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Crash Zone - Cyber-citizens of the World Unite!

These lesson ideas explore the relationship between humans and cyborgs (human-like machines). What are the implications for ethics, politics and citizenship in contemporary societies.…

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Crash Zone - The Robin Hood Factor: Creativity, Ethics And Piracy!

Many students think it is okay to copy other people's software programs and Internet pages. They are either oblivious to intellectual property laws or they don't know about them or don't care!…

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Crash Zone - What's In A Game?

These lesson ideas invite students to explore some of the ways of 'reading' computer games and interpreting their possible effects by examining storylines and other characteristics of selected games.…

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Dogstar - Primary Teaching Kit

In the year 2347, on a voyage from Old Earth to New Earth, a freak accident causes the Dogstar; a giant space ark containing all of the world’s dogs, to become lost to mankind.… This fascinating scenario sets the scene for the heroes of the story, the Clark kids, to find the Dogstar and…

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Dogstar - Teaching Kit: Strand Two

Dogstar Teaching Kit The Dogstar Teaching Kit aims to introduce the Dogstar series and its central characters; the concept of genre, in particular, news reports, science fiction, TV advertisements and TV comedy; along with the related Dogstar website.… These free lesson plans and classroom wo…

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Double Trouble - Learning And Teaching Resource

The Double Trouble: Learning and Teaching Resource (DVD-ROM) is a contemporary resource that offers teachers and students interactive and engaging education content to explore Indigenous perspectives through a multidiscipline approach. The resource speaks directly to students where they c…

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First Day - Study Guide

… The First Day Study Guide accompanies the First Day (DVD) program and presents an overview of the changes that children go through when they first attend school. It offers guidelines for teachers and parents to help them cope with the changes school life brings.… First Dayis a documen…

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Genie From Down Under - What's Mine Is Mine

Students explore the concept of property ownership including landrights and examine some legal aspects of property. They consider some philosophical issues about property and the real sources of happiness.…

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Genie From Down Under - Would I Lie To You?

Students explore the nature of lies, do a PMI activity about what the world might be like using Lennon's Imagine as the stimulus; create a slogan about truth and explore the concept of truth in media.…

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House Gang - Study Kit

House Gang is a six episode comedy series about a group of people with an intellectual disability whose lives are imposed upon by their bankrupt landlord, Mike and his vitriolic teenage daughter Chloe. The series challenges the stereotypes of what constitutes disability. Together with the education…

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Johnson & Friends - Helpless

This Lesson provides activities that enhance children’s imagination and learning after viewing Episode Five, Helpless in which the Diesel learns to play safely. Children discuss dangerous situations, accidents and how to avoid them. Children use craft to make a car and find out about the brav…

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Kaboodle - Teachers' Notes

Kaboodle is an anthology series of short stories designed to impart a love of storytelling and develop specific understandings about literature. Each episode includes both live action and animated stories, varying in length from a few minutes up to 24 minutes. Some stories are adaptations of popula…

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