Fun Activities

On The Job

Transport and Travel - CRANE OPERATOR    

 

Online

Three charts on: crane-spotting, a way to tell which Australian cities are growing and where

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NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

 

1. In groups of 4 - 5 students, read the following article from The Conversation 2 May 2017 Readingand note how the information within is recorded in graphs.

The Conversation

2. Investigate and analyse, the RLB information about cranes from the third quarter in 2019 Reading[PDF]

RLB Q3 2019

3. Create similar graphs to those in the article from The Conversation.

4. Discussion

Compare and contrast the two sets of figures and discuss as a group. What conclusions can you draw as a group.

Can you reach agreement?

5. Scenario.

You are an investor.

Based on the figures, which city would you invest monies into cranes?
Explain your reasoning!

 

 

 

 

Websites, Games & Apps

The Junkyard

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

The Junk Yard

Running a junkyard can be dangerous business.
Your objective in this game is to work as a crane operator and move trashed cars, trucks and buses to the compactor.
The trick is stacking the cars so that they don't fall over!
During each level you are given a weight quota of vehicles to stack and a limited time to do it in.

Cargo Master

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability


Cargo Master Game


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Caution: 2 lots of Ads to go through to get to this game
Carrier Truck Game

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability


Carrier Truck game

Coal Express

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability


Coal Express
Rubble Trouble Tokyo

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability


Rubble Trouble Tokyo Game
Shipping Yard

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Shipping Yard Game

WebQuests - Transport

The Case of the Would-be Widget Thief 

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NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

 

Widget

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This WebQuest is a copy of the original using Prezi and is about the Metric System. More difficult to navigate than a normal WebQuest website but all the content is available.

 

Did You Know?

That cranes were used to place the Curiosity Rover on the Red Planet, Mars!

Mars Curiosity

ABC's Catalyst 16th August 2012

"Curiosity is released and lowered down by nylon cables. It’s a crane hanging from the sky. The rover unfolds and gently comes to rest on the red dirt."

 

 

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