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Step back in time to Australia in the 1800’s and into the boots of explorers Edward Eyre, Ludwig Leichhardt, Kennedy and Jacky Jacky and Burke and Wills. Investigate and respond to Australia’s landmark documents in this enquiry based program.
In this 2 hour program students will:
- develop research skills
- analyse a variety of primary and secondary sources
- be immersed in the physical challenges of inland exploration in the early 1800’s
- demonstrate their knowledge in a fun and unique way
Stage 3 – Geography
GE3-1 describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments
GE3-2 explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments
GE3-4 acquires, processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry
Content for Stage 3 - Geography
Concepts: Place, Environment, Interconnection
Geographical tools: Maps, Graphs and statistics, Visual representations
Stage 3 – History
HT3-1 describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia
HT3-2 describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time
HT3-5 applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry
Available during term time.
Cost is $230 for groups up to 15 and $355 for groups of 16 – 30.
Bookings are essential, please book early to avoid disappointment.
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