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The Tsunami and Economics . . .? Lost my voice and had to think fast about how to get my students to think about production possibilities without me . . . ! From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on January 27, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Joy of Shards - Mosaic Resource Hundreds of pages of information about mosaics and mosaic making, with step-by-step illustrated instructions, photo features and pique assiette galleries. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 6:54 a.m..


Flying With Kilbaha Multimedia Publishing This series of interactive multimedia includes Flying with Shapes (K-6), Flying with Fractions (4-10), Flying with Decimals (4-8), Flying with Factorisation (7-11) and Flying with Mathematics (11-13). Designed to be installed on an intranet, the CD Roms provide QuickTime instructional movies that can be used for classroom teaching or by students individually, interactive files provide thousands of interactive problems for students, with immediate feedback for correct answers, and immediate and appropriate feedback for wrong answers. The website contains a free-to-use interactive exercise from From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 6:54 a.m..


Australian Rivers - Stories from Australia's Culture and Recreation Portal This article discusses the way Australian rivers were formed, the animals and plants found near these rivers, the different uses that rivers have, and water management issues relevant to Australia. Describes aspects of the Murray, Murrumbidgee and Snowy rivers. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Remembrance Day An article about Remembrance Day and Australia's involvement in the Great War. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Royal Visits to Australia An article about Royal visits to Australia. Links to online resources are provided. Since the first British settlers came to this country more than 200 years ago, Australians have been enthusiastic and loyal supporters of the British monarchy and its royal family. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Opera in Australia An article about the Australian National Anthem. Links to online resources are provided. For a small country like Australia, it's sometimes hard to believe that we hold such a respected and significant place on the international stage when it comes to the world of opera. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Australian National Anthem An article about the Australian National Anthem. Links to online resources are provided. The move to replace God Save the Queen with an anthem unique to Australia began as early as the 1820s. Over the decades, public opinion has been constantly canvassed and numerous competitions held to find a suitable song. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Holden Car in Australia An article about the birth of the Holden motor car in Australia mainly focusing on the first two models - the FX and the FJ. The article investigates why the vehicles hold such an important place in Australian history. Evaluated links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


US National Education Technology Plan The US National Education Technology Plan launched in January 2005, lays out a framework for transforming education. To help states and districts work towards meeting this goal, a set of seven action steps and accompanying recommendations have been developed. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef, off Australia's east coast, is one of the wonders of the natural world. It is World Heritage listed and is one of Australia's, and the world's, premier holiday destinations. The combination of glorious weather (be aware that it rains a lot in the wet season!), pristine rainforest, white sandy beaches, and an ocean varying in hue from blue to turquoise to green, ensures it's where the world wants to go to lie on the beach, swim, surf, snorkel, sail, bushwalk and birdwatch. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Commonwealth Games - Melbourne 2006 The XVIII Commonwealth Games will be held in Melbourne from 15 to 26 March 2006. The Games will run for 12 days, with 72 countries and 4,500 athletes taking part in 16 sports. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Christmas: Related Art Links See some wonderful examples of Christmas art: The Annunciation by the Angel Gabriel to Mary; The Nativity in Bethlehem; The Holy Family - Madonna And Child; The Adoration of the Magi; Some Australian Christmas images From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Christmas: Related Links The Nativity, The pagan origins of Christmas celebrations, Christmas traditions and symbols, Christmas in Australia, Christmas around the World, A cultural Christmas, Send Christmas Greetings, Other seasonal celebrations From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Christmas: a multicultural festival An article about Christmas in Australia. On 25 December, Christmas is observed throughout many parts of the world. As a cultural celebration, it's a peculiar mix - part myth, part magic, and part religion. In this article we'll discuss the changing face of Christmas; we'll look at its origins, its traditions, and its future; and we'll see how Australians celebrate Christmas. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Chinese New Year An article about Chinese New Year in Australia and how it's celebrated, the Chinese Zodiac and Chinese traditions. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From Recent Items on January 27, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Last Post The Australian War Memorial, in its section on the Anzac Day Tradition, says 'The Last Post is the trumpet or bugle call sounded at 10 pm each night to inform soldiers that they should be inside their quarters for the night. It is also sounded at military funerals and commemorative services... to indicate that the soldier has completed his life's work and has entered into his rest.' Links to relevant online resources are provided.. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Matthew Lewis : the castle spectre This Web site contains the full text of Matthew Lewis's five-act gothic melodrama, 'The Castle Spectre'. First performed in 1797, The Castle Spectre is one of the best-known plays of its kind, featuring special effects, a medieval castle, and a plot involving the supernatural. Matthew 'Monk' Lewis admits in his notes (included on the site), that the play includes some small plagiarisms of Walpole's 'The Castle of Otranto'. The site is split into several constituent Web pages. Each of the five acts is displayed on a separate page, and additional sections From New Humbul Resources on January 27, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


MGT276- Personnel/Human Resource Management Online at Phoenix College A fully online human resources course. This is a 16-week course that occurs during the Fall semester (only), beginning August 2005. WebCT is the course management system. There are no face-to-face classroom attendance requirements for this course. It is fully online. See the Phoenix College schedule for details regarding technical requirements for online courses. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on January 27, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Australian Bush What is it about 'the bush' that is so special to Australians? For the best part of two centuries the bush has been analysed, criticised and romanticised. It has inspired poets, painters, filmmakers and television producers; preoccupied the nation's politicians; and fixated our social commentators. It has evoked both love and terror, and fascinated generations of Australians. Links to relevant online resources are provided. From EdNA Online on January 27, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


Greek Mythology This site contains reference materials including links to pictures and brief descriptions of several figures from Greek mythology. It includes classroom exercises such as crossword puzzles and discussion of the nature of myths. From EdNA Online on January 26, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State This website supports the PBS television series of the same name. It contains a history of the Auschwitz concentration camp, maps and timelines, information about the Dachau camp, teaching guides, biographies of historical figures, and lists of related resources. From EdNA Online on January 26, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


Seven Wonders - Get Clued In Use Science, Geography and History clues to identify the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.The notion of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World can be traced back to the fifth century B.C., from a list created by the Greek historian Herodotus. These creations rivalled many created by nature in their size, majesty, and beauty. Six of the seven wonders no longer stand, having been destroyed by natural disaster or by humans. From EdNA Online on January 26, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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