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Young people and asthma: symptoms and diagnosis

This clip shows six young people discussing their experiences of asthma symptoms and diagnosis. Each person describes the symptoms they experience during an asthma attack. They also discuss who diagnosed their asthma, their age at the time of diagnosis and other family members' experiences of asthma. This clip is one of ...

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Using genes to unlock the secrets of Tutankhamen

Tutankhamen was an Egyptian pharaoh who ascended to the throne in 1333 BC, at the age or nine or ten. His fame in modern times is due to the discovery of his virtually intact tomb in 1922. Since then, many questions have been asked about his life and ancestry. Listen to this audio clip to find out how genetic technology ...

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Celebrating a first birthday

Meet Samantha. It is Samantha's first birthday and her Vietnamese family is planning a very special celebration. Discover what happens at a Vietnamese first birthday celebration.

Interactive resource

My family [English]

Meet a local family. Learn each person's age and family relationship. Identify relationships in a family tree. Meet other families and answer simple questions about family composition. Learn common numbers. Listen to spoken English.

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My family [Indonesian]

Meet an Indonesian family. Learn each person's age and family relationship. Identify relationships in a family tree. Meet other families and answer simple questions about family composition. Learn common numbers. Listen to spoken Indonesian and look at translations.

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My family [German]

Meet a German family. Learn each person's age and family relationship. Identify relationships in a family tree. Meet other families and answer simple questions about family composition. Learn common numbers. Listen to spoken German and look at translations.

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My family [Japanese]

Meet a Japanese family. Learn each person's age and family relationship. Identify relationships in a family tree. Meet other families and answer simple questions about family composition. Learn common numbers. Listen to spoken Japanese and look at translations in Hiragana, Romaji and English.

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Mervyn Bishop: Merv's parents

Explore a personal perspective on Australia’s Indigenous heritage through the photos of Indigenous photographer Mervyn Bishop. Examine his photos and personal notes. Trace the background of his parents and the barriers they faced. Find out how Indigenous people were restricted by authorities such as the New South Wales ...

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Mervyn Bishop: the old days

Explore a personal perspective on Australia’s Indigenous heritage through the photos of Indigenous photographer Mervyn Bishop. Examine his family photos and personal notes. Look at the early experiences of his maternal grandmother, including her assignment to domestic service work for other families. Find out how authorities ...

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Mervyn Bishop: mission life

Explore a personal perspective on Australia’s Indigenous heritage through the photos of Indigenous photographer Mervyn Bishop. Examine his family photos and personal notes. Look at the early experiences of his maternal grandmother, including her life in a mission and assignment to domestic service work. Investigate how ...

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Siege of the South, 1931: Macquarie Island

This black-and-white clip shows the landing at Macquarie Island during the 1929 British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) to Antarctica led by Australian geologist Sir Douglas Mawson. The scientific team leave their ship, the Discovery, in the bay and travel by launch to the breakers where ...

Teacher resource

Changing whispers into roars - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea suggests many different activities for developing students’ awareness of change over time using carefully selected images from Australia’s past. It includes a unit of work developed and trialled by a teacher.

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Animal behaviours

This collection of 25 digital curriculum resources allows students to investigate a range of animal behaviours - defensive behaviours; reproductive behaviours; locomotion; communication; feeding behaviours; adaptive behaviours; and nesting behaviours. Images enable students to build a picture of behaviours such as the strategies ...

Teacher resource

A sense of time - unit of work

In this unit of work students develop an awareness of the passage of time and how events of the past can shape people's view of the present. It focuses on people who have lived and now live in the Murray-Darling Basin. Students will investigate their own personal histories, the exploration of the Murray-Darling Basin, all ...

Teacher resource

Our history - unit of work

This unit of work helps students develop an awareness of the passage of time and of how events of the past can shape those of the present. The unit focuses on the students’ own history and that of their community.

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Great white shark attacking

This colour image is a photograph of a great white shark ('Carcharodon carcharias') breaking the surface of the water as it attacks a small prey species. The shark has a grey dorsal surface (back), a white underbelly and sharp triangular upper teeth.

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Palatine Hill and the Flavian Palace

This is a colour clip showing the Palatine Hill in Rome and the vast residential and administrative complex built there by Roman emperors. A fly-through animation shows the throne room of the Domus Flavia. The animation is combined with sequences of the complex today, showing the ruins of the Domus Flavia, the Domus Augustana ...

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Canberra in 1950

This is an image taken from a 1950 documentary, 'Canberra the capital', produced by Esso Australia. It shows men loading hay on a truck in a paddock in front of what was then Parliament House (now known as Old Parliament House), Canberra. It was probably shot from the steps of the Australian War Memorial.

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The Queen at Parliament House, Canberra

This is a frame blow-up taken from the documentary film 'The Queen in Canberra, Sydney and Tasmania 1977', showing Queen Elizabeth II ascending the steps of what was then Parliament House (now known as Old Parliament House) Canberra, followed by the Australian Prime Minister of the time, Malcolm Fraser.

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Street scenes in Tumut - asset 1

This is a clip from a silent black-and-white film of street scenes in Tumut, New South Wales, during the 1920s. The footage shows 19th-century public buildings, wide gravel streets with pedestrian pavements, street trees, a horse and cart, 1920s cars, boys on a bicycle, people wearing 1920s fashions and a man standing in ...