Digital resources tagged with ‘habitats’

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A Farmer's Life in Drought

It hasn't rained for 18 months and 5,000 sheep have already perished. Farmer Max Russell is desperate to save his remaining flock. He hands them over to a drover.

NSW / Stage 5 / English / Australians at work
VIC / VELS Level 5 / English / Country work
NSW / Stage 4 / English / Australians at work
NSW / Stage 6 HSC / English / Australians at work
NSW / Stage 6 Preliminary / English / Australians at work
NSW / Stage 6 HSC / ESL / Australians at work
NSW / Stage 6 Preliminary / ESL / Australians at work
National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
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Axemen Fell Giant Trees

The axemen established camps throughout the eucalypt forests in the early 20th century. Their job was a combination of skill and stamina, harvesting giant trees for the rapidly growing hardwood industry.

VIC / VELS Level 6 / History / Post World War 2 Society
VIC / VELS Level 5 / Geography / Ecological sustainability
National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Post-World War 2 Society
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Charles Darwin and the Galapagos Finches

Professor Richard Dawkins explains the significance of the finches collected during the Beagle's visit to the Galapagos Islands, and how this iconic moment represents a failure rather than a triumph of Darwin’s scientific method.

National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Scientific and technological change
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Charles Darwin and the talking crabs

A curator examines specimens of crabs collected by Charles Darwin during his ground-breaking voyage.

National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Australian History and Museums
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Charles Darwin arrives in Sydney

In 1936 Charles Darwin arrived in Australia and observed Australian wild life. He speculated about what this suggested about ‘creation’ - one of the first times he started to express his developing theory of evolution by means of natural selection.

National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Scientific and technological change
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Charles Darwin proposes to Emma Wedgwood

Charles Darwin wrestles with his explosive ideas especially now that he is considering marriage.

National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Scientific and technological change
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Charles Darwin thinks about Indigenous people in Australia

In 1836 Darwin briefly visited Australia. Professor Iain McCalman reflects on Darwin's observation of the impact and triumph of settler society on indigenous peoples.

National / Year 7 & 8 / Australian History / Scientific and technological change
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Darwin meets Aborigines from the Darug Nation

In 1836 Charles Darwin visited Australia. He observed at first hand the impact of the onset of invading humans on the indigenous population.

National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Indigenous Studies