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Series: Science


A Brief History of Plastic

For centuries, billiard balls were made of ivory from elephant tusks. But when excessive hunting caused elephant populations to decline, they began to look for alternatives. John Wesley Hyatt took up the challenge. In five years, he invented a...Show More
A Busy Bee

A Busy Bee

Meet Holly the honey bee, a very busy bee with an important job to do! Sent by Quinnie the Queen Bee, Holly and her new friend Stanley, explore Scarecrow Plough whilst keeping an eye out for tasty nectar. Watch as they discover how farmers work...Show More
A Case of “What-Ifs”

A Case of “What-Ifs”

Variables: What are they? In the case of engineering, variables are a condition or value that can change. Sometimes we control a variable, sometimes we don't.
A Change of Scenery (Changing Landforms over Time)

A Change of Scenery (Changing Landforms over Time)

The world changes. It really does! But sometimes it changes so slowly that we don't notice it. Other times it changes REALLY FAST!!!
A Fresh Future (Human Impacts on Freshwater Availability)

A Fresh Future (Human Impacts on Freshwater Availability)

So, how are people fixing their water problems? In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about a few different examples how some freshwater sources were good, then bad, then made good again. Also, Sabrina talks about parasites, fish,...Show More

A Guide to the Energy on Earth

Energy is neither created nor destroyed — and yet the global demand for it continues to increase. But where does energy come from, and where does it go? Joshua M. Sneideman examines the many ways in which energy cycles through our planet, from...Show More
A Time-Lapse of the Night Sky

A Time-Lapse of the Night Sky

A beautiful time-lapse montage of the night sky, featuring the Milky Way. This clip can be used to show the movement of Earth and the transition from night to day.
Adaptation in Animals

Adaptation in Animals

This video explains how animals adapt themselves to the changes in their environment.
Adaptation to Aquatic Habitats

Adaptation to Aquatic Habitats

All organisms need to adapt to their habitats to be able to survive. This video explores some examples, such as how the leaves of aquatic plants float on the water surface and are large and flat with a waxy upper surface, making them waterproof....Show More
Air and Its Uses

Air and Its Uses

We breathe it every second of our lives – but besides that, what purpose does air serve? Discover how air is a gas in this Miniclip, and the variety of purposes it serves for both humans and animals. It also looks at the use of wind as a...Show More
Air and Wind

Air and Wind

In this programme, Bailey learns about the wind as he experiences it. With help from his magical magnifying glass, Bailey and viewers learn about the complexity of wind and air and they come to understand that air is moving all around us.
Air Around Us

Air Around Us

Students will learn about the air around us with this short clip, which explains the difference between pure and impure air, and describes wind and storms.
All About Anglerfish

All About Anglerfish

Learn all about the anglerfish! A creepy-looking, deep-sea-dwelling creature that glows!
All About Natural Selection and Adaptations

All About Natural Selection and Adaptations

Learn all about natural selection and adaptations with new, precise, yet easy-to-understand, definitions and explanations. What is natural selection? What are adaptations? What are some ways that animals have adapted to their environments? What...Show More
Alternate Methods of Sewage Disposal

Alternate Methods of Sewage Disposal

Objective: To learn about different methods used for sewage disposal. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Recognise sewage 2. Describe different methods used for sewage disposal 3. Describe the working process of septic tank 4....Show More
Amazing Snakes!

Amazing Snakes!

Snakes are super cool and super helpful, but people believe a lot of things about them that just aren't true. Join Jessi and Squeaks to learn what's true and what's false about these radical reptiles!
Amazing Ways to Live in the Desert!

Amazing Ways to Live in the Desert!

Life in a desert can be tough, but the plants, animals, and people that live there have some special skills to help them survive!
Animal Adaptations (Junior)

Animal Adaptations (Junior)

Animals inhabit every part of the globe from deep oceans to the freezing poles, scorching Equatorial deserts and lush rainforests. To survive and reproduce, they have adaptations that make them suited to their environment. This video game...Show More
Animal Behaviour

Animal Behaviour

In this information-packed programme students will learn about the behavior patterns of all types of animals including mammals, birds, insects and more. From food gathering to mating, survival instincts and sleeping habits to social behaviors,...Show More
Animal Diets and Food Chains

Animal Diets and Food Chains

What is the difference between a carnivore, a herbivore, and a scavenger? What exactly is a food chain? And what happens to plants and animals once they die? Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive, and your students...Show More
Animal Track Detective!

Animal Track Detective!

Maybe you've seen animal tracks in the mud after a rainy day, but did you know that you can study these tracks to learn all kinds of things about the animals that made them?
Animal Tricksters!

Animal Tricksters!

Have you ever pretended to be something else? Some animals do too! Learn how animals use mimicry to keep safe, or to sneak a snack!
Animals in Africa

Animals in Africa

Warning: This programme features footage of animals eating prey. Please watch at your own discretion. In this programme, we learn where Africa is located and what kinds of animals live there. We take a closer look at many different kinds of...Show More
Animals with Winter Coats!

Animals with Winter Coats!

Have you ever wondered how animals stay warm in the winter? Learn all about their natural cozy coats and the other awesome tricks they use to make it through the cold conditions!
Aquatic Animals

Aquatic Animals

Learn new vocabulary and names of aquatic animals like the seal, dolphin, turtle, whale, clown fish, octopus, crab, seahorse, jellyfish and many more. Do you know how many arms an octopus has? Find out in this video, and discover lots of of...Show More