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Roadside posts and samples made from Husk-I-Bond, 2001

These are two roadside guide posts and two samples made from the composite material Husk-I-Bond by Biocon Ricegrowers' Cooperative, New South Wales, in 2001. One of the samples is a flat disk labelled 'BIOCON MANUFACTURING'. The other sample is a short section from a roadside post. Both of the guide posts and one of the ...

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Melbourne city at night during the Olympic Games, 1956

This is a black-and-white image from the original negative depicting a night-time view of the intersection of Flinders and Swanston streets in Melbourne. Shown here are the Young and Jackson Hotel and a number of shops and offices. Various illuminated advertising signs are visible including 'TUCKER BOX', 'THE ARGUS', and ...

Interactive resource

Rainforest: make signs

Make signs to give information about places of interest in a rainforest. Make signs about four topics: temperate rainforest; forest floor; tree ferns; and tree goannas. Use sample text to build your own signs: heading; opening paragraph; two facts; and a conclusion. Find the locations you have described on a map. Take photos ...

Interactive resource

Selling: soft drinks

Boost the sales of a soft drink company. Survey people aged under 16. Choose ingredients for a new soft drink to fit in with survey results. Get feedback from a taste test. Design labelling for a new soft drink can to fit in with market research results. Make a promotional sign that will appeal to the target audience. Check ...

Interactive resource

Selling: chocolate

Boost the sales of a chocolate company. Survey people aged under 16. Choose ingredients for a new chocolate bar to fit in with the survey results. Get feedback from a taste test. Design labelling for a new chocolate wrapper to fit in with market research results. Make a promotional sign that will appeal to the target audience. ...

Interactive resource

Selling: biscuits

Boost the sales of a biscuit company. Survey people aged between 16 and 24. Choose ingredients for a new biscuit to fit in with survey results. Get feedback from a taste test. Answer questions about packaging by referring to graphics. Design labelling for a packet of biscuits to fit in with market research results. Make ...

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Read between the lines: neighbourhood

Read signs around a neighbourhood to gather information that will help you answer a question about pets. Analyse the information in each sign to work out the implied meaning, and to determine the opinions, feelings and ideas about pets in the neighbourhood. Record your opinion of what each sign means. Review the information ...

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Read between the lines: shopping centre

Read signs around a shopping centre to gather information that will help you answer a question about whether children are welcome at the centre. Analyse the information in each sign to work out the implied meaning, and to determine the opinions, feelings and ideas about children at this shopping centre. Record your opinion ...

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Read between the lines: park

Read signs around a park to gather information that will help you answer a question about the park. Analyse the information in each sign to work out the implied meaning, and to determine people's opinions, feelings and ideas about the park and whether it is a healthy place for children. Record your opinion of what each ...

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Depot signpost

This is a wooden 'finger-style' signpost with raised lettering which reads 'PROVISION DEPOT 3 MILES'. The sign was erected in the 1880s by the New Zealand Government to point the way to a food and clothing depot it had set up for shipwrecked sailors at Port Ross on the subantarctic Auckland Islands.

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Waste recycling sticker, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

This is a sticker designed for use on the paper and cardboard recycling bins that were located at different venues during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The sticker is rectangular in shape and measures 27 cm x 37 cm. Three white squares on the sticker's blue background contain symbols that represent a paper booklet, cardboard ...