Discover how to use tablets and smartphones for nature-based teaching and gain knowledge that can be directly taken back to a school setting.
This STEM-focused workshop will develop skills in:
•Photography, including light and composition
•The use of external lens attachments to take beautiful up-close photos
•Editing photos using free mobile Apps
•Using digital microscopes to observe flowers and seeds up close
For all educators from Pre-school to secondary years
Students will step into the shoes of Australian legend Tom Kruse who delivered the mail and supplies to people along the rough Birdsville Track in outback Australia from 1936 to 1963, driving his faithful Leyland Badger Truck.
In this joint program between the Migration Museum and Ayers House, students will explore daily life for children in the 19th Century.
1. What was life like for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples before the arrival of the Europeans?
2. Why did the Europeans settle in Australia?
3. What was the nature and consequence of contact between Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples and early traders, explorers and settlers?
Who is migrating to South Australia right now? Where are migrants coming from, and why? How is migration experienced? How does government policy shape migration journeys?
These simple questions have very complex answers.