Magic of Making

Discover how glass bottles are made, water is cleaned and metal is scrapped, as well as learning what is involved in brewing beer?

There are 16 videos in this series.

6 mins Bottles
The process of making glass bottles is explored from the earliest stages to the final product in this short video.
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3 mins Scrap
This short video takes a brief tour around a scrap metal yard.
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3 mins Water Cleaner
A look at the sewage system and how water is cleaned.
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6 mins Beer
A look at how beer is made by a brewery.
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5 mins Paper
Starting with a lumberjack and a tree, this short video follows the whole process of making fine drawing paper.
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5 mins Bread
This short film describes the process involved in turning wheat to bread.
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4 mins Drinking Water
A look at the process of turning rainwater into drinking water.
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5 mins Woolly Jumpers
The process of creating wool is explained from a sheep eating grass to a finished woolly jumper in this short video.
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6 mins Church Bells
A look at how church bells are cast and tuned.
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8 mins Candles
A look at how candles are made, in this short video for use in science lessons.
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8 mins Marbles
An explanation of how glass marbles are made, desinged for use in science lessons.
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8 mins Crisps
This video, for use in science lessons, shows the process of making crisps, from potato to supermarket.
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8 mins Cars
An engaging explanation of the processes involved in building a car, including a behind the scenes look at a Jaguar factory, in a video designed for KS2 lessons.
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8 mins Birthday Cake
The many uses of eggs are explained, including the process of making a birthday cake in a cake factory, in an engaging video for use in KS2 lessons.
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5 mins Ice Cream
A look at how ice cream is made.
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10 mins Money
This short film for KS2 lessons describes the process involved in the production of pound coins.
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