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Series: Agriculture


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
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
Biogeochemical Cycles

Biogeochemical Cycles

Our planet has four spheres – the lithosphere, biosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere. This clip provides an overview of vital biogeochemical cycles that occur across the four spheres, including the nitrogen, phosphorous, water, and carbon...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

Defining the Problem

Agricultural processes have a large-scale impact on natural resources and ecosystems and many businesses are turning to technology to help. This video introduces some issues that agricultural technologies aim to address, including water scarcity,...Show More

Developing Technological Solutions

Before agricultural technologies can be adopted by businesses, they need to be thoroughly tested and evaluated. This video looks at the techniques and systems researchers use to collect and evaluate data, such as internet-connected sensors and...Show More
Drought in Australia

Drought in Australia

Australia is the driest inhabited continent on the planet. Drought in many parts of this nation is a fact of life. At just about any point in time, somewhere in Australia will be experiencing drought. It poses challenges to many areas of society...Show More
Eat, Grow, Love

Eat, Grow, Love

We often ask ourselves, how can I contribute to a more sustainable society? What’s the best thing I can be doing? Eat, Grow, Love travels across the globe to find that permaculture could well hold some of the answers. Six individuals living in...Show More
Ecosystems

Ecosystems

Changes to the natural equilibrium, from prolonged droughts to oil spills, highlight the delicate balance between living things and their environment. This video presents the fascinating world of ecosystems to students. It explains the flow of...Show More
Ecosystems: Energy and Matter

Ecosystems: Energy and Matter

Every organism lives in an ecosystem. This clip defines and looks at different types of ecosystems, and explores two critical processes that go on within them – energy flow and the cycling of matter. It is ideal for middle to upper level...Show More
Fairtrade: Who Benefits?

Fairtrade: Who Benefits?

The Fairtrade scheme ensures a fair price for food producers in poor countries. This programme explains the Fairtrade scheme, identifying how it benefits farmers in poorer countries and how the Fairtrade Organisation invests in farming...Show More
Farm to Fork: Primary and Secondary Processing

Farm to Fork: Primary and Secondary Processing

How does food get from the farm to our table? In this program we trace the route cereals, fruits, vegetables and dairy products take to get from the point of origin to the consumer. We also explore why there are often several processing steps in...Show More
Food Habits of Animals

Food Habits of Animals

Objective: To learn about the food habits of animals. Learning outcomes: Students will be able to 1. Explain the feeding habits of herbivores. 2. Describe the feeding habits of carnivores. 3. Discuss the feeding habits of omnivores. 4. Explain...Show More
Forest Conservation

Forest Conservation

Objective: To study about forest conservation. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Understand the important role that forests play in the natural environment; 2. Understand that humans must protect forests and learn the ways that...Show More
Germination of Seeds

Germination of Seeds

This video describes the three step process of seed germination and explains how a new plant is produced.
Human Impact on Ecosystems

Human Impact on Ecosystems

Humans have caused massive changes to the natural balance of ecosystems around the globe. This clip examines some of the most dramatic and destructive ways in which people have impacted ecosystems – covering climate change, pollution,...Show More

Impact of New Technologies

New technologies in the agricultural industry can have environmental, social and economic impacts. This video explores the technology that targets methane emissions, how fruit yield and quality can lead to greater profitability and how commercial...Show More
Industrial and Sustainable Farming

Industrial and Sustainable Farming

One of the biggest challenges facing the farming industry today is feeding the growing world population while also caring for the environment. At the centre of this debate are industrial and sustainable farming practices. This presenter led...Show More
Irrigation

Irrigation

Objective: To understand the process and different methods of irrigation. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Explain the process of irrigation 2. Discuss the sprinkler and drip systems of irrigation
Living with Fire: Bushfires and Land Management in Australia

Living with Fire: Bushfires and Land Management in Australia

The positive and negative effects of fire on Australian ecosystems are debated in this program.
Managing a Coastal Ecosystem

Managing a Coastal Ecosystem

Built around a case study of Towra Point Nature and Marine Reserve in Botany Bay, New South Wales, this programme highlights: location and change over time; an examination of the biophysical environment; the challenges of managing a significant...Show More
Oviparous and Viviparous Animals

Oviparous and Viviparous Animals

Objective: To study about oviparous and viviparous animals. Learning outcomes: Students will be able to 1. Describe how animals reproduce. 2. Differentiate between Oviparous and viviparous animals. 3. Outline how animals take care of their...Show More
Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Objective: To understand that sunlight and carbon dioxide are necessary for photosynthesis. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Understand that plants create their energy to survive through the process of photosynthesis. 2....Show More
Plants

Plants

What distinguishes plants from other living beings? Why are there so many diverse plants? What is photosynthesis? In this video we will approach the world of plants in order to respond to all of these questions. We will learn about different...Show More
Plants: Roots, Leaf Function and Respiration

Plants: Roots, Leaf Function and Respiration

Objective: To understand the function of the root, the process of transpiration, and food preparation and respiration in plants. Learning outcomes: Students will be able to 1. Explain the various functions of roots. 2. Explain the process of...Show More