Quinquereme (3rd century BC)

The warship having several rows of oars was the typical warship of the Hellenistic era.

Hero’s aeolipile

Hero of Alexandria is the inventor of the first steam engine, although he regarded it as an entertaining toy.

European otter

Otters are semi-aquatic predatory mammals.

Fire brigade

This animation demonstrates the construction of a fire engine.

Prisms

This animation demonstrates several types of prisms, from general to regular.

The battle of Megiddo

Pharaoh Thutmose III defeated the rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states led by the king of Kadesh.

Motorcycle

This animation demonstrates the construction of motorcycles.

How does it work? - Microwave oven

This animation demonstrates how microwave ovens work.

Katie on the playground

A colourful and entertaining animation to practise orientation in space.

Laptop computer, peripherals

A variety of peripherals can be used with laptop computers.

Mexican redknee tarantula

One of the best known species of spiders, often kept as pets. Its bite is not fatal for humans.

Opera House (Sydney, 1973)

Due to its design and location, the Opera House of the Australian city is one of the most extraordinary opera houses in the world.

Refugee camp in Africa (Darfur)

Because of the military conflict in Sudan, millions of people had to flee their homes.

Suction pumps and direct action pumps

Direct action pumps and suction pumps are among the simplest water pumps.

Modern office building

Saving energy and protecting the environment are important factors in the design of modern office buildings.

Woodwind instrument

Woodwind instruments differ from brass instruments mainly in their reed.

Alesia (France, 1st century BC)

The Gaul city Alesia, defended by Vercingetorix, was besieged by the Roman forces of Julius Caesar in 52 BC.

The chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Haut (1950, Ronchamp, France)

A pilgrimage chapel designed by the French architect Le Corbusier, one of the greatest architects of the 20th century.

Emergency landing in the Sahara (Little Prince)

The emergency landing of the pilot appears in the frame story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry´s most famous novel, The Little Prince.

Sophie´s desk

A game about the different views of complex objects.

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