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### Padlock and key from mental health hospital, 1859

These items are a padlock and key manufactured by Chubb and Sons Lock and Safe Co Ltd in 1859, and used in a mental health hospital in Victoria. It is part of the Psychiatric Services Collection at Museum Victoria. The padlock is 9.0 cm wide x 10.0 cm high x 3.0 cm thick.

### Air cargo scanner

Did you know that air cargo is not subjected to the same kind of scrutiny that we face? In order to redress this security problem, CSIRO scientists have developed an air cargo scanner that is capable of detecting different materials in cargo. What are some of the benefits of a scanner that can detect not just shapes and ...

### Plan for the party: superannuation

Choose and listen to audiovisual segments about specialised superannuation topics. Play a quiz game to test your understanding of super. Explore superannuation terminology, for example look up the meaning of 'preservation age'.

### Second Victory Loan appeal postcard, 1944

This is a postal card dated 26 September 1944, reply portion attached, with a duplicated handwritten message from Prime Minister John Curtin (1885-1945) asking every Australian to contribute to the Second Victory Loan.

### TIMES Module 10: Number and Algebra: division of whole numbers - teacher guide

This is a 26-page guide for teachers. This module contains a description of suitable models for division, a discussion of the types of problems that require division for their solution, and mental and written strategies for division.

### TIMES Module 39: Number and Algebra: polynomials - teacher guide

This is a 27-page guide for teachers. This module introduces addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of polynomials. Factorisation of polynomials and the solution of polynomial equations are also discussed.

### My Korea

This is a web page produced by the Asia Education Foundation containing a series of videos showing Australians talking about their intercultural experiences working in and with Korea. These clips include interviews with people working in a variety of employment sectors such as the arts, entertainment and business. There ...

### Laptop wrap: Investing wisely

In this laptop-friendly resource, students investigate unit pricing and explore the formulae and concepts of simple and compound interest.

### Towards food security: stories from Asia and the Pacific

This is a video about how food security can be achieved in the Asia-Pacific region through wise investment in agriculture. It begins by asking whether the world's population in 2050 could be fed when today there are more hungry and malnourished people than ever before, most of them living in Asia and the Pacific. It identifies ...

### Biometrics and security

Biometrics is the use of a person's unique physical characteristics for identification. Can you name some examples of biometric verification? What are the pros and cons of this form of identification? Do you think it's more secure than having a security code you have to remember? Why/ why not?

### Manage your reputation on social networks

Things you post on online social networks are almost instantly available to the whole world and may remain so for many years, so you have to be careful what you share. Find out how to ensure your posts don’t come back to haunt you, and learn how managing social networks can be a career.

### How computers track your internet history

A computer keeps track of your internet browsing by using "cookies". Find out some of the good and bad ways your internet history can be used, and learn about "cookie" stories and how they work?

### Why investing can be risky

Planning to get rich quick by investing one day? Before you jump in, let Gen Fricker explain some of the risks involved with different types of investments. Then test yourself with ASIC MoneySmart's "Things to think about" classroom exercises.