Teenage brains
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Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding

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The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

Should we be able to buy land on the moon?
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Should we be able to buy land on the moon?

Clip from Moon For Sale

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This BBC short clip is a great conversation starter. An American man has started a business selling real estate on the moon. But

This BBC short clip is a great conversation starter. An American man has started a business selling real estate on the moon. But

The moon, humanity's first giant leap
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The moon, humanity's first giant leap

Clip from Moon For Sale

Science

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This BBC clip introduces students to the first manned missions to the moon and why it was such an epic and revolutionary achieve

This BBC clip introduces students to the first manned missions to the moon and why it was such an epic and revolutionary achieve

Humanity's return to the moon
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Humanity's return to the moon

Clip from Moon For Sale

Science

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No human has set foot on the moon since the early 70s, but all that is set to change with a series of moon bases planned for the

No human has set foot on the moon since the early 70s, but all that is set to change with a series of moon bases planned for the

Tree-dwelling species
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Tree-dwelling species

Clip from Scope

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Senior ranger Adam Northam discusses the ways scientists and rangers are researching tree-dwelling species.

Senior ranger Adam Northam discusses the ways scientists and rangers are researching tree-dwelling species.

The CSIRO's Silviscan device
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The CSIRO's Silviscan device

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The CSIRO's Dr Robert Evans demonstrates a Silviscan machine and explains its use.

The CSIRO's Dr Robert Evans demonstrates a Silviscan machine and explains its use.

How do trees breathe?
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How do trees breathe?

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The process of stomata, the microscopic openings on plants that allow them to breathe, is demonstrated.

The process of stomata, the microscopic openings on plants that allow them to breathe, is demonstrated.

Trees 101
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Trees 101

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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CSIRO tree researcher and forest ecologist Jacqui England provides a short rundown on trees and their importance.

CSIRO tree researcher and forest ecologist Jacqui England provides a short rundown on trees and their importance.

The roots of trees
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The roots of trees

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The importance of tree roots in absorbing water and nutrients, as well as keeping them upright, is explained.

The importance of tree roots in absorbing water and nutrients, as well as keeping them upright, is explained.

Tree farming in Australia
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Tree farming in Australia

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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The process for planting and harvesting sustainably farmed trees in Australia is explained.

The process for planting and harvesting sustainably farmed trees in Australia is explained.

The job of an arborist
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The job of an arborist

Clip from Scope

Sustainability

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Centennial Parklands arborist Jason Cutcliffe explains the various aspects of his job.

Centennial Parklands arborist Jason Cutcliffe explains the various aspects of his job.

The impact of climate change
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The impact of climate change

Clip from Can We Save Planet Earth?

Earth and environment

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David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

How to speak with an Aussie accent
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How to speak with an Aussie accent

Clip from The Sounds Of Aus

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This hilarious clip explains how and why Australians have such a distinctly 'flat' sounding accent.

This hilarious clip explains how and why Australians have such a distinctly 'flat' sounding accent.

Light Concept Tanker invention
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Light Concept Tanker invention

Clip from The New Inventors

Design and technologies

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The Light Concept Tanker is designed to get fire fighting crews into and out of areas that are not accessible to heavier trucks.

The Light Concept Tanker is designed to get fire fighting crews into and out of areas that are not accessible to heavier trucks.

Guardian Comms System invention
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Guardian Comms System invention

Clip from The New Inventors

Design and technologies

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The Guardian Comms System bypasses your ears and uses bone conduction to get messages through loud and clear.

The Guardian Comms System bypasses your ears and uses bone conduction to get messages through loud and clear.

EYEfi SPARC Invention
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EYEfi SPARC Invention

Clip from The New Inventors

Design and technologies

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An urgent lesson to come out of the 2009 Victorian bushfires was the need to drastically change the way we manage information.

An urgent lesson to come out of the 2009 Victorian bushfires was the need to drastically change the way we manage information.

Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush
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Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush

Clip from Inside The Actors Studio

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It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

Discovery of DNA's double helix shape
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Discovery of DNA's double helix shape

Clip from 100 Greatest Discoveries

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James Watson and Francis Crick discover the structure of DNA takes the form of a double helix.

James Watson and Francis Crick discover the structure of DNA takes the form of a double helix.