Great American Railroad Journeys
53:56

Great American Railroad Journeys: New York City To Albany

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS September 7, 2016

History

Geography

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Michael Portillo follows America's iconic River Hudson, beginning at New York City's Penn Station, where he rides on the national rail carrier service, Amtrak. At Tarrytown, ...

Michael Portillo follows America's iconic River Hudson, beginning at New York City's Penn Station, where he rides on the national rail carrier service, Amtrak. At Tarrytown, he hears a famous American ghost story, the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and on the east bank of the Hudson he stops at Garrison, where he hears about the greatest turncoat in American history. In Poughkeepsie, the presenter visits a university built just for women, before arriving in New York's state capital, Albany, where he samples Albany Ale and meets the State Senator. (S.1 Ep.3) (Class. tba)

Camel Odyssey
51:48

Camel Odyssey

SBS November 8, 2009

Personal and social capability

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Five international travellers (three French, one British and one Australian) set out on an epic journey, to be the first people to take Bactrian camels from the towering ...

Five international travellers (three French, one British and one Australian) set out on an epic journey, to be the first people to take Bactrian camels from the towering heights of the Himalayas down to Rajasthan and the famous Pushkar camel fair. When two of the camels die, the travellers are blamed in the local media and the BBC. Threatened with charges of animal cruelty, police prosecution and mob justice, the group is forced into hiding. Camel Odyssey is a dramatic documentary about five international travellers seeking adventure who get more than they bargained for.

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces
46:04

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces: Snow Special

Lifestyle Channel June 24, 2017

Design and technologies

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Filmed in British Colombia and Alberta, Canada, this one-hour special sees architect George Clarke and master craftsman, Will Hardie, travel across these vast states in search ...

Filmed in British Colombia and Alberta, Canada, this one-hour special sees architect George Clarke and master craftsman, Will Hardie, travel across these vast states in search of the most amazing spaces built in and around the snow. From remote ski lodges to epic mountain retreats, this episode will showcase the most ingenious and exciting snow inspired projects that North America has to offer.

Great American Railroad Journeys
54:03

Great American Railroad Journeys: Schenectady To Niagra Falls

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS September 14, 2016

History

Geography

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Schenectady to Niagara Falls - Michael Portillo braves the awesome power and drenching spray of Niagara Falls in the 'Maid of the Mist' to share what artists, daredevils and ...

Schenectady to Niagara Falls - Michael Portillo braves the awesome power and drenching spray of Niagara Falls in the 'Maid of the Mist' to share what artists, daredevils and millions of tourists have billed as one of the most spectacular experiences on the planet. (S.1 Ep.4) (Class. tba)

Great American Railroad Journeys
53:56

Great American Railroad Journeys: Philadelphia To Gettysburg

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS September 21, 2016

History

Geography

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Michael Portillo travels through Philadelphia, and pays tribute to its fictional son, Rocky Balboa. He finishes the latest leg of his journey in Gettysburg, the most famous ...

Michael Portillo travels through Philadelphia, and pays tribute to its fictional son, Rocky Balboa. He finishes the latest leg of his journey in Gettysburg, the most famous battlefield of the American Civil War, where President Abraham Lincoln made a momentous speech in 1863.

Planet Food
26:23

Planet Food: Southern China

ABC June 26, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Celebrated New Zealand chef, Peter Gordon, discovers the roots of one of the world's great cuisines, Cantonese.

Celebrated New Zealand chef, Peter Gordon, discovers the roots of one of the world's great cuisines, Cantonese.

Planet Food
24:21

Planet Food: Southern India

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC2 April 18, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Our cook, Padma Lakshmi, embarks on an adventure through Southern India.

Our cook, Padma Lakshmi, embarks on an adventure through Southern India.

Planet Food
25:35

Planet Food: Goa - India

ABC June 12, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Invasion Of The Crocodiles
48:42

Invasion Of The Crocodiles

ABC May 29, 2011

Biology

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
From hundreds of miles out at sea to remote lakes, Australia's salt-water crocodiles are appearing in places never seen before, and with devastating effects.

From hundreds of miles out at sea to remote lakes, Australia's salt-water crocodiles are appearing in places never seen before, and with devastating effects.

Great Southern Land
55:44

Great Southern Land: On The Move

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC October 7, 2012

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
This week we see the mass movement we make across a sprawling land and how our daily habits push systems and networks of transport and data to breaking point. We follow the ...

This week we see the mass movement we make across a sprawling land and how our daily habits push systems and networks of transport and data to breaking point. We follow the second busiest air corridor in the world - Sydney to Melbourne - as 150 flights daily prepare for the journey and watch Elyse Fordham as she prepares to captain the first flight of the day. Data visualisation reveals every flight in Australia over a 24-hour period.

Flights Of Fancy
26:05

Flights Of Fancy: Kansai

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 14, 2011

Design and technologies

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
A documentary series looking at the contemporary architecture of four major international airports.

A documentary series looking at the contemporary architecture of four major international airports.

Painting Australia
26:46

Painting Australia: Cooktown

Season 1 Episode 6 STUDIO September 19, 2011

Visual arts

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In the final episode of Painting Australia, we venture to Archer Point, just south of Cooktown on the far north coast of Queensland.

In the final episode of Painting Australia, we venture to Archer Point, just south of Cooktown on the far north coast of Queensland.

Eiger: Wall Of Death
52:00

Eiger: Wall Of Death

ABC2 April 11, 2012

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In 1858, three men stood on the peak of Eiger. They were the first people to conquer the Swiss mountain. If the Eiger was any ordinary mountain, then this might have been the ...

In 1858, three men stood on the peak of Eiger. They were the first people to conquer the Swiss mountain. If the Eiger was any ordinary mountain, then this might have been the summit of its fame, but since that climb, the reputation of the Eiger has grown.

Wildest Islands
51:58

Wildest Islands: Vancouver Island

Season 2 Episode 3 SBS October 22, 2014

Earth and environment

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Hugging the west coast of Canada, Vancouver Island is abundant in glaciers, tall waterfalls, and an endless network of rivers and creeks, making it the perfect habitat for ...

Hugging the west coast of Canada, Vancouver Island is abundant in glaciers, tall waterfalls, and an endless network of rivers and creeks, making it the perfect habitat for Pacific salmon. It's thought that the salmon in Vancouver Island's streams feed more forms of life than any other creature on the planet, including black bears, bald eagles and killer whales.

Jung in Europa
20:05

Jung in Europa: Sandra in Hamburg and Bjorn in Vienna

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC September 2, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Shows the real lives of German-speaking young people in today's Europe. In German. Today: Sandra, Hamburg and Bjorn, Vienna.

Shows the real lives of German-speaking young people in today's Europe. In German. Today: Sandra, Hamburg and Bjorn, Vienna.

Earthflight
42:58

Earthflight: Europe

Season 1 Episode 3 GEM November 5, 2013

Earth and environment

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Witness some of the world's greatest wildlife phenomena and natural wonders through the eyes of birds in this natural history series. Amazing sights from five continents will ...

Witness some of the world's greatest wildlife phenomena and natural wonders through the eyes of birds in this natural history series. Amazing sights from five continents will be revealed in a whole new light as the journeys of snow geese, cranes, falcons, albatross, eagles and other birds are documented using new, cutting edge filming techniques and state of the art spycams.

Alien Crustacean
42:12

Alien Crustacean

ONE July 12, 2014

Science

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Crabs are hard to find, almost impossible to study and captivating. We go into the world of the crustacean and meet the people that study these intriguing creatures as a ...

Crabs are hard to find, almost impossible to study and captivating. We go into the world of the crustacean and meet the people that study these intriguing creatures as a lifelong endeavour.

Global Weirding
51:48

Global Weirding

SBS October 27, 2014

Science

Geography

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Many people around the globe are asking whether our weather is getting more extreme. This program climbs aboard with the hurricane chasers of America's National Oceanic and ...

Many people around the globe are asking whether our weather is getting more extreme. This program climbs aboard with the hurricane chasers of America's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and discovers that over the last decade, storms have been getting faster and more powerful.