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Funny money

What do you use money to buy? In this clip we look at Australian money. See the different coins and notes that make up our money system. We investigate if size, (in coins) does matter. Check out how many 5 cent pieces you need to make two dollars. We also look at some currencies used around the world. Find out which country ...

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Life without chemistry

Rebuild everyday products in a city. Test the properties of industrial materials. Choose materials suited to making items such as cars, buildings and clothing.

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Skateboard race [Windows version]

Help a teenager to fit new wheels for his skateboard. Test the strength and hardness of materials such as glass, aluminium and polyurethane. Choose the most suitable material.

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Zou ba! The sports match: buying tickets

Find out how to ask for tickets to a sports match. Use the Chinese words for sports such as basketball, table tennis, cricket and soccer. For example, 'I would like four tickets to the swimming competition on 14 June at 9.30 am.' This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

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Vending machines: drinks [Windows version]

Ask a friend what they would like to drink. Identify that drink in a vending machine. Buy the drink and give it to your friend. This learning object is one in a series of six objects.

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Vending machines: food and drinks [Windows version]

Ask a friend what they would like to drink. Identify those foods or drinks in a vending machine. Buy the items and give them to your friend. This learning object is one in a series of six objects.

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Science Inquiry Skills: Evaluating and Communicating

This is a collection of 25 digital curriculum resources about Science Inquiry Skills. The collection is organised into two of the Science Inquiry Skills sub-strands - Evaluating and Communicating. It contains learning objects and an assessment object exploring environmental issues, disease outbreaks, mineral exploration, ...

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'Painting', 1958

This is a painting in synthetic polymers by Ralph Balson (1890-1964). Made in 1958 and measuring 137.0 cm x 137.0 cm, the painting consists of an all-over pattern of black, blue and white daubs of paint that are spaced more or less evenly across the entire image. A number of these daubs, particularly the white units, have ...

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Whiteys Like Us, 1999: Learning from international experience

This clip shows a group of adults participating in a Reconciliation Learning Circle in Sydney, New South Wales. The first scene shows members of the Learning Circle discussing the issue of Native Title. Following this, four group members - Sandy, Hugh, Lee and Darren - not only reveal what they feel they have learned during ...

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Andy Thomas describes being a cosmonaut, 2008

This is an edited sound recording of Australian astronaut Andy Thomas describing how he prepared to spend almost five months as a cosmonaut in 1998 aboard the Russian space station Mir, in company with two Russians. He also talks about conversational difficulties aboard the space station. The recording was made in August 2008.

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 12 - Dream ticket

This is episode 12 of 'La mappa misteriosa', a 12-episode video series for Italian language students. It is the last episode of the story and introduces the language required to purchase tickets and to talk about arrivals and departures, along with a revision of the core vocabulary and grammar developed throughout the 12 ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 12 - vocabulary and grammar

This is a collection of interactive tutorials and activities that focus on the Italian vocabulary and grammar at the centre of episode 12 of 'La mappa misteriosa'. They cover introducing the expressions used to buy tickets, and consolidating core grammar and vocabulary such as regular verbs ending in '-are', '-ere' and ...

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Italian-English free dictionary - app for iPad

The Italian-English free dictionary app is an interactive searchable dictionary tool, which provides translations for over 34,000 words and expressions, and includes usage examples, audio pronuciation, a verb conjugator, a travel phrasebook and a quiz generator to assess progress. The app also features a text-to-speech ...

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Molto bene - app for iPad

The Molto Bene app provides over 60 interactive lessons based on real life situations (eg. meeting new people, dining out, shopping), and includes some of the most common words and phrases, with audio-visual support, and most common verb conjugations. It is divided in three categories, beginner, intermediate and advanced. ...

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Italian Essentials - app for iPad

The Italian Essentials app provides an interactive searchable dictionary for most common Italian words and verbs, with audio-visual support, based on flashcards, and categorised in topics, for example, greetings, colours, children, schools, food. Multiple choice as well as audio quizzes keep track of the users' vocabulary ...

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Italian-English free dictionary - app for Android

The Italian-English free dictionary app is an interactive searchable dictionary tool, which provides translations for over 34,000 words and expressions, and includes usage examples, audio pronuciation, verb conjugator, a travel phrasebook and a quiz generator to assess own progress. The app also features a text-to-speech ...

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Italian: units 13-24

These lesson plans, introduced by an overview mapping document, are twelve progressive units of work that constitute a beginner to intermediate course in Italian, covering themes such as the school system, describing people, literature, weather reports, cities, the planetary system, immigration, time and money. The plans ...

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MoneySmart: Pay the price

This learning object helps students to recognise Australian currency through a supermarket shopping scenario which requires simple transactions. Students match item value with the correct coin and note combinations. The learning object has three different levels working through matching item value to: two single coins, ...

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Choice: groceries

This is a web page providing reviews of various grocery products and results of taste comparison tests. It covers sausages, bread, liquid breakfasts, breakfast cereals, Christmas puddings, cake mix, frozen fish and salad dressing as well as looking at Stevia sugar substitute and the major steps beef goes through from the ...

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Choice: nutrition

This is a web page providing reviews of various food products and supplements in terms of nutrition, covering frozen yoghurt, supermarket diet foods and fast food including vegetarian fast food. It also looks at omega-3 supplements, probiotics, protein supplements and beneficial foods - blueberries, fish, ginger and chilli, ...