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Series: Geography


1850 - Present Day

1850 - Present Day

In recent history, Australia's relationship with nature has evolved with the arrival of settlers and increased population. We are more aware of the importance of preserving our natural environment. In this programme we investigate how white...Show More
21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

The 21 Ada Street Sustainable House Documentary is a comprehensive audio/visual record of the development of a sustainable house in Adelaide, showcasing details of the methodology and products of sustainable building practices. The documentary...Show More
A Child's Day: East Timor

A Child's Day: East Timor

This program portrays a day in the life of Cecilia, an 11 year-old East Timorese girl. Cecilia lives with her uncle and aunties so she can attend school as her parents live three hours away. Her village is near Viqueque, in the south of the...Show More
A Smarter Country

A Smarter Country

There are infinite opportunities and benefits created by renewable energy, ecologically sustainable farming, and green buildings and lifestyles. "A Smarter Country" follows Sydney’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore, Environmentalist Professor Tim...Show More
Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Objective: To learn about air pollution and its sources. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Define air pollution. 2. Discuss the human pollutants of air and their sources.
Applying Environmental Science: A Land Rehabilitation Case Study

Applying Environmental Science: A Land Rehabilitation Case Study

In this program we follow a project where an entire tract of bushland is moved from one location to another. We explore: - Project planning, execution, completion and assessment. - Scientific trials and scientific method used as a basis for...Show More
Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Join us on a whirlwind tour of Australia's diverse natural and man-made environments. We kick off with the Great Dividing Range's impact on rainfall and human habitation, and then dive into the Great Barrier Reef, revealing the impact of global...Show More
Australia's Role in the Asia-Pacific Region

Australia's Role in the Asia-Pacific Region

Geographically, Australia is part of the region known as the Asia-Pacific Region. A region is a human concept that can be mapped and analysed. (Definition: Regions are identified as having something in common that identifies them, such as a type...Show More
Australia's Threatened Plants and Animals

Australia's Threatened Plants and Animals

Produced in conjunction with the Australian Nature Conservation Agency, this program is an introduction to some of the nation's rare and threatened species. By exploring some of Australia's fragile ecosystems, we define the links between...Show More
Australia: An Ecological Profile

Australia: An Ecological Profile

This beautiful video highlights the flora and fauna of a unique landscape briefly explaining the concept of Gondwana in relation to Australia's endemic species.
Beaches

Beaches

Everyone likes to visit the beach. But for living things a beach represents one of the toughest environments on earth. Beaches are in constant flux, hammered by waves and wind and extremes of temperature, sometimes submerged and sometimes dry....Show More
Biodiversity Under Threat: The Sundarbans

Biodiversity Under Threat: The Sundarbans

Bangladesh's Sundarban Mangroves is one of the world's most bio-diverse areas and home to the endangered Bengal Tiger. This video resource bank looks at why the Sundarbans is so important: as a bio-diversity hotspot, as a carbon bank and as...Show More
Carbon Dioxide and Coral Reefs

Carbon Dioxide and Coral Reefs

Researchers explore past climate by looking at coral cores in the remote Rowley Shoals off Western Australia. Professor Malcolm McCulloch is identifying natural and anthropogenic carbon dioxide locked within the coral skeleton. Like looking at...Show More
Causes of Malaria

Causes of Malaria

This video describes the natural and built conditions that can lead a buzzing mosquito to become a menacing killer. By first exploring how Plasmodium falciparum, a microscopic parasite, is carried by mosquitoes from one unfortunate human host to...Show More
Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

Taking Bangalore as a case study this resource looks at the causes and impacts of urban poverty. The programme then visits various poverty alleviation projects covering, water, sanitation and housing.
Change in Rural Australia: People Adjusting Differently

Change in Rural Australia: People Adjusting Differently

A study of a proud town with a strong heritage learning to cope with national and global changes. With the decline of both coal and other manufacturing in more recent years, Lithgow has suffered a decline in employment and thus, whilst still a...Show More
Changing Communities

Changing Communities

In this program, we examine what changes have occurred in the town of Korumburra, and the reasons for these changes.
Chasing Asylum

Chasing Asylum

'Chasing Asylum' exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how ‘The Lucky Country’ became a country where leaders choose detention over compassion and governments deprive the desperate of their basic...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Use this fantastic video resource to encourage students to judge whether or not climate change will impact upon people differently around the world. The impacts of climate change can be quite hard to see in the UK, but as engaging footage from...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Scientific evidence clearly shows that global temperatures are rising and weather patterns are changing. But what's causing it? Undoubtedly there has been a massive worldwide shift into accepting the impact of human energy use on the temperature...Show More
Climate Change: Our Responsibility

Climate Change: Our Responsibility

This programme establishes the vital importance of the greenhouse effect for life on Earth and then presents a balanced argument to assess whether or not anthropogenic climate change (often called global warming) is in fact taking place. Clear...Show More
Coastal Processes and Landforms

Coastal Processes and Landforms

Why do novice surfers prefer constructive waves? What happens when you take away a village's natural sea defences? Filmed along the Dorset coastline, this resource provides up-to-date explanations and examples of the processes and landforms that...Show More
Coming and Going

Coming and Going

Two orphaned teenage brothers leave their remote mountain village behind to seek their fortune in two separate major cities. Meanwhile, their young neighbours anxiously await the return of their father, a migrant worker who left the village a...Show More
Community Action and the Environment

Community Action and the Environment

In 1996 residents living in Werribee, just outside Melbourne, learned that a toxic waste dump was being proposed for a nearby quarry site owned by CSR, an international manufacturer of building products. This programme explores the action taken...Show More
Competitive Marketing in Tourism

Competitive Marketing in Tourism

The marketing and management of a destination is increasingly becoming extremely competitive worldwide. Some destinations are more successful in terms of attracting tourism visitation and expenditure than others. Obviously some destinations are...Show More