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Families and chronic illness: introductions

This clip shows young Indigenous people speaking about their experiences of caring for family members living with a chronic illness. They talk about the family member they care for and about the nature of the illness. They describe some of the effects of the illness on that person and the effect on their own lives. This ...

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VentrAssist implantable blood pump, 2006

This is a VentrAssist implantable blood pump designed by Ventracor and the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Technology, Sydney, in 1997-99 and made by Ventracor in 2006. It features a titanium heart-shaped pump attached to a blue rectangular control box via a metal-and-plastic lead. The control box has a liquid ...

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Study English: recounts and opposites

Discover ways to talk and write about something that has happened in the past. Presenter Margot Politis unpacks a video in which a woman speaks of the time she had a medical emergency. You will gain some tips on forming compound and complex sentences. You'll also learn some common past tense verbs and some useful information ...

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Creativity: Fifi Colston

Explore Fifi’s studio and discover how she creates wearable art. Look at aspects such as inspiration, motivation, planning and techniques. Plan a design to communicate a message. Choose objects and materials. Use tools to arrange elements of your design such as size, position and colour. Review and revise your work. Use ...

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Zou ba! Families: members of other families

Explore the Chinese words for grandparents. Notice that different words are used for paternal and maternal grandparents. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Depression era fancy dress garment, 1930-35

This is a Great Depression-era girl's fancy dress garment made in the early 1930s from a recycled house curtain painted with oil-based household paints, and worn by Patricia Chalcraft as a young girl. The dress is handpainted with cartoons and caricatures and accompanying text illustrating the work of the Heidelberg Unemployment ...

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Hungarian national dress, 1974

This is a hand-embroidered and machine-sewn red velvet dress. It is an example of traditional Hungarian national costume and was made for Eva Castley by her mother. It is a full-length gown with bodice and cream-coloured half-length satin-like sleeves gathered with elastic. The neck is bordered with a satin frill and the ...

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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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Borovansky Ballet's 'Terra Australis', 1946

This is a 20.3 cm x 25.7 cm black-and-white photograph of a ballet performance on a split-level stage in front of a painted backdrop featuring a dead white tree trunk. A male and a female dancer are in the spotlight and two groups of dancers are in the shadowed foreground.

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Opera costume worn by Nellie Melba, c1910

This is a velvet, silk, cotton and leather opera costume dress, once worn by Dame Nellie Melba. Created by an unknown maker in about 1910 and measuring 132.0 cm (height) x 44.0 cm (width) this mannequin-mounted costume is a deep-fawn full-length dress that has a square neck edged with black velvet and thin piping of cream ...

Interactive resource

Heart: toxoplasma myocarditis

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...

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Vein: thrombosis (TS)

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...