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Social Studies


Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how civil rights lawyer, activist and politician Nelson Mandela helped end apartheid in South Africa and brought a divided country together through showing respect for difference. When children learn about...Show More
Inside a Mosque

Inside a Mosque

Places of Worship

Where does the term ‘mosque’ come from? In which direction does the mihrab face? What does wudu involve? This programme investigates these questions and others by taking learners through a mosque to experience the rituals performed by...Show More
Inside a Buddhist Temple

Inside a Buddhist Temple

Places of Worship

What is the difference between Theravada and Mahayana? Why are elephant motifs found in temples? What is a mantra? This programme investigates these questions and more by taking a look at Buddhist symbolism, rituals and practices. Learners will...Show More
Inside a Hindu Mandir

Inside a Hindu Mandir

Places of Worship

How do mandalas feature in the floor plan of a mandir? Who conducts a puja service? What does aarti involve? This programme answers these questions and others through an exploration of Hindu religious beliefs and rituals. Viewers will learn about...Show More
Inside a Sikh Gurdwara

Inside a Sikh Gurdwara

Places of Worship

What is a guru? Why do Gurdwaras have four doors? What food is served during services? This programme explores these questions and more by tracing the history of Sikhism and looking at the rituals that serve as expressions of faith. Learners will...Show More
Inside a Synagogue

Inside a Synagogue

Places of Worship

Where is the ark in a synagogue? How many candles are in a menorah? When does Shabbat take place? This programme looks into these questions and more by investigating the sacred objects found in a synagogue and the services that are held within....Show More
Inside a Catholic Church

Inside a Catholic Church

Places of Worship

How were churches built? What symbols can be found inside? What happens during Mass? This programme explores these questions and more through a historical and contemporary lens, from the history of church design to the ceremonies carried out in a...Show More
The Citizen Ship

The Citizen Ship

Curriculum Karaoke

Students read, sing and learn about the basic tenets of active citizenship, including participation, teamwork, co-operation, and valuing fair and equitable treatment for all. This curriculum-aligned song targets outcomes of curriculum...Show More
School Days

School Days

Curriculum Karaoke

Students read, sing and learn about their role in contributing to the creation of a happy, healthy, safe classroom and the different roles of people in the school. This curriculum-aligned song targets outcomes of curriculum documents and...Show More
A Class Family

A Class Family

Curriculum Karaoke

Students read, sing and learn about respecting the rights of others in the class and identifying needs, roles and responsibilities of self and others. This curriculum-aligned song targets outcomes of curriculum documents and supports and...Show More

Abraham: How Football Saved My Life

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1987, South Sudan is in conflict, children from villages are seized and forced to join enemy armed forces. Eleven-year-old Abraham is herding cattle in the fields when pandemonium broke out in the village: gunfire, screaming and the...Show More

Atika: The Amazing Gift of Education

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1999 and Atika and her family flee to a refugee camp in Quata, Pakistan. They are Hazara people and Afghanistan has become too dangerous for them. Atika being a girl could not be educated in the small country village where they had lived...Show More

The Abbouds: The Reunion

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1999, Iraq and Christians are subject to discrimination, government-sanctioned intimidation and routine violence. Kabil has a jewellery business that has been in the family for many generations, but for Mandean Christians, Iraq is becoming...Show More

Fablice: A Strange Island Called Australia

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1993, Burundi, and Fablice is a seven-year-old orphan. His parents, one a Hutu the other a Tutsi, are victims of the civil war that ravages Burundi for twelve years. Though living on the street, Fablice attends school during the day, and...Show More

Carina: The Gift I Will Never Forget

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It's 1979 Vietnam: post-Vietnam war, but at war with Cambodia, husband in re-education camp, and children teenagers; what can you do to save them? Send them to America. Easier said than done; but Carina’s mother takes the risk. She secures a...Show More

Zainab: Feelings of Thankfulness

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 2020 and there are more than 1 million stateless Rohingya in the world and the number keeps increasing. The Rohingya are an ethnic, Muslim minority in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. They have no freedom of movement, access to education or...Show More

Hisham: The Day I Got Back My Dad

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 2014 and Hisham is 13. He lives with his family in Homs, one of Syria's most important industrial centres. His father, not an Assad supporter, protests peacefully every day until he is shot by a sniper. When his father disappears, Hisham...Show More

Marti: The Unexpected Christmas

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s early on a cold and grey November morning in 1956. It’s her brother’s 15th birthday, but today there’ll be no celebration. Marti and her brother are told to dress in several layers of clothing and be ready for an adventure. Carrying...Show More
Power

Power

Think like a Global Citizen

This video explores why some people have more power than others.
Global Goal 07: Affordable and Clean Energy

Global Goal 07: Affordable and Clean Energy

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by the year 2030. In this short animated video, primary students will...Show More
Global Goal 01: No Poverty

Global Goal 01: No Poverty

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by the year 2030. In this short video, primary students will learn more...Show More
Global Goal 02: Zero Hunger

Global Goal 02: Zero Hunger

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by the year 2030. In this short animated video, primary students will...Show More
Global Goal 04: Quality Education

Global Goal 04: Quality Education

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by the year 2030. In this short animated video, primary students will...Show More
Global Goal 03: Good Health and Wellbeing

Global Goal 03: Good Health and Wellbeing

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by the year 2030. In this short animated video, primary students will...Show More
Global Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Global Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by the year 2030. In this short animated video, primary students will...Show More