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Strawberry milkshake warrior princess

Super heroes have amazing powers. To avert disaster we need a super hero who has intelligence, strength and speed. Which super hero has the right super units of each super power? Compare the super hero bar graphs. Will it be Mega Muscle Man, Atomic Angel, Keyboard Kid or some other super hero? Watch the clip to find out?

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Biography: Federation people: Thomas Roberts

Investigate famous artist Thomas (Tom) Roberts's role in Federation. Examine two different types of biographies of Roberts: one short and the other more detailed. Inspect examples of how he was visually depicted in his time. This learning object is one in a series of objects in the 'Biography: Federation people' series.

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Home internet survey: who? [ESL]

Explore which kids use the internet at home. Choose a question to ask in a survey. Look at the percentages of age groups that use computers and the internet at home. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results using a suitable type of graph: pie chart, bar graph or histogram. ...

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Home internet survey: what? [ESL]

Explore what kids use the internet for at home. Choose a question to ask in a survey. Look at the percentages of kids that use the internet for email, messaging, homework, news, playing games or downloading software. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results using a suitable ...

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Home internet survey: where? [ESL]

Explore which rooms kids use the internet from at home. Choose a question to ask in a survey. Look at the percentages of kids that use the internet from a family room, study, bedroom or another room. Examine a table of results. Sort the data and use it to answer questions. Display the results using a suitable type of graph: ...

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'The opening of the first Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia by H.R.H. the Duke of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V), 9 May 1901', 1903

This oil painting by Tom Roberts depicts the opening of the first Parliament of Australia at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne on 9 May 1901. The bearded man in military uniform who is on the stage in the centre of the image is the Duke of Cornwall and York. Members and officers of the new parliament, and some ...

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Using 'You say data, I say data' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea comments on the experiences of teaching R11452 'You say data (pronounced day-ta), I say data (pronounced dar-ta) - unit of work' to a year 6 class. The unit investigates different types of graphs and promotes students' skills and understandings in collecting, interpreting, evaluating and representing data.

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Using 'Investigating us' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea explains the experiences of teaching R11461 'Investigating us - unit of work' with a year 8 class. The focus of the unit was on students collecting, organising, analysing and representing categorical and numerical data of personal relevance.

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From data to graph - unit of work

This unit of work explores why we need data and how students begin to collate, present and analyse it to extract the information it offers.

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'A holiday at Mentone'

This is an oil painting, measuring 46.2 cm x 60.8 cm, by the Australian Impressionist artist Charles Conder (1868-1909), which depicts the popular Melbourne bayside beach of Mentone. It is a bright spring day in 1888, and a group of people have come to promenade and relax at the seaside. A footbridge, which divides the ...

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'Kitchen at the old King Street bakery'

This is an oil painting on canvas (50.6 cm x 61.2 cm) showing the kitchen area of the family home in which the artist, Frederick McCubbin, (1855-1917) was born. It is a functional space, as evidenced by the kettle set on a glowing fire; a teacup and saucer on a wooden table next to a chair; and various utensils including ...

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'An Australian fjord'

This is a large oil painting, measuring 124.5 cm x 88.7 cm, and painted by W C Piguenit (1836-1914) between 1899 and 1901. A mist has just lifted, revealing a sweeping panorama, all slick and shiny and wet in the early morning light. Beyond a foreground of rocks and tangled vegetation, a mirror-smooth river runs off into ...

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'A ti-tree glade'

This is a large oil painting, measuring 170.1 cm x 138.4 cm, by Frederick McCubbin (1855-1917) - a member of the Heidelberg School of landscape artists who were active in Melbourne in the late 19th century. It shows a woman herding home a group of cows at a leisurely pace across a sunlit paddock. The action is framed by ...

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'Early morning, Heidelberg'

This is a horizontal format oil painting, measuring 45.0 cm x 91.7 cm, by Walter Withers (1854-1914). The subject is a semi-rural landscape with buildings. It is early morning and the sun is rising from behind the viewer and shining directly onto the hat and apron of a woman standing by a fence. A scatter of chickens near ...

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'The valley', 1898

This is an 1898 landscape painting of a valley, seen in the evening, by the late 19th-century artist Sydney Long (1871-1955). It measures 91.5 cm x 61.2 cm. The viewpoint is from a hillside, looking down the valley towards a rising moon, which has just appeared over the rim of a distant mountain range. A river (the Hawkesbury ...

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'Mystic morn', 1904

This is a large oil painting (122.8 cm x 184.3 cm) by Hans Heysen (1877-1968). Painted in 1904, it shows a small group of cattle threading their way through a group of saplings early in the morning. The cattle are entering the picture from the left and lead the eye towards a distant clearing that is just visible through ...

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'At Templestowe', 1889

This is a small oil painting, measuring 25.4 cm x 40.7 cm, by Arthur Streeton (1867-1943), dated 1889. It shows a horse-drawn cart going down a dry, dusty road in the full glare of the midday sun. A figure, perhaps a child, walks behind the cart while other figures are perched on its top. In the distance, where the road ...

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'Winter sunlight', 1908

This is an oil painting, measuring 50.8 cm x 76.2 cm, by Frederick McCubbin (1855-1917), dated 1908. It shows an old-fashioned backyard with an old fence that leans in all directions and a gate that appears as if it is about to fall off its hinges. A wooden barrel has been set down by the fence, possibly for a larger animal ...

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'Early summer - gorse in bloom', 1888

This is a landscape painting in oils, measuring 56.2 cm x 100.6 cm, by Arthur Streeton (1867-1943), dating from 1888. It shows an almost treeless stretch of countryside on a bright sunlit day. Patches of khaki-green grass are mixed with areas of bare land, and animal tracks can be seen meandering off to the left. Isolated ...

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Arthur Boyd: Testament of a Painter, 1994: Antipodean Chagall

This clip shows the emergence of Arthur Boyd as a painter of international regard, through his series of paintings called 'Love, Marriage and Death of a Half-caste', also known as the 'Bride' series. A series of close-ups and details of early Boyd paintings with voice-over narration describe Boyd's development as a painter ...