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Butlers and Blackboards

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With different stories to tell, the Butlers and Blackboards program looks at changes in the community, education and family life and is discovery-based and student-focused. Years 1 & 2 Humanities and Social Sciences Grossmann House includes different histories that are closely linked to the development of the merchant class in
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McCrae Cross-Cultural Education Experience

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An Indigenous and non-Indigenous facilitator will deliver a tailored program representing Indigenous cultural heritage through activities delivered alongside traditional European activities. This program has been created in partnership with the Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation. The Bunurong component of the program involves learning about the culture and heritage of the
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The Australian Colonies – Dundullimal Homestead, Dubbo

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STAGE 3 – THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES   Outcomes A student: 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 and
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First Contacts – Dundullimal Homestead, Dubbo

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STAGE 2 – FIRST CONTACTS   Outcomes A student: 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 Key inquiry questions: Why did people travel from Europe (and
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The Past in the Present – Dundullimal Homestead, Dubbo

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STAGE 1 – HISTORY   Outcomes A student: HT1-2   identifies and describes significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time HT3-2   describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time HT3-5    applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication Key inquiry
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Gold and Water

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The National Trust has Golden Pipeline Facts and Photos resources originally developed for The [email protected] Federation project. They are especially suited for upper primary and secondary aged student research. Fabulous discoveries of gold in its eastern interior in the 1890s changed Western Australia for ever. People from around the world flocked to what
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Samson House – Year 2

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The Samsons didn’t throw anything away! Students learn about old technologies at this more than 100 year old Fremantle home.
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Woodbridge – Year 3

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Gallipoli takes on significance for students through their letters and photographs in the family home of two ANZACS.
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Peninsula Farm – Year 3

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This early settler home is significant to the WA community through its historic connections including to WW1.
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Ship to Shore – Old Government House, Parramatta

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This program aims to provide students with an insight into the school lives of primary-aged children in the early 1800s, the exploration of Australia and the lives of the early colonists.
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Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

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Students interpret and document the site using photographs and drawings, their own observations, maps, plans and primary sources.
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How was the Gaol run?

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Scroll through the narrative galleries below to explore how the Melbourne Gaol represented nineteenth century ideas of using punishment as a way of reforming prisoners.  Hover your mouse over an image to reveal further information.
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Who was sent to the Gaol?

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Scroll through the narrative galleries below to explore the reasons why many different types of people might end up in gaol in the second half of the nineteenth century. Hover your mouse over an image to reveal further information. Please note that images of deceased Indigenous people are contained within
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Why was the Gaol built?

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Scroll through the narrative galleries below to discover the story of the Melbourne Gaol and where it sits within Victoria’s criminal justice history. Hover your mouse over an image to reveal further information. Please note that images and names of deceased Indigenous people are contained within this webpage.
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Old Treasury Building and Victoria Square

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The Old Treasury Building facing Victoria Square is one the most significant historic places in Adelaide. Our guided school tours include some of the famous rooms in this fascinating building and a trip underground to the tunnels below where gold from the Victorian diggings was smelted and stored during the 1850s gold rush.  These tours are
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Willunga Schoolroom

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Mr Bassett’s Schoolroom is a school learning program that has been developed to support teaching of Year 3 History in an authentic heritage setting. The program focuses on continuity and change in the Australian experience of school over 150 years.  It has been designed to enable teachers and students to reflect on how
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Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum

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Teachers can choose from eight different modules based on the National Curriculum: History for Reception – Year 2. Volunteer guides lead groups through activities including wash day, old school room experience, agriculture, blacksmith Shop, local area development, family life, Post Office/Hotel and games. Three modules can be presented per museum visit. A self-guided walking tour of local
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Gawler Museum

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Two school programs are offered at the Gawler Museum in the ‘Old Telegraph Office’.  One is tuned to the Year 5 History curriculum. It’s hands on and includes Gawler’s local history of migration, discovery of mystery objects, MP3 guided trail through the museum, and the technology of daily  living, entertainment and communication. The second is aligned to Years 2 and
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Ayers House: Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home

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Visiting Ayers House museum gives people the opportunity to feel as though they have stepped back in time. Educators and children love seeing and touching things from the past. Being in a stately home doing activities that connect to the past gives them a taste of what life was like
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Virtually There 3D Resources

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Take a virtual visit of our historic sites using new 3D technology. This application lets you wander around our sites and see them just as though you could really walk around from room to room or place to place. We have scanned two very different properties and made them available for you
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VCE Geography

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Rippon Lea became the 33rd site to be included on the prestigious National Heritage List in 2006 and it is a significant tourist venue attracting over 80,000 visitors annually. VCE Geography Unit 2 students can explore the house and garden, completing a range of geographic investigations, practising the key fieldwork
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