World Of Chemistry
14:44

World Of Chemistry: Acids and Bases

Episode 15 ABC July 24, 1992

Chemistry

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Show the properties of acids and bases, including neutralisation the definition of PH is simplified to make it understandable for the average student. Examples used are the ...

Show the properties of acids and bases, including neutralisation the definition of PH is simplified to make it understandable for the average student. Examples used are the neutralising action of antacid tablets and the problem of acid rain.

The Explorers
29:33

The Explorers: The Desert Explorers

Episode 10 ABC November 18, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, ...

Bill Peach tells the story of the last epic adventure, the conquest of the western desert. The overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin, built along Stuart's track, established frontier camps from which the explorers reached the west coast.

The Explorers
29:04

The Explorers: South to North

Episode 9 ABC November 15, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach reports on the race to cross Australia from south to north. Both South Australia and Victoria wanted to capture this honour for themselves.

Bill Peach reports on the race to cross Australia from south to north. Both South Australia and Victoria wanted to capture this honour for themselves.

The Explorers
29:45

The Explorers: East to North

Episode 8 ABC November 14, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach describes the first attempts to open an overland track from the eastern settlements to the coast of northern Australia.

Bill Peach describes the first attempts to open an overland track from the eastern settlements to the coast of northern Australia.

The Explorers
29:15

The Explorers: East to West

Episode 7 CH2 November 13, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of Edward John Eyre, the young explorer who set off with four companions to make a westward journey across the Nullarbor Plain.

Bill Peach tells the story of Edward John Eyre, the young explorer who set off with four companions to make a westward journey across the Nullarbor Plain.

The Explorers
28:59

The Explorers: The Pinnacle of Fame

Episode 6 ABC November 12, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach describes the conquest of Australia's high mountain country. A Pole Dr. John Lhotsky was the first European to climb the snowy mountains. Another Pole, Paul ...

Bill Peach describes the conquest of Australia's high mountain country. A Pole Dr. John Lhotsky was the first European to climb the snowy mountains. Another Pole, Paul Strezlecki climbed and named Australia's Mt Kosciusko.

The Explorers
29:49

The Explorers: Australia Felix

Episode 5 ABC November 11, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered ...

Bill Peach tells the story of Sir Thomas Mitchell, the stormy petrel of Australian exploration. Surveyor-general of new South Wales for nearly thirty years. He discovered Australia Felix or western Victoria.

The Explorers
29:30

The Explorers: The Secret of the Rivers

Episode 4 ABC November 8, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the ...

The most baffling question facing the early explorers was the destination of the inland rivers of NSW. Charles Sturt solved the mystery in an epic whale-boat journey to the mouth of the Murray River and back again.

The Explorers
30:12

The Explorers: Overland to Port Phillip

Episode 3 ABC November 7, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach follows the tracks of Hume & Hovell, who established the overland route from Sydney to Melbourne which survives in today's Hume Highway.

Bill Peach follows the tracks of Hume & Hovell, who established the overland route from Sydney to Melbourne which survives in today's Hume Highway.

The Explorers
29:50

The Explorers: Across the Great Divide

Episode 2 ABC November 6, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land ...

Bill Peach retraces the early journeys of Evans, Oxley and Cunningham as they cross the Great Dividing Range & move west & north, discovering vast areas of good grazing land and many western flowing rivers

The Explorers
30:22

The Explorers: The Prison Walls

Episode 1 ABC November 5, 1991

History

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bill Peach retraces the first attempts to cross the Blue Mountains and the difficulties encountered by explorers like Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

Bill Peach retraces the first attempts to cross the Blue Mountains and the difficulties encountered by explorers like Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

The truth about Christopher Columbus
5:03

The truth about Christopher Columbus

Clip from Adam Ruins Everything

History

3-4
5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Despite being idolised by the USA for generations, the truth about Christopher Columbus lies more in fiction that historical fact.

Despite being idolised by the USA for generations, the truth about Christopher Columbus lies more in fiction that historical fact.

Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s
4:48

Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

Life in a Victorian slum - living quarters
7:45

Life in a Victorian slum - living quarters

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
A recreation of the housing for three types of poor families in Victorian London - an unskilled family, skilled family and a rent collector.

A recreation of the housing for three types of poor families in Victorian London - an unskilled family, skilled family and a rent collector.

Life in a Victorian slum - buying food
2:26

Life in a Victorian slum - buying food

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

Modern history

7-8
9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Often, families had so little money that they had to buy their food 'on tick' meaning buy now, pay later. And what they ate was hardly a luxury.

Often, families had so little money that they had to buy their food 'on tick' meaning buy now, pay later. And what they ate was hardly a luxury.

Middle class home life in Britain during the 1930s
3:10

Middle class home life in Britain during the 1930s

Clip from Further Back in Time for Dinner

Modern history

5-6
7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From homes that promoted a more social family to an increase in recreational spending, the 1930s was a time of change for those in the middle classes.

From homes that promoted a more social family to an increase in recreational spending, the 1930s was a time of change for those in the middle classes.

English home life in the 1930s
8:37

English home life in the 1930s

Clip from Further Back in Time for Dinner

Modern history

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
As part of a social experiment, a British family head back in time to the 1930s to document what home and family life were like.

As part of a social experiment, a British family head back in time to the 1930s to document what home and family life were like.

Brief history of Stonehenge
2:33

Brief history of Stonehenge

Clip from The Mystery of Stonehenge

History

7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
A good discussion starter for classrooms. For years we have been asking how Stonehenge was built - but the much bigger question is why.

A good discussion starter for classrooms. For years we have been asking how Stonehenge was built - but the much bigger question is why.