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Moments in Time - 3 views

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    Great resource from ABCSplash. This interactive timeline was jointly developed by the ABC, ESA, HTAV (History Teachers Association of Victoria) and Design Royale. It ''gives an accessible entry point to the complex period covered in Overviews for the Australian Curriculum: History at Years 8 and 9"
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The 25 Biggest Turning Points in Earth's History | BBC Earth - 0 views

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    The BBC have come up with what they think are the 25 Biggest Turning Points in Earth's History. Our planet has existed for 4.5 billion years, and a lot has happened but these turning points shaped our world significantly. They include leaps forward in evolutionary leaps, devastating asteroid collisions, mass extinctions and finally the coming of man
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Computing in Melbourne: A Historical Tour - 0 views

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    "Melbourne has several remarkable links to the earliest days of computers. Here we describe a tour that takes in many of these places, and can be done by a combination of walking and tram travel. The tour is a chance to explore another dimension of Melbourne's history and to better understand how computers have changed science, business and society."
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Time Lens on the App Store on iTunes - 1 views

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    "Built by a curious curator, the Time Lens takes would-be explorers on a scavenger hunt around Melbourne Museum to discover some of the treasured objects and hidden gems of the museum's collection. The app is designed to enhance a visit to the museum, but it is also fun to play at home."
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Create Free Interactive Timelines - Stories Displayed on Maps | myHistro - 4 views

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    This is a browser-based tool with versatile features that combine photographs, videos, and blogging on interactive Google Maps and Google Earth. The tool features a chronological timeline that can be used for elaborate representation of school activities, presentations, and projects.
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Big History Project - 6 views

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    The Big history project tells the story of the universe. It starts at the very beginning and reaches to the complex societies of today. It illustrates the connections between what are often seen as diverse subjects and weaves together insights and evidence from many disciplines into one single, understandable story. Insights come from astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology, anthropology, history, economics, and more.
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VIC: Doctored exam pic creates storm | Australian Teacher Magazine - No.1 national educ... - 4 views

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    "Victorian students sat down to this year's History: Revolutions exam, they would have been forgiven for thinking Russian history had been re-written, or more to the point, repainted."
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Cleavage gives Canberra allure - 0 views

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    "NGAMBRI. Now there's a name for Australia's capital city. It has a bit of music in it and means, apparently, ''a woman's cleavage''. It's the name the city should have been graced with all along. Instead, we're saddled with Canberra, a word with all the melodic qualities of a Treasury official poring over tax figures. The thing is, Ngambri and Canberra are - or were - the same word, and they've travelled a long path, as will be revealed."
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Blogs - 4 views

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    A list of history teaching/teacher blogs and some good tips as well
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World History - YouTube - 0 views

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    Crash Course World History is increasing numbers all the time. Currently has 37 videos including videos on topics in U.S. History.
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How An Amsterdam School Uses Facebook Timeline In History Classes - 0 views

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    "Students at Het 4e Gymnasium Amsterdam have had their history class infused into their digital lives...The students have built Facebook Timelines for four history subjects:..Historical events were represented by uploading a variety of media including audio, video, photos, maps, and historic documents."
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YouTube - Steve Jobs Lost Interview 1990 - A must watch for any entreprenuer - 1 views

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    Steve Jobs Lost Interview 1990 - A must watch for any entreprenuer
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App Store - Melbourne Historical - 4 views

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    "Ever heard of the historic iron urinals in the city centre? Visited the memorial to the executed war nurse Edith Cavell? Looked up at the Shakespearan mosaic on Collins Street or inspected the Elizabeth Street cartoon cat? This guide will help you see one of the world's great cities in a new light."
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usnationalarchives's Channel - YouTube - 0 views

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    The U.S. National Archives YouTube channel offers a somewhat eclectic group of videos that include everything from old propaganda films like this one (also embedded below) to lectures from historians to short lessons about items in the National Archives.
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