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Scientific Research, Technology, and the Environment

Scientific Research, Technology, and the Environment

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 identifying impacts on ecosystems and finding...Show More
Ecosystems: Energy and Matter

Ecosystems: Energy and Matter

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 matter. It is ideal for middle to upper level...Show More
Human Impact on Ecosystems

Human Impact on Ecosystems

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 – covering climate change, pollution,...Show More
Biogeochemical Cycles

Biogeochemical Cycles

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 the nitrogen, phosphorous, water, and carbon...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
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
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
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
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

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

Reproduction in Plants

This video describes the three step process of seed germination and explains how a new plant is produced.
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