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SeeMe: The media, my world and me

The SeeMe website is designed for year 8 students and their teachers. It promotes a positive body image and tackles idealised media portrayals of beauty and gender, and the influence they have on young people. There are five modules and a digital interactive titled 'Photoshock', which explores the ways images are digitally ...


'Scientific whaling' cartoon by Pat Campbell, 2006

This is a colour-wash sketch by Pat Campbell that comments on the of killing of whales for scientific purposes by Japan. It shows a ship with a whale harpoon gun in the shape of a microscope operated by two Japanese men. Further information is available for this resource.


'Crowd in the water, Opononi', 1956

This is a black-and-white photograph showing a woman and a group of children in the water at Opononi, Hokianga Harbour on the west coast of the far north of New Zealand's North Island. The woman appears to be reaching out her arm near the head of a young bottlenose dolphin known locally as Opo. The dorsal fin and part of ...


Compass - Buddha Realms, Part 1, 2001: Buddha and the Bodhi Tree

This clip shows important Buddhist sites at Bodh Gaya in eastern India, the place where the Buddha attained enlightenment. The narrator, Dr Rachel Kohn, and Peter Harvey, an expert on Buddhism from the University of Sunderland in the UK, describe some of the Buddha's teachings and relate events in his life and in the history ...


Winners - The Other Facts of Life, 1985: Trouble with the police

This clip shows animal activist Esme (Sheila Florance) taking battery hens out of cages as 12-year-old Ben (Ken Talbot) watches. A station wagon carrying a television news crew appears followed closely by a police car with sirens wailing. After a short egg-throwing battle Ben and Esme are put into the police car. Ben is ...


Compass - Paws for Thought, 2000: Consciousness in animals

This clip shows neurobiologist Professor Lesley Rogers at work in her classroom and laboratory as a background to the narrated story of how her work on brain lateralisation has raised new ideas about animal consciousness. A panning shot in a classroom shows Rogers talking to her students about brain asymmetry. Sequences ...