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TV programmes with a learning focus - 20 - 27 November



Awake: The Science of Sleep

RTÉ One  Wednesday, 21:35 - 22.35

Dr Pixie McKenna explores the very latest in sleep science and reveals the catastrophic health concerns that can arise from not getting enough of it.

Planet Earth II

RTÉ 2  Friday, 20.40- 21.40  

Footage of animals that live in the desert, including a pride of desert lions that risks hunting a giraffe several times their size. The film also features an immense swarm of locusts, sand grouse flying for 120 miles to gather water for their offspring, and an unprecedented recording of a tiny bat defending itself against one of the world's deadliest scorpions.

Brain Freeze

 RTE 2    Sunday ,  08.30 - 08:40

Dr Knowles and Proffessor McCork reveal the coldest place on Earth, and reveal the best way to dress to stay super-warm. Meanwhile backstage, the crew is absolutely freezing because Ms Hucklebuck refuses to turn on the heating. 

10 Things to Know About

RTÉ One   Monday, 20:30 - 21.00  

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea investigate antibiotic-resistant superbugs and the threat they pose to global human health.

Lessons to Accompany Clips from TV programmes.

   Building Ireland - Educational Material

Building Ireland was a TV series broadcast on RTÉ that explored how Ireland's great building and engineering achievements came to be, and their impact on the development of Irish towns and cities.

The makers of the series, Esras Films, have made 18 short video clips from the programmes available to Scoilnet and subject editors have developed curriculum-focused lessons around the clips.

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