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Queensland’s Rockstars

Resource Type Media
Publish Date 29th Nov 2011

This is a video showing a collection of young people in the Queensland mining industry who talk about their lives and careers.

Educational value statement

  • Presents an attractive view of work and life as a scientist or engineer in the mining industry
  • Includes mining engineers, a metallurgist, a planning engineer, a surveyor, an environmental scientist, a production engineer and a community relations manager
  • Shows four male and four female professionals
  • Can be downloaded as a Flash video file.

Key learning objectives

  • Students identify aspects of science, engineering and technology within careers in the mining industry.


  • Science as a Human Endeavour: Use and influence of science.

Australian Curriculum content statements
Science: ACSHE224; ACSHE227

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