Tertiary Catalogue

Foundation Science


Male Reproductive Tract: Bovine

Dissections for the Science Classroom

This dissection of a bovine male reproductive tract explores the physical structure of the penis, scrotum and testes, and the various muscles and tissues that allow the organs to move, extend and retract during mating. The video describes the...Show More

Female Reproductive Tract: Bovine

Dissections for the Science Classroom

This dissection of a bovine female reproductive tract explores the physical structure of the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus and ovaries, describing the process of reproduction from hormonal triggers, to ovulation, to the path of sperm as...Show More

The Pluck: Cardiac and Respiratory System

Dissections for the Science Classroom

Pluck refers to the internal organs of an animal, including the tongue, larynx, oesophagus, heart, lungs and diaphragm. In this dissection, these organs are studied in detail to show their roles in supporting the body’s many systems including...Show More

Male Reproductive Tract: Porcine Testis

Dissections for the Science Classroom

This dissection looks at the external and internal features of the testis of a male pig, describing how the testis and its two main types of cells – germ cells and Leydig cells – function in sperm and hormone production. Complemented by...Show More

Porcine (Piglet) Internal Organs

Dissections for the Science Classroom

A comprehensive exploration of the internal organs, this dissection of a piglet that did not survive the birthing process studies the full animal from top to tail. Describing the physical mechanics of dissecting a whole animal as well as the...Show More
Squid

Squid

Dissections for the Science Classroom

The squid is a distinctive ocean-dweller belonging to the group known as cephalopods. This dissection shows the number of features and adaptations that makes the squid so well-suited to ocean life, including its camouflaging chromatophores,...Show More
Cane Toad

Cane Toad

Dissections for the Science Classroom

Looking at the respiratory, digestive and reproductive organs as well as some bone and muscle groups, this comprehensive dissection of a cane toad reveals some of the unique features of amphibians. Complemented by clear, illustrative diagrams,...Show More
Crayfish

Crayfish

Dissections for the Science Classroom

The Redclaw Crayfish, found in northern Australia and Papua New Guinea, is a decapod (ten-legged) crustacean. This dissection covers the main bodily systems of the Redclaw, including the reproductive, nervous, circulatory and digestive systems,...Show More
Fish

Fish

Dissections for the Science Classroom

Osteichthyes, or bony fish, make up approximately 95 per cent of all fish species. This dissection of an Australian Mullet reveals the specialised internal and external features that make life underwater possible, including its fins, gills,...Show More
Giant Leaps Forward

Giant Leaps Forward

Exploring Space

The next few decades will be a busy time for space exploration and research and there are still many mysteries of the universe to investigate. This video looks at the future of the universe and human space exploration, looking at the continued...Show More
One Small Step

One Small Step

Exploring Space

Despite the many dangers of space travel, something keeps us going back to the vast and exciting unknown beyond our planet. This video takes viewers through the history of humans in space, covering the 20th century ‘space race’, the dangers...Show More
Measuring the Universe

Measuring the Universe

Exploring Space

Space is big and it has taken centuries of work by physicists, engineers, meteorologists and astronauts to allow us to begin to measure the universe properly. This video takes viewers through the history of humans observing distant stars and...Show More
Astronomy and Cosmology

Astronomy and Cosmology

Exploring Space

Over thousands of years, humans have developed our understanding of the stars and planets through the twin sciences of astronomy and cosmology. This video takes viewers through the history of humans studying the skies, exploring the links between...Show More
Ovine Brain

Ovine Brain

Dissections for the Science Classroom

Acting as the body’s control centre, the brain is responsible for all the essential functions of the body. This dissection of a sheep’s brain, complemented by clear, illustrative diagrams, looks at the brain’s two hemispheres and their four...Show More
Homeostasis and Disease

Homeostasis and Disease

Homeostasis

Homeostatic imbalances, which occur when feedback loops are broken or altered, can have very serious, or even fatal, consequences. This video covers diabetes, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, explaining in detail how they result from...Show More
Body Systems and Homeostasis

Body Systems and Homeostasis

Homeostasis

Body systems, particularly the nervous and endocrine systems, play an important role in maintaining homeostasis and they are highly developed in mammals. This video investigates the role of body systems in maintaining a steady state, detailing...Show More
Bovine Eye

Bovine Eye

Dissections for the Science Classroom

Forming part of the nervous system, the eyes are complex organs responsible for receiving light from the environment and conveying this information through nerve signals to the brain. This dissection of a cow’s eye shows the optic nerve,...Show More
Maintaining Homeostasis

Maintaining Homeostasis

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is required for healthy functioning and is achieved when the conditions within the body are in a steady state. This video looks at homeostasis and dynamic equilibrium in the human body, explaining step-by-step how homeostatic...Show More
The Impact on Body Functions

The Impact on Body Functions

Homeostasis

Homeostasis maintains internal conditions so that cells can function normally, fundamentally contributing to survival and good health. This video looks at homeostatic processes in single-celled and multicellular organisms, explaining the critical...Show More
Ovine Heart

Ovine Heart

Dissections for the Science Classroom

The central component of the circulatory system, the heart plays a vital role in moving nutrients and waste around the body. This dissection of a sheep’s heart shows the structure of the organ, including its chambers, veins, arteries and...Show More
Porcine Kidney

Porcine Kidney

Dissections for the Science Classroom

The kidneys play a vital role in the body by filtering blood, removing wastes and producing urine. This dissection of a pig’s kidney shows the structure of the kidney, including the renal artery and vein, the renal pelvis, cortex and medulla,...Show More
What Is Homeostasis?

What Is Homeostasis?

Homeostasis

Homeostatic processes occur in a range of organisms, enabling them to withstand a wide range of changes in the external environment. This video covers the basic facts about homeostasis with a focus on thermoregulation in the human body,...Show More
5 Critical Habitats

5 Critical Habitats

Life in the Sea

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
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