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Exploring Oceans: Great Barrier Reef

For Teachers 6th - 12th
All aboard! Let's take a trip to the world's largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. Encompassing more than 1,200 miles of islands and reefs, it is considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world due to its...
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Australian Aboriginal Art And Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore Aboriginal storytelling traditions through the spoken word and through visual culture. They listen to stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people and investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary...
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Geography Project: Australia

For Students 3rd - 5th
A presentation packed with project ideas and research questions encourages viewers to use images to describe Australia's climate, leisure activities, location, interesting facts, culture, and landmarks.  Learners combine technology and...
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Aboriginal Hand Prints

For Teachers K - 4th
A part of a study of Australian Aboriginal culture, class members listen to a Dreamtime story about a father who stenciled his handprint on a rock wall.  Class members then make their own hand print art representative of themselves...
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Geography of Australia: The Shaping of a Continent

For Teachers 7th
Whether you are embarking on a unit on ecosystems, or on the characteristics of the Australian terrain, this picture-packed presentation would be a great one to use. Not only does the presentation contain useful information, it also has...
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Australia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's as if you're sitting on the wings of an eagle and soaring over the continent of Australia! See the varying regions and get a quick overview of the country's land. This video is non-narrated, but it provides a beautiful look at...
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Reading / Resources List Australian History

For Teachers 6th
Part of a unit on Australian colonial history, here is a reading/resource list to use when studying the First Fleet, early settlers of Australia, and their interaction with indigenous Australians. Containing both fiction and nonfiction,...
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Bumpy Blotto Beasts

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research pictures of animals that live in Australia or its waters such as koalas, kangaroos, kiwi birds, coral, and sharks. They study historic and contemporary aboriginal paintings, and note the art techniques and subject...
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Aboriginal Faces

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research information about the Aboriginal people of Australia, including their culture and beliefs, to discover how they have adapted to the 21st-century world while maintaining their culture. They then create a portrait of an...
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Patterns from Nature: Learning about Australia's Aborigines Through Contemporary Art

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine various artworks by aborigines in Australia to discover their culture. Using the artwork, they create their own piece based on their interpretations about their culture. They answer discussion questions and share their...
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Rate of Coral Growth

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Using a table of information provided, middle school marine biologists chart data on a graph to determine the impact of water depth on coral growth in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Then they answer questions that connect the data to...
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Addressing Student's Questions in the Aftermath of the Terrorist Attacks

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Students discuss peacemaking. In this political policy and emotions lesson, students explore ideas for expressing feelings in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. Students reflect on punitive and restorative justice.
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Australia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using their discussion notes Middle schoolers engage in a series of learning centers. Each center focuses on a different aspect of Australian geography, history, government, culture, and natural environment. Activities are briefly...
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Australian Crawl

For Students 7th - 12th
During a unit on Australia's pop culture, don't forget to include a lesson about Australian Crawl, a famous band from the 70s and 80s. This worksheet includes 10 multiple-choice questions. 
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The Big Wet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a research project. For this climate lesson, students learn about the climate "tropical wet and dry" found in Australia. Students work in groups to research aspects of this climate and then create a class presentation.
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Why Koala Has A Stumpy Tail

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students practice reading comprehension of an Australian folktale. In this Australian folktale lesson, students read the story, Why Koala Has a Stumpy Tail, before completing retells with character puppets, discussing friendship, and...
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Test Your Research Skills: Spotlight on Australia 3

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Australia worksheet, students use the Internet or a research library to find the answers to ten questions about Australia.
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G'Day Mate

For Teachers K
Students understand that Australia is the smallest continent, locate it on a map and sing about the continents. In this Australia lesson, students listen to facts about Australia and complete a book about information they have learned.
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Australia/Oceania Outline Map

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Australia and Oceania outline map worksheet, students explore the region of the world as they label the 14 countries. The countries are numbered and lines for the answers are provided on the sheet.
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Australia- An Ancient Land

For Students 4th - 5th
In this online Australia- An Ancient Land activity, students use the links to answer questions about the landforms, and ancient life of the country. They look at pictures and internet sites to find the answers to 11 short answer questions.
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The Posse in Austrailia

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the use of commas and periods. They compose a friendly letter without commas or periods to give to a partner to revise. In addition, they discuss how these punctuation marks helped readers better understand the meanings...
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Amazing Australia (Grade K)

For Teachers K
Students listen as the teacher reads "Possum Magic" to them. They watch the movie of the book, and create a T graph illustrating the differences and similarities between the book and movie. They research an animal and print a picture in...
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Festive Season

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners research various cultural and religious festivals celebrated and observed by Australians, describing common elements and identifying adaptations that have been made for life in Australia.
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Australia and Argentina: A Study in Contrast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study world events and their effect on economic growth. They research and interpret graphs to determine explanations for economic growth. Students compare the World Wars and the Great Depression to the growth of Argentina and...