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Island life: needs and wants

Get ready for life on a tropical island. Pack things to take to the island. Think about the importance of items such as food, water and shelter. Look at the consequences of your choices. Notice that a shortage of essential items may lead to sickness, rubbish build-up or crumbling buildings. Recognise that some of the choices ...

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Island life: smart choices

Get ready for life on a tropical island. Pack things to take to the island. Think about the importance of items such as tools, clothing and a first aid kit. Look at the consequences of your choices. Notice that a shortage of essential items may lead to sickness, rubbish build-up or crumbling buildings. Recognise that some ...

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Island life: life choices

Get ready for life on a tropical island. Pack things to take to the island. Think about the importance of items such as a fishing rod, seeds and a spade. Look at the consequences of your choices. Notice that a shortage of essential items may lead to sickness, rubbish build-up or crumbling buildings. Recognise that some ...

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No equal pay for female clerks in the Commonwealth Public Service, 1950

This document is the file copy of a letter dated 12 July 1950 about the treatment of female clerks in the Commonwealth public service, sent to Mrs Bessie Mabel Rischbieth by Mr F J McKenna, acting secretary of the prime minister's department. It informs her that female clerks do not receive the same salary as males because ...

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Basic needs and human rights

This is a compilation of five teaching sequences about every child's basic needs and human rights. It can be a resource for learning about how people live in places, reasons why places are special or important to people and how basic needs are met in places. The section on children around the world having similar needs ...

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Needs and wants

This learning activity consists of a series of online resources supporting students to engage, explore and reflect on their food and fibre needs and wants. Students analyse video information to compare and contrast their needs and wants with those of a child from the Asia region. The activities provide students with the ...

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MoneySmart: The house of needs and wants

This is a unit of work integrating aspects of the mathematics, English and science curriculums around planning a school breakfast. The unit was written for year 3 and is intended to take about 12 hours. It consists of 11 student activities supported by teacher notes on curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Student activities ...

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MoneySmart: Hey! Let's have a big day out!

This is a year 5 mathematics unit of work about costing and budgeting for various types of family outings. The unit is intended to take about 7.5 hours of teaching and learning time, and is recommended for near the end of the school year. It consists of an introduction, five sets of student activities, and teacher notes ...

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MoneySmart: calls, messaging and browsing

This is an activity about managing a prepaid mobile phone plan. It contains six sliders allowing users to estimate the number of contacts they have on the same network, and adjust the number of calls, SMS messages and voicemails they make, websites they visit, and apps, games, videos and so on that they download or upload. ...

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MoneySmart: needs and wants

This resource is two interrelated activities about distinguishing between needs and wants and shopping for best value. The first level shows Flynn, a young child who needs various items for school. Users choose the clothing and personal items they consider essential. They can swap items and review their choices. The second ...

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Needs verses Wants - Making Choices

This is a resource about consumer choices and the difference between needs and wants. It is presented as a teacher guide with learning activities that include making decisions about purchasing items based on available resources and defining and identifying needs and wants. The resource includes: learning outcomes; a description; ...

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Ross Gittins

This 2007 interview with Ross Gittins gives students the opportunity to learn to examine how work and economic choices affect quality of life, assess the impacts of changes in the workforce, especially based on gender and age, examine economic issues, costs of and strategies for solving specific economic problems, learn ...

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An introduction to human rights and responsibilities

This is a unit of work for years 5 and 6 on human rights, the responsibilities that accompany them, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The unit consists of two interactive lessons for students and a teacher lesson plan, also in two parts. The interactive lessons include quizzes, short answer and ...