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No 1 Pump Station – Year 2

wa
Discover the stories of this significant heritage site and learn about the value of water.
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Colony, Country and Conflict

nsw
STAGE 3 pupils examine and contrast the differences in food, medicine and law and between colonial and Indigenous cultures.
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Plants, Pills and Potions

nsw
STAGE 2 pupils grow crops and make plant-based colonial medicines in Surgeon John Harris’ garden.
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The Seed that Saved Sydney!

nsw
STAGE 1 pupils ‘travel back in time’ and plant corn on the same land where James Ruse farmed.
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McCrae Cross-Cultural Education Experience

vic
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 Indigenous component of the program involves learning about the culture and heritage of the
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Ship to Shore – Old Government House, Parramatta

nsw
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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Willunga Schoolroom

sa
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

sa
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

sa
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

sa
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. Ayers House is a unique learning environment for students of all ages. It preserves a significant legacy of Australia’s colonial history,
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Townsville Heritage Centre

qld
The nineteenth century villa residence ‘Currajong’, a worker’s dwelling dating from 1884 and a 1921 farmhouse are the three buildings that form the Townsville Heritage Centre. The Education Kit for the Centre, available here for teachers, covers several topics relevant to the school curriculum. Teachers are invited to download these
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Woodbridge – Year 2

wa
Built as a family home, Woodbridge features an array of ‘olden day’ domestic technologies to stimulate student learning.
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Woodbridge – Year 1

wa
Students learn about the daily rituals of the Harpers to discover family life was very different in the 1890s.
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Peninsula Farm – Year 2

wa
Learn about old fashion technologies used at one of the first homes built in Western Australia.
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Peninsula Farm – Year 1

wa
Explore one of Perth’s earliest homes to gain an insight into family life in colonial Perth.
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Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

nsw
Students interpret and document the site using photographs and drawings, their own observations, maps, plans and primary sources.
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Learn about past lives at Como

vic
Como House is an important Melbourne icon and a wonderful introduction to the past lives of a Melbourne family in the 1890s.
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Franklin House

tas
A school excursion at Franklin House on the outskirts of Launceston is something special for all school age children!
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Royal Bull’s Head Inn – Year 5

qld
Through the context of the Royal Bull's Head Inn, Drayton, and some of the personalities connected with it, students will learn about what life was like for different groups of people in the colonial period.
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Grandchester Railway Station – Year 5

qld
Through the context of the Grandchester Railway Station, students will learn what life was like for different groups of people in the colonial period.
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Royal Bull’s Head Inn – Year 2

qld
Through the context of the Royal Bull's Head Inn, Drayton and some of the personalities connected with it, students will explore, recognise and appreciate the history of their local area by examining the remains of the past and considering why they should be preserved.
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