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Step back in time and uncover the extraordinary stories of the exploration of inland Australia through analysis of primary and secondary sources. Experience the hardship of a journey into the unknown with Edward Eyre, Ludwig Leichhardt, Kennedy & Jacky Jacky and Burke & 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
- 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
- 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
Before you visit
$230 for groups up to 15 and $355 for groups of 16 – 30.
Monday - Friday during term time
Minimum Supervision Ratio
Kindergarten – Year 2 - 1 adult per 5 students
Year 3 – Year 6 - 1 adult per 10 students
Secondary students - 1 adult per 20 students