The developer of medical penicillin
0:31

The developer of medical penicillin

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Howard Florey's penicillin prevented further deaths in World War II as wounded soldiers could be treated with the drug.

Howard Florey's penicillin prevented further deaths in World War II as wounded soldiers could be treated with the drug.

Osmosis
0:32

Osmosis

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Design and Technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dr Andrew Stephenson demonstrates the process of osmosis and what is actually occurring when a solution is drawn through a permeable membrane.

Dr Andrew Stephenson demonstrates the process of osmosis and what is actually occurring when a solution is drawn through a permeable membrane.

Aussie inventor, James Harrison
0:34

Aussie inventor, James Harrison

Clip from Aussie Inventions that Changed the World

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Clip from Aussie Inventions episode on Food Preservation. Why was there a surplus of meat? Why did ice have to be imported?

Clip from Aussie Inventions episode on Food Preservation. Why was there a surplus of meat? Why did ice have to be imported?

Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque
1:26

Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque

Clip from The Silk Road

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

Cattle herding from the home office
1:29

Cattle herding from the home office

Clip from Australia by Design: Innovation

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A team of cattle farmers worked with agricultural technologists to create this innovative way of herding large groups of cattle from a computer or tablet.

A team of cattle farmers worked with agricultural technologists to create this innovative way of herding large groups of cattle from a computer or tablet.

Creating scale in art on Lego Masters
1:34

Creating scale in art on Lego Masters

Clip from Lego Masters

Design and technologies

5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Brickman questions whether the contestants' Lego bull rider is too small for the bull. What is scale? How is it used in art to make things seem realistic? How can exaggerated ...

Brickman questions whether the contestants' Lego bull rider is too small for the bull. What is scale? How is it used in art to make things seem realistic? How can exaggerated scale make something appear comical or emphasise a certain feature? Look for examples of correct scale in realistic art and exaggerated scale in art such as comics. Draw your own bull rider and bull, will you draw it to scale or not?

Making rock fishing safer
1:38

Making rock fishing safer

Clip from Australia by Design: Innovation

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Rock fishing is one of Australia's most dangerous sports. But a team of rock fishers have created a safety vest that allows them to traverse the rocky terrain required without ...

Rock fishing is one of Australia's most dangerous sports. But a team of rock fishers have created a safety vest that allows them to traverse the rocky terrain required without any apparatus holding them back.

 Scotty's pork rind
1:43

Scotty's pork rind

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

Design and Technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Professor Tamara Davis explains the importance of fast-moving particles (heat) and the role of a good heat conductor (oil) when cooking meats effectively. Meanwhile, Ben and ...

Professor Tamara Davis explains the importance of fast-moving particles (heat) and the role of a good heat conductor (oil) when cooking meats effectively. Meanwhile, Ben and Scotty dehydrate a piece of pork rind using salts and discuss the perfect crackle technique.

Beginner's guide to kitchen knives
1:49

Beginner's guide to kitchen knives

Clip from Short Cuts to Glory: Matt Okine vs Food

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Chef Mitch Orr explains what different kitchen knives are for, discusses knife quality, and recommends how to care for them.

Chef Mitch Orr explains what different kitchen knives are for, discusses knife quality, and recommends how to care for them.

DIY scribble robot
1:52

DIY scribble robot

Clip from Scope

Design and technologies

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Questacon's Tam Conner demonstrates how to make a robot that draws by itself, using a DC motor, AA batteries, battery holder, switch, wire, masking tape, hot melt glue stick, ...

Questacon's Tam Conner demonstrates how to make a robot that draws by itself, using a DC motor, AA batteries, battery holder, switch, wire, masking tape, hot melt glue stick, paper cup and markers.

'Protostorming' projects at Questacon
2:03

'Protostorming' projects at Questacon

Clip from Scope

Design and technologies

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Questacon's Sarah Clark demonstrates the principle of "protostorming" at the National Science and Technology Centre, quickly developing as many prototypes as possible of ...

Questacon's Sarah Clark demonstrates the principle of "protostorming" at the National Science and Technology Centre, quickly developing as many prototypes as possible of objects that move in the wind, using simple materials, and then refining those designs.

Food cultures converge in Uzbekistan
2:04

Food cultures converge in Uzbekistan

Clip from The Silk Road

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Sam Willis dines in traditional Uzbek food and notes the similarities to Chinese, Italian and Indian cuisines.

Sam Willis dines in traditional Uzbek food and notes the similarities to Chinese, Italian and Indian cuisines.

Watching IVF embryos grow in real-time
2:04

Watching IVF embryos grow in real-time

Clip from Australia by Design: Innovation

Design and technologies

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Would-be parents are often left in the dark during the early stages of IVF treatment. But this Australian innovation attempts to bring them closer.

Would-be parents are often left in the dark during the early stages of IVF treatment. But this Australian innovation attempts to bring them closer.

Challenge motivates Hiro to impress hero
2:08

Challenge motivates Hiro to impress hero

Clip from Big Hero 6

Design and technologies

5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Excited by the prospect of working with his hero, Callaghan, Hiro decides he has to go to nerd school with his brother, and sets his mind to inventing something to impress the ...

Excited by the prospect of working with his hero, Callaghan, Hiro decides he has to go to nerd school with his brother, and sets his mind to inventing something to impress the professor.