The First Fleet

The First Fleet

A facilitated 45 minute workshop in which students consolidate their learning about the rationale for sending the First Fleet to NSW in 1788, the experience of different groups, the voyage and the impact of  European settlement for the  Aboriginal people  of  the  region. Particular emphasis is placed on the experience of the convicts below decks as students explore our Life On Board exhibition and unpack their rations and conditions.

Teachers’ Big Days Out

Teachers’ Big Days Out

South Australia’s major cultural institutions, along North Terrace and beyond are preparing for an exciting three day program for the second Teachers’ Big Days Out in 2020. Loaded with professional learning opportunities for educators across multiple learning areas, this event will provide you with strategies of how to incorporate a variety of cultural institutions and their collections into your teaching programs!

Wrecked

Wrecked

This program uses the analysis of sources to gain an understanding of how people lived in the past. Discover the techniques marine archaeologists use to explore and uncover mysteries of the deep.

Dolphin Discovery

Dolphin Discovery

This program explores the scientific concepts of responsibility, conservation, environment, habitat and living things. Students think critically and ethically about how their actions affect the marine environment.