Secondary Catalogue

Geography

Contains 169 Videos

Estuaries

Estuaries

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 their story? What’s happening under the water...Show More
Global Atmospheric Circulation

Global Atmospheric Circulation

Weather Hazards

Earth’s diverse climate and weather patterns are predominantly governed by global atmospheric circulation and ocean currents. This programme looks at different atmospheric phenomena, including the global circulation model and how heating and...Show More
Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones, also called hurricanes and typhoons, cause catastrophic damage when they strike land. When a cyclone’s fury unleashes on population centres, death, injury and wholesale destruction follow. This programme explores the life...Show More
The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones devastate people, property and infrastructure. This programme outlines how cyclones are classified across the world, and then examines the impact of Hurricane Matthew on south-eastern USA and Haiti, in 2016. It compares the...Show More
The Great Barrier Reef: A Natural Wonder

The Great Barrier Reef: A Natural Wonder

Ecosystems

Australia is home to one of the world’s largest, most complex and amazing ecosystems – the Great Barrier Reef. This video explores the reef’s biotic and abiotic features, including coral formation and how changes in abiotic factors affect...Show More
The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

Ecosystems

The future of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most significant marine environments, is under threat due to modern industry and agriculture. Featuring interviews with reef experts, including the director of the GBR Marine Park...Show More
Mumbai

Mumbai

Megacities

Mumbai, the world’s most densely populated city, has been a thriving commercial hub for millennia. Its population has increased massively over the past 50 years, and although it has slowed, growth continues today, placing the city’s...Show More
London

London

Megacities

London is one of the world’s most important megacities. It has long attracted people from all over the globe, as well as migrants from within the UK, and continues to do so today. This programme explores some of London’s history and presents...Show More
Water in the UK

Water in the UK

Water Supply and Management

The UK’s more densely populated and growing urban areas are, for the large part, located in regions of the country where rainfall is lower. Conversely, high rainfall occurs in regions where there is less demand. This programme explores British...Show More
Water around the World

Water around the World

Water Supply and Management

Clean water is essential for human existence. However, international requirements are not met by the available supply. This programme examines rising global water demand and some of the serious issues with inadequate and/or contaminated water...Show More
The Formation of Landforms

The Formation of Landforms

Mountains, valleys, islands, hills ... What makes our planet have such diverse landforms? Has it always been as it is now? In this clip we will learn that the landforms of the earth´s crust are due to internal and external processes that have...Show More
Threats and Challenges

Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests

Follow a indigenous environmental campaigner as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then...Show More
Sustainable Management

Sustainable Management

Tropical Rainforests

Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon's resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This programme looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon. It explores the political and economic factors that...Show More
Environmental Impacts of Consumer Products

Environmental Impacts of Consumer Products

Geographies of Interconnections

We often don’t realise it, but the decisions we make as consumers – from what products we buy to how we end up disposing of them – often affect other people in other places. In this programme we investigate how the sourcing, manufacturing...Show More
Global Connections through Trade

Global Connections through Trade

Geographies of Interconnections

We use foreign-made products every day. Some have components that originate in many different countries. This programme explores how international trading connects us with other places. It looks at the history of western manufacturing and trade,...Show More
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
Hope City

Hope City

Majak, a teenage boy from South Sudan is haunted by his dark past and torn between his new life and a burning desire to return to home to find his mother.
Glaciation in the UK

Glaciation in the UK

How has ice shaped the UK landscape? What are the processes operating at differing scales and how have they been influenced by geology, climate and human activity? With examples drawn from around the UK, this programme provides illustrations and...Show More
Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding

Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding

Through the use of two case studies, the Dawlish Railway Collapse and the East Coast Tidal Surge, this resource looks at the impacts of the 2013/2014 winter storms. The extreme weather conditions that led to these events are examined, the impacts...Show More
More Freedom Stories

More Freedom Stories

Freedom Stories

WARNING: Chapter 6 of this film, 'Dreaming of Freedom', discusses psychological trauma and conveys thoughts of suicide and self-harm. Teachers are strongly advised to view the programme and use their discretion to determine the suitability of the...Show More
Freedom Stories

Freedom Stories

Freedom Stories

"Freedom Stories" is an exploration of the struggles and achievements of former ‘boat people’. Now Australian citizens, they arrived seeking asylum during the second term of the Howard Government. It is more than twenty years since the...Show More
Waves: Seismic Imaging and Tectonics

Waves: Seismic Imaging and Tectonics

With exciting footage of earthquakes, engaging graphics and interviews with seismic survey teams, this programme provides a fantastic introduction to waves and how they are used. The different types of waves are illustrated and the key...Show More
The Fabric

The Fabric

Katrina, a teenager whose family have taken refuge in the country town of Shepparton from war torn Sudan, is seeking a way out and a desire for the big city. A chance meeting with local teenage boy Charlie, who shows her the town in a new light.
Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Pollution of Air and Water

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.
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