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Zou ba! Quiz time

Test your Chinese listening and reading skills. Answer spoken questions about greetings, introductions, nationalities, time and travel.

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Zou ba! Television: program schedules

Find out how to ask and answer questions about which type of program is on television at a particular time. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

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Zou ba! Sports: tickets to a soccer match

Watch two friends arranging to see a soccer match, buying tickets and reviewing the game scores. Answer a series of questions. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Zou ba! The tennis match: travelling times

Watch two friends going to a tennis match. Find out how to ask how long it will take to travel to a destination. For example, ask the travel time needed to get to the zoo. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Zou ba! Quiz challenge

Find the answers to questions asked by a game show host. Test your knowledge of subjects such as directions, distances, time, travel, transport, food, travel, personal preferences and opinions.

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Rice paper rolls: analogue and digital

Help Tom and Liz make rice paper rolls. Put analogue clocks showing on-the-quarter-hour times in the correct order. Match the times on the digital clocks with those on the analogue clocks. Match the time words to the clocks. Put pictures in the correct sequence and match them to the clocks. Watch Tom and Liz make rice paper ...

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Timetable: music festival challenge

Work out a program for the Auckland music festival. Find the flight times and other travel details for acts coming from different parts of Australia, New Zealand and Norfolk Island. Calculate the earliest and latest times they can perform. Check for extra information, like changes in time zones, connecting flights, or Stage ...

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Timetable: extreme talent quest: travel

Help plan an extreme talent quest by checking the travel plans for each act and working out their earliest arrival times. (They may be travelling via another destination first!) This learning object is one in a series of seven objects.

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Liz Ellis' netball skirt, 1993

This is a golden yellow polyester netball skirt worn by Liz Ellis on her debut playing for the Australian national netball team in 1993. The skirt is pleated, in alternating wide and narrow pleats. The front panel of the skirt is unpleated and is fastened by a metal and plastic sliding fastener on the waistband. 'A' is ...

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Sundial - mathematics activities

This photograph of a sundial on the Eyam Parish Church in England suggests explorations of time, location and right-triangle geometry. Teachers are encouraged to scan all the ideas suggested here as relevant to the various year level groupings, as there is clearly an increasing mathematical complexity in the activities.

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General Post Office, Brisbane, c1886

This is a black-and-white illustration of the General Post Office in Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland, c1886. It shows some people outside the building, and others travelling past in a double-decker horse-drawn tram.

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A 1928 electric stove

This is a black-and-white photograph of a Hotpoint electric stove in a Canberra kitchen. The hotplates are beside the oven, with a storage cupboard and drawers below. Cooking utensils are on the hotplates. A clock is on top of the oven and some built-in cupboards can be seen beside the stove.

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Chronometer from SS 'Grace Darling', 1907

This is a 1907 brass and steel chronometer in a square mahogany case. It has a glass-covered dial and gold hands. The maker's name, 'Clerke, Maker to the Royal Navy', and address, 'Royal Exchange London', are written across the centre of the dial. The chronometer measures 17.5 cm in diameter and is 19.5 cm deep.

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'Strasburg' clock model by Richard Smith, 1887-89

This is a scaled (1:5) working model based on the astronomical clock in Strasbourg Cathedral, France. It was made by Richard Bartholomew Smith with help from others, including local woodcarver, James Cunningham, in Sydney, Australia, between 1887 and 1889. Among the dials and functions on the clock are an orrery, an astronomical ...

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Alessi mantel clock by Michael Graves, 1986

This is a mantel clock designed in 1986 in the USA by Michael Graves and made by Alessi, Italy, in 1988. Measuring 24.6 cm (height) x 16.0 cm (width) x 9.3 cm (depth), the clock is made of ebonised wood, maple veneer, glass, metal and mechanical components, and consists of a thin, rectangular plinth (maple veneer) that ...

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Timetable: music festival

Work out a program for a Sydney music festival. Find the flight times and other travel details for acts coming from different parts of Australia and New Zealand. Calculate the earliest and latest times they can perform. Check for extra information, like changes in time zones or Stage 1 bookings. Place each act into a timetable ...