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Earth rotation: night and day [ESL]

Watch an animation of the Earth rotating in space showing day and night, the equinox where locations on Earth experience close to equal hours of daytime and night-time (12 hours) and views of the Earth from above the North and South Poles. Turn an animated model of the Earth to explore how rotation is related to night and ...

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Gundagai welcomes its soldiers home in 1920

This is an excerpt from documentary footage shot in 1920 and introduced by the intertitle: 'Gundagai's Great Welcome Home to Returned Soldiers of Gundagai and Surrounding District.' It shows a welcome home parade passing through Gundagai in New South Wales, led by soldiers on horseback. There are men carrying a large Union ...

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The first Anzac Day Parade in Brisbane, 1916

This is a black-and-white photograph of the first Anzac Day march held in Brisbane on 25 April 1916 to mark the first anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand troops on Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. The photograph was taken outside Brisbane's General Post Office in Queen Street. It shows soldiers on horseback ...

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Day sky, night sky [no spoken instructions]

Identify objects in the sky such as clouds, planets and stars. Look closely at movements in the sky during the day and at night. Explore facts about celestial objects such as meteors and Moon phases. Build your own sky scene.

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Gurindji strikers after the Wave Hill walk-off, 1966

This is a black-and-white photograph of a group of men and children at a camp in the mostly dry bed of the Victoria River in the Northern Territory. It was taken a few weeks after the men walked off the Wave Hill cattle station in a protest over discrimination. The man on the left-hand side who is facing the group and not ...

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Gurindji strikers at Daguragu, 1967

This is a black-and-white photograph showing 15 Gurindji men at Daguragu in the Northern Territory, also known as Wattie Creek, where the families who walked off Wave Hill Station in 1966 had set up camp 30 km away from the Station. The leader of the strike and walk-off, Vincent Lingiari, is standing in the centre, next ...

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Vincent Lingiari, Gurindji leader, during the Wave Hill walk-off, c1966

This is a black-and-white photograph of Vincent Lingiari, leader of the Gurindji people, who led Indigenous pastoral workers in the strike and walk-off from Wave Hill Station in the Northern Territory in 1966. The photograph, which was taken during the subsequent eight-year strike, shows Lingiari in a bush setting, wearing ...

Teacher resource

Night and day

This is a unit of inquiry consisting of 12 learning sequences for year 3 in the English for the Australian Curriculum resource. Each learning sequence contains a series of resources, suggested activities to carry out with students and a post-activity reflection. The primary focus of this unit of work is a literature study ...

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Primary Connections: Night and day

This comprehensive teacher resource explores how the Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day, using a series of collaborative inquiry-based learning activities. The sizes, shapes, positions and movements of the Sun, Earth and Moon are investigated, and shadow changes throughout the day ...

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Earth rotation: night and day

Watch an animation of the Earth rotating in space showing day and night, the equinox where locations on Earth experience close to equal hours of daytime and night-time (12 hours) and views of the Earth from above the North and South Poles. Turn an animated model of the Earth to explore how rotation is related to night and ...

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Full-on Aussies

How do people celebrate Australia Day where you live? Watch how diverse groups of Melburnians spend Australia Day in 2013, and hear some people talk about why they chose to become Australian citizens.

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Leisure in 1950s Australia

This is a collection of resources about leisure activities in the 1950s. The collection focuses on nine categories - going to the beach; following cricket; going to the football; dancing; listening to the radio; going on holidays; having fun in the snow; going to parks and the annual show; and leisure activities in a regional ...