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Paul Ham: The 'Quiet Australian'

In this resource Paul Ham talks about the 'Quiet Australian'.

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My ecological footprint

In this video students act the part of a game show called "How big is your ecological footprint?"

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Peter FitzSimons: Inspiration

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his inspiration for writing history. Learncast video.

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Associate Professor Liz Harry

This minute video segment from Catalyst discusses Professor Liz Harry work on developing new antibiotics. A better understanding of the processes that regulate cell division in bacteria may lead to the development of new medicines.

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Climate Seals

This five and a half minute video segment form Catalyst outlines how scientist are utilising two species of seals to obtain temperature and salinity profiles from below the ice. This is helping scientists to find answers to questions about ocean circulation that cannot be addressed by robotic sensors.

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Hendra Virus

This 11 minute video segment from Catalyst describes research into the Hendra virus with its high mortality rate and animal vectors.

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Peter FitzSimons: Approach to history 2

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his approach to writing history. Learncast video.

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Governor's address: Sir Henry Parkes

This resource is part three of the Governor's address to school student leaders. This is an asset for the Learncast 'Governor's address and tour, Government House, Sydney'.

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Carbon country update

This five and a half minute video segment from Catalyst discusses the potential to manage controlled burning in Arnhem that reduces frequency of wildfires to provide other benefits. The potential to turn this into economic benefits from carbon trading is explored and the science investigations that will first be essential.

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Eggs on ice

This 11 minute video segment from Catalyst addresses some economic, social and scientific issues around the development of reproductive technologies.

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Parallel Circuits

In this simulation students select and move a battery, switch and two light bulbs to positions around a circuit so that the light bulbs are parallel to each other. Students receive feedback if their circuit is not a functioning parallel circuit. Students drag and drop a battery, switch, and two light bulbs into position ...

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Peter FitzSimons: Reading from 'Tobruk'

In this resource Peter FitzSimons reads from 'Tobruk'. Learncast video.

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Axial Symmetry

An interactive applet in which students explore the effect of reflection in a variety of axes.

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Party locusts

This 8 minute video segment from Catalyst is an excellent example of animal behaviour of locusts as a successful adaptation and how understanding the behaviour can potentially help reduce the damage they cause.

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William Dalrymple: Writing history 2

In this resource William Dalrymple talks about writing history. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Approach to history 1

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his approach to writing history. Learncast video.

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William Dalrymple: Research process

In this resource William Dalrymple talks about the research process. Learncast video.

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Dugongs

This 6 minute video segment from Catalyst explains how the dugong, a vulnerable to endangered species is protected and that very little is known about it. Biologists are capturing animals to get baseline information about their blood and tissues in an effort to find out more about them and to secure their future. They are ...

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Research consultant

This brief video explains that for a research consultant the next task might be to design questionnaires or online surveys, analyse data from telephone interviews or focus groups, or run and direct focus groups. Scientific skills are useful.

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Turtles

This 7 minute video segment from Catalyst describes the risk factors that impact on turtle survival. Protecting the future of turtle populations on the Queensland coast has been the life's work of Col Limpus for the past 40 years. His efforts have included research and reducing predation from foxes and entrapment in trawler nets.