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Explore strategies to manage physical, social and emotional change (ACPPS034)
Physical characteristics (Animals)
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Explore the natural heritage including protected and threatened habitats and species, as well as the invasive animal and weed pests that live in your local area and surrounding region. Enter your town or study site on the map and find out about the environmental assets and threats found there including detailed descriptions, ...
This is a digital interactive animated resource showing the main breeds of dairy cows in Australia. It features seven breeds of dairy cow, each with a picture; a pop up with informative text about their individual distinctive characteristics. Each pop up describes where different breeds originated from, the different colours ...
Meet Will and his two pet ferrets, Lemony and Snicket. Learn how Will cares for these two animal acrobats. Find out about some challenges he faces in having ferrets around the house.
Meet Ella and the puppy she is helping to train as a guide dog. Find out what it takes to teach Dusty what he needs to know for a very important job.
This is a long fighting club created in Tonga in the 18th century. It flares from a round grip to a wider, thicker tip and is completely covered with intricate incised designs, including several miniature figures on the shaft and flattened end (figures are not visible in this image). Most of the carving is extremely fine, ...
This tabua, a kapkap (a forehead or shoulder ornament), is a large, cream-coloured whale tooth, originating from Fiji in the 19th century. It is perforated at the tip and the base for suspension. Its suspension cord is a tight, complex plait of sennit (coconut fibre) with ornamental knots at 2-3 cm intervals. Nine ornamental ...
This is a black metal badge with 'out proud and fighting' printed on it in stylised black-and-yellow print. There are yellow joined female symbols at centre left and yellow joined male symbols at centre right. At the bottom is a small yellow square containing the black letters 'IS'. The badge was in use at some time between ...
This set of six interactive activities from the Languages online resource introduces students to colours, and how to describe people's eyes and hair. Activities are provided to help students recognise, pronounce and write colour words to complete texts and exchanges about people's physical appearance. The activities also ...
This is a 17.7 cm x 27.8 cm watercolour of ten men carrying spears, spear throwers and shields as they walk along a dirt path. Some have clubs tucked into loincloths. Another group of five men can be seen further down the grassed hill.
Find out what scientists have discovered from decoding the platypus genome. Learn how these discoveries provide some surprising insights into this unusual animal's underwater feeding, number of sex chromosomes, protection of its young and evolution of the male platypus's venomous spur.
Meet Max and Cocky, his pet sulphur-crested cockatoo. Discover how Max handles his cheeky pet. Find out what body part he uses that has earned him the title 'the destroyer'.
Meet Larissa and her guinea pig called 'Superstar'. Learn how Larissa cares for her guinea pig pets and what her dream is. Find out what makes Superstar a superstar pet.