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bullet.gif (981 bytes)Comparing Nail Prices

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

Numeracy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

1. Go to your local shopping mall and count how many shops cater to beauty products and services.

i. Hairdressers

ii. Cosmetics

iii. Nails

2. What is the percentage of these shops out of all the shops at the mall? Hint: Go and have a look at the directory!

3. Shops looking after people's nails are popping up everywhere! What is the difference between a pedicure and a manicure?

4. Compare the prices and services at the nail salons in your shopping mall.

Nail Polish

 

 

 

Nail Art Anyone?

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

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

Numeracy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

 

1. Individually, look at the latest nail art in the following video and find suitable designs (2 or 3) to suggest to the following people:

a. A young teenage

b. An older teenager

c. A professional

d. A person who types a lot

e. A person who wears a lot of red, black, green and pink.

 

YouTube: 10 Easy Designs
https://youtu.be/rrQba1ysFSk

 

2. Make a chart of the 10 designs and work out from the number of nail polishes used and the detail of the design, "guess" the cost of each design.

3. With a partner, who will pretend to be your client - you need to "discuss" with them the cost and boldness of each design and make adjustments. Make sure you have another 1 - 2 designs ready.

4. Repeat with your partner but this time you will be the client!

 

 

 

 

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Girls' Life, Boys' Life: What are the marketing messages to each? Should they be different?

MiddleMiddle High SchoolSecondary

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

PhilosophyPhilosophy

1. In September 2016, comedian Amy Schumer posted pictures of the covers of two US magazines – Girls’ Life and Boys’ Life – on Instagram with the caption “No.” (Source: Conversation May 25 2017)

 

Girls Life Boys Life

Community of Inquiry

 

As a class group you are going to conduct a Community of Inquiry around the following article from the Conversation May 25 2017 and investigating the marketing to both sexes.

Look at the two magazine covers. Analyse. Discuss.

 

Reading

Read the article as a class group.

 

The Conversation

 

2. In pairs, write down one question for each quadrant but particularly think about the 4th quadrant "Questions for Thinking".

List all the questions from the 4th quadrant and start putting the same type of questions together.

3. Discussion

Select one question to discuss as a class group in detail.

4. After the class has conducted their community of inquiry, look again at the two magazine covers and ask the question -



"Should these covers be different? Why? Why not?
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bullet.gif (981 bytes)Clipper Creations (developed by Try Engineering.org )

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

 

TeacherTeacher

Students design and build a working model of a nail clipper. Through the process, students explore simple machine construction and the process of model making, as well as learn about simple machines – a nail clipper is an example of a first class lever.

Full Lesson Plan (PDF)

 

Clipper Creations

 

 

 

bullet.gif (981 bytes)Websites, Games & Apps

bullet.gif (981 bytes)Nail Studio Games

PrimaryPrimary

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


Nail Studio Games
bullet.gif (981 bytes)Make Up Games

PrimaryPrimary

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


Make Up Games

bullet.gif (981 bytes) Skin, Hair & Nails (Free Mobile App)

Skin, Hair & Nails

Price: FREE
Developer: Michael Quach

Skin, Hair & Nails Screenshots

 

WebQuests

bullet.gif (981 bytes)The Quest for Perfection: A WebQuest

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CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking
Personal and social capability
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

Quest for Perfection WebQuest

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