Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Natural Resources and Mining


1850 - Present Day

1850 - Present Day

In recent history, Australia's relationship with nature has evolved with the arrival of settlers and increased population. We are more aware of the importance of preserving our natural environment. In this programme we investigate how white...Show More
5 Critical Habitats

5 Critical Habitats

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
A Song of Fire and Safety

A Song of Fire and Safety

When it comes to fire safety in the workplace, we might be tempted to think that it's not our concern, or that there's plenty of other things to worry about—until it's too late. However, it's everyone's responsibility to prevent fires. That...Show More
An Aquarium in Space

An Aquarium in Space

In the solar system only earth has life, and clearly that has been made possible because we have oceans of liquid water. But why only on earth? And what are the factors that have made earth’s oceans hospitable to life? If you set up an...Show More
Back Protection

Back Protection

Back injuries are among the most debilitating and life-changing injuries a person can sustain. This video covers the proper use of back braces, as well as a couple ways not to use them. You'll also find out how to protect your back without any...Show More
Beaches

Beaches

Everyone likes to visit the beach. But for living things a beach represents one of the toughest environments on earth. Beaches are in constant flux, hammered by waves and wind and extremes of temperature, sometimes submerged and sometimes dry....Show More
Biodiversity Under Threat: The Sundarbans

Biodiversity Under Threat: The Sundarbans

Bangladesh's Sundarban Mangroves is one of the world's most bio-diverse areas and home to the endangered Bengal Tiger. This video resource bank looks at why the Sundarbans is so important: as a bio-diversity hotspot, as a carbon bank and as...Show More
Biosphere Cycles (Senior)

Biosphere Cycles (Senior)

We look at the workings of the Earth's biosphere in this fascinating programme, and discuss how the one-way flow of energy from the Sun underpins the continual recycling of molecules between living and non-living states.
Chromatography

Chromatography

Chemical analysis is integral to modern society. The testing of consumer goods, industrial products and food relies upon a number of different techniques. This program will investigate the analytical techniques of chromatography, mass...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Scientific evidence clearly shows that global temperatures are rising and weather patterns are changing. But what's causing it? Undoubtedly there has been a massive worldwide shift into accepting the impact of human energy use on the temperature...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Use this fantastic video resource to encourage students to judge whether or not climate change will impact upon people differently around the world. The impacts of climate change can be quite hard to see in the UK, but as engaging footage from...Show More
Climate Change: Our Responsibility

Climate Change: Our Responsibility

This programme establishes the vital importance of the greenhouse effect for life on Earth and then presents a balanced argument to assess whether or not anthropogenic climate change (often called global warming) is in fact taking place. Clear...Show More
Coastal Dunes: Ecology and Rehabilitation

Coastal Dunes: Ecology and Rehabilitation

Coastal dunes are good examples of fragile ecosystems. This program explores dune ecology, the impact of human-induced change and the management of these ecosystems through coastal dune rehabilitation. Case studies shown include dunecare...Show More
Create a Great Plate

Create a Great Plate

The secret to healthy, balanced eating is to create a great plate! This inspiring and informative programme shows teens what healthy eating looks like, and tells them how to make at least half their grains whole, vary their veggies, focus on...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
Deserts: Global Environments

Deserts: Global Environments

Every continent has deserts – they occupy more area of the surface of our planet than any other type of landscape. They occur in all climatic zones including the hottest and coldest locations on Earth. This programme takes an in-depth look at...Show More
Easy Being Green

Easy Being Green

Everyone's talking about the environment and saving energy, but what are some easy steps anyone can take to lessen their impact on the environment? Join two students as they share easy green solutions that will save the environment, while high...Show More
Eco Pioneers: A Case Study of Bega

Eco Pioneers: A Case Study of Bega

The town of Bega, on the south coast of NSW are working to transform their town into a sustainable community. Through the work of "Clean Energy for Eternity", the program follows Dr Matthew Nott as he charts their journey into solar PV, windpower...Show More
Engineered Wood Products

Engineered Wood Products

An excellent insight into a range of common engineered wood products, this program also identifies the areas where the products have provided a viable replacement for the historical uses of old growth forests timbers used in the construction...Show More
Estuaries

Estuaries

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
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
Floods

Floods

Floods can cause enormous devastation that has lasting social, psychological, economic and environmental impacts on a community. Flooding can also be a seasonal weather event that helps sustain life across many ecosystems. In this interview led...Show More
Fluvial Processes

Fluvial Processes

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
Food Poisoning: Prevention is Better Than Cure

Food Poisoning: Prevention is Better Than Cure

So what is food poisoning? Another name is food borne illness. This illness generally results from consuming food or drink contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, viruses or toxins. It often produces symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, stomach...Show More
Fresh Ingredients: Healthy International Food Tips

Fresh Ingredients: Healthy International Food Tips

Cookbook author and world traveller Paulette Mitchell presents a series of video segments that offer food and nutrition lessons we can learn from food markets around the world. She contrasts packaged and processed foods with similar fresh items...Show More