Tertiary Catalogue

Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care


The Terrestrial Zone

The Terrestrial Zone

The Pond: Community Ecology in Action

The terrestrial zone is the area of land around the pond that is not regularly inundated with water. This video looks at biotic and abiotic factors in the terrestrial zone, discussing the flora and fauna found in this zone and the potential...Show More
The Littoral Zone: Food Chains and Food Webs

The Littoral Zone: Food Chains and Food Webs

The Pond: Community Ecology in Action

The organisms found in the littoral zone are critical for the biological cycling of abiotic factors. This video explores the complex relationships between primary producers, lower level consumers and higher order consumers and how they can be...Show More
The Limnetic Zone

The Limnetic Zone

The Pond: Community Ecology in Action

The euphotic and profundal zones, which together comprise the limnetic zone, are home to a variety of organisms. This video looks at the characteristics of primary producers and consumers and how energy is transferred and lost through the...Show More
The Benthic Zone

The Benthic Zone

The Pond: Community Ecology in Action

The benthic zone teems with life and biodiversity and acts like the digestive system of the pond. This video explains how organisms here have adapted to living in conditions of low light and low oxygen and why they are crucial for processes of...Show More
The Littoral Zone: Photosynthesis

The Littoral Zone: Photosynthesis

The Pond: Community Ecology in Action

The plants found in the littoral zone play an important role in maintaining and supporting the biotic and abiotic conditions of a healthy pond. This video explains how these plants photosynthesise, looking at the role reeds and rushes play in...Show More
The Still Water Pond

The Still Water Pond

The Pond: Community Ecology in Action

A pond is an ideal place to see how living and non-living things interact with each other and their environment. This video introduces key aspects of pond ecosystems, explaining how abiotic factors define the four pond zones and how relationships...Show More
River Landforms of the Middle Course

River Landforms of the Middle Course

Rivers

The calm appearance of a river in the middle course hides the fluvial processes at work under the surface. This video explains how landforms such as meanders and oxbow lakes are created through erosion and deposition and shows viewers the rapid...Show More
Journey from the Source: River Severn

Journey from the Source: River Severn

Rivers

The River Severn, the UK’s longest river, is a perfect example of the transformative power of rivers on the landscape. This video takes viewers through the upper, middle and lower courses of a river, introducing key terms such as drainage...Show More
River Landforms of the Lower Course

River Landforms of the Lower Course

Rivers

As a river comes to end of its journey in the lower course, distinctive fluvial landforms emerge. This video explains how floodplains, levees and estuaries are created through deposition and shows viewers the transformative impact of changing...Show More
Fluvial Processes

Fluvial Processes

Rivers

As rivers journey from source to sea, they shape the landscape through a variety of fluvial processes. This video offers viewers in-depth explanations of erosion, transportation and deposition, covering the four types of erosion, the four types...Show More
River Landforms of the Upper Course

River Landforms of the Upper Course

Rivers

The upper course of a river contains impressive landforms created from thousands of years of vertical erosion. This video explains how landforms such as waterfalls, gorges and interlocking spurs are created through the fluvial process of erosion,...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
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
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
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
Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Evolutionary Biology Essentials

Living organisms inhabit every part of the globe from deep oceans to the freezing poles, scorching Equatorial deserts and lush rainforests. To survive and reproduce, organisms have adaptations that make them suited to their environment. This...Show More
Rise of the Eco-Warriors

Rise of the Eco-Warriors

A group of passionate and adventurous young people leave their known worlds behind to spend 100 days in the jungles of Borneo. Their mission: saving rainforests and endangered orangutans. But time is running out and the odds are against them....Show More
Farm to Fork: Primary and Secondary Processing

Farm to Fork: Primary and Secondary Processing

How does food get from the farm to our table? In this program we trace the route cereals, fruits, vegetables and dairy products take to get from the point of origin to the consumer. We also explore why there are often several processing steps in...Show More
The Alps: Opportunities and Challenges

The Alps: Opportunities and Challenges

Filmed in the honeypot site of Chamonix in the Alps, this programme looks at the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing the region. The resource explores the variety of activities in the area, including tourism,...Show More
National Parks: Kakadu

National Parks: Kakadu

National Parks conserve the natural beauty of a region: unique landscapes, flora and fauna for present and future generations. But what qualifies as a National Park? In this documentary style programme we look at Yellowstone, The Lake District...Show More
National Parks: The Lake District

National Parks: The Lake District

National Parks conserve the natural beauty of a region: unique landscapes, flora and fauna for present and future generations. But what qualifies as a National Park? In this documentary style programme we look at Yellowstone, The Lake District...Show More
National Parks: Yellowstone

National Parks: Yellowstone

National Parks conserve the natural beauty of a region: unique landscapes, flora and fauna for present and future generations. But what qualifies as a National Park? In this documentary style programme we look at Yellowstone, The Lake District...Show More
The Nitrogen Cycle

The Nitrogen Cycle

The Cycles

The continuously moving nitrogen cycle is essential to life on earth. Found in the cells of all living things, it is also the most common gas in our atmosphere. This motion-graphics based clip looks at how nitrogen is removed from the atmosphere,...Show More
The Carbon Cycle

The Carbon Cycle

The Cycles

The carbon cycle has played a critical role in the history of our planet. Found everywhere on earth, in the oceans and the atmosphere, carbon is also crucial to the life of animals, plants and bacteria. This motion-graphics based clip outlines...Show More
The Phosphorus Cycle

The Phosphorus Cycle

The Cycles

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for all plant and animal life inhabiting the earth, including marine and fresh water environments. The key steps of the phosphorus cycle: weathering and erosion of phosphorus rich rock; how phosphates move into...Show More