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Mixed-Up Maths

Join our host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal wave. From searching for buried treasure, to jumping like a daredevil, or planning the greatest circus party ...

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Journeys to Australia, 1850s-2000s

This is a collection of online materials developed by Museum Victoria about migrants' journeys to Australia from the 1850s to the 2000s. The materials are organised into seven sections, four of which focus on particular periods of migration - 1850s-70s; 1900s-20s; 1940s-60s; and 1970s-2000s. Another section looks at migrants' ...

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Masumi Hiraga Jackson

This is a collection of online materials developed by Museum Victoria about Masumi Hiraga Jackson, a Japanese migrant to Australia. The materials describe Masumi's decision to stay in Australia after the death of her husband in 1987, and look at how she immersed herself in Japanese cultural activities such as Noh theatre ...

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Post World War ll migrant ships: Australis

This is a collection of online materials developed by Museum Victoria about the migrant ship Australis. The materials consist of an information sheet about the Australis, viewers' comments about their experiences onboard, and links to similar collections about other migrant ships. The information sheet contains: quick facts ...

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Tales of two men

This is a collection of online materials developed by Museum Victoria about two immigrants to Australia, Jose Alonso and Gaston Arias Munoz, both of whom were born in the same year, on the same continent, speaking the same language. The materials are organised into four sections: an introduction; crossed paths; leaving ...

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'Speaking from Experience': young people living with chronic illness

The RealTime Health 'Speaking from Experience' website is a resource for young people with direct experience of a diagnosed chronic illness, and for their friends, family and teachers. The video clips on the site are firsthand accounts by Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people of living with, or caring for someone with, ...

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Embedding Indigenous perspectives across the curriculum

This website presents a range of professional learning and digital resources to support teachers in incorporating Indigenous perspectives across the curriculum. It provides resources that enable Australian teachers and students to value, understand and explore Indigenous cultures, languages, histories and stories.

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Lend-lease in World War II

This is a collection of 17 digital curriculum resources about the operation of the lend-lease program during World War II. The introduction of this US aid program in 1941 was one of the significant events of the war. The collection is organised into seven categories - lend-lease weapons; aircraft; tanks; food shipments; ...

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The slave trade

This is a collection of 14 digital curriculum resources focusing on the slave trade in Africa and America, in particular the transatlantic slave trade. The collection is organised into five categories: the African trade and Europeans; slave ships; sale of slaves; the campaign against the slave trade; and the trade in America. ...

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Slaves in America

This is a collection of 22 digital curriculum resources focusing on the experiences of slaves in America. The collection is organised into seven categories: slaves in the American colonies; sale and separation; the plantation system; slave accommodation; punishment and escape; comparing slaves and British workers in the ...

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Changing technology and televisions

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on the development of television and its effects on people's lives. The collection is organised into three categories - early television; television arrives in Australia; and colour television. Among the highlights of the collection are images of televisions ...

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Science Inquiry Skills: Evaluating and Communicating

This is a collection of 25 digital curriculum resources about Science Inquiry Skills. The collection is organised into two of the Science Inquiry Skills sub-strands - Evaluating and Communicating. It contains learning objects and an assessment object exploring environmental issues, disease outbreaks, mineral exploration, ...

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Mäori use of environmental resources

This is a collection of 25 digital curriculum resources focusing on how Mäori people used environmental resources for purposes other than gaining food. The resources are grouped into four categories - birds for feathers; sea mammals for carving; plants for weaving; and timber for carving. While the collection includes some ...

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World Heritage sites from the ancient world

This is a collection of 15 digital curriculum resources that either show or refer to World Heritage sites of the ancient past. The resources are grouped into four categories - ancient sites in Africa; Asia; Australia and Europe. The collection is composed almost entirely of colour photographs.

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The 'opening' of Japan

This is a collection of 15 digital curriculum resources, all of them collections in their own right, that focus on Japan and the West from 1853. The mega-collection is grouped into four sections - Commodore Perry's expeditions; the Treaty ports; internal Westernisation; and the arrival of Western tourists. The resource ...

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Emergence of Japan as a world power

This is a collection of 14 digital curriculum resources that focus on Japan's emergence as a world power. The collection is grouped into three sections - nationalism and modernisation of the military; the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95; and the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05. The collection includes four essays by eminent ...

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Japan under shogun and emperor

This is a collection of 11 digital curriculum resources that focus on Japan in the late Shogunate and early Meiji periods. The collection is grouped into five sections - samurai; people of the late Shogunate and early Meiji periods; scenes in late Shogunate and early Meiji Japan; the 'opening' of Japan; and the Meiji restoration. ...

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China and the world colonial powers

This is a collection of seven digital curriculum resources about China and the Western colonial powers. The collection is grouped into three categories - trade and the Canton system; the Opium Wars; and famine relief for China. The resource includes a three-part essay by historian Peter Perdue and several hundred images ...

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Kokoda Track

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources about the Australian campaign to hold the Kokoda Track in World War II. The resources are grouped into two categories - battle along the Kokoda Track; and role of the Papuans. The collection includes documentary footage and one of the iconic photographs from the war, ...

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Analysing data using scatter plots

This is a collection of 18 digital curriculum resources that focus on how scatter plots are drawn and used to analyse the relationship between two continuous variables. The collection is organised into five sections: what this type of graph is used for; looking more closely at scatter plots; using scatter plots to describe ...