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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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Backyard Science - Primary & Secondary Teaching Resource

The Backyard Science 2: Primary & Secondary Teaching Resource (DVD-ROM) features experiments from the popular Backyard Science television series. This interactive resource uses video clips to showcase children utilising everyday household materials in fun and creative experi…

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Backyard Science - Biodegradable Rubbish

In this sample activity from the Biological Sciences strand of the Backyard Science 2: Primary & Secondary Teaching Resource, students explore how decomposition occurs and discriminate between rubbish that is made from living things and other non-living rubbish. Students establish the idea…

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Backyard Science - Mixtures Game

In pairs, the students devise a quiz for testing their knowledge of combining mixtures and their reactive characteristics.… This activity is part of the Backyard Science: Primary Teaching Resource and designed to introduce the students to Kahootz by setting a relatively simple but challenging…

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Backyard Science - New Music

In pairs, the students devise a quiz for how sound is produced.… This activity is part of the Backyard Science: Primary Teaching Resource and designed to introduce the students to Kahootz by setting a relatively simple but challenging and interesting task.… Student Learning Outcomes:…

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Backyard Science - Primary Teaching Resource

The Backyard Science: Primary Teaching Resource (DVD-ROM), a high-quality interactive teaching and learning resource for non-specialist science educators, is based on the acclaimed Backyard Science television series (Beyond Distribution, Australia). This innovative multimedia resource promotes the …

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Backyard Science - Stomp Rocket - Part A & B

Get set to blast off with a homemade rocket, complete with launch pad. This fun idea uses not much more than some paper, plastic tubing and bottle. And you don't have to be a budding astronaut to get carried away with this mission!…  …

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Backyard Science - What A Reaction!

In pairs, the students devise a game for testing their knowledge of the reactions that occur when two or more substances are changed or combined.… This activity is part of the Backyard Science: Primary Teaching Resource, and designed to introduce the students to Kahootz by setting a relativel…

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Backyard Science - Wonderful Air

In pairs, the students devise a game for testing their knowledge of air pressure.… This activity is part of the Backyard Science: Primary Teaching Resource and designed to introduce the students to Kahootz by setting a relatively simple but challenging and interesting task.… Student Lea…

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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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