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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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Reacting to emergencies

Operate controls for a simulated nuclear reactor. Regulate coolant flow and position of control rods. Respond to mechanical failures and other emergencies. Ensure safe operation and avoid a meltdown. This learning object is one in a series of two learning objects.

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Physical science: nuclear decay

Discover what happens to the nuclei of atoms during nuclear decay. Play simulations of different types of nuclear decay affecting atoms of different elements. Using the atomic numbers and mass numbers of the atoms, write hypotheses predicting the particles emitted and the daughter nuclei of the decay. Test your understanding ...

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Cradle of Creation, 1944: An ancient civilisation

This black-and-white clip shows part of a travelogue of the Middle East made by Frank Hurley as he travelled up the Euphrates River on a paddle-steamer and observed at close quarters the life of the Ma'dan people of southern Iraq. It opens with a shot of his colleagues sipping tea in the shade before boarding the paddle-steamer. ...

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Marie Curie in her laboratory, 1921

This is a black-and-white photograph of the scientist Marie Curie, taken in 1921 in her laboratory at the Institut du Radium (Radium Institute) in Paris. Curie is looking at a small round-bottomed flask that she is holding in one hand. In the other hand she is holding a larger round-bottomed flask fitted with a stopper ...

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Female and male praying mantids

This is a black-and-white scientific illustration of a female (left) and a male (right) praying mantid ('Archimantis latistylus') showing characteristic body structures. A scale is included. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Insecta, Order: Mantodea, Family: Mantidae.)

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Public Enemy Number One, 1981: 'A warning to the world'

This clip shows black-and-white scenes of the Japanese city of Hiroshima in 1945, shortly after the atomic bomb was dropped. These are intercut with a 1981 interview with Wilfred Burchett, a war correspondent and witness to the destruction. The devastated city and some survivors are seen, both in aerial shots and from ground ...

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Operation Buffalo - Colour Record, 1956: Codenamed Marcoo

This clip shows silent footage of a nuclear fission bomb test at ground level at Maralinga in South Australia in 1956. The clip begins with the intertitle '''MARCOO'' GROUND BURST', and features footage taken with two sets of cameras (the high-speed Vinten HS 300 and a normal-speed Cameflex) at two sites known as North ...

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Profiles of Power, HC Coombs: The role of the public servant

This clip is from a black-and-white ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) program featuring an interview with the senior public servant Dr H C 'Nugget' Coombs on the possibility of a politically neutral public service. The first shot is of the interviewer, Robert Moore, questioning Dr Coombs. The second shot shows Dr ...

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Backs to the Blast, an Australian Nuclear Story, 1981: Power of the atom

This clip shows black-and-white newsreel footage of a nuclear test at Maralinga, South Australia, in the 1950s, and includes comments from people exposed to radioactive fallout from the test. A former serviceman reports that he was instructed to shield his eyes against the flash that accompanied the blast, while an Indigenous ...

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Australian Walkabout, 1958: The mine in the jungle

This black-and-white clip shows filmmakers Charles and Elsa Chauvel touring the Northern Territory's Rum Jungle uranium mine in 1957. It includes shots of the treatment works, a huge canopy for storing high-grade uranium in the wet season and the floor of the mine from which uranium ore was extracted. A geologist shows ...

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Starting Smart: enterprising advertisers: persuade and inform

This curriculum package provides teachers of students in years 4-6 with background information, lesson plans, activities and resources for a ten-week unit of work on persuasive texts, specifically advertisements. The lessons model a range of teaching and learning strategies to explore the purpose, organisation, language ...