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Aircraft-recognition model of a North American AJ-2 Savage, 1940-59

This is an aircraft-recognition model of a North American AJ-2 Savage. The model is made of solid metal and is painted dark grey. It features high wings, large twin engines and a vertical stabiliser. There is a small pierced hole on the underside of the body, allowing the model to be supported by a vertical rod.

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Indigenous eel farming

Discover a method for catching eels while watching how archaeologist Dr Heather Builth works scientifically, at Lake Condah to determine whether the Gunditjmara community were truly nomadic or used advanced farming techniques to support their way of life.

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Primary mathematics: games, simulations and modelling

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'games, simulations and modelling' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers use games, ...

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'RAAF Florence Nightingales: flying nurses', 1944-45 - asset 3

This is the third in a series of eight excerpts from a black-and-white newsreel produced by Cinesound titled 'RAAF Florence Nightingales: flying nurses'. The footage was probably produced between 1944 and 1945, and contains narration and music, but no sound effects. The voice-over explains that the Royal Australian Air ...

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'RAAF Florence Nightingales: flying nurses', 1944-45 - asset 4

This is the fourth in a series of eight excerpts from a black-and-white newsreel produced by Cinesound titled 'RAAF Florence Nightingales: flying nurses'. The film clip was probably produced between 1944 and 1945, and contains narration and music, but no sound effects. The voice-over explains that Royal Australian Air Force ...

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'Army training for Vietnam', 1968 - asset 1

This is an excerpt taken from an item in a 1968 black-and-white Cinesound Review newsreel featuring a demonstration of a 'tunnel searcher location device' at the Australian Army School of Military Engineering at Casula in western Sydney. The excerpt begins with background music at a fast pace on a piano with the opening ...

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Expansion and Contraction

This is a problem-solving activity in which students are engaged in a challenge is to control virtual bridges using expansion and contraction so that a car can pass over them. In so doing they learn about the expansion of solids, liquids and gases when heated is applied. Students need to understand how a bimetallic strip works.

Interactive Resource

Catchment Detox

Students play the game and make decisions about the development of a catchment with competing economic and environmental demands. Students receive feedback on how sustainably their catchment has been managed.