It's Australia, 1850s, A Unit about the Gold Rush - This Australian Curriculum History inquiry unit focusses on the Gold Rush in Australia. Includes migration, perspectives and can be integrated with English. Includes 13 activities, resource list, an appendix and a powerpoint for IWB to support teaching.
Great unit to teach students about the Gold Rush in Australia. Activities include locating where gold was found on a map, timeline, Eureka Stockade flag, cultures that came to Australia during the Gold Rush and more. Can be used as a casual teaching resource, or as a unit of work.
Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.