The First Fleet

Excursion Summary

Duration: 
45 minutes

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This virtual excursion focuses on the experience of convicts on the First Fleet and the early years in the colony. Using primary sources from State Library collections, students will investigate the journey of the First Fleet, the everyday life of convicts and touch on the experiences of Aboriginal people.

Curriculum Outcomes

History: 

  • 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
  • HT2-5 applies skills of historical inquiry and communication

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This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW.

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Booking Details

Cost

Free

Duration

45 minutes

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