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Pipe band welcoming the governor-general and his wife to the Sunshine Harvester Works, 1914

This is a black-and-white photograph depicting a visit by the then governor-general, Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson, and his wife, Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, to the Sunshine Harvester Works in Melbourne's west on 7 July 1914. Sir Ronald is seated on a steel-framed harvester at centre left, next to the owner of the factory, Hugh ...

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Group portrait of the Anzac Military Band, c1920

This is a sepia photograph showing the Anzac Military Band in about 1920. The band members sit formally in rows, holding their instruments. They wear uniforms and peaked caps. Stanley Fletcher, a stretcher bearer during the First World War, is second from the right in the third row from the front, holding a clarinet. The ...

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The Raah Project: Melbourne's musical melting pot

Imagine a mix of classical music, jazz and hip-hop. The Raah Project combines these styles to create exciting new compositions and live performances. This clip features interviews with composers and musicians from The Raah Project as well behind-the-scenes footage of rehearsals and live performances. This groundbreaking ...

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A musical journey to Italy

Enjoy an interview and live performance from Southern Italy's dynamic band Kalascima, who have revived and modernised their traditional music. The band talks about the origins of their particular language, which has little in common with Italian, and performs a stunning a cappella version of a traditional worker's song, ...

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Cassowary ecology quiz

Explore facts about the life of cassowaries: physical characteristics; diet; habitat; life cycles; and locations. Interact with graphs to see how much people can help cassowaries. Work through ecology notes and resources. Answer questions as you go; express your answers as fractions. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Photo album: celebrations 1 [Indonesian]

Look through a photo album showing celebrations and ceremonies in Indonesia. See photos of activities such as a warrior dance, a wedding ceremony and men playing traditional musical instruments such as drums and gongs. Match each photo to a brief description of the activity. Answer a question about each activity. Complete ...

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Photo album: daily life 2 [Indonesian]

Look through a photo album showing everyday life in Indonesia. See photos of activities such as making batik by hand, winnowing rice and selling dried fish. Match each photo to a brief description of the activity. Answer a question about each activity. Complete a quiz that includes questions on all of the photos. This learning ...

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Photo album: school life 1 [Indonesian]

Look through a photo album showing everyday life of Indonesian schoolchildren. See photos of children doing activities such as travelling to school in a canoe, learning traditional dance and sweeping the schoolyard. Match each photo to a brief description of the activity. Answer a question about each activity. Complete ...

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What on Earth?

Help an alien to understand how flowering plants are adapted to living on Earth. Watch a demonstration about plant functions such as photosynthesis. Then examine plant parts to see how they work. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects titled 'Plant life'.

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Tai hao le! My day

Listen to two children planning their day. Match objects to the activities in which they are used. Explore a scene where people are playing the guitar. Listen to a girl describing who is playing each piece of music. Match the pictures to her description. Explore children's activities in a park. Listen to questions about ...

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Tai hao le! My day: who's doing what?

Look at people playing a guitar. Listen to descriptions of the speed and volume of the music. Listen to a girl describing loudness, playing speed and who is playing each piece of music. Match the pictures to her description. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as ...

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Tai hao le! My day: what are people doing?

Look at activities that children are doing such as playing basketball or drawing. Listen to questions about what each child is doing. Build answers to respond to questions. First answer 'yes' or 'no', then describe the activity. This learning object is the last in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as ...

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Slime emergency

Restart the engine of a spaceship. Identify four materials that can be used as a liquid fuel. Test the state of materials at different temperatures.

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Hebat! My day

Listen to two children planning their day. Match objects to the activities in which they are used. Explore a scene where people are playing the guitar. Listen to a boy describing who is playing each piece of music. Match the pictures to his description. Explore children's activities in a park. Listen to questions about ...

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Hebat! My day: who's doing what?

Look at people playing a guitar. Listen to a boy describing who is playing each piece of music. Match the pictures to his description. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Hebat! My day: what are people doing?

Look at activities that children are doing such as playing basketball or reading a book. Listen to questions about what each child is doing. Build answers to respond to questions. First answer 'yes' or 'no', then describe the activity. This learning object is the last in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged ...

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Skateboard race [Windows version]

Help a teenager to fit new wheels for his skateboard. Test the strength and hardness of materials such as glass, aluminium and polyurethane. Choose the most suitable material.

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Reacting to emergencies

Operate controls for a simulated nuclear reactor. Regulate coolant flow and position of control rods. Respond to mechanical failures and other emergencies. Ensure safe operation and avoid a meltdown. This learning object is one in a series of two learning objects.

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Sugoi! My day

Listen to two children planning their day. Match objects to the activities in which they are used. Explore a scene where people are playing the guitar. Listen to a girl describing who is playing each piece of music. Match the pictures to his description. Explore children's activities in a park. Listen to questions about ...

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Sugoi! My day: who's doing what?

Look at people playing a guitar. Listen to a girl describing who is playing each piece of music. Match the pictures to his description. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.