Featured below is a collection of video documentaries produced by NIHERST, which has been aired on local television and which may be viewed at the Media Centre of the NIHERST/NGC National Science Centre. These and many other informative video content can be viewed on our YouTube Channel.

  • The Amazing Coconut

    Join us as we examine the coconut: how it affected the agricultural landscape of Cedros, what are its modern uses in daily living, and how we make commercial food products from copra.

  • Floods

    Produced in 2010 by NIHERST in collaboration with UNESCO, the Disaster Awareness series aims to educate general audiences on natural and man-made factors that contribute to flooding.

  • Creative Clay

    In this episode we focus on Trinidad's local clay. The process of manufacture from extraction to moulding and finished products are demonstrated by Mr Bassant at Zomike Pottery and at Radika's Pottery Shop.

  • Cocoa In The Sun

    In this episode we visit a cocoa estate in the small coastal village of Cedros, to unlock the secret of the beans' distinctive flavour and learn why Trinidad cocoa is so difficult to replicate.

  • Landslides

    Produced in 2010 by NIHERST in collaboration with UNESCO, the Disaster Awareness series aims to educate general audiences on natural and man-made factors that contribute to landslides.

  • Beaches

    This feature highlights various beaches within the Caribbean, their important economic role to society as well as their ecological value and ways in which we can protect against the threats they face.

  • Forest Fires

    Some description for portfolio project, here is hundreds of these airships escaped to Hawaii, and not only did they bring the plague with them, but they found the plague already there.

  • Seagrasses

    This feature highlights the tremendous importance of these under appreciated coastal resources, to man and the environment as well as threats and management measures as they pertain to the Caribbean.

  • T&T Icons in Science Playlist

    In celebration of its 30th anniversary, NIHERST partnered with CTV (CNMG) to create ‘30 Icons in 30 Nights’, a nightly feature on the 7:00 p.m. news. This series highlighted our local T&T Icons in Science and Technology.

  • Caribbean Icons in Science Playlist (2005)

    This playlist is the video documentary that features 6 Caribbean Icons in Science. They are Rudranath Capildeo, George Moon Sammy, Oliver Headley, Julian Kenny, Arnoldo Ventura, Nazeer Ahmad and Joseph Edmunds.

  • Caribbean Icons in Science Education Playlist (2005)

    This playlist is the video documentary that features 2 Caribbean Icons in Science Education. They are Sir Harry Annamunthodo and Professor Julian Duncan.

  • Caribbean Icons in Medicine Playlist (2005)

    This playlist is the video documentary that features 6 Caribbean Icons in Medicine. They are Sir George Alleyne, Sir Kenneth Standard, Dr Arthur Cecil Cyrus, Sir John Golding, Dr Garth Taylor and Professor Ciprian Amoroso.

  • Caribbean Icons in Innovation Playlist (2005)

    This playlist is the video documentary that features 5 Caribbean Icons in Innovation. They are Andre Cropper, Cardinal Warde, Robert Rashford, John Ewen and Kenrick Lewis.

  • NASA International Internship Playlist

    This playlist is the video documentary that features two past NASA interns. These two students of the University of the West Indies (UWI), John Renwick and Stefan Hosein, share their experiences.