Introduction to the nervous system
3:49

Introduction to the nervous system

Clip from Science Bank

Biology

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

This short clip explains what the nervous system is, how it controls messages between our senses, muscles and the brain, and even reflex actions.

Medieval Islamic hospital and medicine
3:20

Medieval Islamic hospital and medicine

Clip from Science And Islam

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Jim AlKhalili visits Nur alDin Bimaristan, a medieval hospital in Damascus, examines artefacts used in Islamic medicine, and discusses religious tolerance in the hospital.

Jim AlKhalili visits Nur alDin Bimaristan, a medieval hospital in Damascus, examines artefacts used in Islamic medicine, and discusses religious tolerance in the hospital.

Mendel, Darwin and evolution
17:51

Mendel, Darwin and evolution

Clip from What Darwin Didn't Know

Biology

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This BBC clip for senior high school students offers a deeper look at natural selection, including the work of Mendel and Darwin.

This BBC clip for senior high school students offers a deeper look at natural selection, including the work of Mendel and Darwin.

Teenage brains
5:26

Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

The neuroplasticity of the brain
2:21

The neuroplasticity of the brain

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Neuroplasticity and thinking
2:08

Neuroplasticity and thinking

Clip from The Brain That Changes Itself

Biology

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Out-of-body trick on the brain
2:55

Out-of-body trick on the brain

Clip from Finding My Mind

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In an experiment, the Marcus du Sautoy's senses are manipulated to make his brain think he is having an outofbody experience.

In an experiment, the Marcus du Sautoy's senses are manipulated to make his brain think he is having an outofbody experience.

Actions predicted pre-consciousness
5:51

Actions predicted pre-consciousness

Clip from Finding My Mind

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Scans of brain activity reveal decisions can be predicted even before a subject is conscious of them.

Scans of brain activity reveal decisions can be predicted even before a subject is conscious of them.

Predicting intentions and mind-body dualism
5:51

Predicting intentions and mind-body dualism

Clip from Finding My Mind

Biology

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Scans of brain activity reveal decisions can be predicted even before a subject is conscious of them.

Scans of brain activity reveal decisions can be predicted even before a subject is conscious of them.

Manufacturing out-of-body experiences
2:54

Manufacturing out-of-body experiences

Clip from Finding My Mind

Biology

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
In an experiment, the host's senses are manipulated to make his brain think he is having an out-of-body experience.

In an experiment, the host's senses are manipulated to make his brain think he is having an out-of-body experience.

MRI scan shows internal fat
1:22

MRI scan shows internal fat

Clip from 10 Things You Need To Know About

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Michael Mosley gets an MRI scan to see how much internal fat he has. It's not good news.

Michael Mosley gets an MRI scan to see how much internal fat he has. It's not good news.

Why teens are biologically geared to sleep in
7:41

Why teens are biologically geared to sleep in

Clip from The Secret Life Of Your Bodyclock

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Teenagers love to sleep in and it's nothing to do with being lazy. Biology dictates that their body clocks work differently than those of children and adults.

Teenagers love to sleep in and it's nothing to do with being lazy. Biology dictates that their body clocks work differently than those of children and adults.

Digestive System Basics: a short illustrated guide
3:35

Digestive System Basics: a short illustrated guide

Clip from The Body Invaders: Digestion

Biology

9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A simple illustrated introduction to the digestive system and the various organs involved. This clips includes explanations for

A simple illustrated introduction to the digestive system and the various organs involved. This clips includes explanations for

Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident
2:20

Ian Chappell on underarm bowling incident

Clip from Enough Rope with Andrew Denton

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell speaks about the controversial decision of brother Greg to instruct younger brother Trevor to bowl the last ball of a match ...

Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell speaks about the controversial decision of brother Greg to instruct younger brother Trevor to bowl the last ball of a match underarm, in an effort to prevent New Zealand winning a 1981 one-day international. Ian Chappell notes that Trevor was unfairly blamed for Greg's decision.

How bones protect us
1:46

How bones protect us

Clip from The Ultimate Guide: Human Body

Biology

9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Ultimate Guide explains how bones protect the body's organs.

The Ultimate Guide explains how bones protect the body's organs.

Brains scanned while doing maths
7:27

Brains scanned while doing maths

Clip from Why Doesn't Maths Add Up?

Biology

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.

Malnutrition: The tragic experiment of Dr William Stark
5:16

Malnutrition: The tragic experiment of Dr William Stark

Clip from Medical Mavericks: The History of Self-Experimentation

Health and PE

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In the 18th century little was known about nutrition. Dr William Stark decided to try limiting the food he ate to bread water and honey. It didn't end well.

In the 18th century little was known about nutrition. Dr William Stark decided to try limiting the food he ate to bread water and honey. It didn't end well.

Embarrassing Teenage Bodies: Diabetes
5:37

Embarrassing Teenage Bodies: Diabetes

Clip from Embarrassing Teenage Bodies

Health and PE

9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
Embarrassing Teenage Bodies helps answer the common questions and health concerns of teenagers. Tonight, the team takes a closer

Embarrassing Teenage Bodies helps answer the common questions and health concerns of teenagers. Tonight, the team takes a closer