Nile
14:00

Nile: Journey Of The Nile

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 16, 2010

Personal and social capability

5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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An incredible voyage down the Blue and White Niles from their sources in Ethiopia and Uganda to the Mediterranean Sea. Along its course the Nile supports millions of people, ...

An incredible voyage down the Blue and White Niles from their sources in Ethiopia and Uganda to the Mediterranean Sea. Along its course the Nile supports millions of people, plants and animals. The river travels through nine countries, over gorges, wetlands and across some of the harshest deserts on the planet.

The Inbestigators
14:01

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Burgled Bags

ABC Me November 25, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
When Gary, the school's lollipop man, is accused of stealing bags from parents' cars, Kyle is devastated and determined to clear his name.

When Gary, the school's lollipop man, is accused of stealing bags from parents' cars, Kyle is devastated and determined to clear his name.

Surviving
14:13

Surviving: Donna Marie Ifould

NITV September 2, 2013

Indigenous Australians

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Donna Marie Ifould lives in Broome and is a Bard woman. She is the first Indigenous linguist from the Kimberley and has been researching the roots of many languages. She uses ...

Donna Marie Ifould lives in Broome and is a Bard woman. She is the first Indigenous linguist from the Kimberley and has been researching the roots of many languages. She uses a metaphor of the two sisters and the dingo story to talk about ownership, boundaries and of course language.

The Inbestigators
14:14

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Extremely Empty Freezer

Season 2 Episode 8 ABC Me November 18, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Ava plans a birthday party to cheer up a lovesick Mr Barker, but things go wrong when his birthday cake goes missing during the celebrations.

Ava plans a birthday party to cheer up a lovesick Mr Barker, but things go wrong when his birthday cake goes missing during the celebrations.

The Inbestigators
14:15

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Spoiled Sports Day

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC Me June 28, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
At the sports carnival, Kyle loses his temper when he doesn't win a race, but Maudie suspects there might be more to Kyle's unexpected loss. Lesson Theme: Winning and losing ...

At the sports carnival, Kyle loses his temper when he doesn't win a race, but Maudie suspects there might be more to Kyle's unexpected loss. Lesson Theme: Winning and losing Kyle loses his temper after getting beaten in the 100 m race. Turn and talk: Discuss in a group of two or three what emotions would Kyle have been feeling after losing the race? How did his friends support him and help him out? Have you ever felt angry after losing a competition? How did you react? Now, on your own or with a partner, fill in a 'Y chart' with pictures and words to show what a 'good loser' looks like, sounds like and feels like then fill in another 'Y chart' showing what a 'bad loser' looks like, sounds like and feels like.

His Mother's Voice
14:17

His Mother's Voice

SBS July 14, 2010

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
What can a mother say when her son is violently taken away from her? Dennis Tupicoff's latest endeavour answers the question - twice. Matthew Easdale was shot dead in a house ...

What can a mother say when her son is violently taken away from her? Dennis Tupicoff's latest endeavour answers the question - twice. Matthew Easdale was shot dead in a house in Brisbane in April, 1995. His mother, Kathy Easdale, was interviewed for ABC Radio a few weeks later. That broadcast provides the voice track for His Mother's Voice, where the filmmaker explores how such an earth-shattering event can resonate with an audience.

The Inbestigators
14:18

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Missing Solar System

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC Me June 23, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Pixie is horrified when her space diorama goes missing and Miss Tan falsely accuses her of not doing her homework. Lesson Theme: Achievement Justin stole Pixie's diorama ...

Pixie is horrified when her space diorama goes missing and Miss Tan falsely accuses her of not doing her homework. Lesson Theme: Achievement Justin stole Pixie's diorama and claimed it as his own because he thought his was not good enough. Kyle said he didn't really care about his diorama and Maudie was proud of hers. Turn and talk: In a group of two or three discuss the different attitudes the kids had towards the solar system project. Do you identify with one of the characters? Which one? Why? Have you ever wished you put in more effort when completing a project or task? Is it okay to get help with a project? Is it okay to let someone do your work for you then claim it as your own? With a partner, or on your own, write down five strategies for managing your time when working on a big school project. Extension activity: Maudie told Kyle his diorama was 'not very good', this is not useful feedback. Make a poster with speech bubbles that contain sentence starters for useful phrases when giving someone feedback eg; Maybe next time you could..... I like the way you.... Have you thought about.... . Share it with the class and put up on display in the classroom.

Chocolate Makes The World Go Round
14:19

Chocolate Makes The World Go Round

ABC ME August 28, 2014

Business and economics

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The fair trade model behind Divine chocolate is used to show how social enterprise is changing business practices.

The fair trade model behind Divine chocolate is used to show how social enterprise is changing business practices.

The Inbestigators
14:19

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Suspect Sprinkler

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC Me July 1, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
When the timer on Mrs Maniaci's sprinkler system is tampered with before the Garden of the Year competition, the Inbestigators must track down the culprit. Lesson Theme: ...

When the timer on Mrs Maniaci's sprinkler system is tampered with before the Garden of the Year competition, the Inbestigators must track down the culprit. Lesson Theme: Blame Mrs Maniaci is so upset about her garden being flooded she immediately accuses others of sabotage when it was, in fact, done accidentally by Amelia. Turn and talk; In a group of two or three, share with each other a time when you accidentally blamed the wrong person for doing something. How do you think anger and other strong emotions affect our ability to think calmly about a situation? Have you ever jumped to a conclusion then realised you were wrong? Write down five strategies for calming down when you are feeling stressed or angry. Extension activity: In a pair or a small group, use the Internet to research some physical actions for calming down and relaxing eg; belly breaths, sitting in the lotus position, then film a tutorial using software such as i-movie demonstrating the actions for others to learn.

The Inbestigators
14:23

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Disappearing Deliveries

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC Me June 22, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
When Sophie's online shopping parcels are delivered but never received she hires the Inbestigators to track them down. Lesson Theme: Honesty Oliver stole his sister's ...

When Sophie's online shopping parcels are delivered but never received she hires the Inbestigators to track them down. Lesson Theme: Honesty Oliver stole his sister's parcels in the hope that it would make her stay at home instead of going to work. Turn and talk: in a group of two or three, discuss Oliver's actions. How could he have handled the situation differently? Why do you think he didn't want to tell his sister how he was feeling? Why didn't he want to tell Joanna he didn't like her singing? Have you ever lied to someone because you didn't want to hurt their feelings? Write down three ways to let someone know you are not feeling comfortable about a situation. Extension activity: Create an acrostic poem for the word HONESTY with a phrase or word for each letter about being honest.

The Inbestigators
14:25

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Disoriented Drone

Season 1 Episode 19 ABC Me July 9, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
After a little girl's drone is blown away, the Inbestigators must prove that a boy in a neighbouring house has claimed it as his own. Lesson Theme: Stealing Angus ...

After a little girl's drone is blown away, the Inbestigators must prove that a boy in a neighbouring house has claimed it as his own. Lesson Theme: Stealing Angus took the drone then decided he had done the wrong thing and chose to return it to Zoya. Turn and talk; In a pair or small group, discuss Angus' actions, why do you think he chose to return the drone? What would you have done in the same circumstances? What might have happened if Angus did not return the drone? Have you ever had to admit you did the wrong thing? How did that make you feel? How did you apologise or make up for your actions?

Hazards, Disasters And Survival
14:26

Hazards, Disasters And Survival: Bushfires

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC September 20, 2007

Earth and environment

Geography

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Bushfire is a natural part of our bushland environment but can have a devastating effect on people's lives. This program shows how to assess your property's vulnerability to ...

Bushfire is a natural part of our bushland environment but can have a devastating effect on people's lives. This program shows how to assess your property's vulnerability to bushfires and how to prepare before the bushfire season. It also explains measures you can take if a fire is approaching, how you should react if caught in a bushfire and what to do once the fire has passed.

The Inbestigators
14:26

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Sad Little Sister

Season 1 Episode 18 ABC Me July 28, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Poppy loses her school hat and is forced to sit in the shelter shed, where Maudie discovers there may be more to the missing hat. Lesson Theme: Power in relationships ...

Poppy loses her school hat and is forced to sit in the shelter shed, where Maudie discovers there may be more to the missing hat. Lesson Theme: Power in relationships Violet only lets one of her friends play with her at a time, leaving the other left on her own. Turn and talk; Discuss in small groups; have you ever felt like a friend had power over you? Why are there sometimes problems in friendships when new people arrive at a school? What could Poppy have done about Violet being so controlling? What did Ava mean when she told Poppy 'you are the boss of yourself'? Write about a time when you had to be 'the boss of yourself', where were you? What were the circumstances? What happened? How did you feel afterwards?

The Inbestigators
14:26

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Freaky Frequency

ABC Me November 23, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
When the ice-cream shop loses business because customers can't lock their cars, the Inbestigators must uncover why all the car keys in the area have stopped working.

When the ice-cream shop loses business because customers can't lock their cars, the Inbestigators must uncover why all the car keys in the area have stopped working.

The Inbestigators
14:28

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Copy Cat

ABC Me November 14, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Ava is selected to deliver a speech at the town hall, but when she is accused of stealing it, Maudie must prove her innocence.

Ava is selected to deliver a speech at the town hall, but when she is accused of stealing it, Maudie must prove her innocence.

Surviving
14:29

Surviving: Shannon Thorne

NITV September 2, 2013

Indigenous Australians

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Shannon Thorne has strong role models through his parents and is trying to carrying on the legacy of their work through his own work in Liverpool trying to improve the health ...

Shannon Thorne has strong role models through his parents and is trying to carrying on the legacy of their work through his own work in Liverpool trying to improve the health and culture for his mob.

The Inbestigators
14:31

The Inbestigators: The Case of the Robot Robbery

Season 2 Episode 6 ABC Me November 16, 2019

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

3-4
5-6
7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
On Science and Technology Dress-up Day, Patrick is upset when his robot costume is stolen by an unidentified mad professor.

On Science and Technology Dress-up Day, Patrick is upset when his robot costume is stolen by an unidentified mad professor.

Hazards, Disasters And Survival
14:34

Hazards, Disasters And Survival: Severe Storms

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC October 30, 2009

Earth and environment

Geography

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Severe storms can occur with very little warning and with dangerous winds, damaging hail, flooding rains and lightning. They may be short-lived but can leave a path of ...

Severe storms can occur with very little warning and with dangerous winds, damaging hail, flooding rains and lightning. They may be short-lived but can leave a path of destruction and can kill. This program shows what you can do to reduce the possibly devastating effects of this natural hazard on your family and property.