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The art of ancient Greek theatre - online exhibition

This is an online exhibition about theatre in ancient Greece. Presenting objects from various museums, the exhibition has two main components. The first is 14 artworks, including sculptures, painted vases and a rare fragmentary papyrus. The second component is an audio file of readings from lines 297-348 of Sophocles's ...

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Coal-fired energy plant

Build a coal-fired energy plant by moving images into the correct position. This is an interactive diagram showing how a power station works. Students arrange components in the correct order, then select captions to match.

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Mining helps make your house

Find out how much your lifestyle depends on mining. In this interactive activity students select common household items and materials such as mobile phones and carpet to access facts about each item. The facts include such details as chemical nature, properties and uses as well as information about the item's origins in ...

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Copper processing

This interactive activity allows students to explore the processes involved in the mining and processing of copper ore and the production of copper. Students initially put the processes in the correct sequence and then select each stage to animate it and access relevant information. The smelting stage includes an activity ...

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Map of fossil fuel power stations in Australia

This Google Earth interactive map shows the locations of all operating and proposed fossil fuel power stations in Australia. Each location is represented by name and an icon corresponding to the type of fuel used. Select an icon to view key information about the ownership and location of the facility.

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Oil and gas fields in Queensland

This Google Earth interactive map shows the locations of oil, gas and coal seam gas fields in Queensland. Each location is represented by name and an icon corresponding to the type of resource. Select an icon to view key information about the location and operator of the field.

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Operating mines in Australia

This Google Earth interactive map shows the locations of operating mines in Australia. Each location is represented by name and an icon corresponding to the commodities extracted. Select an icon to view key information about the commodities, the operator and location of the mine.

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Renewable power stations in Australia

This Google Earth interactive map shows the locations of all operating and proposed renewable energy power stations in Australia. Each location is represented by name and an icon corresponding to the type of energy used. Select an icon to view key information about the ownership and location of the facility.

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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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Environmental forensics at sea

The main screen shows a marine environment and research boat against a background of coastal hills and a fiord. There are two entry points for investigation: Phytoplankton clues and Sediment cores, containing five interviews with a scientist explaining how science investigations can be used as a forensic tool to investigate ...

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Marine ecosystem

This is an interactive diagram of a New Zealand marine ecosystem. Selecting labels brings up a small screen with text and an image or a video. The interactive examines a simplified marine food web looking at the most significant components.

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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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Australian Greenhouse Calculator

The Australian Greenhouse Calculator (AGC) is a digital tool accessible on the Australian Greenhouse Calculator website. The AGC helps students to explore how their lifestyle contributes to greenhouse gas emissions (ghg). Students use the AGC to analyse how to live more sustainably. They investigate 11 modules including ...

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Pacific Ocean map based on discoveries of Cook and others 1790-99 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of explorers' discoveries, published circa 1799, showing the Pacific region and the eastern coast of Australia. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth.

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Pacific Ocean map based on discoveries of Cook and others 1794 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of explorers' discoveries, published in 1794, showing the Pacific region and the eastern and western coasts of Australia. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth.

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Australia in 1846 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of Australia, published c1846, showing early colonies and the borders of the colony of South Australia. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed in order to open the resource.

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The Australian colonies in 1853 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of the Australian colonies, published in 1853, showing the existing colonial borders at that time. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed in order to open the resource.

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Commonwealth of Australia 1908 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of Australia, published in 1908, showing the borders of the new Australian states in very close to their modern-day configurations. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed in order to open the resource.

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Railway systems of Australia 1880-89 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of the railway systems of Australia, published circa 1889, showing the different railway lines, which operated largely to join mining and agricultural centres to the coasts. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google Earth must be installed ...