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.
The old traditional method of panning for gold in streams and rivers and different places of Australia in the gold rush times, some places were Bendigo, Ballarat in victoria, Australia. People still pan for gold now and the odd nugget is still found.
Eureka! The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore. Follow the story of the people who sought the glittering prize. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/gold
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.