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Geography


Tectonics: Our Earth and Its Movements

Despite how solid our planet's crust might feel beneath our feet, did you know that it’s actually changing all the time? This programme explores the composition of our Earth, how the surface is divided into tectonic plates, and the history of...Show More

Rocky Shores and Reefs

Life in the Sea

This programme looks at how rocky shores and shoreline reefs are formed, explains the three zones of a coastline, and examines the fauna and flora that live on on the coastline.

Part 2: Impacts and Responses

Earthquakes

Why are earthquakes so dangerous and what can we do to minimise their impacts? In the final part of this series on earthquakes, students learn about the various dangers of earthquakes and their consequences, while also learning about the actions...Show More

Part 1: What Is an Earthquake?

Earthquakes

What is the unexpected shaking of the earth’s surface that we call an earthquake? In the first part of this two-part series on earthquakes, students learn about the characteristics of earthquakes and the locations where they can be felt. The...Show More
Part 2: Dangers and Benefits of Volcanoes

Part 2: Dangers and Benefits of Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Given how dangerous volcanoes are, why do people still choose to live close to these deadly mountains? In the second instalment of a two-part series on volcanoes, this Miniclip will teach students about the various dangers of volcanoes and their...Show More
Part 1: Introduction to Volcanoes

Part 1: Introduction to Volcanoes

Volcanoes

What are volcanoes and how are they formed? In the first instalment of a two-part series on volcanoes, this Miniclip will teach students about the characteristics of these geological features and where they are found. The video also explains the...Show More
Strategies for Managing Malaria

Strategies for Managing Malaria

Understanding Malaria

Including interviews with world-leading scientists and researchers, this video evaluates the many management strategies that have been employed in the fight against malaria. From physical barriers, to hazardous natural predators, controversial...Show More
Impacts of Malaria

Impacts of Malaria

Understanding Malaria

Dr James Tibenderana, technical director of the Malaria Consortium, knows the impact of malaria better than most, having contracted the deadly parasitic disease as a child. In this video, James unpicks the effects malaria can have on an infected...Show More
Causes of Malaria

Causes of Malaria

Understanding Malaria

This video describes the natural and built conditions that can lead a buzzing mosquito to become a menacing killer. By first exploring how Plasmodium falciparum, a microscopic parasite, is carried by mosquitoes from one unfortunate human host to...Show More
Rubber Jellyfish

Rubber Jellyfish

We all know that throwing rubbish on the ground is littering, so why is letting a balloon float away seen as something different? "Rubber Jellyfish" explores the effects of helium balloons on the environment, wildlife, and human beings. Carly...Show More
Watan

Watan

Seven years. Six million displaced people. The biggest humanitarian emergency of our time. The Syrian refugee crisis remains at the forefront of the global consciousness: as statistics, as photographs, as a bargaining chip in international...Show More
Global Atmospheric Circulation

Global Atmospheric Circulation

Weather Hazards

Earth’s diverse climate and weather patterns are predominantly governed by global atmospheric circulation and ocean currents. This programme looks at different atmospheric phenomena, including the global circulation model and how heating and...Show More
Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones, also called hurricanes and typhoons, cause catastrophic damage when they strike land. When a cyclone’s fury unleashes on population centres, death, injury and wholesale destruction follow. This programme explores the life...Show More
The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones devastate people, property and infrastructure. This programme outlines how cyclones are classified across the world, and then examines the impact of Hurricane Matthew on south-eastern USA and Haiti, in 2016. It compares the...Show More
The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

Ecosystems

The future of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most significant marine environments, is under threat due to modern industry and agriculture. Featuring interviews with reef experts, including the director of the GBR Marine Park...Show More
The Great Barrier Reef: A Natural Wonder

The Great Barrier Reef: A Natural Wonder

Ecosystems

Australia is home to one of the world’s largest, most complex and amazing ecosystems – the Great Barrier Reef. This video explores the reef’s biotic and abiotic features, including coral formation and how changes in abiotic factors affect...Show More
Mumbai

Mumbai

Megacities

Mumbai, the world’s most densely populated city, has been a thriving commercial hub for millennia. Its population has increased massively over the past 50 years, and although it has slowed, growth continues today, placing the city’s...Show More
London

London

Megacities

London is one of the world’s most important megacities. It has long attracted people from all over the globe, as well as migrants from within the UK, and continues to do so today. This programme explores some of London’s history and presents...Show More
Water in the UK

Water in the UK

Water Supply and Management

The UK’s more densely populated and growing urban areas are, for the large part, located in regions of the country where rainfall is lower. Conversely, high rainfall occurs in regions where there is less demand. This programme explores British...Show More
Water around the World

Water around the World

Water Supply and Management

Clean water is essential for human existence. However, international requirements are not met by the available supply. This programme examines rising global water demand and some of the serious issues with inadequate and/or contaminated water...Show More
The Formation of Landforms

The Formation of Landforms

Mountains, valleys, islands, hills ... What makes our planet have such diverse landforms? Has it always been as it is now? In this clip we will learn that the landforms of the earth´s crust are due to internal and external processes that have...Show More
Threats and Challenges

Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests

Follow a indigenous environmental campaigner as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then...Show More
Sustainable Management

Sustainable Management

Tropical Rainforests

Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon's resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This programme looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon. It explores the political and economic factors that...Show More
Environmental Impacts of Consumer Products

Environmental Impacts of Consumer Products

Geographies of Interconnections

We often don’t realise it, but the decisions we make as consumers – from what products we buy to how we end up disposing of them – often affect other people in other places. In this programme we investigate how the sourcing, manufacturing...Show More
Global Connections through Trade

Global Connections through Trade

Geographies of Interconnections

We use foreign-made products every day. Some have components that originate in many different countries. This programme explores how international trading connects us with other places. It looks at the history of western manufacturing and trade,...Show More