The Story Of Maths
57:06

The Story Of Maths: The Genius Of The East

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel March 12, 2011

Mathematics

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Marcus du Sautoy discovers how, as Europe fell into the Dark Ages, the development of maths was taken up with vigour in the East. He learns how numeracy made possible great ...

Marcus du Sautoy discovers how, as Europe fell into the Dark Ages, the development of maths was taken up with vigour in the East. He learns how numeracy made possible great feats of engineering and how India came up with symbols for zero and negative numbers as well as concepts of infinity. The academic then examines the propagation of the knowledge to the West through luminaries such as Fibonacci.

Child Of Our Time: Happiness
59:11

Child Of Our Time: Happiness

Season 6 Episode 1 BBC Knowledge March 13, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
All parents want their children to be happy. This episode finds out about the essential ingredients needed to make children happy, and looks at whether happiness is more about ...

All parents want their children to be happy. This episode finds out about the essential ingredients needed to make children happy, and looks at whether happiness is more about what's going on in our lives or what's in our genes.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Destination Somalia

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS March 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
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.

Child Of Our Time: Flesh And Blood
58:51

Child Of Our Time: Flesh And Blood

Season 6 Episode 2 BBC Knowledge March 14, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Alex and Ivo are identical twins - held back a year they are ready to start school. The children are asked who they would turn to in challenging situations. Dr. Alex Cutting's ...

Alex and Ivo are identical twins - held back a year they are ready to start school. The children are asked who they would turn to in challenging situations. Dr. Alex Cutting's measures the quality of the children's relationships. It has long been thought that our parents had the most significant influence on our lives, but scientists are now realising that our brothers and sisters might be even more important.

Pioneers Of Love
52:00

Pioneers Of Love

Season 1 Episode 2 NITV March 15, 2011

History

Personal and social capability

Indigenous Australians

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Continuation of this epic saga which follows the lives of Leandro Illin and a Ngadjon woman, Kitty Clarke, a traditional owner of the land. Today, there are 200 descendants ...

Continuation of this epic saga which follows the lives of Leandro Illin and a Ngadjon woman, Kitty Clarke, a traditional owner of the land. Today, there are 200 descendants of Leandro and Kitty. Many are leaders in their communities and tireless fighters for human rights.

Child Of Our Time: Right And Wrong
59:10

Child Of Our Time: Right And Wrong

Season 6 Episode 3 BBC Knowledge March 15, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
By six years old, we are starting to feel the influence of the world. How do we work out what is right or wrong? See if the children can distinguish between actions such as ...

By six years old, we are starting to feel the influence of the world. How do we work out what is right or wrong? See if the children can distinguish between actions such as stealing sweets or not saying thank you.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
25:49

Hollywood's Best Film Directors: Adrian Lyne

Season 1 Episode 7 FOXTEL Bio March 16, 2011

Media arts

Drama

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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.

The New Inventors
27:11

The New Inventors: Robot Revolution

ABC March 16, 2011

Design and technologies

Digital technologies

Science

Sustainability

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Join us for the robot revolution as we explore our future, where robots will soon be part of our everyday lives.

Join us for the robot revolution as we explore our future, where robots will soon be part of our everyday lives.

My Generation
24:59

My Generation: Y God

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS March 16, 2011

Religious studies

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
As World Youth Day 2008 launches in Sydney, SBS Television will screen a new documentary series called My Generation. This six-part series puts Australian youth under the ...

As World Youth Day 2008 launches in Sydney, SBS Television will screen a new documentary series called My Generation. This six-part series puts Australian youth under the microscope to reveal what they really think and feel about the big issues; religion, politics, adulthood, housing and community engagement. In tonight's episode, convinced generation Y is losing its soul and suspicious that organised religion can't give it back to them, writer and director Ben Lucas sets out to discover the spiritual essence of our youth. Why are more young people turning away from religion and what, if any, are the consequences of this increasing trend?

Child Of Our Time: The Children's Stories
57:47

Child Of Our Time: The Children's Stories

Season 1 Episode 1 BBC Knowledge March 17, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Since 2000, Child of Our Time has been following a group of children and their parents. In this series, fertility scientist Robert Winston takes a retrospective look at the ...

Since 2000, Child of Our Time has been following a group of children and their parents. In this series, fertility scientist Robert Winston takes a retrospective look at the story so far for families from the original series.

My Brilliant Brain
46:52

My Brilliant Brain: Accidental Genius

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic March 18, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Science

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Learn how remarkable talents can emerge as a result of disability or trauma, not just in birth, but even quite late in life. George Widener is autistic, but he knows the day ...

Learn how remarkable talents can emerge as a result of disability or trauma, not just in birth, but even quite late in life. George Widener is autistic, but he knows the day of the week for any date in history and thousands of years into the future with lightning speed. He is a prodigious savant, one of about a hundred people in the world with a serious disability but also a seemingly superhuman mental power.

More Than A Fiesta
22:00

More Than A Fiesta: Ep 12 of 26

Season 1 Episode 12 SBS2 March 18, 2011

History

Geography

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations ...

Leandro O'Brien explores Latin America's incredible diversity as he visits the great festivals of South and Central America. He shows us some unique and amazing celebrations as he partakes in local rituals set around the festivities of each culture, from the mock battles of Mexico's La Morisma de Bracho to Peru's Fiesta del Senor Cautivo.

Django Reinhardt
52:10

Django Reinhardt

SBS March 19, 2011

Music

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Looks at the life and career of influential Gipsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, co-founder, with Stephane Grapelli, of the Quintette du Hot Club de France and billed the ...

Looks at the life and career of influential Gipsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, co-founder, with Stephane Grapelli, of the Quintette du Hot Club de France and billed the 'three-fingered lightning' due to the fact he could only use three fingers on his left hand after a fire accident.

The Story Of Maths
58:28

The Story Of Maths: The Frontiers Of Space

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel March 19, 2011

Mathematics

History

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Mathematical problems became spectator sports in 16th century, with generous prizes given to the winners. In such a competitive atmosphere, it's not surprising that ...

Mathematical problems became spectator sports in 16th century, with generous prizes given to the winners. In such a competitive atmosphere, it's not surprising that mathematicians would jealously guard their knowledge - and in some cases, behave very badly.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Destination Somalia

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 20, 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
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.

The Jazz Baroness
1:21:36

The Jazz Baroness

ABC2 March 20, 2011

Music

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The story of Baroness Pannonica Rothschild, a daughter of the famous European banking family, who became a great patron of jazz musicians in NYC in the 1940s, '50s and '60s.

The story of Baroness Pannonica Rothschild, a daughter of the famous European banking family, who became a great patron of jazz musicians in NYC in the 1940s, '50s and '60s.

Child Of Our Time: The Children's Stories
57:01

Child Of Our Time: The Children's Stories

Season 1 Episode 2 BBC Knowledge March 20, 2011

Health and PE

Biology

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Since 2000, Child of Our Time has been following a group of children and their parents. In this series, fertility scientist Robert Winston takes a retrospective look at the ...

Since 2000, Child of Our Time has been following a group of children and their parents. In this series, fertility scientist Robert Winston takes a retrospective look at the story so far for families from the original series.

Amsterdam Vice
23:19

Amsterdam Vice: Loverboy

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 March 20, 2011

Civics and Citizenship

Ethical Understanding

Personal and Social Capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Follows the young detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing ...

Follows the young detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa. And where there is drug money and a profitable sex trade, there will be serious crime.