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Life cycles: crocodiles

Look at the life stages of a crocodile, including laying eggs and digging babies out of a nest. Notice there are dangers to the eggs such as river flooding and predators. This learning object is one in a series of six objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Praying mantid egg cases

This is a black-and-white scientific illustration of the egg cases (oothecae) of two praying mantids. The main illustration shows the ootheca of a brown mantid ('Archimantis latistylus') attached to a twig. An ootheca of the green, or garden, mantid ('Orthodera ministralis') is shown in cutaway view on the lower right-hand ...

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Honey bee stages and broodcomb

This is a colour photograph of eight honey bees ('Apis mellifera') and a piece of broodcomb. The honey bees show a progression through the final three stages of development from larvae through pupae to mature adult. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Apidae.)

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Development of common methana, the black bark cockroach

This is a black-and-white scientific illustration of stages of development of the common methana or black bark cockroach ('Methana marginalis'), from left to right beginning with ootheca, then three nymph stages, to adult. A scale is included. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Blattodea, Family: ...

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Perfume-bottle holder, c1875

This is a 'lady's companion' - a perfume-bottle holder - made by German master silversmith Henry Steiner (1835-1914), who came to Adelaide in 1858. The work measures 33.5 cm x 24.0 cm x 11.8 cm. Its most remarkable feature is the centrepiece of the design, which is an actual emu egg that encloses two perfume bottles. The ...

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Egg of the Richmond birdwing butterfly

This is a colour photograph of a round golden-yellow egg of the Richmond birdwing butterfly ('Ornithoptera richmondius') laid on the underside of a leaf. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Lepidoptera, Family: Papilionidae.)

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Egg of an orchard butterfly

This is a colour photograph of an egg of an orchard butterfly ('Papilio aegeus') on the underside of a leaf. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Lepidoptera, Family: Papilionidae.)

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Women pulping eggs, 1937

This is a black-and-white photograph taken in December 1937 of women pulping eggs at the National Egg Company (SA) in Adelaide, South Australia. The photograph shows 12 women breaking eggs into a channel that runs down the centre of a table. From there, the yolks and whites drained into a collection bin and were pulped. ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 6

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about shooting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings playing Mozart backs the commentary. A shot of two crocodile mud baths cuts to a man uncovering a crocodile nest to expose the eggs. ...

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'Catching crocodiles', 1933 - asset 7

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white film about hunting and trapping crocodiles in the north of Australia in 1933. It was filmed and directed by Noel Monkman. A soundtrack of strings playing Mozart backs the commentary. The excerpt begins with a close-up comparison of a crocodile egg with a hen's egg. A young woman ...

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Draw an egg

This teaching resource outlines an activity for students to draw an egg shape by hand, using a method that combines three ellipses. The resource outlines the materials required, provides instructions for drawing the curve, describes how the shape is composed of ellipses, and introduces some places where the egg shape is ...

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Sustainable table: meet your meat

This is a website about the environmental and animal welfare issues related to the consumption of meat. It contains sections on the amount of meat we eat; the environmental impacts of consuming meat; cattle, chicken, egg-laying-hen and pig-farming factories; and what can be done to improve the current state of the meat ...

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All about eggs: Where do eggs come from?

This interactive lesson teaches students about egg-laying animals, with a particular focus on chickens. Students will identify categories of animals and the quantity and appearance of their eggs. They will represent data relating to hens and eggs laid on farms in Australia and discover why egg farming is important. They ...

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All about eggs: What is inside an egg?

This interactive lesson identifies the parts and functions of a chicken egg and the nutrients it contains and that demonstrates the difference between fertilised and unfertilised eggs. Students will learn about the different life stages of a chicken and how they compare to those of other animals. Students will also come ...

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Free Range Chicken Farming Yarra Farm New South Wales

This is a video about egg producer Jenny Brown and how she produces and sells truly free-range eggs. It shows scenes of her property 'Yarra Farm' as she tells of her several hundred Isa Brown chickens producing 85 dozen eggs weekly; her career change from being a police officer; and marketing her eggs through local farmers' ...

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How do you like your eggs?

This is a teacher resource containing a sequence of inquiry relating to egg production systems used by egg farmers in Australia. It contains material to assist planning, implementing and assessing a research task about the egg production systems and the management techniques used to produce eggs, the claims associated with ...