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Measures: scaling down

Compare the areas of squares, rectangles and triangles before and after being scaled down (reduced). Notice that 'similar shapes' in the mathematical sense have the same shape but different areas. Explore the relationship between side-length reduction and area reduction when scaling down shapes. This learning object is ...

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Measures: similar solids

Compare the sizes and angles of a range of cubes and rectangular prisms. Notice that 'similar solids' in the mathematical sense have the same shape and possibly different sizes. Corresponding sides are in proportion, and corresponding angles are equal. Identify solids that are similar, and create solids similar to given ...

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Measures: volumes

Compare the volumes of a range of rectangular prisms when scaling up (enlarging) side lengths by different ratios. Notice that the rectangular prisms are not similar in the mathematical sense, but it is possible to predict the effect on the volume produced by the scaling of the sides. Identify and describe the relationship ...

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Just like me: Rose, Kaneisha and Sammy

Meet three children who like different things, Rose, Kaneisha and Sammy. Choose your favourite things from several groups such as musical instruments, pets and places. Discover the children's favourite things. See if they match your choices. Notice that some of the children's favourite things are different to yours.

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Just like me: Rose, Dawit and Zeina

Meet three children who like different things, Rose, Dawit and Zeina. Choose your favourite things from several groups such as musical instruments, pets and places. Discover the children's favourite things. See if they match your choices. Notice that some of the children's favourite things are different to yours.

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Just like me: Kaneisha, Dawit and Mana

Meet three children who like different things, Kaneisha, Dawit and Mana. Choose your favourite things from several groups such as musical instruments, pets and places. Discover the children's favourite things. See if they match your choices. Notice that some of the children's favourite things are different to yours. This ...

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Just like me: Sammy, Zeina and Dawit

Meet three children who like different things, Sammy, Zeina and Dawit. Choose your favourite things from several groups such as musical instruments, pets and places. Discover the children's favourite things. See if they match your choices. Notice that some of the children's favourite things are different to yours. This ...

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Just like me: Mana, Kaneisha and Sammy

Meet three children who like different things, Mana, Kaneisha and Sammy. Choose your favourite things from several groups such as musical instruments, pets and places. Discover the children's favourite things. See if they match your choices. Notice that some of the children's favourite things are different to yours. This ...

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Just like me: Mana, Rose and Zeina

Meet three children who like different things, Mana, Rose and Zeina. Choose your favourite things from several groups such as musical instruments, pets and places. Discover the children's favourite things. See if they match your choices. Notice that some of the children's favourite things are different to yours. This learning ...

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Holidays in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Canton, Java, c1932: Java

This clip from a silent black-and-white home movie shows footage taken by a tourist, Robert Minter, in a village in Java in the early 1930s. The clip shows different tasks associated with growing and processing rice: men toss rice from side to side in a long sack; a group of women and children pose in front of tables with ...

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HOTmaths: using a centre of enlargement: solution sheet

This resource provides the solutions for the tasks in the learning object 'HOTmaths: using a centre of enlargement'.

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Using 'Me, myself and I' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea recounts and illustrates the experiences of teaching R11587 'Me, myself and I - unit of work' to a composite years 1–2 class. This is a cross-curriculum unit in which students explore their identity and learn about various functions of the human body. It integrates learning in literacy, mathematics, science, ...

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Me, myself and I - unit of work

This unit of work provides activities in which students explore their identity and learn about various functions of the human body. Students also learn to gather, measure and classify information, and observe how humans are different and how they are alike. The unit integrates learning in literacy, science, art and IT.

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Small ant on the eye of a bull ant worker

This is a black-and-white image, produced by a scanning electron microscope (SEM), of a small ant ('Carebara atomus', previously 'Oligomyrmex atomus') on the eye of a bull ant worker ('Myrmecia brevinoda'), dramatically showing the extraordinary disparity in their sizes. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, ...

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The Man Who Stole My Mother's Face, 2003: The rapist label

This clip shows footage of Michael, the son of the documentary's subject, Laura Henkel, and sister of the filmmaker, Cathy Henkel. In an interview, Michael denies blaming his mother for the rape she experienced as a young woman. The film then cuts to his mother, who gives her own perspective on the incident. Cutting back ...

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My Brother Vinnie, 2006: Desert Rats

The clip shows footage and childhood photographs of brothers Vincent (Vinnie) and Aaron Pedersen, accompanied by a voice-over by Aaron who describes their troubled early life as wards of the state and how Vinnie, who required special assistance, looked to Aaron to care for him. Scenes from some of Aaron's acting roles are ...

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Facing the Demons, 1999: Senseless murder

This clip shows aspects of the restorative justice process in Australia. It opens with a slow pan of a room that has chairs arranged in a circle, ready for a restorative justice conference. It then shows Senior Sergeant Terry O'Connell explaining the purpose and process involved in restorative justice and its links with ...

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Judge Kevin Parker speaks about remorse and forgiveness, 2008

This is an edited sound recording of Kevin Parker, vice-president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), describing how most people accused of human rights violations before the ICTY have not been remorseful. He suggests that it is therefore difficult for the victims of abuses to offer ...