Secondary Catalogue

Agriculture

Contains 45 Videos

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
The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

Tropical Rainforests

Let a drone take you on a visual journey through the extraordinary biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest, providing fantastic examples of adaptation, stratification and competition. From the forest floor to way up in the canopy, this title...Show More
Weather and Climate

Weather and Climate

What causes rain, snow, or a hurricane? The weather. In this video, we will learn about weather and its elements, including how these elements combine to produce atmospheric phenomena. We will also explore the difference between weather and...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
Transportation of Water and Minerals in Plants

Transportation of Water and Minerals in Plants

Transportation of Materials in Plants and Animals

In this programme, students will understand the structure and function of the xylem and the phloem in plants.
Transport of Food in Plants

Transport of Food in Plants

Transportation of Materials in Plants and Animals

This video explains the process of food formation in the leaves through photosynthesis, and how it is transported to all the parts of the plant.
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
Water: A Precious Resource

Water: A Precious Resource

Objective: To discuss about the importance of water and its availability, learn about groundwater, the water table and its depletion and methods to conserve water. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Analyse the importance of...Show More
Plants: Roots, Leaf Function and Respiration

Plants: Roots, Leaf Function and Respiration

Getting to Know Plants

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
Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Life Processes

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
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

Food: Where Does it Come From?

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
Germination of Seeds

Germination of Seeds

Objective: To understand the process of seed germination. Learning outcomes: Students will be able to 1. State the three conditions required for seed germination. 2. Describe the steps in the process of seed germination. 3. Tell the source of...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
Pollination

Pollination

Objective: To understand the process of pollination. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Explain the process of pollination by insects 2. Give examples of flowers pollinated by insects 3. Discuss the process of wind...Show More
The Plant Stem and its Functions

The Plant Stem and its Functions

Getting to Know Plants

Objective: To understand the functions of the stem in plants. Learning outcomes: Students will be able to 1. List the functions of the stem 2. Learn how water, minerals and food are transported to the various parts of the plant
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
Sensitivity of Plants and Animals to pH Change

Sensitivity of Plants and Animals to pH Change

Acids, Bases and Salts

Objective: To learn about how changes in the pH affect plants and animals. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Identify the changes in the pH value of soil and its effect on the plants. 2. Recognise the changes in the pH value...Show More
The Nitrogen Cycle

The Nitrogen Cycle

The Cycles

The continuously moving nitrogen cycle is essential to life on earth. Found in the cells of all living things, it is also the most common gas in our atmosphere. This motion-graphics based clip looks at how nitrogen is removed from the atmosphere,...Show More
The Carbon Cycle

The Carbon Cycle

The Cycles

The carbon cycle has played a critical role in the history of our planet. Found everywhere on earth, in the oceans and the atmosphere, carbon is also crucial to the life of animals, plants and bacteria. This motion-graphics based clip outlines...Show More
The Phosphorus Cycle

The Phosphorus Cycle

The Cycles

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for all plant and animal life inhabiting the earth, including marine and fresh water environments. The key steps of the phosphorus cycle: weathering and erosion of phosphorus rich rock; how phosphates move into...Show More
The Water Cycle (Basic)

The Water Cycle (Basic)

The Cycles

When scientists search for life on other planets, the first thing they look for is the presence of water. On Earth, water exists naturally in solid, liquid and gas states, and is essential to all forms of life. This motion-graphics based clip...Show More
The Water Cycle (Advanced)

The Water Cycle (Advanced)

The Cycles

Water is one of our planet's most important substances. It sustains all living organisms and enables many crucial biological, chemical and physical processes to occur. This motion-graphics based clip explains the processes involved in the water...Show More
Voices of Transition

Voices of Transition

“Voices of Transition” looks at different forms of agriculture and food production. The film takes as its starting point the adverse impacts of today’s globalised agricultural industry and highlights alternative approaches better suited to...Show More
Drought in Australia

Drought in Australia

Natural Hazards

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