Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Date With The Dragon

SBS April 3, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The Qiantang tidal river wave in China is the world's largest tidal bore. For 2000 years it has been a source of wonder and fear for the riverside residents and the many ...

The Qiantang tidal river wave in China is the world's largest tidal bore. For 2000 years it has been a source of wonder and fear for the riverside residents and the many visitors who attend the yearly Tide Watching Festival in Haining. Some of them take great risks to see the wave, unaware that the bore can be very dangerous and has claimed lives in the past.

Thalassa
24:34

Thalassa: Ushuaia - The World's End

SBS October 24, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego province in Argentina, and is known as the 'world's end', as it is the southernmost city in the world. Due to its attractive tax ...

Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego province in Argentina, and is known as the 'world's end', as it is the southernmost city in the world. Due to its attractive tax laws, many factories have chosen to relocate in Ushuaia, along with their workers and families, but there is now a shortage of accommodation, which means rents are very high.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Toy Boats

SBS October 31, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In 2007, the French National Maritime Museum in Paris held a unique exhibition of toy boats, some 150 years old; Tutus to Sydney - When the Paris Opera Ballet came to Sydney ...

In 2007, the French National Maritime Museum in Paris held a unique exhibition of toy boats, some 150 years old; Tutus to Sydney - When the Paris Opera Ballet came to Sydney in 2007 for the first time in its history, eight containers with sets, props, costumes and other equipment sailed ahead of the dancers.

Thalassa
21:20

Thalassa: Widening The Panama Canal

SBS March 21, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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A huge construction project is under way to widen the Panama Canal which is close to suffocating with the growth of global sea traffic.

A huge construction project is under way to widen the Panama Canal which is close to suffocating with the growth of global sea traffic.

Thalassa
24:58

Thalassa: Sounding The Depths

SBS March 28, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

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9-10
11-12
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A French scientific mission in the Mediterranean explores two important deep underwater sites.

A French scientific mission in the Mediterranean explores two important deep underwater sites.

Thalassa
24:54

Thalassa: The Empire Of Pearls

SBS April 4, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Ninety five per cent of the world's pearls are born in China, which supplies almost all the pearl growing nuclei to pearl farms around the world. This episode takes us to ...

Ninety five per cent of the world's pearls are born in China, which supplies almost all the pearl growing nuclei to pearl farms around the world. This episode takes us to China and Polynesia, where Chinese pearl technicians are in great demand.

Thalassa
24:03

Thalassa: Montenegro Reborn

SBS February 7, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

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Ethical understanding

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9-10
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Looks at how large-scale tourism development is transforming Montenegro's Bay of Kotor.

Looks at how large-scale tourism development is transforming Montenegro's Bay of Kotor.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Sand Thieves

SBS February 27, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Cape Verde is an small archipelago off the shores of western Africa and for the last 30 years beach sand has been a commodity. The island of Sal is a tourist destination and ...

Cape Verde is an small archipelago off the shores of western Africa and for the last 30 years beach sand has been a commodity. The island of Sal is a tourist destination and the construction of resorts has led to further destruction of local beaches.

Thalassa
23:12

Thalassa: The Curse Of K-19/Stationary Mobile Homes

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 24, 2011

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Geography

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Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
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Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 1970s. Plus, the Atlantic island of Oleron, in the southwest of France, has seen its land taken ...

Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 1970s. Plus, the Atlantic island of Oleron, in the southwest of France, has seen its land taken over by mobile homes.

Thalassa
20:10

Thalassa: Salvador De Bahia

SBS March 6, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

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Intercultural understanding

9-10
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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A tour of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, where we mingle with black and white cultures, listen to Brazilian reggae and bossa nova singer Mariella Santiago, and watch young men ...

A tour of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, where we mingle with black and white cultures, listen to Brazilian reggae and bossa nova singer Mariella Santiago, and watch young men dancing La Capoiera. Later, a visit to the mountains to buy uncut emeralds at the best prices.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Destination Somalia

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS March 13, 2011

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Geography

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9-10
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Somalia has plunged into chaos since civil war broke out in 1991. With the collapse of civil society, people survive mostly through humanitarian aid. Ships chartered by the ...

Somalia has plunged into chaos since civil war broke out in 1991. With the collapse of civil society, people survive mostly through humanitarian aid. Ships chartered by the World Food Program sail through pirate-infested waters from Mombassa, Kenya, to Marka in Somalia, to deliver desperately needed food.

Make Hummus Not War
52:05

Make Hummus Not War

SBS April 17, 2014

History

Geography

Civics and citizenship

Intercultural Understanding

Religious studies

Design and technologies

Languages

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Hummus is one of the oldest known prepared foods in human history, stretching back to the Crusades. Israelis, Lebanese, Syrians, Egyptians, Jordanians, Palestinians, Turks and ...

Hummus is one of the oldest known prepared foods in human history, stretching back to the Crusades. Israelis, Lebanese, Syrians, Egyptians, Jordanians, Palestinians, Turks and Iraqis, all claim it as their own. In the 21st century, hummus is a fashionable food commodity, manufactured and sold everywhere. But the Middle East is a place where passions are quick to ignite. And so, where there is hummus, there is also intense rivalry.

Living With The Enemy
51:15

Living With The Enemy: Same Sex Marriage

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS September 3, 2014

English

Media arts

History

Health and PE

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News and current affairs

Geography

9-10
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Prepare for a new series that will rock foundations and challenge prejudices - Living with the Enemy is set to confront the fault lines in contemporary Australian society. ...

Prepare for a new series that will rock foundations and challenge prejudices - Living with the Enemy is set to confront the fault lines in contemporary Australian society. Produced by Shine Australia for SBS, based on the original BBC format, each episode explores a different subject currently dividing Australian opinion by asking people to live 24/7 with others whose lifestyles and beliefs directly contradict their own. Each pairing has never met each other before they spend ten days together - five days in one world, then five days in the other.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Requiem For The Bluefin Tuna

SBS June 5, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

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Ethical understanding

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9-10
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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The bluefin tuna is perhaps the most endangered fish in the ocean. It is heavily fished and the international passion for sushi and sashimi could put an end to this giant of ...

The bluefin tuna is perhaps the most endangered fish in the ocean. It is heavily fished and the international passion for sushi and sashimi could put an end to this giant of the sea. Some countries are slowly realising the risk of the current fishing practices and are finally willing to implement regulations in order to preserve the species.

Thalassa
24:43

Thalassa: Favignana - The Prison Island

SBS November 22, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and Environment

Ethical Understanding

Personal and Social Capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Favignana, the largest of the Aegadian Islands off western Sicily, is a prison island. Located in the heart of the village, the jail looks no different to the other buildings; ...

Favignana, the largest of the Aegadian Islands off western Sicily, is a prison island. Located in the heart of the village, the jail looks no different to the other buildings; and Stromboli - Going off the Deep End - Located in the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, the Stromboli volcano rises 924m above sea-level. About 350 people live permanently on this stretch of land that vibrates and explodes every day.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Kerkennah Islands

SBS November 29, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and Environment

Ethical Understanding

Personal and Social Capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Looks at the relaxed lifestyle of the Kerkennah Islands in Tunisia where islanders collect fish using palm branches and education is highly valued.

Looks at the relaxed lifestyle of the Kerkennah Islands in Tunisia where islanders collect fish using palm branches and education is highly valued.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa

SBS December 20, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and Environment

Ethical Understanding

Personal and Social Capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder; and Hunting and studying giant crabs in Tasmania.

The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder; and Hunting and studying giant crabs in Tasmania.

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women
25:44

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women

SBS July 25, 2006

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.