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.
Eureka Stockade Brainstorm: we researched all we could about the Eureka Stockade in our Grade 5/6 history lesson and pinned them to the Eureka flag. These facts were then used to write a play about the protest.
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.
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.
A page supporting the Stage 3 unit Gold! with selected links to information, interactive games, challenges, videos, a podcast, related literature and activities for students and teachers Sites2See: Gold. From NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre.
Here you'll find animations, Flash interactives, audio-on-demand, collection highlights and (in time) selected video clips. - National museum australia - arange of things organised in year levels or curriculum areas