Minibeasts Environments
15:03

Minibeasts Environments: Beach

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC November 16, 2010

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An old quarry that fills with rainwater is only a few hundred metres away from a city suburb. Every day people walk past it to exercise dogs, or to enjoy an escape into the ...

An old quarry that fills with rainwater is only a few hundred metres away from a city suburb. Every day people walk past it to exercise dogs, or to enjoy an escape into the bush. Very few stop to look closely at the amazing variety of minibeast life that lives around, in and on the pond.

For The Juniors: Buildings
15:22

For The Juniors: Buildings: Homes On The Move

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC September 16, 2010

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This program begins with a family on a camping holiday and then continues to explore different types of accommodation people use when they are on the move, such as swags for ...

This program begins with a family on a camping holiday and then continues to explore different types of accommodation people use when they are on the move, such as swags for stockmen and shelters built by nomadic people.

For The Juniors: Buildings
15:44

For The Juniors: Buildings: Tall Buildings

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC September 9, 2010

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This program explores the reasons why we have tall buildings and some of the problems architects need to solve when designing structures that go up instead of out.

This program explores the reasons why we have tall buildings and some of the problems architects need to solve when designing structures that go up instead of out.

For The Juniors: Buildings
15:17

For The Juniors: Buildings: Hospital

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC September 2, 2010

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A young girl finds herself in an ambulance going to a hospital after falling from a tree-house. Her favourite toy goes with her as she has an X-ray and then spends the night ...

A young girl finds herself in an ambulance going to a hospital after falling from a tree-house. Her favourite toy goes with her as she has an X-ray and then spends the night in the children's ward.

For The Juniors: Buildings
15:02

For The Juniors: Buildings: Shopping Centre

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 26, 2010

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From facilities for delivering goods to features that make cleaning easier, this program shows how a well designed shopping centre meets the needs of people who use it.

From facilities for delivering goods to features that make cleaning easier, this program shows how a well designed shopping centre meets the needs of people who use it.

For The Juniors: Farm To Table
14:42

For The Juniors: Farm To Table: Fish

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC August 23, 2010

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How do fish get from the sea to our table? Watch a commercial fishing vessel at work and visit the fish markets. Follow particular fish species from the markets to the shops ...

How do fish get from the sea to our table? Watch a commercial fishing vessel at work and visit the fish markets. Follow particular fish species from the markets to the shops and finally to the table. Discover the different ways to eat fish in our multicultural society.

For The Juniors: Buildings
15:44

For The Juniors: Buildings: Building A House

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 19, 2010

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This five-part series looks at the ways in which buildings are designed for specific purposes. Taking a technology perspective, each program identifies the reasons behind a ...

This five-part series looks at the ways in which buildings are designed for specific purposes. Taking a technology perspective, each program identifies the reasons behind a building's design.

For The Juniors: Farm To Table
15:13

For The Juniors: Farm To Table: Rice

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC August 9, 2010

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A rice farmer and his children show how they grow rice, from land preparation, irrigation, sowing seeds to harvesting the crop.

A rice farmer and his children show how they grow rice, from land preparation, irrigation, sowing seeds to harvesting the crop.

For The Juniors
15:41

For The Juniors: Working Animals - Working Dogs

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 22, 2010

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This program shows that some dogs are more than household pets. It explores the working world of five different dogs and their handlers including a guide dog, a police dog, a ...

This program shows that some dogs are more than household pets. It explores the working world of five different dogs and their handlers including a guide dog, a police dog, a quarantine sniffer dog, a sheep dog and a pet therapy dog.

For The Juniors: Space
15:27

For The Juniors: Space: Space Travel

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC March 31, 2010

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In this program we meet Australian astronaut Dr. Andy Thomas. Dr. Thomas answers questions children are likely to ask about his experience travelling in space. Using footage ...

In this program we meet Australian astronaut Dr. Andy Thomas. Dr. Thomas answers questions children are likely to ask about his experience travelling in space. Using footage from the space shuttle and NASA to illustrate, Dr Thomas explains how you eat, exercise, wash, clean your teeth and work in space.

For The Juniors: Space
15:00

For The Juniors: Space: The Stars

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC March 24, 2010

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Stars have fascinated people ever since the beginning of time. In this program, students see some well known constellations such as the Southern Cross and the Saucepan which ...

Stars have fascinated people ever since the beginning of time. In this program, students see some well known constellations such as the Southern Cross and the Saucepan which appear in the night sky. Using their own words, children in the program give a simple definition of a star.

For The Juniors: Space
14:29

For The Juniors: Space: The Sun

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 10, 2010

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This program focuses on the way in which people make use of the sun in everyday life. For example, drying the washing or paintings, ripening fruit and providing warmth so ...

This program focuses on the way in which people make use of the sun in everyday life. For example, drying the washing or paintings, ripening fruit and providing warmth so that we can enjoy outdoor activities. The use of solar power as a form of energy is also introduced.

For The Juniors
15:25

For The Juniors: Celebrations - Celebrating A New Baby

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC February 28, 2010

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People often celebrate the birth of a new baby in their family. In this program a young boy talks about his excitement - and concerns - as he walks through a hospital to meet ...

People often celebrate the birth of a new baby in their family. In this program a young boy talks about his excitement - and concerns - as he walks through a hospital to meet his new baby sister for the first time. Later we rejoin his family as they bring their newest addition home.

For The Juniors
15:19

For The Juniors: Celebrations - Weddings

ABC February 21, 2010

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The romance and ritual of weddings comes alive in this fly-on-the-wall look at tying the knot. From an exotic outdoor Hindu ceremony to the rich formality of a Greek Orthodox ...

The romance and ritual of weddings comes alive in this fly-on-the-wall look at tying the knot. From an exotic outdoor Hindu ceremony to the rich formality of a Greek Orthodox service, this program shows children the range of cultural and religious forms a wedding can take.

For The Juniors
14:52

For The Juniors: Celebrations - A Monster Christmas

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC December 2, 2009

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With only two days to go, Dodly and Flynn are busy making the final preparations for their Christmas celebration. As expected, it's not all smooth sailing for the two ...

With only two days to go, Dodly and Flynn are busy making the final preparations for their Christmas celebration. As expected, it's not all smooth sailing for the two monsters, especially when Dodly discovers he has no money left to buy Flynn a present, and they encounter a reluctant turkey. Whilst looking for solutions to their problems, they uncover the history and meaning behind some of the traditions of Christmas.

For The Juniors
15:43

For The Juniors: Celebrations - New Year

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC November 25, 2009

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This program opens with the countdown to the end of a year. Graphics are used to explain the concept of one year ending and another beginning. Children are introduced to the ...

This program opens with the countdown to the end of a year. Graphics are used to explain the concept of one year ending and another beginning. Children are introduced to the idea that not all people celebrate New Year at the same time. We witness the strict rituals of a Jewish New Year celebration, both inside a synagogue and at home. We experience the unique sights and sounds of a Chinese New Year, from the hypnotic chanting inside a Buddhist temple to the raucous, vibrant dragon dances.

For The Juniors
15:01

For The Juniors: Celebrations - Christmas

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC November 18, 2009

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This program presents Christmas as a time when people show how much they care for others. Whether it's making presents or cooking up a feast, Christmas is portayed as a happy ...

This program presents Christmas as a time when people show how much they care for others. Whether it's making presents or cooking up a feast, Christmas is portayed as a happy time spent with family and friends. Scenes from a school nativity play help to explain the celebration's religious origins. Traditions such as sending cards, putting up a Christmas tree and writing a note to Santa are all illustrated. The program also shows the preparatoin and sharing of special Christmas foods from a range of cultures.

For The Juniors: Celebrations
15:29

For The Juniors: Celebrations: Celebrating Achievements

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC November 11, 2009

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The planning, preparation and staging of a Year Seven graduation party is woven throughout this program. Achievements are defined as happy events that can take place both in ...

The planning, preparation and staging of a Year Seven graduation party is woven throughout this program. Achievements are defined as happy events that can take place both in private and public settings. Viewers learn that most people achieve things because they've worked hard and, in some cases, have special talents.