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The_refugee_journey.pdf?sssdmh=dm16.638113

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A work sheet which includes a refugee's description of why he has to leave his country and his journey to his host country.

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Genetic Inheritance: Genetic Crosses - Resources - TES Australia

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A PowerPoint presentation that explores the different types of genetic crosses (monohybrid vs dihybrid) and examines some of the resulting phenotypic ratios. Developed for VCE Biology but easily adaptable.
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12 Data visualizations that illustrate poverty's biggest challenges

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Want to learn more about the issues surrounding poverty in the world today? We ve assembled a collection of some of the best data visualizations for just that.

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Erica Senffner's curator insight, June 9, 11:01 AM

Unit 6

Helen Rowling's curator insight, June 10, 6:37 PM

STUDY OF RELIGION - COMPARISONS OF HAVE & HAVE NOTS.

MsPerry's curator insight, August 25, 4:45 PM

APHG-Unit 2

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Google Maps Smarty Pins

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Smarty Pins is a Google Maps based geography and trivia game.

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flea palmer's curator insight, July 7, 10:33 AM

This is really good fun - I got gold (14/15) not sure how many miles though!

Tom Franta's curator insight, July 10, 9:54 AM

An interesting way to get anyone interacting with Google Maps...

MsPerry's curator insight, August 12, 7:42 PM

APHG-MAPS

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Reconciliation Australia | Resources

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Taken from the TES Australia database a compilation of resources on reconciliation

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Myths and Legends- Learning and Composition Lesson - Resources - TES Australia

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Lesson outline with information and student learning and composition activities relating to exploration and creation of myths, legend and fairy tales.
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Nothing beats the real thing!

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A resource on persuasive language - identifying , analysing and discussing persuasive  technique used by writers. How to write an essay on the topic. It does the same for visual text.

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Teaching Kids about Global Poverty

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"Living on One Dollar is a full-length documentary made by four college students who traveled to rural Guatemala to live on just a dollar a day. Upon their return, they created Living On One, a nonprofit to raise awareness and inspire action around global issues like hunger and poverty -- and started by publishing the Change Series of video shorts. I found it so compelling I've dedicated this whole film fest to it. Each episode not only succinctly frames an issue faced by people in the developing world and makes it personal, but also offers resource links to learn more -- and even better -- to do something about it."


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The links

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Dean Haakenson's curator insight, March 13, 10:30 AM

Thanks Seth Dixon!

Character Minutes's curator insight, March 13, 1:24 PM

Several character traits could be empasized using theses videos. The wheels in my mind are turning!

 

Marianne Naughton's curator insight, March 13, 8:14 PM

Fundraiser event taught by kids

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This is How to Create Mind Maps Using Google Draw ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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BBC - History: Home Front: World War One

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Controversy and emancipation. Britain's costliest conflict had a far-reaching impact at home.
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BBC - Schools Online World War One - H.Q.

Schools Online World War One: Explore the topic of World War One through games, poems, and factual articles with an interactive timeline and essay plan builder.
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Habitats - Sand Dunes

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Information about different coastal and marine environments. Environments covered include rocky reefs, open beaches and kelp forests.

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A rather detailed discussion on sand dunes,their vegetation and management as well other coastal topics

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Water Conservation, Waste Management, And Reduction of Plastics Strategies Are Needed to Protect Coastal Habitat & Marine Environments

Water Conservation, Waste Management, And Reduction of Plastics Strategies Are Needed to Protect Coastal Habitat & Marine Environments | DSC Library | Scoop.it
In the tourism industry realize that addressing these issues is vital to sustainable tourism and protecting the natural resource values that allow the tourism business to succeed.

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Emphasis is on USA but concepts can be applied elsewhere.

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Share Infographic

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Deborah Welsh's curator insight, February 6, 7:08 PM

Some good hints for putting a book trailer together

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Home | The Critical Media Project

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The Critical Media Project is designed to serve high school instructors and other educators who seek to incorporate media literacy into the classroom. The site contains a wide range of media artifacts that explore the politics of identity across issues of race and ethnicity, class, gender and sexuality.
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This website looks at the way gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race are portrayed in the media. There are fascinating video clips, questions to promote discussion, lessons etc

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Solar Roadways


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Gabriel Pizarro Dasso's curator insight, June 11, 3:15 PM

creo que es al menos el mejor invento de diseño hasta hoy en día 

Nancy Watson's curator insight, June 13, 9:26 AM

What an interesting idea. Power of the future?

Michelle Fulton's curator insight, June 17, 8:20 PM

Some really interesting discussions could be held around this video-Geographically, Scientifically, Technologically, Environmentally, Creatively and Critically. 

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Explore by Grades

Topics list for the explore grade landing page.
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A UNICEF site which provides teaching resources for social justice issues around the world. Includes videos, case studies and lesson plans. Just click on the topic and level you require.

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How social class affects health

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The Conversation is running a series, Class in Australia, to identify, illuminate and debate its many manifestations. Here, Sharon Friel considers the points where class and health interact. The unequal…
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Discusses how unequal distribution of power, money and resources creates health inequalities. and how this  disadvantage is passed on through generations. In addition a number of links  provide conversations on how these factors affect such things as education,cultural leadership, accessibility to music, stereotyping and domestic violence.

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Study Vibe - How to study - study skills for primary and high school students

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Studyvibe is website that is designed to help students learn how to study. We offer study tips and resources for primary to high school students.
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Has a look at the basics steps of research in a presentable way.

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Some numerical amusements

Science experiments
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I don't know much about Maths but this site provides some games which look very complicated to me!

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How did WW1 change the way we treat war injuries today?

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World War One saw devastating injury on a scale never seen before. Medicine had to respond. How did WW1 change the way we treat war injuries today?
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What did World War One really do for women?

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World War One saw women enter the workforce in great numbers. But conditions were tough and pay low. Kate Adie finds out what war really did for women
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Women in World War One. It has a strong British flavour

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Drama Amid Indonesia's Disappearing Mangroves : NPR

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Indonesia has the largest share of the world's mangroves — coastal forests that have adapted to saltwater environments. They play important environmental and ecological roles.

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The effects of disappearing mangroves and management options.

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