Secondary Catalogue

Geography


Climate Change

Miniclips

This Miniclip defines climate change and explains the greenhouse effect and the role of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. While it explores the consequences of climate change on our environment – such as rising sea levels, more frequent...Show More

Forests

In this video, we learn about forests, one of the world’s biggest biomes. We’ll start by discussing what a forest really is - because it’s a lot more than just trees! The forest is in many ways a key resource, above all for the climate,...Show More

If There Were 100 People on Earth

There are almost eight billion people in the world, and one of them is you! But what if there were only 100 people, what would life on Earth look like? Let’s create a micro-world of our own, populated by only 100 people and find out. How many...Show More

5 Critical Habitats

Life in the Sea

In the sea life is everywhere, but five habitats are like underwater cities. They are coral reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, sea grass beds and kelp forests. They provide safety, food, and a nursery for the young of many species. Yet they are in...Show More
The Globe of the Earth

The Globe of the Earth

Ele learns about how the Earth is represented on the globe, and explains how latitudes and longitude are displayed on the globe, and how they are used to divide the Earth into hemispheres.
Migration Case Study: One of Many

Migration Case Study: One of Many

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Refugee crises often eclipse individual experience and become just about the statistics. This video spotlights the case of Maya, a 16 year old refugee of the 2011 Syrian Civil War, and explores the struggles faced by refugees before and after...Show More
When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Lured by cunning recruiting tactics, thousands of people from around the world left their countries to join ISIS. Public resistance to the reintegration of defectors has been strong. This video spotlights the case of Shamima Begum, whose UK...Show More
The Life of Charlie Gard

The Life of Charlie Gard

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Few things are considered more precious than the life of an infant and the protection of life goes to the core of human rights principles. This video spotlights the case of critically ill infant Charlie Gard, in which courts gave rulings based on...Show More
Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Heat waves, tropical cyclones, droughts, tornadoes, hailstorms, floods, and severe thunderstorms. These are all examples of extreme weather that shape our landscape. But what exactly are they and how do they happen? This Miniclip explores each of...Show More
Rivers of Australia

Rivers of Australia

Miniclips

Rivers are a significant part of our natural landscape – they offer habitats for animals, support biodiversity, provide spiritual connections and much more. This Miniclip visits Australia’s three longest rivers – the Murray River, the...Show More
Erosion

Erosion

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by erosion and weathering. But what is erosion and how does it change the Earth’s surface so drastically? This Miniclip explains the process of erosion including the various mechanisms such as...Show More
Weathering

Weathering

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by weathering and erosion. But what is weathering and how does it create magnificent structures on our planet? This Miniclip explains the process of weathering including the two main types:...Show More
Journey from the Source: River Severn

Journey from the Source: River Severn

Rivers

Rivers wield transformative power on the landscapes through which they flow. This video takes viewers through the upper, middle and lower courses of the longest river in the UK, introducing key terms such as drainage basin, tributary, erosion,...Show More
River Landforms of the Middle Course

River Landforms of the Middle Course

Rivers

The calm appearance of a river in the middle course hides the fluvial processes at work under the surface. This video explains how landforms such as meanders and billabongs, or oxbow lakes, are created through erosion and deposition and shows...Show More
River Landforms of the Lower Course

River Landforms of the Lower Course

Rivers

As a river comes to end of its journey in the lower course, distinctive fluvial landforms emerge. This video explains how floodplains, levees and estuaries are created through deposition and shows viewers the transformative impact of changing...Show More
River Landforms of the Upper Course

River Landforms of the Upper Course

Rivers

The upper course of a river contains impressive landforms created from thousands of years of vertical erosion. This video explains how landforms such as waterfalls, gorges and interlocking spurs are created through the fluvial process of erosion,...Show More
Fluvial Processes

Fluvial Processes

Rivers

As rivers journey from source to sea, they shape the landscape through a variety of fluvial processes. This video offers viewers in-depth explanations of erosion, transportation and deposition, covering the four types of erosion, the four types...Show More
Water Cycle

Water Cycle

Water Systems

The process in which water continuously changes its form through evaporation and condensation and circulates between the water bodies, the atmosphere, and land is known as the water cycle.
Impact of Melting Glaciers on Water Systems

Impact of Melting Glaciers on Water Systems

Water Systems

Glaciers and polar ice caps hold more than three - quarters of the Earth’s freshwater. Due to an overall increase in the global temperature, most glaciers in the world today are melting. This is, in turn, affecting the water systems, leading to...Show More
Tectonics: Our Earth and Its Movements

Tectonics: Our Earth and Its Movements

Despite how solid our planet's crust might feel beneath our feet, did you know that it’s actually changing all the time? This programme explores the composition of our Earth, how the surface is divided into tectonic plates, and the history of...Show More
Impacts and Responses

Impacts and Responses

Earthquakes

Why are earthquakes so dangerous and what can we do to minimise their impacts? In the final part of this series on earthquakes, students learn about the various dangers of earthquakes and their consequences, while also learning about the actions...Show More
What Is an Earthquake?

What Is an Earthquake?

Earthquakes

What is the unexpected shaking of the earth’s surface that we call an earthquake? In the first part of this two-part series on earthquakes, students learn about the characteristics of earthquakes and the locations where they can be felt. The...Show More
Dangers and Benefits of Volcanoes

Dangers and Benefits of Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Given how dangerous volcanoes are, why do people still choose to live close to these deadly mountains? In the second instalment of a two-part series on volcanoes, this video will teach students about the various dangers of volcanoes and their...Show More
Introduction to Volcanoes

Introduction to Volcanoes

Volcanoes

What are volcanoes and how are they formed? In the first instalment of a two-part series on volcanoes, this video will teach students about the characteristics of these geological features and where they are found. The video also explains the...Show More
Rocky Shores and Reefs

Rocky Shores and Reefs

Life in the Sea

This programme looks at how rocky shores and shoreline reefs are formed, explains the three zones of a coastline, and examines the fauna and flora that live on on the coastline.