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Australia Post

Introduction

Australia Post is Australia’ oldest continually operating organisation. While it is best known for its mail and parcel services, they also provide parcel collection lockers, document services (e.g. passports), money and insurance facilities and high-quality, professionally produced educational resources for Australian teachers and students.

Following is the Australia Post education material posted on FTfs.

Themed curriculum support resources

Program & Contributor Student Level

Dragonflies – Nature’s Flying Machines – Australia Post

Focuses on the interesting life of the dragonfly.

Includes facts, a five-lesson unit of work, an Australian Curriculum year level chart, extra cross-curricular lesson ideas, activity sheets and extra resources including animations, videos and websites.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Dragonflies – Nature’s Flying Machines – Themed curriculum support resources

Endangered Wildlife – Australia Post

Explores the theme of ‘Endangered wildlife’ focusing on seven native and exotic animals.

Facts for students, a unit of work, Australian Curriculum year level chart, lesson ideas, student activity sheets and extra resources including videos and websites.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Endangered Wildlife – Themed curriculum support resources

Our Solar System – Australia Post

Explores the theme of ‘Our Solar System’, including all the planets.

Facts for students, a five-lesson unit of work, lesson ideas, student activity sheets and extra resources including videos.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Our Solar System – Themed curriculum support resources

Education websites

Website

Centenary of WWI

Assists primary students to discover more about the efforts and sacrifices made by our service men and women.

Resources include curriculum-linked ‘Gallipoli’ and ‘16th Battalion’ units of work and a letter writing research project as well as online letter-writing and board game interactives for students.

Note: Anzac Centenary resources be found in Themed curriculum support resources ANZAC Centenary and ANZAC Day on this website.

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Go Centenary of WWI

Our Solar System

This Stamp Collecting Month (SCM) ‘Our Solar System’ website has great resource material for use all year round by primary teachers and students.

Resources include a unit of work and extra curriculum linked lessons investigating the Solar System, including all the planets, and there are accompanying videos.

Note: A sample of these resources be also be found in Themed curriculum support resources Our Solar System on this website.

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Go Our Solar System

For fast finishers

TopicStudent Level

Dragonflies – Nature’s Flying Machines (lower primary)

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Dragonflies – Nature’s Flying Machines (lower primary) – For fast finishers

Dragonflies – Nature’s Flying Machines (primary)

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Dragonflies – Nature’s Flying Machines (primary) – For fast finishers

Endangered Wildlife

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Endangered Wildlife – For fast finishers