Primary Catalogue

Science


Climate Change

Climate Change

Miniclips

This Miniclip defines climate change and explains the greenhouse effect and the role of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. While it explores the consequences of climate change on our environment – such as rising sea levels, more frequent...Show More
The Five Senses

The Five Senses

Parts of the Human Body

Learn about the five senses including sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch and discover how they work. Students will also learn in what way each sense plays an important role to our understanding of the world around us.
Forests

Forests

In this video, we learn about forests, one of the world’s biggest biomes. We’ll start by discussing what a forest really is - because it’s a lot more than just trees! The forest is in many ways a key resource, above all for the climate,...Show More
Forces

Forces

Miniclips: Isaac Wonders About...

Students, along with Isaac and his cat Newton, will learn what a force is and the difference between a contact and non-contact force. The different types of forces including push, pull, friction, magnetism, and gravity are also explored.
Friction

Friction

Miniclips: Isaac Wonders About...

Students, along with Isaac and his cat Newton, will learn that friction is a contact force that can occur between two solids, a solid and liquid – also known as water resistance, and a solid and a gas – known as air resistance. They will also...Show More
Breathing and Respiration

Breathing and Respiration

This short clip explains how humans breathe, and looks at the organs that make up the respiratory system. It also looks at the gases exchange that occurs as we breathe.
Mushrooms and Fungi

Mushrooms and Fungi

Ele learns about fungi and mushrooms, how they reproduce, and the different stages in the life cycle of a fungus.
The Musculoskeletal Systems and the Stages of Life

The Musculoskeletal Systems and the Stages of Life

This short animated video looks at changes that occur to the musculoskeletal systems through out different life stages.
The Characteristics of Plants

The Characteristics of Plants

A short animated video on the structure of plants and the different roles played by their parts, with an emphasis on the role of flowers in the reproductive process of plants.
Rivers of New Zealand

Rivers of New Zealand

Miniclips

Rivers are a significant part of our natural landscape – they offer habitats for animals, support biodiversity, provide spiritual connections and much more. This Miniclip visits New Zealand's three longest rivers – the Waikato River, the...Show More
Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Heat waves, tropical cyclones, droughts, tornadoes, hailstorms, floods, and severe thunderstorms. These are all examples of extreme weather that shape our landscape. But what exactly are they and how do they happen? This Miniclip explores each of...Show More
Erosion

Erosion

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by erosion and weathering. But what is erosion and how does it change the Earth’s surface so drastically? This Miniclip explains the process of erosion including the various mechanisms such as...Show More
Weathering

Weathering

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by weathering and erosion. But what is weathering and how does it create magnificent structures on our planet? This Miniclip explains the process of weathering including the two main types:...Show More
Natural Phenomena

Natural Phenomena

Curriculum Karaoke

Students read, sing and learn about various natural phenomena that constitute disasters (hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, etc.), the work of agencies around the world that step in to help those affected when these occur, and responsibility for...Show More
Our Solar System

Our Solar System

Curriculum Karaoke

Students read, sing and learn about important facts about our solar system. This curriculum-aligned song targets outcomes of curriculum documents and supports and integrates classroom learning across key subject areas.
Aquatic Animals

Aquatic Animals

Animals

Learn new vocabulary and names of aquatic animals like the seal, dolphin, turtle, whale, clown fish, octopus, crab, seahorse, jellyfish and many more. Do you know how many arms an octopus has? Find out in this video, and discover lots of of...Show More
Farm Animals

Farm Animals

Animals

Learn new vocabulary about farm animals like the cow, horse, sheep, hen, rabbit, donkey, goat, dog, cat and many others. Do you know what a donkey sounds like? How about a sheep? Find out in this video and learn about farm animal names and lots...Show More
Wild Animals

Wild Animals

Animals

Learn new vocabulary and find out about wild animals like the lion, elephant, giraffe, monkey, crocodile, gorilla, zebra, tiger, rhinoceros, bear, wolf and many more. Do you know what color zebras' stripes are? How about tigers' stripes? Find out...Show More
Environmental Impact of Renewable Sources of Energy

Environmental Impact of Renewable Sources of Energy

This video explores the environmental impacts of renewable sources of energy including solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower, and biomass fuel.
Adaptation in Animals

Adaptation in Animals

This video explains how animals adapt themselves to the changes in their environment.
Changes During Day and Night

Changes During Day and Night

This video describes the changes that occur in the light and heat that we get from the sun, as the day progresses.
Parts of the Plant

Parts of the Plant

Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

This video identifies the different parts of the plant and describes their importance.
From Flower to Fruit

From Flower to Fruit

Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

This video teaches students how to identify the male and female parts of a flower and explains how flowers grow fruits.
Transfer of Energy in an Ecosystem

Transfer of Energy in an Ecosystem

Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

This video explains how plants make their own food and how the energy is transferred from to other living organisms.
Force as a Push or a Pull

Force as a Push or a Pull

Forces Causing Movement

This video explains the difference between a push force and a pull force.