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Tom Keneally's pluralist society

Thomas Keneally says in this interview that experiences of people from pluralist societies, like Jimmie Blacksmith and children of migrants, make for great stories. Why do you think this is?

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'Head prefect' cartoon by David Pope, 2006

This colour cartoon by David Pope comments on tensions within the Labor Party opposition leadership in 2006. The heading is: 'Who will be Labor's next head prefect? ... Your official office sweep!'. The cartoon features four sweep entries that link candidates for the Labor Party leadership with characters from J K Rowling's ...

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Design a layout: poster: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Design a layout: poster: assessment' (L9685). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

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Green Tea and Cherry Ripe, 1989: Between Japan and Australia

This clip features Chiaki Foster, a Japanese 'war bride', reflecting on aspects of her life, intercut with interviews with her husband and daughter and scenes of her playing bingo. She and her husband speak with regret about the decision not to teach their children Japanese. Her daughter says that in the past her mother ...

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Directions for applying the dictation test, 1927

This is a circular dated 4 March 1927 from F J Quinlan, assistant secretary of the federal government's Home and Territories Department, giving detailed directions on how to apply the dictation test. The test was used to control non-European immigration and the entry of 'undesirables' to Australia. The circular was sent ...

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Respiratory system

This collection of digital curriculum resources comprises learning objects, videos and images describing the structure and function of various components of the respiratory system, including the throat and lungs. Some conditions and diseases affecting the respiratory system, such as sleep apnea, poliomyelitis and asthma, ...

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Area and perimeter - unit of work

The unit allows students to explore the beginning concepts of perimeter and area, including the formal units of cm, m, cm sq, and m sq and to learn the differences between these measurements.

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We have it covered - unit of work

This unit allows students to explore the beginning concepts of area, including the formal units of cm, m, cm sq, and m sq.

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Living on the edge - unit of work

This unit allows students to explore the beginning concepts of perimeter, including the formal units of cm and m.

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Stages of life - unit of work

This unit looks at life and its cyclical nature from the perspective of both the poet and the scientist. Students will develop an understanding of basic plant biology while simultaneously exploring aspects of the play 'As you like it', including the seven stages of life speech. The unit aims to foster an understanding that ...

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Leaf section with stomata, mesophyll and epidermis

This colour image is a dissected cross-section of a leaf at 55 times magnification. It shows the structure of the leaf, the organisation of cells, spaces between some cells and some internal cellular features. The structure includes the epidermis, mesophyll and stomata cells.

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Photosynthesis and respiration: collection

This is a collection of 35 digital curriculum resources that explores the flow of energy and matter in an ecosystem. The collection comprises 25 images and 10 interactive simulations that highlight the processes of photosynthesis and respiration. Students can explore topics such as the transport of carbon through a plant ...

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Plants that convert the Sun's energy: teacher resource

This teacher resource provides a range of possible activities that cover aspects of the science continuum for the flow of energy in an ecosystem. This teaching resource provides a range of classroom activities that explore the concept of the flow of energy in an ecosystem, specifically investigating the process of photosynthesis. ...

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Photosynthesis and respiration: teacher resource

This teacher resource provides a range of possible activities that cover aspects of the science continuum for the flow of energy and flow of matter in an ecosystem. This teaching resource provides a range of classroom activities that explore the concept of the flow of energy and flow of matter in an ecosystem, specifically ...

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Chemical reactions and organic compounds: teacher resource

This teacher resource provides a range of possible activities that cover aspects of the science continuum for the flow of energy and flow of matter in an ecosystem. This teaching resource provides a range of classroom activities that explore the concept of the flow of energy and flow of matter in an ecosystem, specifically ...

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Energy to survive, move and grow: learning sequence

This learning sequence provides a range of classroom activities that explore the requirements of energy on a daily basis for growth and under changing environmental conditions. The sequence outlines six teaching and learning sessions that include example stimulus questions, images, interactive simulations and datasets. ...

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Producers are often plants - but not always: learning sequence

In this structured sequence of learning, a concept cartoon is used to prompt students to think about producers and what they know about organisms at the start of the food chain. A range of organisms that use sunlight to produce their own foods are classified into terrestrial or aquatic organisms. Students create representations ...

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Photosynthesis and respiration: learning sequence

This learning sequence introduces photosynthesis and respiration. Students explore the roles of photosynthesis and respiration. They compare the differences between these two processes. They explain how energy moves through an ecosystem and some implications of the carbon cycle.

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Chemical reactions and organic compounds: learning sequence

In this structured sequence of learning, there are five teaching and learning sessions that include example stimulus questions, images, interactive simulations, video footage and experiments. Chemical reactions and some formulas of organic compounds are introduced to students. Activities investigate chemical bonds and the ...

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Science in the news: learning strategy

This professional learning resource provides illustrations of how real-world examples of the application of science can be incorporated into teaching practice. For this learning strategy, science articles provide stimulus materials for developing students' understanding of important science concepts and processes related ...