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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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Biography: Federation people: Charles Todd

Investigate the role played in Federation by astronomer and engineer Charles Todd and his Overland Telegraph. Examine two different types of biographies of Todd: one short and the other more detailed. Inspect examples of how he was visually depicted in his time. This learning object is one in a series of objects in the ...


Women and children protesting in Albury, 1973

This is a black-and-white photograph taken on 23 October 1973 that shows women and children in Albury, New South Wales, demonstrating to demand a childcare centre. This photograph comes from the personal papers of Gough Whitlam, the Prime Minister at the time.


'Window into space', 1965 - asset 2

This is a clip taken from a 22-minute colour documentary developed by the Division of Radiophysics of the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in 1965 to explain the operation and work of the Parkes Radio Telescope in New South Wales. This clip shows several long-distance views ...


The Sun Worshippers, 1922: Preparing for the eclipse

This silent black-and-white clip shows a solar eclipse recorded at Wallal in Western Australia on 21 September 1922. It shows members of the Crocker Solar Eclipse Expedition just before the eclipse, checking telescopes and other equipment and loading cameras with slides. The clip includes intertitles that refer to this ...