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Original Australian indigenous Culture.

This short clip from mainstream media gives a quick glimpse into the 'Original Australian Owners' culture. (it would be interesting to find out half of what ...
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This is an excellent piece of resources for students to explore stage 3 outcome on 'Culture' and 'Change & Continuity'. It serves an introduction point for teachers to introduce the topic on Australian culture, particularly, Aboriginal cultures. For instance, the video introduce the vast number of tributes which exist in Australian culture and some of culture symbols Aborigines have.

 

Teachers can also touch base on the topic of 'change & continuity' where students can explore the impact of British colonisation on native Aborigines community. 

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5 facts about Australian Culture

A short introduction to Australian culture, ending with a tast.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated v...
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This is an excellent piece of visual resource for stage 3 students learning the topic on 'Culture'. It address many key elements in the outcome from the syllabus. It provides a vivid and brisk summary of Australian culture including:  demographics; diverse language; and cuisines.

 

This resource can serves as a starting point for teacher to introduce the topic of Australia culture and touch on some of the syllabus indicators such as: 

'examines some of the cultures, ideas and traditions that

have influenced Australian culture and identity,
including migration, trade, religion and belief systems' CUS3.3 

  

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Learning from the Elders - Wellington Times

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Learning from the Elders
Wellington Times
Sharing these stories was all part of a living in communities module for HSIE.
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This is an excellent piece of resources for students in stage 2 to explore HSIE syllabus outcome 'Change and Continuity'. The post is about an excursion a group of students from Wellington Primary school had to meet with local Aboriginal people in the community. Through this real life scenario, students were able to gather first hand experience on the theme of 'changing' and its impact on individuals including native Australian Aborigines.

 

This webpage is very closely related to stage 2 'Change and Continuity' outcome. For instance, students can learned from elderly Aborigines' perspective on the impact of British colonisation and its effect on Aboriginal people.  

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Coke’s Himalaya plant plans spark environmentalists' fury

Coke’s Himalaya plant plans spark environmentalists' fury | Interesting HSIE Scoop It sites for EDMT 6008 Monday afternoon tutorial group | Scoop.it
AN agreement between Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages and the Uttarakhand government to set up a Rs600cr (US$110m) manufacturing plant in Dehradun’s Vikas Nagar Tehsil has drawn the rage of local environmental groups.

Via Frank Kusters
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This is an excellent piece of resource for teachers to go in depth on a number of key indicator in the stage 3 'environment' outcome. The story present a real life case scenario where human development can have significant impact on the natural environment.

 

In this scenario, one of the biggest international soft drink company decided to construct a manufacturing plant on top of Himalaya. This relates closely to the indicator: '

explains the effects of human changes on an
environment' 

 

This action undertaken by Coca-Cola was then met with ragging complaints from environmentalist who claim that it will pollute the environment in the local area. This ties closely with the indicator '

evaluates a variety of ways of addressing environmental
problems in Australia and other countries' 

 

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The Effect of Technology on Environment & Life style - (HD) Documentary

" The Effect of technology on Nature & Life style" Documentary.
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This is an excellent piece of visual resource for students learning stage 3 HSIE outcome 'environment' The video serves as a powerful visual stimulus for students to explore a number of key elements in the syllabus. 

 

Firstly, it identifies some of key environmental issues mankind is facing nowadays. This includes air pollution, global warming and deterioration of natural resources.

 

The video then explores some solutions people can do to combine these environmental issues. For instance, raising awareness and reduce emission.

 

  

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