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Win a I.T. Pack for Your School Colgate Palmolive in conjunction with their Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Schools Program are giving students and Schools the opportunity to win Hewlett Packard IT resources for themselves and their school. Information about the competition can be found on Toothpaste packs with entries closing 5th March 2006. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


International Year of Deserts and Desertification 2006 The Department of the Environment and Heritage is inviting organisations and communities to register activities for inclusion in Australia's calendar of events for the International Year of Deserts and Desertification.The United Nations proclamation of 2006 as the International Year of Deserts and Desertification provides valuable opportunities for Australian communities to learn about and become more involved in desert ecosystem and desertification issues. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Global Education Issues: Deserts and Desertification Deserts and desertification issues module from the Global Education Website, initiated and funded by AusAID to support its Global Education Program. Includes: Facts; Background; Australia's responses; the global agenda, teaching activities, links to other resources and a case study: Turning back the sands: Environmental rehabilitation in Inner Mongolia, China. From Global Education on January 3, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


2nd National Water Education Conference The second National Water Education Conference convened by the Australian Water Association will include plenary sessions and concurrent streams of free papers and workshops. The exhibition will showcase water education programs, products and initiatives from across the country. The presitigious senior high school science prize, the Australian Junior Water Prize, will be awarded at the conference and will select an Australian representative for the international Stockholm Junior Water Prize. Keynote speakers are: Prof. Paul Perkins (ANU), Dr Blair Nancarrow (CSIRO) and Prof. Stuart White (UTS, From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


National Water Week National Water Week (NWW) was first held in 1993 and is designed to assist the community to understand and take action to protect and conserve our precious water resources and habitats. NWW creates a large scale local awareness of community initiatives that generate long-term behaviour change for the protection, rehabilitation and improvement of streams, wetlands, waterways, beaches, and estuaries. In addition, water conservation campaigns are launched, highlighted or reinforced during the week to promote water saving in the community. During NWW Australians are encouraged to "Protect, Conserv From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Oral Health Education (BSBF) Program offers lots of developmentally appropriate material for use in the classroom. The Kindergarten through 3rd Grade program is based upon the Legend of Tooth Kingdom global education program and includes online video and lesson plans about Dr. Rabbit and The Legend of Tooth Kingdom. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Colgate Kids World Containing games and activities for students, Colgate� Kids World provides online kids games and other fun activities aimed at the early childhood age group. A great tool to integrate early computer skills and a healthy learning activity. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Craftbits Collection An Australian site containing information and instructions about free craft projects, kids projects, scrapbook ideas, advice on craft issues, craft competitions, craft idea swaps, discussion and more. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Australian Junior Water Prize The Australian Junior Water Prize (AJWP) competition is Australia's national student water science competition. The winner of the AJWP will represent Australia at the international Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), held in Sweden during World Water Week in August each year. Entries are sought nationally from senior high school science students (usually in year nine or ten) at the beginning of the school year. Up to three finalists are selected to compete for the national prize and of these the national winner is selected to represent Australia in the international competition. The AJWP From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Maps of China and Asia Collection of various maps of China, ranging from province maps, city maps, ancient, historical, to special and topical maps. From Recent Items on January 3, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Engage Field Museum Exhibitions Virtually This handsome website page from Chicago’s famed Field Museum provides entry into ten archeaological expeditions based at the museum. Active and past expeditions are included with topics ranging from peregrin falcons and fossil fishes to ancient Peru and China. Exhibit visitors are invited to sign up for email updates as research continues and new discoveries [...] From Golden Swamp on January 3, 2006 at 3:30 p.m..


Appropriate Use of Mobile Telephones (ACT) Guidelines are provided by the ACT Department of Education and Training for the development of school policy regarding the use of mobile phones by students. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Australian Flexible Learning Framework 2006 Tackling some of Australia's most pressing skill needs will be a key focus of the Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework) in 2006. Fourteen projects funded under the Framework in 2006 will focus on: increasing the uptake of e-learning in target areas where there are skill needs including industry and business, Indigenous communities, community groups, learners with disabilities and disengaged learners; accelerating e-learning innovation processes; mandating a set of standards and protocols for education and training providers; consolidating the work already carried out, leverag From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 2:00 a.m..


Outcome of Review of Overseas Student Health Cover The Department of Health and Ageing has completed its review of Overseas Student Health Cover. The review covered all aspects of the Deed of Agreement between the Australian Government and OSHC providers and included issues such as visa length cover, pharmaceutical benefit rebates and clarifications to the wording in the Deed. The new Deed came into force on 1 January 2006. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 2:00 a.m..


Eat Well Queensland 2002 - 2012 This page is part of the Queensland Public Health Forum website. Food and Nutrition is one of a number of issues prioritised by the Forum for action. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 2:00 a.m..


Sentencing Conference: Principles, Perspectives and Possibilities This Conference is the first of a proposed series of three conferences to deal with the many aspects of sentencing. It will provide an opportunity to share experiences, research, and proposed research among sentencers, corrective service professionals, policy makers, and academics. Under the theme 'Sentencing: Principles, Perspectives & Possibilities', the conference will cover a range of topics, including: • Perspectives on the Sentencing Process • The Impact of Sentencing • Sentencing Discretion & Guideline Judgments • Responding to Community Sentiment & the Media • Resto From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 2:00 a.m..


The Set-Number Theory A set-number is an extension for both of a number and a set. In fact a set-number is a set of complex numbers for witch you can apply both the set operations (like union or intersection) and arithmetic operations (like addition, multiplication, etc.). The idea of the set-number came while trying to implement a Scientific Calculator with support for Complex Functions of Complex Variables. You can find the last version of this Scientific Calculator at: http://www.la-citadelle.com/mathematics/scientific_calculator/calculator07.html From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 3, 2006 at 2:00 a.m..


TIG - A Scientific Calculator with Memory Variables and Complex Numbers Support A Complex Scientific Calculator with full support of Complex Functions of Complex Variables. Using the Memory Variables you can create Sessions to solve mathematical and scientific problems. A graphical visualisation of the Complex Numbers is provided. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 3, 2006 at 2:00 a.m..


ANZSOC 2006 Conference: Criminology and Human Rights The 19th Annual ANZSOC Conference is to be held in Hobart, Tasmania from the 7 - 9 February 2006 at Wrest Point Convention Centre. The theme of the conference is 'Criminology and Human Rights'. Issues such as those related to environmental harm, terrorism, asylum seekers, use of torture, and cyber-crime are forcing criminologists to reassess key concepts and analytical priorities. In the context of rapid change and globalising social processes, there has been a growth in the human rights perspective as a critical perspective by which to evaluate policing and security practices, acces From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


International Year of Deserts and Desertification The international community has long recognised that desertification is a major economic, social and environmental problem of concern to many countries in all regions of the world. 2006 is the International Year of Deserts and Desertification. EdNA Online has gathered a collection of resources to add value to your curriculum. From EdNA Online on January 3, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Lifecycle of the Malaria Parasite An animation of the mosquito and malaria lifecycle from the Wellcome Trust (UK). 500K download. Requires Flash 5+ From Recent Items on January 3, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..


Mosquito Game In the Mosquito Game players take control of a mosquito and try to find a human to bite and draw blood from. In the Parasite Game players take control of a parasite, try to find their way inside a human being, and multiply as fast as possible. These games aim to teach about the causes and symptoms of malaria. Further information about the history, global impact and treatment of malaria is provided. Estimated play time for each game is 5 min. Requires Flash 6. Download time is approximately 1 min. on 28.8K modem. From Recent Items on January 3, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


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