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Short Description

Crossing The Mountains

An adventure game loosely based on the famous crossing of the Blue Mountains. Ages: 9 - 16

Aussie EcoRanger

An Australian simulation game - your mission is to ensure the survival of the last breeding stock of Australian native species. Ages: 11 - Adult

Carmen Sandiego Junior Detective

A version of the top-selling Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, designed for younger users. Ages: 5 - 8

Understanding Australia : Land & Its People

An interactive Australian historical CD written by Australian historians for late-primary school students. Ages: 8 - 12

Stories of Democracy

An exhaustive reference resource about the history and operation of democratic processes in Australia, as well as the development of democracy as an ideology. Ages: 8 - Adult

Parliament at Work

An interactive exploration of the Australian Parliament, designed for classroom or individual use by secondary students. Ages: 12 - Adult

Understanding Aust : A Fair Go

An interactive Australian historical CD written by Australian historians for mid-high school students. Ages: 14 - 17

Prime Ministers of Australia

Read in detail about Australia's political leaders since Federation. Ages: 10 - Adult

Family Diversity

What is a family? How diverse are Australian Families? Who should look after children? How did `assimilation` policies affect Aboriginal families? How can society support the elderly? These are among the many questions investigated through this kit`s 13 units of work. Ages: 12 - Adult

Families in Form

This secondary student resource tackles a plethora of family issues, from the impact of television to the lives of families in poverty. Nutrition, spirituality, gender roles and violence are also among the many topics presented for investigation. Ages: 12 - Adult

Aboriginal Life In Australia

A comprehensive reference work about Aboriginal history, recent events and famous Aborigines. Ages: 10 - Adult

Integrating Technology into SOSE Primary

A set of activities and ideas for teachers on ways to use computer technology and the Internet as a part of the Social Studies class. Ages: 5 - 7

Geoskills

Geoskills is a computer-aided learning package on CD that starts with learning about the size and shape of the Earth and how we describe where we are. Ages: 16 - Adult

Discovering Democracy Mid. Primary

A series of thought-provoking extracts dealing with civic and citizenship ideas. Ages: 7 - 9

Discovering Democracy Upp. Primary

A series of historical, contemporary, fictional and factual extracts dealing with civic and citizenship ideas. Ages: 10 - 12

Discovering Democracy Lower Secondary

A series of historical, contemporary, fictional and factual extracts dealing with civic and citizenship ideas. Ages: 12 - 14

Discovering Democracy Mid. Secondary

A series of historical, contemporary, fictional and factual extracts dealing with civic and citizenship ideas. Ages: 14 - 16

Jews in Australia Bundle

Provides a fascinating overview of Jewish life and experience in Australia. A bundle of two products: A Swag of Stories; and A Distant Home. Ages: 11 - Adult

The Map Detectives

An interactive CD ROM that teaches geography, map reading and compass work. Ages: 10 - 14

Aspects of Religion

An award-winning CD-ROM which brings world religions to life. Ages: 10 - Adult

Exploring World Religions

Offers younger pupils a fascinating insight into Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Sikhism. Ages: 7 - 12

Discovering Democracy Series

A series of thought-provoking extracts dealing with civic and citizenship ideas. Ages: 7 - Adult

Eureka Stockade

A thorough exploration of one of Australia's defining moments. Ages: 10 - Adult

Discovering Democracy - Secondary Kit

Kit with variety of resources including books, CDROMs, video and posters. Ages: 14 - Adult

Mabo - The Native Title Revolution

Delves into the Mabo legal case and the important issues it raises for Australians and indigenous peoples everywhere. Ages: 12 - Adult

Anzacs at Gallipoli

Provides an excellent introductory look at the events and personalities surrounding Australia's 'coming of age' as a nation at Gallipoli. Ages: 10 - Adult

Sir Don Bradman

A thorough compendium of information, photographs and statistics about the famous "boy from Bowral". Ages: 10 - Adult

Theme Weavers - Nature Activity Kit

A teaching aid which includes dozens of nature-themed interactive activities. Teachers can modify the existing activities or create their own to meet the needs of their class. Ages: 4 - 7

Outdoor Adventure: Ranger Trail

Discover more about the importance and enjoyment to be gained from the environment, through 7 different activities. Ages: 4 - 7

Wake Up World

Explores how children live in different parts of the world. Ages: 6 - 10

Carmen Sandiego World 2002 ( Treasures of Knowledge )

The detective chase that shows you the world. Uncover the stolen "Treasures of Knowledge" and at the same time expand your world geography skills. Ages: 8 - Adult

Waltzing Matilda

A comprehensive and fascinating insight into "Waltzing Matilda" and the poet A.B (Banjo) Paterson. Ages: 10 - Adult

DK Become a World Explorer

From Pole to Pole, embark on an interactive learning journey involving games, animated maps, brilliant graphics and fun facts! Ages: 6 - 10

DK Children's Encyclopedia

A comprehensive encyclopedia designed for children, with over 5000 information screens, 40 videos, 90 animations and 2 hours of audio. Ages: 7 - 11

Ned Kelly

A fascinating exploration of the history of Ned Kelly and his gang, and some of their famous exploits. Ages: 10 - Adult

Worldwise

A highly-interactive 3D atlas designed to extend pupils' geographical skills and knowledge of significant places, features and environments. Ages: 8 - 13

Captain Coordinate

Covers route planning, timetables, compass points, map symbols and coordinates, scale, databases and interpreting maps and aerial views. Ages: 7 - 9

Go Philippines

Discover the Philippines, its people, history, geography and cultures. Includes 50 printable activity sheets. Ages: 10 - 15

Where in the World is Barnaby Bear

A delightful way to enhance the teaching of geography in every infant classroom. Ages: 5 - 7

Introduction to Topographic Maps

The mysteries of interpreting and using topographic maps will be simply explained using this interactive software. Ages: 12 - 16

BizWiz

BizWiz is a small business simulation that can be used in Primary School as the focus for introducing computer concepts and in High School Commerce, Business Studies, Computing Studies, Mathematics and Design & Technology classes. The program is able to be adapted to a range of levels and used for a wide variety of concepts while having Fun! Ages: 10 - 17

Travel the World with Timmy Deluxe

Students gain an appreciation for cultural diversity by comparing cultures through number and word activities, stories, songs, games, and crafts. Ages: 5 - 8

Decisions, Decisions Ancient Empires

Through role-playing simulations, students learn and apply the lessons of history. Ages: 9 - 16

Decisions, Decisions Feudalism

Through role-playing simulations, students learn and apply the lessons of history. Ages: 9 - 16

Decisions, Decisions The Environment

Through role-playing simulations, students learn and apply the lessons of history. Ages: 9 - 16

Decisions, Decisions The Cold War

Through role-playing simulations, students learn and apply the lessons of history. Ages: 9 - 16

Decisions, Decisions Substance Abuse

Through role-playing simulations, students learn and apply the lessons of history. Ages: 9 - 16

Decisions, Decisions Violence in the Media

Through role-playing simulations, students learn and apply the lessons of history. Ages: 9 - 16

Carmen Sandiego World 2002- Network ( Treasures of Knowledge )

Network version for school use Ages: 8 - adult

Starting Blocks Commonwealth Games

An introduction to the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Ages: 5 - Adult



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