Unpacking Histories

Unpacking Histories

Unpacking Histories How are social histories put together? What stories can objects and documents tell?Adopting a constructivist ‘hands-on’ approach to learning about 20th and 21st Century history, Unpacking Histories is a two hour education program which...
Being a child in the nineteenth century

Being a child in the nineteenth century

Being a child in the nineteenth century In this fun education program students explore the past, focusing on school life and daily life of colonial Australia (1836-1875) before schooling became compulsory in South Australia.What did children learn at school? What...
The Curator’s Table

The Curator’s Table

This is a web-based and iPad compatible resource aligned with Years 6 and 9 Australian Curriculum (AC): History. This website provides primary sources that can be used by teachers to engage students in inquiry based learning related to the treatment of German people in South Australia at the time of World War I.

Immigration: An Overview

Immigration: An Overview

This program looks at key events in South Australian immigration history from 1836 to the present day. It emphasises the concept of cause and effect. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives are highlighted.