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Civil Rights Movement (USA)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The American Civil Rights Movement was a movement in the 1950s and 1960s for racial equality, especially in the Southern States of America where there was se...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Civil Rights Movement (United States)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The American Civil Rights Movement began in the 1950s. It was a mass protest by African American people against segregation and discrimination based on race...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Human rights

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Human rights are simply basic rights that every human is entitled to regardless of their nationality, age, ethnic origin, gender, religion or language. The ...

Entry last updated: 5/09/22
Martin Luther King Jr.

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Born in 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister who became the most powerful voice of the American civil rights movement in t...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Famous people

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Famous people are people who are well known throughout the world for what they have done. They come from all areas of life, including politics, sport, music...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Russian Revolution 1917

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Russian Revolution which lasted from 1917 to 1923 marked the end of the Romanov dynasty or Russian Imperial Rule. The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin s...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
Renaissance

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Renaissance followed the Middle Ages in Europe. It lasted from the mid-14th century to the mid-17th century (1350-1650 AD), and was a time of great scien...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Floods

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Floods happen when large amounts of water from rivers, oceans, seas and lakes overflow onto land. This can result in the loss of lives, and the destruction o...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Canterbury earthquakes 2010-2011

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

At 4:35 am on 4 September 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale shook Christchurch west, in the Canterbury region causing damage to houses a...

Entry last updated: 10/01/23
Animal pests (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

An animal becomes a pest if it begins to cause considerable economic or environmental damage. Animal pests such as stoats, possums, deer, cats and mice were ...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22