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FAR Out! Treasures to the Bush

Excursion Summary

90 minutes

Designed for students in Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4), this workshop addresses outcomes from the NSW Syllabus for the Australian curriculum – History. Students engage in interactive learning activities and get ‘up close’ to original artefacts and manuscripts and hear the fascinating stories behind these iconic items. A highlight of the collection items on tour is an Indigenous wordlist from the area visited. In addition, items include personal belongings of Captain James Cook and convict Mary Reibey. A late 1800’s artwork created by Aboriginal man Tommy McRae, is also included. 

Curriculum outcomes

HT2-2 describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

HT2-3 describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

HT2-4 describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

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