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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 ...

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Plan of the town of Melbourne 1850 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of Melbourne town, published circa 1850, showing a street plan and land allotments north of the Yarra River. 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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Plan of the town of Sydney 1811 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of the town of Sydney, published circa 1811, showing land use including military features, sea access and government land. 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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Plan of the town and suburbs of Sydney 1822 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of the town and suburbs of Sydney, published circa 1822, showing the grid of streets, houses, military features and public facilities such as schools and gardens. 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 ...

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Brisbane 1874 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of Brisbane, published c1874, showing its condition 50 years after its establishment, including early government buildings and other public facilities such as schools, hospitals and gardens. This artefact has been georeferenced and is intended to be viewed as a map layer in Google Earth. Google ...

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Perth cadastral chart 1900-39 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of Perth, Australia, published circa 1939, showing the extent of settlement around Perth in the years after Federation in 1901 and before World War II. 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 ...

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Plan of the town of Hobart 1893 - Google map layer

This is a historical map of the town of Hobart, published circa 1893, showing features including transport, maritime areas, public facilities, industries and churches. 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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Darwin 1942 - Google map layer

This is a map of Darwin published in Toyko during World War II. 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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Earthquakes of magnitude 1 and above, last seven days - Google map layer

This is a map, showing a real-time feed of earthquakes that have occurred over the past seven days. 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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Predators and prey

This interactive learning activity consists of a virtual ecosystem model for exploring the selective advantage that coat colour can give to rabbits, and the significance of this to predator-prey relationships. Students can complete two experiments to investigate predator-prey relationships. The activity is supported by ...

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The virtual ecosystem

This interactive learning activity consists of a virtual ecosystem model that introduces the idea that all living things compete for food. Students can complete two game-like experiments to investigate the need an individual rabbit has for grass and then compare the needs of an individual rabbit to the needs of a population ...

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Experiment with ecosystems

This interactive learning activity consists of a series of virtual ecosystem models for exploring the interrelationships within food webs. Students can complete two experiments to test hypotheses about producer-consumer and predator-prey relationships. The activity is supported by a 'Lab book' in which students can view ...

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Australia in 1846 - SpatialGenie map layer

This is a historical map of Australia, published c1846, showing early colonies and the borders of the colony of South Australia. Students use the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie, to explore this map as spatial data. They can investigate this map alone or add other map layers. Students use shape tools to measure ...