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Global water cycle

This is an interactive diagram with arrows and labels to explain the global water cycle. Each component (label) of the cycle is interactive. When these components are selected, a new graphic appears that includes text and an image or a video to explain the component of the cycle.

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Sea star features and adaptations

The sea star interactive diagram has a number of labels that lead users to its many unusual features. When a label is selected, some text with a video or an image is presented in a small window. When the flip label is selected, the sea star turns around and a different set of labels appear.

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Global carbon cycle

In this interactive diagram arrows represent the processes involved in the carbon cycle. The graphic includes the ocean, atmosphere, land surface and underlying geology. By selecting the labels associated with the arrows, a small window with text and an image or a video is displayed.

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LocationSA map viewer

This is an interactive website providing a detailed source of geographic information about the state of South Australia in text and map form, and an interactive tool enabling the user to generate resources and to apply geographic conceptual thinking. It contains a directory of maps at both state and regional levels depicting ...

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An introduction to human rights and responsibilities

This is a unit of work for years 5 and 6 on human rights, the responsibilities that accompany them, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The unit consists of two interactive lessons for students and a teacher lesson plan, also in two parts. The interactive lessons include quizzes, short answer and ...

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Make up your own stories

Find out how four common story types, or plots, have each been worked into some very different and well-known folk tales. Create your own story, using one of these story types. Choose from a selection of characters and backgrounds. Print out your finished story.

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Charles Bean's war

This Stage 5 resource supports the introduction of the new history syllabus and dovetails with the World War I Centenary commemorative events and publications. The resource encourages students to think about the motives, controls and restrictions that affected Charles Bean's different representations of Australia's role ...

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Be the change

This is an interactive about becoming an effective agent of change through civic action in a local community. Users learn a number of practical ways to take democratic action on issues. The context is an abandoned block of land located in an area with a range of issues, such as youth unemployment and environment concerns. ...

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Sustainability action process: Water use and efficiency (Years 3–6)

This resource guides students through an extended school-based or local investigation focussed on water use and efficiency using the five step sustainability action process. The resource supports the investigation of a real-world issue or problem. Students develop and implement a chosen sustainability action and then evaluate ...

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Sustainability action process: Thermal comfort (Years 7–10)

This resource guides students through an extended school-based or local investigation focussed on thermal comfort using the five-step sustainability action process. The resource supports the investigation of a real-world issue or problem. Students develop and implement a chosen sustainability action and then evaluate and ...

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Sustainability action process: Water use and efficiency (Years 7–10)

This resource guides students through an extended school-based or local investigation focussed on water use and efficiency using the five step sustainability action process. The resource supports the investigation of a real-world issue or problem. Students develop and implement a chosen sustainability action and then evaluate ...

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Sustainability action process: Energy use and efficiency (Years 3–6)

This resource guides students through an extended school-based or local investigation focussed on energy use and efficiency using the five step sustainability action process. The resource supports the investigation of a real-world issue or problem. Students develop and implement a chosen sustainability action and then evaluate ...

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MoneySmart: Money maps

This learning object helps students to explore the history of currency including bartering, the development of cash systems, and the arrival of cards and ATMs, both in Australia and around the world. It provides an interactive time line which spans the development of currency around the globe from 9000BCE to today, and ...

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Rainforest: use a grid map

Use grid references to find places on a map. Follow instructions to find four locations. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words. This learning object is the sixth in a series of nine objects. Eight objects in the series are also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Rainforest: make a walking track

Mark the route for a walking track on a map of a rainforest. Choose a section of track based on instructions about distances, compass directions and grid references. Keep adding sections of track to get to the rest house. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words. This learning object is the eighth in a series of nine ...

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Super stories: The Sea Cave: verbs and adverbs

Help a publishing director create a bestselling horror story. Read the story. Choose effective verbs and adverbs to increase the impact of the story and make it scarier. Select illustrations that highlight the horror of the events. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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What's growin' on? The commodity mystery game

This is a three-part game about consumer products and the agricultural commodities from which they are made. In the first part of the game, ten products must be matched to their corresponding commodities. The second part requires the player to identify the county in California where a specific commodity is grown. To complete ...

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Sustainability action process: Biodiversity (Years 3–6)

This resource guides students through an extended school-based or local investigation focussed on biodiversity using the five step sustainability action process. The resource supports the investigation of a real-world issue or problem. Students develop and implement a chosen sustainability action and then evaluate and reflect ...

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Sustainability action process: Biodiversity (Years 7–10)

This resource guides students through an extended school-based or local investigation focussed on biodiversity using the five-step sustainability action process. The resource supports the investigation of a real-world issue or problem. Students develop and implement a chosen sustainability action and then evaluate and reflect ...

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Wild animals: an online resource for students of Japanese

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is an online education kit containing teacher notes as well as classroom and museum-based activities for teachers and students of Japanese language from years 4 to 10 visiting the Wild: Amazing Animals in a Changing World exhibition at Melbourne ...