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W C Cook penny token, 1862

This is a round copper penny token, dating from 1862, that was minted by Thomas Stokes. It features the name, address and business of the issuer, 'ODD FELLOWS STORE / W.C. COOK / BAY. ST. / SANDRIDGE / SUGAR COMPANIES TREACLE DELIVERED / ORDERS PUNCTUALLY ATTENDED TO'. The reverse side features a Stokes stock design. A ...

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Types of matter: solids, liquids and gases

Select samples from an outdoor setting. Magnify the substances to atomic level so that the particles they consist of can be seen. Sort the substances into groups based on how the particles are arranged and how they move. Classify the substances as solids, liquids or gases. For example, classify argon as a gas and ice as ...

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Types of matter: pure substances and mixtures

Select samples from an outdoor setting. Magnify the substances to atomic level so that the particles they consist of can be seen. Sort the substances into groups based on how many types of particles they contain. Classify the substances as pure substances or mixtures. For example, classify water as a pure substance and ...

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Types of matter: elements and compounds

Select samples from an outdoor setting. Magnify the substances to atomic level so that the particles they consist of can be seen. Sort the substances into groups based on how the particles are arranged. Classify the substances as elements or compounds. For example, classify mercury as an element, and aspirin as a compound. ...

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Types of matter: compounds and mixtures

Select samples from an outdoor setting. Magnify the substances to atomic level so that the particles they consist of can be seen. Sort the substances into groups based on how many types of molecules they contain. Classify the substances as pure compounds or mixtures. For example, classify water as a pure compound and coffee ...

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This house: settling in Mackay

Explore the life stories of a range of people who lived in a house in Mackay between 1890 and 1989. Find out where they came from, how they got to Queensland and what they brought with them. Find clues to match objects with their original owners from England, Malta, the Netherlands and Samoa. Answer questions about each ...

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Aches and pains: diabetes

Look at how the human body uses insulin to control blood sugar level. Find out how people are affected by high or low blood sugar levels. Learn how different types of diabetes can be prevented or treated. Test your knowledge by matching words with their meanings. This learning object is one in a series of 12 objects.

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Staysharp knife

This is a colour advertisement showing a woman, Maggie Tabberer, seated with her hand on a knife in a red plastic sheath. Below this photograph is an image of another knife being withdrawn from its sheath and, beneath this photograph at the bottom of the advertisement are five small pictures, four of knives in sheaths of ...

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Sugar production, c1962 - asset 1

This is a clip taken from silent colour film footage, shot in about 1962, illustrating aspects of sugar production in the Maryborough district of south-east Queensland. The clip shows a red Massey Ferguson tractor with a harvesting machine attached being driven along the edge of a plantation field of sugar cane that has ...

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Sugar production, c1962 - asset 2

This is a clip taken from silent colour film footage, shot in about 1962, illustrating aspects of sugar production in the Maryborough district of south-east Queensland. The first scene shows a close-up of 'billets', small lengths of sugar cane cut to about 25 cm, being fed into a shredding machine at the Maryborough Sugar ...

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Sugar production, c1962 - asset 3

This is a clip taken from silent colour film footage, shot in about 1962, illustrating aspects of sugar production in the Maryborough district of south-east Queensland. The clip was filmed at the Maryborough Sugar Factory and its opening shot shows juice from crushed sugar cane falling into a steel trough. The next shot ...

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Sugar production, c1962 - asset 4

This is a clip taken from silent colour film footage, shot in about 1962, illustrating aspects of sugar production in the Maryborough district of south-east Queensland. The clip shows part of the inside of the Maryborough Sugar Factory. The first scene shows a mixture of mud and fine cane fibre (bagasse) dropping from filters ...

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Sugar production, c1962 - asset 5

This is a clip taken from silent colour film footage, shot in about 1962, illustrating aspects of sugar production in the Maryborough district of south-east Queensland. A sequence of medium and close-up shots shows three men working in a section of the Maryborough Sugar Factory. Hessian bags are being filled with raw sugar ...

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Sugar production, c1962 - asset 6

This is a clip taken from silent colour film footage, shot in about 1962, illustrating aspects of sugar production in the Maryborough district of south-east Queensland. The clip, shot outdoors at the Maryborough Sugar Factory, opens with a scene showing bulk sugar being loaded into a rail wagon through a hopper. This scene ...

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South Sea Islanders Cutting Cane, 1899: Nambour, Qld

This silent black-and-white clip shows a labour gang of Melanesian men cutting sugar cane in Nambour, Queensland, in 1899. While one group hand-cuts the cane, slashes off the leaves and throws the stalks onto a pile, other labourers collect the stalks and stack them onto a wagon. The labourers' work is supervised by an overseer.

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In digestion

Follow the passage of food through the human body. Select foods and drinks and decide how to digest them. For example, choose to chew, to add saliva to the mouth or add gastric juices to the stomach. Watch how the body reacts to changes. Find out more about digestion along the way and answer questions.

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The story of sugarcane: paddock to plate

This resource tracks the production of sugar from the time sugarcane is planted through to harvest and processing. It includes a video of farming operations, including the planting of setts or cane off-cuts to grow the new plants, as well as footage taken inside the factory that follows the change from sugarcane juice to ...