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Online news: Green Valley Voice

Build a news story opposing a plan to dam a local river. Look at a model news story telling readers how a dam would affect farmers. Build a web page describing the impact a dam would have on tourism and the environment. Choose titles, words and images to support your position. For example, use words such as 'destroy' and ...

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Online news: Perfect Pets

Help a pet shop to sell more of their unusual pets. Examine a web page promoting a giant cockroach. Build pages describing why ferrets and hermit crabs make great pets. Choose titles, words and images to interest an audience and support your message. For example, use words such as 'lovable' and 'cute' to create a positive ...

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Dorothy Griffin: great Australian women

Help an editor to produce a series of magazine issues about outstanding Australian women such as Dame Nellie Melba and Edith Cowan. Choose from a shortlist of women well known in these fields: writing, the arts, business, social reform and 'firsts'. Review and compare historical material, including photographs. Summarise ...

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Responsible fishing in Western Australia: write an article

Go fishing in Western Australia. Look at how and why laws restrict people from taking certain fish. Identify cases where laws apply: size limits, bag limits and closed seasons. Build a magazine article explaining the fishing laws. Use a model structure and persuasive text to support a responsible position. For example, ...

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Science reporter: geologist and environmental scientist [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profiles of two scientists: a geologist and an environmental scientist. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is a combination of two objects in ...

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Science reporter: geologist

Explore the biographical profile of a geologist. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also packaged as ...

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Science reporter: geologist [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profile of a geologist. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also packaged as ...

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Science reporter: environmental scientist

Explore the biographical profile of an environmental scientist. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects.

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Science reporter: environmental scientist [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profile of an environmental scientist. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects.

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Science reporter: virologist

Explore the biographical profile of a virologist. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also packaged ...

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Science reporter: virologist [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profile of a virologist. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also packaged ...

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Science reporter: electronics engineer

Explore the biographical profile of an electronics engineer. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also ...

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Science reporter: electronics engineer [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profile of an electronics engineer. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also ...

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Science reporter: venom researcher

Explore the biographical profile of a venom researcher. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also packaged ...

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Science reporter: venom researcher [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profile of a venom researcher. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also packaged ...

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Science reporter: materials researcher

Explore the biographical profile of a materials researcher. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also ...

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Science reporter: materials researcher [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profile of a materials researcher. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. Some objects in the series are also ...

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Science reporter: virologist and electronics engineer

Explore the biographical profile of two scientists: a virologist and an electronics engineer. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is a combination of two objects in a series ...

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Science reporter: virologist and electronics engineer [no spoken instructions]

Explore the biographical profile of two scientists: a virologist and an electronics engineer. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is a combination of two objects in a series ...

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Science reporter: venom researcher and materials researcher

Explore the biographical profile of two scientists: a venom researcher and a materials researcher. Learn about their life and work. Find out why they enjoy their area of research. Then choose photos and interview responses to build a feature article for a newspaper. This learning object is a combination of two objects in ...