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“The Humanities Matter!” Infographic | 4Humanities

“The Humanities Matter!” Infographic | 4Humanities | Humanities - to support Australian Curriculum | Scoop.it
The University College London (UCL) Centre for Digital Humanities–in collaboration with 4Humanities–has created a new The Humanities Matter! infographic with statistics and arguments for the humanities in high-impact visual form. [Download PDF] Countering clichéd, factually ungrounded criticisms, The Humanities Matter! draws on published statistics and a crowdsourced poll to give a shout out to the [...]
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Award winning infographic showing the importance of studying the humanities.

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Gallipoli – History Comes to Life with Peter FitzSimons - YouTube

Available now: http://www.randomhouse.com.au/books/peter-fitzsimons/gallipoli-9781741666595.aspx On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peni...
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Another excellent Gallipoli focused book trailer.  Moving in its brevity.

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Trajan's Amazing Column

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At 126 feet tall, cut from marble, adorned with a spiral frieze intricately carved with 155 scenes, Trajan’s amazing column is a war diary that soars over Rome. Its tale: how the emperor vanquished a fierce but noble enemy.
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Includes a fascinating stop-motion animation of the building of Trajan's Column. 

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The Industrial Revolution in Australia

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Teaching about the Industrial Revolution in Australia The Industrial Revolution (1750-1914) is a fascinating part of modern world history.  It had far-reaching impacts and was the catalyst for dram...
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This site may unashamedly promote Sovereign Hill as a destination, however it contains useful and accessible information on the impact of the Industrial Revolution in Australia.  The site includes a couple of video presentations as well as text.

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Industrial Revolution

Why did the Industrial Revolution happen in 18th century Britain? It happened because of the special combination of geological good fortune, the ascendancy o...

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Nicely dramatic BBC presentation of the Industrial Revolution.  Y9 Australian Curriculum.

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Detailed recount of the British Industrial Revolution

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Excellent Cheat Sheet Featuring The 6 Cs of Primary Source Analysis

Excellent Cheat Sheet Featuring The 6 Cs of Primary Source Analysis | Humanities - to support Australian Curriculum | Scoop.it
Following the post I published here a few days ago entitled " 14 Free Resources for Primary Source Documents" somebody emailed me this wonderful cheat sheet outlining the 6 Cs of primary source...

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History: what is it for? - YouTube

This animation is designed to help teachers to tune into the grand narrative of Australian Curriculum: History.
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Good intro to share with students, parents or non 'History' teachers....

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Global Words

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The fifteen units of work in Global Words have been produced by World Vision Australia and the Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA) to i...

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Units of work to meet the needs of the Australian Curriculum with a 'Global Citizenship' focus.  Units designed to link both Geography and English requirements.

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Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines

Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines | Humanities - to support Australian Curriculum | Scoop.it
Create an interactive, visually engaging timeline in minutes. Use dynamic visualization tools to display photos, videos, news and blogs in chronological order. Browse through visually stunning timelines created by popular newspapers, politicians, celebrities, teachers and the Dipity community.

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Could be an engaging and alternative tool for students to collate and present their research - lots of potential.  Would certainly make a change to PowerPoint and posters.

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Users can import media from other sources and combine images, photos and text into a story. Dipity is great for mapping content visually in History and Social Science. The final result can be viewed as a slideshow, list, flipbook or a template of events.

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Geography - Senior secondary Australian Curriculum

Learn more about the Senior Secondary Australian Curriculum at www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/SeniorSecondary/Overview. State and territory curriculum, asse...
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Very generic intro to the philosophy / aims of the Australian Geography Curriculum presented by ACARA (Australian Curriculum assessment and Reporting Authority).

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How the Ancient Egyptians Made "The PYRAMIDS" (Lego History) - YouTube

A lego video Made by Chicken Feet Films about the Ancient Egyptians. The third installment to the Lego History Series.
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For our year 7 students - an unusual but informative clip about the construction of the pyramids.  Liked the animation - even if you chose not to share the clip - the concept of creating the model and presenting the explanation in this way would be fun and achievable for the students to attempt.

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MEET THE ANZACs with Claire Saxby - YouTube

MEET THE ANZACs is a moving picture book bringing to life the journey the ANZACs took from Australia and New Zealand to Gallipoli. 

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This short book trailer for Clare Saxby's picture book would be a great lesson starter.

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Driving the world into the modern age

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Imagine the world before the Industrial Revolution. Most people lived in a rural environment, relying mainly on human or...
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ABC Splash has a number of useful links - this particular 5 minute clip shows the Global impact of the Industrial Revolution - and links this to the the shift from traditional military methods of world 'domination' to the increasingly devastating impact brought by this industrial advancement.

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Australia and the Industrial Revolution – Impact of the first railways

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It's 160 years ago this year (2014) since the first railway was opened in Australia in 1854. The railways were a vast improvement on the Cobb and Co. coaches, which carried people, and the drays an...
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Linking the impact of the Industrial Revolution to Australia.
Y9 Hums. Australian Curriculum. 

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Horrible Histories victorian song

wow horrible histories sing the Victorian song series 3 episode 4

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Great intro to Y9 Industrial Revolution / Child Labour.

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Song about life for children in factories during the industrial revolution

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The Future of Food presented by National Geographic

The Future of Food presented by National Geographic | Humanities - to support Australian Curriculum | Scoop.it
Get The Future of Food presented by National Geographic on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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At time of 'Scooping' (World Food Day) National Geographic are offering this as a free App - could be a very useful resource for supporting issues covered by both the Geography and Science curriculum.  (Food security, poverty, sustainability etc).

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Geography: What is it for?

This animation is designed to help teachers to tune into the grand narrative of Australian Curriculum Geography.

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Great introductory animation that could be used to explain what the subject of 'Geography' actually involves.  Level is appropriate for students, but would be good to use with parents (or even to explain what you do to 'non' Geography teachers).

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Ancient History Encyclopedia

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"Ancient History Encyclopedia is a non-profit educational website with a global vision: to provide the best ancient history information on the internet for free.

We combine different media, subjects and periods in interactive ways that will help readers understand both the "big picture" and the detail. Editorial review is a key component in our process to ensure highest quality."

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Peer reviewed.  Well set up and attractive.  Worth a look.

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History - Senior Secondary Australian Curriculum - YouTube

Learn more about the Senior Secondary Australian Curriculum at www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/SeniorSecondary/Overview. ACARA has developed curriculum for 1...
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Very generic intro into the Australian History Curriculm presented by ACARA.

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