Tertiary Catalogue

Agriculture


Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Life in the Sea

Photosynthesis supplies all oxygen for life, and it began in the sea. Amazingly, it all relies on one basic kind of chemical reaction that was achieved over two billion years ago by cyanobacteria, and cyanobacteria living as endosymbionts in...Show More
Eat, Grow, Love

Eat, Grow, Love

We often ask ourselves, how can I contribute to a more sustainable society? What’s the best thing I can be doing? Eat, Grow, Love travels across the globe to find that permaculture could well hold some of the answers. Six individuals living in...Show More
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
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
Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Join us on a whirlwind tour of Australia's diverse natural and man-made environments. We kick off with the Great Dividing Range's impact on rainfall and human habitation, and then dive into the Great Barrier Reef, revealing the impact of global...Show More
Genes and Cloning

Genes and Cloning

This program looks at the way man has modified genomes of plants and animals used for food since the dawn of agriculture.
Biodiversity: The Web of Life

Biodiversity: The Web of Life

This program focuses on the incredible variety of life on our planet and explores the biological processes at work in communities and ecosystems throughout the globe.
Gene Technology

Gene Technology

This programme is about gene technology - the actual techniques used by the scientists producing remarkable breakthroughs in areas like health, agriculture and forensics.
Biophysical Environment: Ecosystems and Interactions

Biophysical Environment: Ecosystems and Interactions

In this program we look at the interactions between the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere at three scales: - Global: latitude and vegetation patterns. - Regional: catchment. - Local: mangroves.
Sustainable Agriculture: Managing Our Land for the Future

Sustainable Agriculture: Managing Our Land for the Future

This program presents 4 case studies of sustainable agriculture: - Whole form planning: inputs, outputs, erosion control, soil management, tree planting, water management, and salinity control. - Landcare: Communities banding together. -...Show More