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Design and Technology

Contains 14 Videos

Safety in the Domestic Kitchen

Safety in the Domestic Kitchen

This update of our classic programme offers a light-hearted look at the potential hazards of the humble, domestic kitchen. Students will enjoy the dramatic scenes that illustrate the possibly dire consequences of handling kitchen equipment that...Show More
The Draftsman

The Draftsman

The Fixies

Tom breaks a piece in his dart gun, so he learns the importance of making an accurate technical drawing in order to get things right. Tom has to make his drawing a number of times until he gets it right, which teaches him not to give up,...Show More
The Airbag

The Airbag

The Fixies

Learn how airbags and other safety mechanisms in cars keep us safe from harm. The Professor makes an airbag that does not deflate and realises that there are problems with this. He does not give up, but instead considers how to make the airbag...Show More
Technology, Robotics and Machines

Technology, Robotics and Machines

This unit introduces technology, robotics and machines through Robokot and Elesapian, two entertaining characters who bring this topic to life. This unit introduces the history of technology and explains the fundamentals of robotics. By playing...Show More
Food Safety and Hygiene

Food Safety and Hygiene

Disease causing bacteria found on the human body and in unhygienic food preparation areas can be easily transmitted to those who consume the food. That’s why food safety and hygiene is paramount in the prevention of food-borne illness. This...Show More
The Fire Extinguisher

The Fire Extinguisher

The Fixies

Disclaimer: This clip mentions 911 as the emergency number. Please make explicit to your students the emergency contact number of your region. A fire starts in the lab! The Fixies try to put it out on their own but it's too big for them. Fire...Show More
The Prosthesis

The Prosthesis

The Fixies

Simka and Nolik discover Tom Thomas’ teddy bear has a broken part, and decide to fix it for him using a prosthesis. Then Nolik gets worried that Tom would rather be best friends with the bear than with them, but Tom sets his straight and tells...Show More
The Robot

The Robot

The Fixies

It's Tom Thomas' birthday and he wants a robot! His parents get him one, but then his Dad accidentally breaks it. The Fixies save the day by helping to fix the robot, just in time for the morning of Tom's birthday.
Cooking Techniques

Cooking Techniques

21st Century Food Series

Do you know how to chop, dice and grate? How do you enhance the flavour of a dish simply by steaming, frying or grilling, and which method is best? What is rubbing in, creaming, melting in and whisking? How do you work with pastry successfully...Show More
Cultural Influences on Australian Foods

Cultural Influences on Australian Foods

Australian food is an eclectic blend of many different cultures. This program explores the origins of many popular Australian foods and what it is that makes them Australian. Beginning with the British colonisation and family favourites such as...Show More
Design and Models

Design and Models

The Science of Disney Imagineering

How did the Imagineers create a realistic looking snow-capped mountain in Florida for Animal Kingdom's Expedition Everest? They started with a design process and models. Using real theme park rides and attractions, like Radiator Springs Racers...Show More
Johnny Junkfood in the 21st Century

Johnny Junkfood in the 21st Century

This programme updates the popular animated Johnny Junkfood to the year 2006. We follow Johnny and his family through their humorous daily adventures and learn along the way about good food choices and health.
Designing and Preparing a Meal

Designing and Preparing a Meal

The programme guides students through the process of selecting nutritious ingredients and adapting simple recipes to prepare a healthy and delicious lunch or main meal for themselves, or perhaps even their whole family. We demonstrate how to...Show More
Dying For a Meal: All About Food Poisoning

Dying For a Meal: All About Food Poisoning

Taking Care of Baby

This program introduces the different forms of bacteria that cause food poisoning, and clearly explains the conditions in which they become a threat to health.