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Children on the home front during the Second World War in Australia

This is a collection of digital curriculum resources focusing on the home front roles and activities of Australian children during the Second World War. It is organised into eight categories - collecting salvage for recycling; making dummy grenades and camouflage nets; knitting and doing volunteer work; spending time in ...

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Internees and prisoners-of-war in Australia during the Second World War

This collection of digital curriculum resources focuses on the substantial number of enemy 'aliens' and prisoners of war confined in Australia during the Second World War. It is organised into four categories - immigrants interned; Italian and German prisoners of war; internment and POW camps; and Japanese prisoners and ...

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Respiratory system

This collection of digital curriculum resources comprises learning objects, videos and images describing the structure and function of various components of the respiratory system, including the throat and lungs. Some conditions and diseases affecting the respiratory system, such as sleep apnea, poliomyelitis and asthma, ...

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Circulatory system

This collection of 12 digital curriculum resources comprises learning objects, videos and images that describe the structure and function of various components of the circulatory system, such as the kidneys, heart and blood. Some diseases affecting the circulatory system, including heart and kidney disease, are demonstrated, ...

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Digestive system and diet

This collection, containing eight digital curriculum resources, comprises learning objects, an image and videos that describe the structure and function of the various components that make up the digestive system, such as the mouth, stomach and intestines. The role of diets and healthy eating in maintaining good nutrition, ...

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Immune system

This collection contains digital curriculum resources. It is organised into three categories - structure and function of the immune system; disorders of the immune system; and vaccination and the immune system. It includes learning objects, videos, images and sound recordings. The roles played by blood and stem cells are ...

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Musculo-skeletal and nervous systems

This collection contains 15 digital curriculum resources. It is organised into four categories - structure and function of the musculo-skeletal system; structure and function of the nervous system; disorders or injuries of the musculo-skeletal and nervous systems; and treatments for disorders of the nervous system. The ...

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Processes of plant growth

This collection contains digital curriculum resources. It is organised into five categories - factors affecting plant growth; movement of water in plants; genetic modification of plants; how different plants grow; and plant reproduction. Videos and images demonstrate plant genetic modification techniques, and a video discusses ...

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Graphing functions

This collection contains five digital curriculum resources (all interactive learning objects) that introduce students to graphing linear, parabolic, cubic and trigonometric functions. Through exercises, students investigate how the constants in each function equation influence relevant aspects of graphing, such as dilations ...

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Introducing chance - middle years

This collection of 19 digital curriculum resources is organised into three categories: random sampling and predicting outcomes; random sampling from a population; and predictions and outcomes. It contains selections from four interactive learning object series: Vile vendor; Foul food; Random or not; and Dice duels. In these ...

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Women's suffrage in New Zealand

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources focuses on women's suffrage in New Zealand in the period when the self-governing British colony became the first to grant adult women the right to vote. The collection looks at significant women who campaigned for women's suffrage; satirical cartoons from contemporary ...

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Wave Hill walk-off

This collection of 15 digital curriculum resources includes photographs, a film clip, an audio interview and a learning object tracing the history of the walk-off from Wave Hill station from its beginning in August 1966 until the return of the land at Daguragu to the Gurindji people in August 1975. The collection is organised ...

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William Cooper, Indigenous Australian activist

This collection of seven digital curriculum resources includes archival photographs, a newsreel clip and a learning object on William Cooper, a significant Yorta Yorta leader and activist of the 1930s, as well as an interview with his grandson. The collection is organised into three categories - William Cooper and his family; ...

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Day of Mourning protest

On the 150th anniversary of the British landing at Sydney Cove, a group of Indigenous activists conducted a silent protest action and held a ground-breaking conference to campaign for equal rights. This collection of seven digital curriculum resources includes archival photographs, a home movie clip and a learning object ...

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Wiradjuri people and the settlers of inland New South Wales

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources, including archival photographs, paintings, sketches and a learning object, is organised into four categories - first contact; Windradyne; maintaining culture; and Jimmy Clements ('King Billy'). The collection focuses on the history of relations between the Wiradjuri ...

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Wurundjeri people and the settlers of Port Phillip and beyond

This collection of 12 digital curriculum resources, including historical photographs, paintings, an archival document and a learning object, is organised into four categories - first contact with John Batman; Simon Wonga; William Barak; living at the Coranderrk Reserve; and the threatened closure of Coranderrk Reserve. ...

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Noongar people and settlers in the Swan River colony

This collection of nine digital curriculum resources, including paintings and a learning object, focuses on relations between the Noongar people and settlers in the Swan River colony in two locations - the Swan River itself and the King George Sound area. Paintings show European exploration upriver in 1827 and coexistence ...

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Ngarrindjeri people and the settlers of the lower Murray River area in the post-colonial period

This collection of eight digital curriculum resources focuses primarily on the Point McLeay Mission Station, established as a refuge for Ngarrindjeri people who had survived the initial impact of colonisation. Other categories in the collection include James Unaipon and David Unaipon, two significant Ngarrindjeri leaders, ...

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Indigenous people and British colonists in the area that became Sydney

This collection of 12 digital curriculum resources includes information about colonial attempts to achieve Indigenous people's cooperation; the abduction and life of Bennelong; Indigenous choices between resistance and cooperation; the life of Bungaree; and an effect of the colonial grog culture. While the collection includes ...

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Indigenous people and colonists of Van Diemen's Land

This collection of ten digital curriculum resources includes paintings, sculptures and an archival proclamation. It focuses on two aspects of the history of relations between the Indigenous peoples of Tasmania and the colonists. The first is the period of conflict known as the Black War, which lasted until about 1833. The ...