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UV Index: the highs and lows

Use a simulator to test the average level of ultraviolet (UV) rays at different times of the day. Test the effects of seasonal variation. Graph the amount of UV light that reaches the Earth. Use simulation results to answer a series of questions. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

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Australian War Cabinet minute on outbreak of war with Japan, 1941

This is the record of the discussions and decisions of a meeting of the Australian War Cabinet held in Melbourne on 8 December 1941. Stamped 'MOST SECRET', the record includes the Cabinet's decisions on the naval, army and air force measures to be put in place now that Australia was at war with Japan. It also canvasses ...

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Swimming at the Hydro Majestic Hotel

This is a 1927 silent black-and-white film clip of an outdoor swimming pool in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, with women diving and a sandstone cliff in the background.

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Diving at Kenny's Baths, 1917 - asset 1

This is a clip showing men and women springboard diving at Kenny's Baths near St Kilda, Melbourne, in 1917. The clip comes from a segment in a black-and-white silent newsreel, which is introduced by the title, not shown in this clip, 'Melbourne Sunday Morning Scenes at St. Kilda Continental Bathing at Kenny's'.

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Diving at Kenny's Baths, 1917 - asset 2

This is a clip showing men and women diving and jumping in the water at Kenny's Baths near St Kilda, Melbourne, in 1917. The clip comes from a segment in a black-and-white silent newsreel and the segment is introduced by a title, not shown in this clip, 'Melbourne Sunday Morning Scenes at St. Kilda Continental Bathing at Kenny's'.

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Fun at the baths in 1917

This is a clip from a black-and-white silent newsreel of men and women splashing and waving at Kenny's Baths, St Kilda, Melbourne, on a Sunday morning in 1917. It is followed by a clip of men diving and racing at Bondi Baths in Sydney, while fully dressed spectators watch and applaud from the rocks above. One onlooker at ...

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A schoolgirls' excursion in the 1930s

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white silent home movie filmed in about 1935. The footage shows girls from St Mary's College in Grafton, New South Wales, on an excursion. They are shown in a boat on the Clarence River, walking on Susan Island and swimming at Grafton Baths.

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Clifton Gardens, Sydney, 1906-17

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative, produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney. It shows the circular swimming enclosure in Chowder Bay, off Clifton Gardens, on Sydney's north shore. A large, wooden, U-shaped building with open viewing decks is connected to the ...

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Swimming pool, Canberra, 1932

This is a black-and-white photograph of the public swimming pool in the Canberra suburb of Manuka in 1932. In the foreground three children can be seen in the pool; two appear to be swimming and one clings to the side of the pool. Another child stands on steps that lead into the pool. In the background, other children sit ...

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'Australia's land of tomorrow', 1962 - asset 5

This is an excerpt from a 48-minute colour documentary produced for the Australian Inland Mission and released in 1962. The excerpt shows boys playing rugby on a sports oval in the small uranium mining community of Mary Kathleen. The clip concludes with a scene of adults and children at the town's swimming pool.

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Darwin, c1926: Rail motor and swimming

This clip shows black-and-white silent footage of two activities in Darwin, Northern Territory, in the mid-1920s. The first is a steam rail motor arriving at Darwin Railway Station with a shunting engine passing by. The second is children diving into fenced-off sea baths and swimming to the other end.