Tertiary Catalogue

Manufacturing and Engineering


Sources of Electricity

Sources of Electricity

Shedding Light on Electricity

In 'Sources of Electricity', we take a detailed look at where our electricity comes from: thermal and hydroelectric power stations, wind farms, and solar farms. We alo examine the advantages and disadvantages of these sources of electricity.
Electric Circuits

Electric Circuits

Shedding Light on Electricity

In the second episode, we examine how lights, switches, and other electrical devices are all connected either in "series" or in "parallel" with each other. How do they wire up the lights in your house so that in some rooms the light switch turns...Show More
Electric Currents

Electric Currents

Shedding Light on Electricity

In episode three, we take a look at what electric current is (it's basically the flow of electrons through a wire) and at how electric current is measured. We then examine the different ways that electric current flows in series and parallel...Show More
Market Research

Market Research

Launching a Food Product

Market research is critical for businesses to keep pace with consumer preferences and demands. This video explains exactly what market research is, the importance of qualitative and quantitative data and the pivotal role research plays when...Show More
Emerging Food Drivers and Trends

Emerging Food Drivers and Trends

Launching a Food Product

Consumer drivers are constantly evolving and have a major impact on the development, design and commercial success of new food products. This video discusses emerging drivers such as health and wellness, environmental concerns and animal welfare....Show More
Traditional Food Drivers

Traditional Food Drivers

Launching a Food Product

Traditional food drivers have remained influential over time and continue to shape new food products. This video introduces the consumer drivers of price, quality and convenience, also discussing the role culture and ethics have to play in...Show More
Packaging for Success

Packaging for Success

Launching a Food Product

Creating effective packaging that is both aesthetic and functional is vital for the success of food products. This video explores the functions of food packaging, including regulations and sustainable, as well as the use of virtual reality...Show More
Generating Ideas and Solutions

Generating Ideas and Solutions

Launching a Food Product

The design thinking approach to developing food products allows businesses to develop strategies to make its product better or stand out. This video guides viewers through the process of finding commercial success via knowledge mapping and...Show More
The Haber Process

The Haber Process

Chemical Equilibrium

How is chemical equilibrium important for making ammonia? This video demonstrates how an understanding of chemical equilibrium and Le Chatelier’s principle is applied in the Haber-Bosch Process, making the production of ammonia more efficient....Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Amount of a Product

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Amount of a Product

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you add more product to an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how an increase in products affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe how the appearance of a solution of sodium...Show More
Equilibrium Law

Equilibrium Law

Chemical Equilibrium

What is an equilibrium constant and how do we work it out? This video explains various aspects of the equilibrium constant, including what it is, how to calculate it and how it can be affected by other factors like temperature and pressure....Show More
Competing Equilibria

Competing Equilibria

Chemical Equilibrium

How is chemical equilibrium important for cellular respiration? This video explains how two competing equilibrium reactions involving haemoglobin are at work in the process of cellular respiration. Clear explanations of this life-or-death example...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Pressure

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Pressure

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you increase the pressure on an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how changing pressure affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe the colour of a gaseous mixture of nitrogen...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Changing the Temperature

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Changing the Temperature

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you turn up the heat in an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how changing temperature affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe the colour of a solution of cobaltous chloride...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Removing a Product

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Removing a Product

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you remove products from an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how a decrease in the amount of product affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe how the appearance of a...Show More
Le Chatelier's Principle

Le Chatelier's Principle

Chemical Equilibrium

What does Le Chatelier have to do with chemical equilibrium? This shows how various changes can affect the balance of a reaction in equilibrium and favour one reaction over another, as predicted by Le Chatelier’s principle. Easy-to-understand...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Concentration of a Reactant

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Concentration of a Reactant

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you add more reactant to an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how an increase in reactants affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe how the colour of a solution of ferric...Show More
Reversible Reactions

Reversible Reactions

Chemical Equilibrium

What does it mean if a reaction is in equilibrium? This video introduces key concepts such as reversible and irreversible reactions, forward and reverse reactions and equilibrium. Easy-to-understand explanations and examples of chemical...Show More
Testing Solutions

Testing Solutions

Engineering Solutions

The testing, evaluation and refinement stage is an integral part of the engineering design process. This video investigates three real-world projects requiring different testing methods, uncovering why testing is crucial to achieve finished...Show More
Impactful Materials

Impactful Materials

Engineering Solutions

A critical aspect of design is the selection of materials to make a product. Physical and chemical properties, cost and availability, and social, ethical and environmental impacts of materials are all important considerations. This video explores...Show More
Designing Engineered Solutions

Designing Engineered Solutions

Engineering Solutions

Engineers can face many design challenges when undertaking a project. Identifying problems is the crucial first step in the process of designing solutions. This video looks at some unique challenges and the approaches that real-world companies...Show More
Resistance

Resistance

The Characteristics of Electricity

This video explains how the dimensions, nature of material and temperature of a conductor affect its resistance.
Components of a Simple DC Circuit

Components of a Simple DC Circuit

The Characteristics of Electricity

This video identifies and describes the functions of each component in a simple DC circuit such as the battery, switch, load, fuse and wire.
Methods of Charging an Object

Methods of Charging an Object

The Characteristics of Electricity

This video explains how charges can redistribute themselves through friction, conduction, induction and polarisation.
Static and Current Electricity

Static and Current Electricity

The Characteristics of Electricity

This video describes and explains the differences between static and current electricity. It also looks at static discharge, and how static charge builds up in a thundercloud.