50 years of decimal currency in Australia

Several classes are researching the 50 years of decimal currency in Australia. Here are some useful Youtube clips.


Dollar Bill and Australians keep the wheels of industry turning


Decimal currency, 14 February 1966 – Television advertisements


New decimal coin designs


50 years of decimal currencyStudio 10 segment


Decimal currency – Behind the News


Royal Australian Mint Tour – Behind the News

More information is available HERE, the website of the Royal Australian Mint.

Stage 2 students investigate world religions: Judaism

Stage 2 students are studying world religions and festivals in their HSIE work this term. A useful website should be Religion for kids. Other Youtube video clips and Creative Commons images (below) will be our starting points to start explore essential field knowledge.


Judaism: sacred symbols and rituals


The story of Judaism

Tomb of   Prophet Job, Salalah, Oman
Tomb of Prophet Job, Salalah, Oman, by -Reji on Flickr Creative Commons

Staunton Synagogue
Staunton Synagogue, by Mike Freedman, Flickr Creative Commons (Temple House of Israel, a Reform Synagogue in Staunton, VA, USA)

IMG_2934
IMG_2934, Great Synagogue, Sydney, by Matthew Shugart on Flickr Creative Commons.

Stage 2 students investigate world religions: Christianity

Stage 2 students are studying world religions and festivals in their HSIE work this term. A useful website should be Religion for kids. Other Youtube video clips and Creative Commons images (below) will be our starting points to start explore essential field knowledge.


The story of Christianity


Origin of the “Jesus fish”

The Vatican
The Vatican, Rome, by Mike on Flickr Creative Commons

St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul’s Cathedral, London, Pablo Fernández on Flickr Creative Commons

St Mary's Cathedral
St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, by Norman Z on Flickr Creative Commons

Stage 2 students investigate world religions: Hinduism

Stage 2 students are studying world religions and festivals in their HSIE work this term. A useful website should be Religion for kids. Other Youtube video clips and Creative Commons images (below) will be our starting points to start explore essential field knowledge.


Hindu creation story


Explanation of the Hindu Gods


Hindu Gods Ganesh


The story of Hinduism – final video

Akshardham Temple, Delhi
Akshardham Temple, Delhi by travfotos on Flickr Creative Commons

The Virupaksha Temple
The Virupaksha Temple, Hampi, by Neha Singh on Flickr Creative Commons. (It is believed that Lord Shiva and Parvati got married at this location.)

Stage 2 students investigate world religions: Buddhism

Stage 2 students are studying world religions and festivals in their HSIE work this term. A useful website should be Religion for kids. Other Youtube video clips and Creative Commons images (below) will be our starting points to start explore essential field knowledge.

BUDDHISM:


What is Buddhism?


The story of Buddha


Basic Buddhist teaching


Mythology – Lord Buddha


The story of Buddhism

Ananda Pagoda
Ananda Pagoda, Myanmar by Hella Delicious, Flickr Creative Commons

Cherished Mausoleum
Cherished Mausoleum, Manila, by Wayne S. Grazio, Flickr Creative Commons (Second oldest cemetery, the resting place for Chinese citizens denied burial in Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial period.)