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Term 2, Week 7

Video of the week

MIT cheetah robot lands the running jump

MIT Cheetah Robot lands running jump!

"In a leap for robot development, the MIT researchers who built a robotic cheetah have now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs — making this the first four-legged robot to run and jump over obstacles autonomously."

To find out more about the project, click here.

Teaching resources of the Week!

The Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia

"The Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia in conjunction with the Australian Government produced these educational resources for the Agriculture in Education Initiative. The resources introduce young people to food and fibre production and primary industries in Australia".

Click here to download some units of work, supported by videos for all stages. Here is the link to their "Ag in Education" Youtube playlist with over 40 relevant videos. An image of some of the units below.

"Primezone provides teachers with single-point access to a range of primary industries education resources. This website is an initiative of the Primary Industries Education Foundation, a national not-for-profit company with government, industry and education membership.

These resources are about agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries, including related topics such as exporting and sustainable farming."

Check out some of the "Day in the life of a ....." video resources, including some of students who live in remote areas of Australia. Here is a sample...

TPR (Teacher Professional Reading) of the week!

Digital Citizenship Tip of the Week!

Quote of the Week!

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Have a great week :-)