture with others while also being given the chance to learn more about their new home.

The freedom ride with Charlie Perkins
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The freedom ride with Charlie Perkins

In 1965, Charlie Perkins, the first Aboriginal Australian to graduate from university, led a group of college students on a bus tour that came to be known as The Freedom Ride. ...

In 1965, Charlie Perkins, the first Aboriginal Australian to graduate from university, led a group of college students on a bus tour that came to be known as The Freedom Ride. It was the beginning of a movement in the fight for equal rights for the Indigenous people of Australia. Find out how it all came to be and how some are honouring the movement by continuing the effort today.

Biggest moments in space exploration
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Biggest moments in space exploration

Clip from Behind The News
Take a tour through the past several decades, reliving some of the biggest moments in space travel. From the moon landing to the construction of the International Space ...

Take a tour through the past several decades, reliving some of the biggest moments in space travel. From the moon landing to the construction of the International Space Station, space exploration has led to many astounding achievements. But what's it like to live in space And what does the future of space travel hold Consider all those things and more in this look back ... and ahead.

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