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Animalia - Primary Teaching Resource

Alex and Zoe are two kids who find themselves in an extraordinary situation. After stumbling across a magical portal hidden in the town library they’re led to a parallel dimension, a sophisticated world called ANIMALIA. It’s a magical place dominated by talking animals.… The …

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Animalia - Road Rules and Safety

In this activity, students will discuss concepts of community values, rules and norms that help shape society and make it a safer place and decide on the value to their lives and behaviours.… The clip, Accepted Behaviour in Society, from Episode 1 of Animalia, highlights the dangers when road…

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Bushwhacked! - Exploring Australian Flora and Fauna

The Exploring Australian Flora and Fauna with Bushwhacked! unit of work was developed by Samantha Doggett (Teacher, Serpell Primary School)… “I have been working this term on the new program Bushwhacked! This has been a wonderful series that Grade 1 children have thoroughly en…

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Bushwhacked! - Series 1 Study Guide

Bushwhacked! can be enjoyed by a wide range of age groups, from middle-primary to middle-secondary, and is a valuable resource for a large range of curriculum areas, including English, Science, The Arts (Media), Humanities (Geography) and the cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Str…

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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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Crash Zone - Where In The World Is Cyberspace?

These activities explore concepts for investigating and communicating ideas about place and space, and natural and social systems, by comparing the geographies of real and virtual worlds.…

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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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First Day (1995) - 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 - Me, Myself and I

Students explore the notion of identity and the discrepancies between how we see ourselves and how others see us.…

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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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