Surveillance
50:08

Surveillance

ABC November 25, 2009

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Surveillance is everywhere. We're all being watched ... on streets ... in suburbs ... at airports ... at shopping malls ... even in our own homes by technologies that make the ...

Surveillance is everywhere. We're all being watched ... on streets ... in suburbs ... at airports ... at shopping malls ... even in our own homes by technologies that make the invisible ... visible. Surveillance goes behind the security doors and discovers the secret, often disturbing world of surveillance.

Innovation Nation
19:42

Innovation Nation: Shiver Shield

Season 1 Episode 23 National Geographic July 19, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the long history of electric cars. Host Mo Rocca shows us the overhead Skycam camera giving a bird's-eye view of sporting events; the 100-year-old history of the ...

Featuring the long history of electric cars. Host Mo Rocca shows us the overhead Skycam camera giving a bird's-eye view of sporting events; the 100-year-old history of the electric car; an inventor who will help you never to be cold again; and the company turning ocean plastic into products.

Innovation Nation
19:13

Innovation Nation: Medical MacGyver

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic July 4, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the DTM Roundhouse. Host Mo Rocca shows a medical MacGyver who makes health devices from toys; train spinning; computerised smart shopping carts; and lighting the ...

Featuring the DTM Roundhouse. Host Mo Rocca shows a medical MacGyver who makes health devices from toys; train spinning; computerised smart shopping carts; and lighting the world with soda bottles.

Innovation Nation
19:35

Innovation Nation: Aging Software

Season 1 Episode 6 National Geographic July 6, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the Dymaxion House. Host Mo Rocca shows software that can accurately age any facial picture to up to 80 years old; a futuristic portable home of the past; emergency ...

Featuring the Dymaxion House. Host Mo Rocca shows software that can accurately age any facial picture to up to 80 years old; a futuristic portable home of the past; emergency tech - how to stay in touch when the power goes out; how actress Hedy Lamarr changed our wireless world.

Innovation Nation
20:02

Innovation Nation: Stone Balance Art

Season 3 Episode 4 National Geographic July 24, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring Firestone Farm. Host Mo Rocca shows us the physics involved with the art of stone balancing; farmers saving water with the tree T-PEE; the history of turning the ...

Featuring Firestone Farm. Host Mo Rocca shows us the physics involved with the art of stone balancing; farmers saving water with the tree T-PEE; the history of turning the family farm into a business; and the chemistry behind the polymers we use every day.

Innovation Nation
19:09

Innovation Nation: Electric Soccer Ball

Season 1 Episode 26 National Geographic July 20, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the 1939 Sikorsky VS-300A Helicopter. Host Mo Rocca shows us the inventor of a soccer ball that generates plug-in power; Igor Sikorsky, the father of the helicopter; ...

Featuring the 1939 Sikorsky VS-300A Helicopter. Host Mo Rocca shows us the inventor of a soccer ball that generates plug-in power; Igor Sikorsky, the father of the helicopter; saving lives with Snake Robots; and the Penguin Chick Bot that is giving researchers a new view into the penguin world.

Innovation Nation
19:11

Innovation Nation: Tiny Homes

Season 1 Episode 25 National Geographic July 20, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the fashions of Elizabeth Parke Firestone. Host Mo Rocca shows us the innovative designs of the tiniest homes; the historic fashion of the Queen of Tires; the ...

Featuring the fashions of Elizabeth Parke Firestone. Host Mo Rocca shows us the innovative designs of the tiniest homes; the historic fashion of the Queen of Tires; the inventor of the phone in your pocket; and words of wisdom from the inventors we've profiled to the innovators of tomorrow.

Innovation Nation
20:08

Innovation Nation: Nano Clothes

Season 1 Episode 7 National Geographic July 7, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the Heinz House, home of a food packaging pioneer. Host Mo Rocca shows how nanotechnology could make dirty clothes a thing of the past; how food packaging changed ...

Featuring the Heinz House, home of a food packaging pioneer. Host Mo Rocca shows how nanotechnology could make dirty clothes a thing of the past; how food packaging changed how we shop; innovations that are taking the frustration out of finding that parking space; inventions to make sure you never lose your keys again.

Innovation Nation
19:54

Innovation Nation: 3D-printed Food

Season 1 Episode 8 National Geographic July 7, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the 1939 Sikorsky VS-300A Helicopter. Host Mo Rocca shows us that soon you may be able to print your pancakes; Igor Sikorsky, the father of the helicopter; recording ...

Featuring the 1939 Sikorsky VS-300A Helicopter. Host Mo Rocca shows us that soon you may be able to print your pancakes; Igor Sikorsky, the father of the helicopter; recording sound off of leaves; and never lose anything again.

Innovation Nation
18:01

Innovation Nation: Voice Magic of Auto-Tune

Season 1 Episode 3 National Geographic July 5, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the iconic Rosa Parks Bus. Host Mo Rocca shows the creator of the pop singer's best friend, Auto-Tune; Rosa Parks and the bus that changed the world of race ...

Featuring the iconic Rosa Parks Bus. Host Mo Rocca shows the creator of the pop singer's best friend, Auto-Tune; Rosa Parks and the bus that changed the world of race relations; humanoid robots are making it into the mainstream; and skimming the plastics from our oceans.

Innovation Nation
20:06

Innovation Nation: Car Eye Monitor

Season 3 Episode 6 National Geographic July 25, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

ICT capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the Vagabonds. Host Mo Rocca shows us the car dashboard that makes sure you're paying attention; the softest speakers putting you to sleep; the light making your ...

Featuring the Vagabonds. Host Mo Rocca shows us the car dashboard that makes sure you're paying attention; the softest speakers putting you to sleep; the light making your video chats glow; and history's greatest innovators go camping.

Innovation Nation
19:12

Innovation Nation: Robot Birds

Season 1 Episode 22 National Geographic July 18, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the wrinkled Merino sheep of Greenfield Village. Host Mo Rocca shows us the creator of the pop singer's best friend, Autotune; The Henry Ford and the return of ...

Featuring the wrinkled Merino sheep of Greenfield Village. Host Mo Rocca shows us the creator of the pop singer's best friend, Autotune; The Henry Ford and the return of wrinkled sheep; the invention that shoots spawning salmon over obstructions as they swim upstream; and lifelike robot predatory birds to lessen the dangers of real birds at airports.

Innovation Nation
19:22

Innovation Nation: Science Restaurant

Season 1 Episode 21 National Geographic July 18, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring selected cars in Henry Ford Museum. Host Mo Rocca shows us the chef using science to add to your dining experience; the evolution of cars throughout history; the ...

Featuring selected cars in Henry Ford Museum. Host Mo Rocca shows us the chef using science to add to your dining experience; the evolution of cars throughout history; the 13-year-old who built an affordable Braille printer; and brushing your teeth with a Bluetooth toothbrush.

Innovation Nation
20:03

Innovation Nation: 3D-printed Clothes

Season 3 Episode 10 National Geographic July 27, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

ICT capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the Ford Tri-Motor. Host Mo Rocca shows us how you may be able to someday print your clothes; the panic button app giving you protection in the palm of your hand; ...

Featuring the Ford Tri-Motor. Host Mo Rocca shows us how you may be able to someday print your clothes; the panic button app giving you protection in the palm of your hand; the history of the Tri-Motor airplane.

Innovation Nation
20:33

Innovation Nation: Chairless Chair

Season 1 Episode 24 National Geographic July 19, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring historic Eagle Tavern. Host Mo Rocca shows us an electric bike wheel to power your ride; a restaurant serving a 100-year-old menu; the wonders of the world's highest ...

Featuring historic Eagle Tavern. Host Mo Rocca shows us an electric bike wheel to power your ride; a restaurant serving a 100-year-old menu; the wonders of the world's highest tech sports stadium located in Silicon Valley; and the inventors of the Chairless Chair.

Innovation Nation
21:20

Innovation Nation: Microscopic Windmills

Season 1 Episode 1 National Geographic July 4, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring the Menlo Park Laboratory. Host Mo Rocca shows teen inventors who are out to stop distracted driving; Thomas Edison's inventions still make us all look like ...

Featuring the Menlo Park Laboratory. Host Mo Rocca shows teen inventors who are out to stop distracted driving; Thomas Edison's inventions still make us all look like slackers; the drone invasion is upon us; and windmills the size of a flea could revolutionise electric power.

Innovation Nation
19:13

Innovation Nation: Hollow Flashlight Girl

Season 1 Episode 5 National Geographic July 6, 2017

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Featuring Henry Ford's violin collection. Host Mo Rocca shows a teen who invented a battery-free flashlight; diagnosing million-dollar violins with CAT scans; cloth that ...

Featuring Henry Ford's violin collection. Host Mo Rocca shows a teen who invented a battery-free flashlight; diagnosing million-dollar violins with CAT scans; cloth that generates electricity; and is payment technology making wallets extinct?

Grand Designs Revisited
47:33

Grand Designs Revisited: Les Gets

ABC June 17, 2010

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
British couple Nicky and James Dobree are turning a traditional 300-year-old farmhouse in Les Gets, France, into an exceptionally luxurious eight bedroom chalet - the ultimate ...

British couple Nicky and James Dobree are turning a traditional 300-year-old farmhouse in Les Gets, France, into an exceptionally luxurious eight bedroom chalet - the ultimate in alpine glamour.