India - History - Videos Search results 42 items for india Search filters Choose your year(s) Primary Foundation (0) Year 1 (0) Year 2 (0) Year 3 (1) Year 4 (0) Year 5 (2) Year 6 (3) Secondary Year 7 (13) Year 8 (9) Year 9 (17) Year 10 (14) Choose learning area(s) English (1) Mathematics (0) Science (3) History (30) Geography (8) STEM (0) The Arts (0) Technologies (0) Choose media type(s) Topics (0) Events (0) Video (40) Games (1) Digibooks (0) Audio clips(1) Links (0) Teaching resources (0) Articles (0) Competitions (0) Competition Galleries (0) List view Grid view A temple reveals evidence of ancient India Explore the beliefs that shaped ancient Indian history through the art, architecture and rituals of a temple. video: 2 mins 32 secs Learning area: Secondary: Year 7 The British Raj changes India How much did British imperialism change India in the days of the Raj? video: 4 mins 31 secs Secondary: Year 9 The East India Company What are the consequences of imperialism? video: 6 mins 35 secs
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First Australians | Sections | Share Our Pride Local people may have a preference for how they are described, for example at a function or event. If you’re not sure of a person’s particular language group and can’t find out, it’s usually okay to simply acknowledge them as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. The easiest way to find out is to ask the person themselves – they will see this as showing respect and they’ll appreciate it. Connection with country is crucial to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Usually a ‘Welcome to Country’ will occur at the beginning of any major public meeting. An ‘Acknowledgment of Country’ can be done by any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australians that are not traditional owners of the country you are meeting on, or by non-Indigenous Australians. Acknowledgements can be done at the beginning of any meeting. Acknowledge the traditional owners/custodians.Pay respect to their Elders past and present.
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Bound for South Australia 1836 - Home Page Stradbroke Dreamtime - Reading Australia Publisher's synopsis Stradbroke Dreamtime is a collection of 27 short stories, ideal for reading in class, from acclaimed Aboriginal author Oodgeroo. The stories are traditional Aboriginal tales from Stradbroke Island, the Tambourine Mountains and from the Old and New dreamtime. A bright, beautiful and unique colour illustrated book, paired with Dreamtime tales just for younger readers. Awards Winner 1994 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award About the author On 3 November 1920, Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska was born on North Stradbroke, an island in Moreton Bay about 30 kilometres east of Brisbane, and the home of the Noonuccal tribe. Kath married Bruce Walker, a waterside worker in Brisbane, and had two sons, Denis and Vivian. In 1964 her first volume of verse and the first by an Australian Aborigine, We Are Going, was published (with the encouragement of Judith Wright and the aid of a Commonwealth Literary Fund) by The jacaranda Press. The eighties also saw further travel.
World War II World War II Image source: An Australian Bren light machine gun team from the 2/8th Battalion firing on Japanese positions on Mount Shiburangu near Wewak in June 1945, courtesy Australian War Memorial (Wikimedia Commons) Tragic consequences of Japan's modernisa... Japan went through a remarkable transformation between 1868 and the death of the Emperor Meiji in 1912. History Years: 9,10 Life in a World War II commando company Discover the hazards and the extreme hardships experienced by Australians fighting the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. History Year: 10 Tragic consequences of Japan's modernisa... History Years: 9,10 Life in a World War II commando company History Year: 10 Greece honours Australian war veterans Did you know that during World War II Australians played a key role in the unsuccessful struggle to save Greece from invasion by Nazi... The road to the fall of Singapore, 1939-... Imagine a situation in which your country's safety was based on a myth. Explore ABC Splash
Australian Heritage - the magazine A Nation sub-divided The dotted lines that mark the borders of Australia’s states and territories, learned by many of us from plastic templates that we arduously drew around in primary school, may seem long-fixed and of little interest. But each of these lines has a story that reflects a stage in our history as a nation, as David Taylor writes. Soon after the colony at Sydney Cove was settled in 1788, the Deputy Judge-Advocate, Captain David Collins read the royal commissions to Captain Arthur Phillip, appointing Phillip as the governor and defining New South Wales and its dependencies thus: The extent of British territory in New South Wales until 1825. The question as to why the western boundary at 135ºE was chosen has been a topic of controversy for many years. The Portuguese had been in Timor since 1516, and the Dutch since 1686. Britain had two reasons to be cautious. Concerns about Britains claim to Australia's northern coast prompted Governor Darling to push the boundary westward.
drs2aboriginaldreaming.pdf Extreme weather - ABC Splash Home > Topics > Extreme weather Extreme weather Image source: Tropical Cyclone Inigo approaching northwest Australia, 2003, courtesy NASA/GAFC (Wikimedia Commons) Cracking up! Watch scientists investigate water movement through soil that has been cracked by drought. Science Year: 7 Tracking ice clouds Fly into a massive thunderstorm with pilots and scientists as they study how global warming could affect storms. Science Year: 10 Cracking up! Science Year: 7 Tracking ice clouds Science Year: 10 Devastating bushfires hit Victoria, 2009 Investigate Victoria's devastating bushfires of 2009 and find out why they have been called Australia's worst ever natural disaster. Science Year: 6 Monster tornadoes tear through America What sounds like a freight train and can pick a house up off its foundations? Cyclone Yasi hits Queensland, 2011 Imagine your house being battered by 285 km per hour winds! Australia's east coast hit by floods, 20... Visit the 'big wet' by camel as the dese... Science Years: 5,6 9
The Humanities - History - Cross-curriculum priorities There are three cross curriculum priorities in the Australian Curriculum: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culturesAsia and Australia’s engagement with AsiaSustainability. The cross-curriculum priorities are embedded in the curriculum and will have a strong but varying presence depending on their relevance to each of the learning areas. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are strong, rich and diverse. A conceptual framework based on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ unique sense of Identity has been developed as a structural tool for the embedding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures within the Australian curriculum. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander priority provides opportunities for all learners to deepen their knowledge of Australia by engaging with the world’s oldest continuous living cultures. Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia