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Safety or profit? The booming business of CCTV and Safer Streets

 MiddleMiddle High School Secondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy 

Ethical Understanding Australian Curriculum General Capability: Ethical Understanding

 

1. Read the following article from The Conversation 7th June 2016 Reading

 

The Conversation 07062016

2.  Analyse the article by stating 3 facts about Safer Streets that support the issue of safety, and, 3 facts about the profits gained. How much money is involved?

3. You have looked at the facts but what about the opinions! List as many opinions as possible from this article. What are the assumptions stated? Is there any underlining prejudice? Is it confirmed in the facts or opinions presented?

4. Share your ideas with a partner. What was their opinion? Could they support it with the facts?

 

 

 

So where does the balance lie, between respecting people's privacy and keeping people safe?

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle High School Secondary

NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

Ethical Understanding Australian Curriculum General Capability: Ethical Understanding

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy 

1. Look at the following video from 16th October 2012 on BTN Video

BTN

2. It states that in Adelaide with 60 cameras [in 2012], the average person gets filmed 15 times a day.

Find out how many cameras are in a 1Km radius of your school. Work out how many times you would go pass these cameras in a single day.

3. Look at the following map [click on to go to an enlarged version] of Adelaide. Work out the number of metres (approximately) that are covered by CCTV

CCTV Adelaide

4. In a report by the Messenger, in February 2015, it stated that Adelaide now has 99 CCTV cameras. Estimate how many times an average person would now be filmed.

Messenger

5. After reading the article in the Messenger, discuss with a partner the following statement: "But not everyone wants them. They argue that security cameras rarely stop crime from happening and the invasion into everyone's privacy is not worth it. So would you rather be filmed or not be filmed?" (Source: BTN)

 

Websites, Games & Apps

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle High School Secondary

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

Laptop Security - Game
A fun online game that explores cyber safety through the form of a spy Narrative. Students can explore the game and the choices they make and how they leave a digital footprint with their actions online.

Game Laptop Security
Escape Security - Game
A small online flash game that asks students to see if they can bypass patrols and security cameras to reach the end of the level. It is a fun puzzle based learning game that not only promotes critical thinking and problem solving skills, but will be engaging and fun for students of all ages.
Escape Security
   

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