Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: The Aral Sea Resurrected

SBS October 10, 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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The Aral Sea lies between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south. Once the world's fourth-largest inland saline body of water the Aral Sea has been steadily ...

The Aral Sea lies between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south. Once the world's fourth-largest inland saline body of water the Aral Sea has been steadily shrinking since the 1960s after the rivers that fed it were diverted by Soviet Union irrigation projects. There is now an ongoing effort in Kazakhstan supported by a Danish humanitarian group, Aral Tenizi, to save and replenish the North Aral Sea.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Russian Icebreaker

SBS November 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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Nuclear-powered icebreaker Vaygach keeps Russia's northernmost sea route navigational even during the harshest months of the Arctic winter, maintaining the shortest route ...

Nuclear-powered icebreaker Vaygach keeps Russia's northernmost sea route navigational even during the harshest months of the Arctic winter, maintaining the shortest route between northern Europe's busy harbours and those of Asia. The reactor produces enough energy to keep the ship running non-stop for four years without refuelling. A legacy of the old USSR, the icebreaker's days may be numbered.

Blue Water High
25:00

Blue Water High

Season 1 Episode 25 ABC ME March 6, 2014

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Heath's perpetual lateness affects his year ten certificate exam. Simmo has no choice but to deduct points, which means Heath might not even qualify for the wild card in the comp.

Heath's perpetual lateness affects his year ten certificate exam. Simmo has no choice but to deduct points, which means Heath might not even qualify for the wild card in the comp.

Everyone Loves A Wedding
25:00

Everyone Loves A Wedding: Ep 6 Of 8

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS January 2, 2010

Intercultural understanding

Civics and citizenship

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

Asia and Australia

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This episode features two very different marriages with one thing in common: they are both arranged marriages.

This episode features two very different marriages with one thing in common: they are both arranged marriages.

Blue Water High
25:00

Blue Water High

Season 3 Episode 22 ABC ME May 16, 2014

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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A weekend away at an adventure training camp promises to be fun until tensions erupt between Adam and Cassie.

A weekend away at an adventure training camp promises to be fun until tensions erupt between Adam and Cassie.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Great Ocean Road

SBS January 31, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of road stretching along 300 kilometres of coastline from Melbourne to Adelaide. We speak to a selection of locals.

The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of road stretching along 300 kilometres of coastline from Melbourne to Adelaide. We speak to a selection of locals.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Pioneers Of Patagonia

SBS November 28, 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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With its complex maze of fjords, islands and channels, Aisen, in Patagonia is a beautiful but inhospitable area. It was opened up to settlement in the 1980s with the ...

With its complex maze of fjords, islands and channels, Aisen, in Patagonia is a beautiful but inhospitable area. It was opened up to settlement in the 1980s with the construction of the Southern Highway. Together with plots of land allocated to would-be settlers from all over Chile, the highway was part of a colonisation policy aimed at improving the country's access to the sea and its resources, as well as asserting its sovereignty in border disputes with neighbouring Argentina.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Curse Of K-19

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 17, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 70s. In 1961, a leak occurred in the reactor cooling system and, in order to avoid an ...

Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 70s. In 1961, a leak occurred in the reactor cooling system and, in order to avoid an explosion, twelve men entered the reactor room and performed repairs that led to their death from radiation exposure. In 1972, a fire broke out near the torpedo room, killing 28 men.

Blue Water High
25:00

Blue Water High

Season 3 Episode 18 ABC ME May 12, 2014

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tensions erupt in the household when Charley appears to be abusing everyone's trust - especially Loren's.

Tensions erupt in the household when Charley appears to be abusing everyone's trust - especially Loren's.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Nunavut - The New El Dorado

SBS February 13, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Nunavut, in the Canadian Far North, is home to many treasures: gold, iron, diamond and uranium. As logistics and transport become easier, the attraction for industrial and ...

Nunavut, in the Canadian Far North, is home to many treasures: gold, iron, diamond and uranium. As logistics and transport become easier, the attraction for industrial and mining corporations to prospect and exploit becomes stronger. A new El Dorado is emerging in the small towns in the area, pushing up the cost of living, often at the expense of the local Inuit community.

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
This video has closed captioning
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.

Diary of an Uber Driver
25:00

Diary of an Uber Driver

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC September 4, 2019

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A heartbroken Georgie refuses to accept Ben's passenger, Byron the poodle. Back at Beck's, Ben tries to be playful, but it goes horribly wrong.

A heartbroken Georgie refuses to accept Ben's passenger, Byron the poodle. Back at Beck's, Ben tries to be playful, but it goes horribly wrong.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
25:00

Hollywood's Best Film Directors: Gary Marshall

Season 1 Episode 18 FOXTEL Bio November 26, 2014

Media arts

Drama

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each director's unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Musicians Of Cape Verde

SBS April 25, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Looks at the arid and isolated archipelago of Cape Verde where music is a central part of the life of the islanders, as it reflects the harsh past of the people and the ...

Looks at the arid and isolated archipelago of Cape Verde where music is a central part of the life of the islanders, as it reflects the harsh past of the people and the current economic difficulties.

Everyone Loves A Wedding
25:00

Everyone Loves A Wedding

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 22, 2009

Intercultural Understanding

Civics and citizenship

Personal and Social Capability

Ethical Understanding

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An engaging eight-part documentary series that explores how 16 culturally diverse couples cope with their 'big day'. As the melting pot bubbles away, many more Australians are ...

An engaging eight-part documentary series that explores how 16 culturally diverse couples cope with their 'big day'. As the melting pot bubbles away, many more Australians are choosing to marry outside their ethic background and customs, family and culture become entwined as people fall in love with others from different backgrounds.

Blue Water High
25:00

Blue Water High

Season 3 Episode 25 ABC ME May 21, 2014

Personal and social capability

Health and PE

9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In the days before the final surf-off, nerves give rise to jealousies and tensions between some of the Solar Blue team.

In the days before the final surf-off, nerves give rise to jealousies and tensions between some of the Solar Blue team.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Waves Of Mehdia

SBS February 6, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
On the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the small town of Mehdia is known for its beautiful beach and its surf. But it's also notorious for the unusually high number of fatalities ...

On the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the small town of Mehdia is known for its beautiful beach and its surf. But it's also notorious for the unusually high number of fatalities at sea.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Kivalina - A Disappearing Village

SBS April 10, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The small Eskimo village of Kivalina in Alaska is facing an uncertain future. This community of hunters and fishermen is suffering due to the effects of global warming which ...

The small Eskimo village of Kivalina in Alaska is facing an uncertain future. This community of hunters and fishermen is suffering due to the effects of global warming which is causing severe erosion to their coast. As their land looks set to disappear, Kivalina residents have decided to take legal action against the largest American oil companies.