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Students of Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown,will find lesson and assignment related links below. More detailed pathfinders and study guides can be found on the StudentNet site. Book reviews have been moved to Book Bites, which is linked below.

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Year 10 Social Justice

image: May 12, 2008
Brings together the latest news and views from over 1,600 organisations promoting human rights awareness and fighting poverty worldwide.

Justice Issues
Looks at a variety of social justice issues.

Poverty - Causes of poverty
Poverty around the world - Facts and statistics

Gives an excellent overview and links to further information on the following issues:

  • domestic violence

  • environment

  • globalisation

  • homelessness

  • Indigenous Australia

  • poverty and inequality

  • rural Australia

Photo: Hooked by Trapac

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Monday, March 19, 2007

Real Life Survivors - Year 9 English

Katrina Artwork - The storm through children's eyes

Beaconsfield Gold - Read the first media release from the company on April 26th 2006. Going up this page you can read the media releases as the events unfold.

Child survivors - Drawings from the Killing Fields of Dafur, Sudan

When Animals Attack - Bethany Hamilton, 13-year-old competitive surfer - Shark attack

Sunday, March 04, 2007


NT Country Hour: Alcan Gove bauxite mine
Visit the mine and hear some of the workers talking about their jobs.

Map of smelter, refinery and mine locations
Zoom in to see locations in Australia. What patterns do you notice?

The Process
Investigate the whole process from mine to product.