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Curriculum Library for Secondary Schools

Curriculum Library for Secondary Schools

Our Latest Releases for Secondary Schools

Contains 2747 Videos

A History of Australian Food

A History of Australian Food

Series: Australian Food Story
What do magpies, dugongs, goannas, yams, pie floaters, European vegetables and swans have in common? This clip explains, as animated pair Norman and Miranda serve up a timeline of Australian...Show More

Space, Place, and Windows

Space, Place, and Windows

Series: Social Theory and Crime
This short film introduces environmental criminology—the idea that social spaces are more than just a simple background to our behaviour. It covers Zimbardo's 'Anonymity of Place' experiment,...Show More

Strain Theory

Strain Theory

Series: Social Theory and Crime
This clip explores both the historical and contemporary relevance of strain theory to our understanding of the relationship between crime and consumption. The film covers Merton’s strain theory,...Show More

Modern Australian Cuisine

Modern Australian Cuisine

Series: Australian Food Story
What a feast! Australians eat a huge diversity of food. Join animated friends Norman and Miranda as they tempt us with tasty morsels about the many influences on modern Australian cuisine –...Show More

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Let Miss Regia give your students background and insight to Mary Shelley and her classic novel 'Frankenstein'. The video also takes a look at some of the classic and most famous adaptations of the...Show More

Little Women

Little Women

Enrich learning and teaching with our entertaining and informative video full of insights and background on Louisa May Alcott's classic work 'Little Women'. The video includes a look at some of...Show More

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Series: Study Skills
Emerson and Parker have lost control of the final commercial flight of the Berringer-848 model aeroplane. As it plummets from the sky, every second is vital. Fortunately skills coach...Show More

The Magic of Learning Styles

The Magic of Learning Styles

Series: Study Skills
World-famous magician Angelo Mysterioso can’t take a trick. No matter how hard he studies his craft, he can’t get it right. Enter skills coach Ray Roundtree, who enlightens the magician on...Show More

Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Series: Study Skills
It’s high drama – police have identified a time-bomb in a car boot. Brave Constable Taviner decides to defuse it herself – brave because she has no idea what she’s doing. In a flash,...Show More

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Series: Study Skills
It’s the day of the bank raid. Underworld lynchpin Black Cat isn’t impressed that Bugsy’s forgotten how to crack a safe. A knock at the door…it’s skills coach Ray Roundtree who loads...Show More

Scientific Research, Technology, and the Environment

Scientific Research, Technology, and the Environment

Series: Environmental Systems
While ecosystems face increasing pressure from human activity, science plays a critical role in controlling and minimising harmful effects. This clip explores the role of science and technology in...Show More

Ecosystems: Energy and Matter

Ecosystems: Energy and Matter

Series: Environmental Systems
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...Show More

Human Impact on Ecosystems

Human Impact on Ecosystems

Series: Environmental Systems
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...Show More

Biogeochemical Cycles

Biogeochemical Cycles

Series: Environmental Systems
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...Show More

Frankenstein and the Monster

Frankenstein and the Monster

Series: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
When Victor Frankenstein created his monster he never named it, yet its complex personality and struggle for identity and acceptance provides a profound insight to the human condition. This clip...Show More

Writing Style

Writing Style

Series: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
In Frankenstein, Mary Shelley employs writing styles reflective of early 19th century literature. This clip explores a range of those styles, including using a series of letters to develop a...Show More

The Pursuit of Knowledge

The Pursuit of Knowledge

Series: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein delves into a range of themes, which were particularly popular among 19th century Romantics, and which have been perennial favourites of numerous writers since....Show More

Context and Background

Context and Background

Series: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Influenced and educated by her parents, Frankenstein’s author, Mary Shelley, grew up in a world of radical artists and writers. Her immortal novel explores various themes of early 19th century...Show More

Rethinking Obesity: Nurture via Nature?

Rethinking Obesity: Nurture via Nature?

As a species, we have been getting larger and in some Western societies obesity is now at epidemic levels. So why are we doing so much damage to ourselves, our health services and our planet? Is...Show More

Observational Methods

Observational Methods

Using examples from a range of classic studies, this clip takes students through the naturalistic forms of observation. It looks at different types of of observation, applications of naturalistic...Show More

Are You What Your Mother Ate? The Agouti Mouse Study

Are You What Your Mother Ate? The Agouti Mouse Study

Jirtle and Waterland’s Agouti Mouse Study has been called one of the most important pieces of research in the 21st century and this film explores both it’s substance and significance for the...Show More

Estuaries

Estuaries

Series: Life in the Sea
Estuaries… many of us live on or near an estuary and maybe use it for boating or fishing or swimming, or even just for the view. Estuaries are often at the heart of coastal cities. But what’s...Show More

Shakespeare's Footprints

Shakespeare's Footprints

Series: The Life and Times of Shakespeare
The world over, teachers hear the lament ‘why do we have to study Shakespeare?’ from their students. Here are the answers to that ubiquitous question! This densely packed and student-friendly...Show More

Shakespeare's Works and Workplaces

Shakespeare's Works and Workplaces

Series: The Life and Times of Shakespeare
Educators looking to introduce students to features of Shakespeare’s plays and the places where they were presented: this is your stop. This concise presentation offers students of all abilities...Show More

Shakespeare's World

Shakespeare's World

Series: The Life and Times of Shakespeare
Positioning Shakespeare historically and geographically is a must if we are to appreciate his works. This study opens in the wider context of Elizabethan and Jacobean England and narrows to...Show More