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Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Animal structure and function  >  Animal movement  >  Arboreals
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Garage beat: media release

Find out the background of a garage band. Build a media release to promote the band. Use a model structure and sample text to build publicity material. Include opinion adjectives such as 'fantastic' and 'valuable'. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Web designer: dragons: level 2

Browse jumbled web pages, which are all connected with dragons. Match material to the type of website it belongs to: cultural, natural science or Chinese restaurant. Identify features of the texts. For example, identify adverbs such as 'friendly' that refer to personal interactions. Match up the title, main body text, graphics ...

Teacher resource


This animated resource describes and illustrates the 'Brainstorming' teaching strategy. It is one of a suite of strategies included in the 'Science by Doing' Inquiry-based Teaching Professional Learning module. This is one of six strategies that can be used to complement and support an inquiry-based approach to teaching ...

Teacher resource

Classroom scenarios

This interactive animated resource presents a range of classroom scenarios. Teachers are given the opportunity to select the most appropriate teaching strategy of six as provided in the 'Science by Doing' Inquiry-based Teaching Professional Learning module. The strategies can be used to facilitate an inquiry-based approach ...


Long-spinneret bark spider on a tree trunk

This is a colour photograph of a long-spinneret bark spider ('Tamopsis fickerti') on a tree trunk. The spider is a similar colour to the trunk and is only just discernible. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Arachnida, Order: Araneida, Family: Hersiliidae.)


Leadbeater's possum

This is a colour photograph of a preserved Leadbeater's possum ('Gymnobelideus leadbeateri'). It is a museum specimen. The long bushy tail, large eyes and ears are displayed in the image.