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History Skills: Evaluating Sources

Monday
Mon 6 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Learn how to think like a historian in this skills-focused virtual excursion. 

Paintings on blue wall
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Magical Story Maps

Wednesday
Wed 8 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Put the ‘creative’ back into creative writing — turn a blank piece of paper into a map of your own magical land! 

Map with island in shape of a pig
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The First Fleet

Thursday
Thu 9 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Set sail on this virtual excursion to discover more about the First Fleet.

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Rush for Gold

Thursday
Thu 9 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Join the rush to learn about striking it lucky in the 1850s.

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The First Fleet

Friday
Fri 10 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Set sail on this virtual excursion to discover more about the First Fleet.

  • Virtual excursion
  • Free

Storytime online with Carla Fitzgerald

Wednesday
Wed 15 Feb 2023
  • series: Kids at the Library
  • series: Schools
  • series: Storytime

Join Carla Fitzgerald as she reads her debut picture book, Keeping up with the Dachshunds!

Author Carla Fitzgerald
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Exploring our environment

Thursday
Thu 16 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Take a walk with us and investigate our land’s unique geography.

Drawing of bushland
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  • Learning
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Rush for Gold

Friday
Fri 17 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Join the rush to learn about striking it lucky in the 1850s.

  • Virtual excursion
  • Learning
  • Online
  • Free

Significant Individuals: Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

Monday
Mon 20 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Step back in time to 1813 and follow the journey of Gregory Blaxland, William Charles Wentworth and William Lawson.

The Blue Mountain pioneers, lithograph by M. Emile Ulm, Sydney Mail, 1880, SLNSW SPF/1396
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'Reading' pictures - visual literacy skills

Wednesday
Wed 22 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

Learn to crack the code and understand the secret language of picture book illustrations.

Picture books lying on top of one another
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Danger, drama, action!

Monday
Mon 27 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

In this quickfire writing workshop, students develop an adventure story and use writing techniques to keep readers on the edge of their seats.

two figures that look like people hunched over with ice picks in the snow
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Going places: Migration to Australia

Monday
Mon 27 Feb 2023
  • series: Schools

We’ll investigate reasons for migrating and uncover different journeys over the sea.