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News story [includes spoken instructions]

Explore where newspapers come from and go to. Follow the production cycle of a newspaper: forest plantation, paper mill, printing press, newsagents, readers, waste paper and recycling. Look at how planting trees and recycling paper help the environment.

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Soil types [no spoken instructions]

Build sandcastles from three different soil types: sand, loam and clay. Compare results when adding water or compacting soil. Explore soil properties of density and stickiness.

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News story [no spoken instructions]

Explore where newspapers come from and go to. Follow the production cycle of a newspaper: forest plantation, paper mill, printing press, newsagents, readers, waste paper and recycling. Look at how planting trees and recycling paper help the environment.

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Lights, camera, action: lighting

Explore how lighting effects are used in films to tell a story. Learn words used to describe light levels and lighting effects. See how combinations of lighting can hide or reveal things, set a mood and influence audience feelings. Look at ways to create feelings such as excitement, humour or fear. For example, dim lighting ...

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Soil types [includes spoken instructions]

Build sandcastles from three different soil types: sand, loam and clay. Compare results when adding water or compacting soil. Explore soil properties of density and stickiness.

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Zou ba! Calendars: activities

Explore how to ask someone what day they will be playing a sport or doing an activity. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Zou ba! Calendars: birthdays

Explore how to ask a person if it is their birthday today. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Zou ba! Time: morning, afternoon and night

Listen to people asking each other about leisure activities they are planning to do at certain times of the day. Find out how to ask people which activities they will be doing during a given part of the day such as morning, afternoon or evening. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Train a sumo wrestler: beginner

Coach a trainee sumo wrestler. Explore cultural aspects of the sport such as arena design and match rituals. Look at sample training schedules. Arrange activities for a daily training schedule for a trainee. Identify cultural aspects of the sport. Label items such as the ring, wrestler and referee. Watch your trainee try ...

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Metal munchers: assessment

Assess your ability to make predictions and explain your observations. Protect a spaceship from metal-munching aliens by identifying metals to feed to them. Perform tests on a range of everyday materials to discover which are metals. For example, test whether wool will conduct electricity. Explain which tests are most useful ...

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The New Inventors - Series 1 Episode 8, 2004: Modern alchemy

This clip shows a segment from the television series 'The New Inventors' featuring an inventor, John Walker, who describes two of his inventions - the TumbleTainer and the VermiTainer, which together turn landfill into compost. The clip shows the TumbleTainer (a very large container that is rotated mechanically), a bio-filter ...

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Second Boer War nurses, 1899

This is a black-and-white photograph of six South Australian women. The image is mounted on green board under the heading 'PATRIOTIC NURSES FOR SOUTH AFRICA'. The women's names are Miss A B Stephenson, Miss A G Cocks, Miss M O'Shanahan, Miss E A Watts, Miss M S Bidmead and Miss A M Glenie. Taken in an Adelaide studio, the ...

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Reduce, reuse, recycle

This is a collection of 20 digital curriculum resources about environmental sustainability. The collection is organised into three sections - household actions; industry actions; and community actions. The resources explore strategies that reduce consumption of resources and energy. The primary focus is on the reduction ...

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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 ...

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Dog tidy bags and dispenser, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

This is a metal dog tidy bag dispenser with biodegradable dog tidy bags that were designed for use at Olympic Park throughout the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The dispenser is dark green and cylindrical, and has a rectangular slot from which the plastic bags protrude. Printed on the yellow dog tidy bags is ...

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'Portrait of an Aboriginal man', c1873-74

This a black and white albumen-silver photograph measuring 18.0 cm x 15.0 cm by John Lindt (1845-1926). Taken around 1873-74, the photograph shows an Indigenous Australian man seated on a bench draped in material. He is wearing a short cloth around his waist held with a cord and holds the curved end of a boomerang in his ...

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ISYS search software

This is a coloured diagram that illustrates the ISYS Desktop Spider software, originally developed in 1988 by Ian Davies. A purple icon in the centre is labelled 'Your Information Base'. At left are three icons representing, respectively, the 'Corporate Partner's Web Site', the 'Major Supplier's Site' and the 'Important ...

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Massey Ferguson beach cleaner, 1974 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white newsreel demonstrating an Australian-developed Massey Ferguson beach-cleaning machine. It was made by British Movietone News, originally in colour, and distributed to Australia via Movietone International. Commentary is backed by jaunty orchestral music featuring strings and brass. ...

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Massey Ferguson beach cleaner, 1974 - asset 2

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white newsreel demonstrating an Australian-developed Massey Ferguson beach-cleaning machine. It was made by British Movietone News, originally in colour, and distributed to Australia via Movietone International. Commentary is backed by jaunty orchestral music featuring strings and brass. ...

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The Tracker, 2002: Blackfella's law

This clip shows the complexity of the role of an Indigenous tracker as he interacts with non-Indigenous and Indigenous people in conflict over whose law applies in a particular situation. The clip opens with the Tracker (David Gulpilil) and the Follower, a white policeman (Damon Gameau), after they have been captured by ...