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Women's suffrage in Australia

This collection of 20 digital curriculum resources is about the struggle of women to achieve the vote in Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries. It includes interactive learning objects and images about the women involved in suffrage in South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. Cartoons ...

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White Australia policy

This collection of 17 digital curriculum resources about the White Australia policy covers the racist background to the policy, its use of a dictation test to exclude non-white immigrants, the deportation of indentured Pacific Islander labourers in the 1900s, the effects of the policy on people's lives, its supporters and ...

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Travelling to the Australian goldfields

This collection of 16 digital curriculum resources is organised into four categories - gold rushes in the mid-19th century; Victorian and New South Wales goldfields; Queensland goldfields; and Western Australian goldfields. Learning objects, film clips, contemporary illustrations and photographs provide evidence of gold ...

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Great Depression in Australia

This collection of 23 digital curriculum resources is organised into three categories - economic policies during the Great Depression; the unemployed; and the effects of the Great Depression on Australian families. The effects of the Great Depression were felt in Australia from 1929 until the outbreak of the Second World ...

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Japanese threat to Australia, 1941-43

This collection of digital curriculum resources is organised into six categories - the outbreak of war with Japan; the fall of Singapore; troops for the defence of Australia; the battle for Australia; Japanese attacks on Australia from the air; and wartime posters about the Japanese threat. Through archival footage, documents, ...

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Dismissal of prime minister Whitlam, 1975

This is a collection of 12 digital curriculum resources focusing on one of the most controversial events in Australia's constitutional history - the dismissal of prime minister Gough Whitlam by the governor-general Sir John Kerr on 11 November 1975. The collection includes important historical documents, news footage, re-enactments, ...

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Anzacs and Gallipoli

This collection of 21 digital curriculum resources about the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzacs) at Gallipoli is organised into seven categories - the landing; maintaining the beachhead and supplying the men at the front; Simpson and his donkey; the May truce between the Anzacs and the Turks; the August Offensives; ...

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Trade unions in Australia

This collection of 25 digital curriculum resources traces union activity since the second half of the 19th century. It is organised into eight categories - the eight-hour day campaign; significant union leaders; women and unions; the shearers' strikes of the 1890s; the great General Strike of 1917; unions on the waterfront; ...

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Queen Elizabeth II

This collection of seven digital curriculum resources is organised in four categories - the coronation; the 1953-54 tour of Australia; the Queen opening the Sydney Opera House in 1973; and the Queen's Silver Jubilee tour in 1977. The collection includes photographs, newsreel clips and rare colour footage of the coronation ...

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Policy and law affecting Indigenous Australians over time

This collection of 24 digital curriculum resources is organised into seven categories - colonial attempts at harmonious relations; punishing resistance; controlling Indigenous people's lives; attempts at assimilation and the continuing removal of children; the 1967 referendum and its effects; land rights; and Indigenous ...

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Children and migration to Australia

This collection of digital curriculum resources is about children who migrated to Australia, either with their families or on their own, predominantly during the 20th century. Footage and photographs from the time show the children arriving in Australia and experiencing a migrant reception centre if they were with their ...

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First contact

This collection of ten digital curriculum resources is organised into four categories - contact with Macassan traders; contact with colonists; contact with scientific expeditions; and misleading non-Indigenous representations of contact. The resources in the collection include paintings, documentary footage, photographs ...

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Australian animals

This collection of 25 digital curriculum resources is organised into four categories - communities of Australian animals, animals in art and stories, vertebrates and invertebrates. Images, including photographs, scientific illustrations and Indigenous art, depict some well-known and some lesser known Australian animals. ...

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Mini-beasts

This collection of 24 digital curriculum resources is organised into categories of insects, arachnids, centipedes and crustaceans, with descriptions of their sometimes bizarre body features and behaviours in a category titled body structure and adaptations. Colour photographs, scientific illustrations and close-up microscope ...

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Extinct Australian animals over time

This collection of 21 digital curriculum resources is organised into five categories - fossils and geological time, early mammals and megafauna, recent extinctions, dinosaurs and invertebrates. The diverse groups of extinct Australian animals in the collection are represented in images of fossils, scientific reconstructions ...

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Meet a scientist

This collection of 20 digital curriculum resources investigates the life and work of scientists from a range of scientific endeavours. It is organised into five categories - environmental scientists, life scientists, physical scientists, earth scientists and the qualities of a research scientist. Interactive learning objects ...

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Gene technology

This collection of 24 digital curriculum resources is organised into five categories - how genes work, techniques of gene technology, applications and examples, GM food and genetic engineering in fiction. Interactive learning objects explore the nature of genes and how they are manipulated. There are images of cells under ...

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Building basic fraction skills

This collection of 13 interactive learning objects is organised into four categories - introduction to fractions; naming fractions; fraction applications; and comparing and ordering fractions. The learning objects develop an understanding of the relationship between spatial, symbolic and written forms of a fraction. They ...

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Patterns and sequences

This collection of 12 interactive learning objects is organised into three categories - patterns of colour or shape; patterns by number counting; and patterns and rules. Numeric, visual and auditory elements are used to create, extend, replicate and complete patterns. An understanding that patterns are predictable is developed. ...

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Introduction to differential calculus

This collection of 17 digital curriculum resources (all learning objects) is organised into three sections: rates of change; differential calculus; and review of differential calculus via three learning objects. Students explore rates of change through liquid-pouring activities, and are introduced to the gradient of secants ...