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Discover the amazing stories behind some of Australia’s most iconic and quirky collection items and gain another view of the country’s rich history and culture.
In this 1 hour program students will:
- view primary sources from the State Library collection
- develop their source analysis skills
- record their responses in a unique format
Stage 2 - NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – History
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
Stage 3 - NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – 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
HT3-3 identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects
of change on Australian society
HT3-5 applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication
Stage 4 - NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – History
HT4-5 identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources
HT4-7 identifies and describes different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past
HT4-8 locates, selects and organises information from sources to develop an historical inquiry
Available during term time.
Cost is $200 for groups up to 15 and $325 for groups from 16-30.
Bookings are essential, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (02) 9273 1778 or fill out our Bookings Enquiry form.