The Hobbit Enigma
54:30

The Hobbit Enigma

ABC March 22, 2010

Biology

Geography

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The Hobbit Enigma examines one of the greatest controversies in science today. Just what did scientists really find when they uncovered the tiny, human-like skeleton of a ...

The Hobbit Enigma examines one of the greatest controversies in science today. Just what did scientists really find when they uncovered the tiny, human-like skeleton of a strange creature on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003? Since the discovery was made public a bitter dispute has split the world of anthropology. Are the bones a previously unknown and bizarre primitive species of human? The Hobbit discovery forces us to rethink some of the most fundamental questions of human origins.

Rivers With Griff Rhys Jones
59:06

Rivers With Griff Rhys Jones: Lea

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC March 23, 2010

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In his fascinating journey through the river network of Great Britain comedian and actor Griff Rhys Jones explores the relationship between cities and water. Instead of ...

In his fascinating journey through the river network of Great Britain comedian and actor Griff Rhys Jones explores the relationship between cities and water. Instead of working his way up the Thames, he heads off for another river that has been vital in London's history - the Lea.

Cheese Slices
25:54

Cheese Slices: Cheddar

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC March 24, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Will Studd travels to meet the last two farm producers of cloth-bound cheddar in the county that still make cheese from raw milk by hand. He also learns about all the ...

Will Studd travels to meet the last two farm producers of cloth-bound cheddar in the county that still make cheese from raw milk by hand. He also learns about all the important cheddaring processes.

Feast Bazaar
23:34

Feast Bazaar: Imperial Fez

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS March 25, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In tonight's episode, Barry travels to the Imperial city of Fez which is a puzzle of streets with no names, where buildings have crutches, donkeys wear tyres, and not long ago ...

In tonight's episode, Barry travels to the Imperial city of Fez which is a puzzle of streets with no names, where buildings have crutches, donkeys wear tyres, and not long ago you needed a visa to get in - not to mention plenty of luck to find your way out again. It's Morocco's capital of fine food and culture, and boasts the world's oldest university.

Rivers With Griff Rhys Jones
59:12

Rivers With Griff Rhys Jones: The East

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 30, 2010

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
On the final of his fascinating journeys through the rivers of Great Britain comedian and actor Griff Rhys Jones explores East Anglia, where he sees the extraordinary contrast ...

On the final of his fascinating journeys through the rivers of Great Britain comedian and actor Griff Rhys Jones explores East Anglia, where he sees the extraordinary contrast between the man-made ditches of the Fens, the Swallows and Amazon country of the Broads and the picturesque windy river Stour which finally leads him home.

Cheese Slices
25:09

Cheese Slices: Comte

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC March 31, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Comte is one of the most popular cheeses in France and the most important of all those made under the strict French appellation system. Will Studd traces the link between ...

Comte is one of the most popular cheeses in France and the most important of all those made under the strict French appellation system. Will Studd traces the link between farmer, cheese maker, and affineur.

A Lioness's Tale
24:59

A Lioness's Tale

ABC April 1, 2010

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In the north-western corner of the Serengeti, a lioness retreats to rocky outcrops known as kopjes to suckle her cubs in safety, while two male lions win control of her pride. ...

In the north-western corner of the Serengeti, a lioness retreats to rocky outcrops known as kopjes to suckle her cubs in safety, while two male lions win control of her pride. These new pride masters will seek and kill any cubs which they have not sired, putting our lioness in an impossible position. She must leave her cubs to hunt, or she must stay to protect them and go without food.

Delivering The Pandas
44:18

Delivering The Pandas

Ten April 2, 2010

Biology

Geography

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Wang and Funi two giant pandas from China became a media sensation in November 2009 when the Adelaide Zoo brought the pair to Australia. Hosted by Ten presenter Natarsha ...

Wang and Funi two giant pandas from China became a media sensation in November 2009 when the Adelaide Zoo brought the pair to Australia. Hosted by Ten presenter Natarsha Belling, this one hour documentary follows the "behind the scenes" efforts of the Adelaide Zoo team through long negotiations with Chinese officials and training with Chinese panda keepers. The language barrier, travel delays and complicated paperwork all conspire to keep the pandas from boarding their plane to Australia.

The Mayor, The Artist, The Farmer And His Wife
25:02

The Mayor, The Artist, The Farmer And His Wife

SBS April 2, 2010

Geography

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
It's High Noon in the outback town of Wudinna. Under siege from the worst drought in Australian history, local farms are dropping like flies and many locals are fleeing to the ...

It's High Noon in the outback town of Wudinna. Under siege from the worst drought in Australian history, local farms are dropping like flies and many locals are fleeing to the big cities. But Wudinna has a lone hero. Third generation farmer and local mayor Tim Scholz has a series of radical plans to repopulate and save his home town from extinction.

Wild Caribbean
55:29

Wild Caribbean: Treasure Islands

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 5, 2010

Geography

Biology

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The Caribbean is the embodiment of paradise; crystal blue waters, spectacular coral reefs and magical tropical forests. Yet behind its beauty lie many dark secrets. The ...

The Caribbean is the embodiment of paradise; crystal blue waters, spectacular coral reefs and magical tropical forests. Yet behind its beauty lie many dark secrets. The four-part series Wild Caribbean reveals what really lies behind this mysterious Eden.

Britain From Above
58:59

Britain From Above: 24 Hour Britain

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 6, 2010

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Acclaimed journalist Andrew Marr goes on an epic journey through one day in the life of Britain, as seen from the skies. From helicopters, planes, hang gliders and satellites ...

Acclaimed journalist Andrew Marr goes on an epic journey through one day in the life of Britain, as seen from the skies. From helicopters, planes, hang gliders and satellites he gives the big picture of a nation that is constantly on the move.

Cheese Slices
26:29

Cheese Slices: Ireland

Season 2 Episode 2 ABC April 7, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Will Stud explores Ireland's history of making cheese and how artisan cheese makers have revived the ancient art of traditional cheese making and begun to produce a range of ...

Will Stud explores Ireland's history of making cheese and how artisan cheese makers have revived the ancient art of traditional cheese making and begun to produce a range of exciting new Irish cheeses.

Feast Bazaar
23:55

Feast Bazaar: Old Damascus

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS April 8, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In tonight's episode, Barry travels to Damascus and discovers a labyrinth of religious history and intrigue. He shows us where you can find John the Baptists head, the tomb of ...

In tonight's episode, Barry travels to Damascus and discovers a labyrinth of religious history and intrigue. He shows us where you can find John the Baptists head, the tomb of Adam and Eve's son and a window where a saint escaped in a basket. Barry is transported to another time when the West was waking from a dark age and in the smoke from a water pipe the tales of the Hakawati (storyteller) come to life.

From The Tropics To The Snow
25:24

From The Tropics To The Snow

ABC2 April 10, 2010

Media arts

Geography

History

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A scriptwriter and a director argue their approaches to the problem of a comprehensive documentary about Australia: one favours an experimental style, the other a more ...

A scriptwriter and a director argue their approaches to the problem of a comprehensive documentary about Australia: one favours an experimental style, the other a more conventional approach.

Planet Food
24:26

Planet Food: Southern Spain

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 April 11, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Follow our cook's journey through a chosen destination. On route they learn about staple foods, the history and culture of the food and where to find the best restaurants.

Follow our cook's journey through a chosen destination. On route they learn about staple foods, the history and culture of the food and where to find the best restaurants.

Wild Caribbean
48:34

Wild Caribbean: Reefs And Wrecks

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 12, 2010

Geography

Biology

Science

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Explores the magnificent underwater world of the Caribbean, revealing amazing coral reefs teeming with marine life and haunting shipwrecks from the past.

Explores the magnificent underwater world of the Caribbean, revealing amazing coral reefs teeming with marine life and haunting shipwrecks from the past.

Britain From Above
58:53

Britain From Above: Man Made Britain

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 13, 2010

Geography

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Andrew Marr looks at how some of the greenest, most natural-looking landscapes of Britain's islands have in fact been shaped and moulded by human hands over the centuries.

Andrew Marr looks at how some of the greenest, most natural-looking landscapes of Britain's islands have in fact been shaped and moulded by human hands over the centuries.

Cheese Slices
25:24

Cheese Slices: France

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC April 14, 2010

Design and technologies

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Roquefort is the most popular blue cheese in France with a fascinating history. Will Studd visits the largest producer of this unique cheese as well as the village and the ...

Roquefort is the most popular blue cheese in France with a fascinating history. Will Studd visits the largest producer of this unique cheese as well as the village and the underground caves that help make it is so special.