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Apple IIGS software game - 'Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe', 1992

These are two 3 1/2-inch floppy disks containing the Apple IIGS software game 'Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Deluxe'. They are pictured here with a manual, which reads in part 'Where in the World is / CARMEN SANDIEGO? / DELUXE / A MYSTERY EXPLORATION GAME / Volume One, Number One'. The disks are labelled in part ...

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Apple II software game - 'Explore Australia', 1988

This is the cover of an Apple II computer program called 'Explore Australia'. The title is framed with the outline of a map of Australia and includes animals drawn in an Indigenous style. Below the title are three colour screenshots: an illustration of the Great Barrier Reef; UIuru with lush grass and two kangaroos in the ...

Interactive Resource

Languages online: memory game maker

Students can use this tool to make their own interactive memory game in which a player must find up to six matching pairs of cards arranged in two rows. Students can create text, pictures or sounds on each row of cards. They can customise the look and sound of the game. Also included are five files for students and teachers ...

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Languages online: Tetris game maker

This resource is a tool students can use to make their own Tetris computer game in which a player must correctly respond to a clue that appears after every fourth falling block. Clues can be text, pictures or audio. If the answer is correct, the game continues. If it is incorrect, a 'bomb' falls through the game space, ...

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Languages online: matching game maker

Students can use this tool to make their own interactive matching game. In this game there are two columns, each containing six lines. To complete the game a player must drag lines to connect matching sets of text in each column. The game designer can type in their own text or include voice recordings in each column. Included ...

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Languages online: sentence game maker

This respurce is a tool students can use to make an interactive sentence game. The game involves sentences that have one or more words missing and a number of possible 'answer' words. The player must select the correct answer words to complete the sentences by either dragging and dropping or ‘shooting' the words in the ...

Interactive Resource

Languages online: comprehension task maker

Students can use this tool to create an interactive comprehension activity based on a text. The text can be up to 20 pages long and can include images and sound as well as print. Up to 20 true/false or multiple-choice comprehension questions can be included. The tool also provides three files for the student and teacher ...

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Media report 1

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing findings about eating habits, music access or petrol prices. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that markings on the ...

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Media report: cost of petrol

Help an editor to check an article drafted for a magazine. Examine a column graph showing petrol prices over time. Make sure the graph is soundly constructed. Look for any problems that may affect the accuracy of conclusions drawn from the graph. For example, check that the form of the columns is suitable. Adjust the graph ...

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Overland Whippet Motor Car: Advertisement, c1926

This silent black-and-white clip shows an advertisement designed for Australian audiences for the US Overland Whippet car, with animation illustrating its economy, speed, ease of parking and comfort. White captions on a black background describe each feature, and drawn and cut-out animations with some live-action shots ...

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Petrol bowser operator, c1928

This is an excerpt of a segment of the 'Australasian Gazette', a black-and-white silent newsreel from about 1928. It opens with the intertitle 'Sydney N.S.W. Woman's new venture. Jean of William St. Recently a Sydney girl struck out a new line for herself by establishing a visible Bowser Pump, from which she dispenses petrol ...

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Regent service station, 1928

This is a black-and-white photograph of the Regent Shell service station, which opened in 1928 in Adelaide, South Australia. The overall structure of the station measures 14.0 m x 5.5 m x 5.6 m. It has a large, flat-topped roof with two 'SHELL' signs set in a V shape on top and the text 'SERVICE "Regent'' STATION' running ...

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Petrol bowser, 1930s

This is a 'Plume' petrol bowser seen from its left-hand side. The bowser, which measures 2.9 m x 0.3 m x 0.3 m, is coloured red and white and has a globe on its top which features the words 'Plume MOTOR SPIRIT' and a logo of crossed red feathers. Beneath the globe is a glass fuel reservoir and fuel hose which is connected ...

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Filling the car with rationed petrol, Woolloongabba, 1949

This black-and-white photograph was taken in 1949 at a time when wartime petrol rationing was still in force. It shows petrol bowsers on the dirt apron of a garage at the Fiveways in Woolloongabba, Brisbane. A customer in hat and coat pays with what are probably petrol ration coupons. The mechanic, dressed in grubby overalls, ...

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Landline - Ethanol Special, 2006: Kicking the oil habit

This clip shows the USA and Brazil's commitment to use ethanol to fuel motor vehicles. The clip opens with scenes in some US states where the addition of ethanol is mandatory, followed by 2006 footage of President Bush announcing increases in funding for ethanol research to the US Congress. The clip then switches to Brazil, ...

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Landline - Ethanol Special, 2006: 'Clean, green and healthier'

This clip shows the health risks of petrol- and diesel-driven vehicle fuel exhausts within a context of advocating the biofuels ethanol and biodiesel. It opens with graphic scenes of truck and car exhausts as the voice-over explains how biofuels will gain support. Graphic images of particles superimposed on exhaust fumes ...

Teacher resource

Yulunga: segur etug

This is a guessing game that originates from Mer Island in the Torres Strait region. It is a number-guessing game. The Yulunga: Traditional Indigenous Games resource was developed to provide all Australians with a greater understanding and appreciation of Indigenous culture by celebrating the games that Indigenous Australians ...

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bCyberwise Monster Family App

This is a game application for mobile devices that consolidates messages about cyber ethics and cyber safety. The resource supports learning about internet safety including, protecting personal information, recognising safe websites, help seeking and positive and respectful online behaviour. It contains a 2D exploration ...

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The Smoky Case App

This is a game application for mobile devices that consolidates tobacco education messages.The resource supports learning about the physical, cosmetic and social effects of smoking, what’s in a cigarette and the benefits of being a non-smoker. It contains 4 games in which the player can discover why smoking is unhealthy ...

Interactive Resource

Red dragonfly challenge - iTunes app

This is an English adaptation of a classic book on Japanese mathematics problem solving. Use this resource on an interactive whiteboard and present the activities for the class to complete or use at home to discuss problem solving strategies. The app itself offers limited interactivity apart from navigating the problems ...