An interactive online educational resource, aligned to the Australian Curriculum: Science representing Aboriginal seasonal knowledge
Fantastic site for History units for AC
BOM Image map of Indigenous weather locations in Australia
Year 1 weather activities
National Library of Australia's Federation Gateway
State Library info Federation Images
Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before
When we did Australian history inquiry units, my co-teacher and I would model an inquiry ourselves. This shows my inquiry on federation, complete with samples of notetaking and the use of graphic organizers. This worked REALLY well and the standard of work we got from the students really improved.
AC History Unit - Popular culture 1945 – present Year 10. Units created by the History Teachers Association.
Over 3,000 videos, games and resources mapped to the Australian Curriculum
The Classroom for Teacher Guides and History in Your Area - History Channel (Australia and New Zealand)
Resource B. Topic: "Our Shared History" Outcomes Addressed: HT2-2, HT2-4. This Behind The News Video looks at why convicts came to Australia, what happened with the arrival of the First Fleet, and how British colonisation affected the lives of many Indigenous people. It enables students to see from the perspective of an English convict who is first arriving in Australia.
Convict Women in Australia. This article provides information on the lifestyles of women after the first fleet. Women were given their own barracks or tents (away from the men) and later on in time after 1804 were assigned to Female Factories in which they worked and lived sewing wool or harder work depending on their crime. Women were sent to these female factories as punishment or when awaiting a child, therefore these factories were a workplace and a nursery.
Learn more about Captain Cook. Join a virtual excursion.
Quong Tart (1850 -1903) was a prominent Chinese tea merchant and restauranteur. He was the first Chinese public figure to be fully accepted by the community of NSW. In this learning activity, students will explore the historical features and diversity o http://teapaus.com/different-types-of-tea/best-peppermint-teas/
First Fleet Arrives 1788 (YouTube), Aboriginal ...
First Fleet Arrives 1788 (YouTube), Aboriginal perspective
Read Captain James Cook's journal of the proceedings on His Majesty's Bark Endeavour from 27 May 1768 to 23 October 1770.