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Primary sources

Primary sources are objects in the collection of the National Museum of Australia. Many of them are relevant to educators and students; below is a sample. Each one has an image, a detailed description, and a statement of its educational value.

Years 5 and up
English, media, arts, Australian history, historical skills
Years 5 and up
Indigenous culture & history, arts, historical skills
+ keys to symbols and a map of significant sites

Multimedia and more

Here you'll find animations, Flash interactives, audio-on-demand, collection highlights and (in time) selected video clips.

Years 3 and up
Arts, Indigenous culture & history
Years 8–12
Media, English, arts, Australian history
Years 9 and up
Arts, Australian history, geography
Years 5 and up
Arts, environment
Years 5 and up
Australian history, arts
Years 11 and up
Arts
Years 5 and up
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, arts
Years 3–6
Australian history, arts
Years Foundation–4
Arts, English, media

Classroom activities

Classroom activities provide teachers with content and ideas for a lesson.

Years 3–8
Australian history, environment, media, arts, English
Year 9
English, media, arts, Australian history, historical skills
Years 5–8
Australian history, media, arts
Years 6–8
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, arts, English, media
Years 5–9
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, historical skills, arts, English, geography, environment

Units of work

Units of work developed since 2012 align with the new Australian Curriculum: History.

Years 8–12
Australian history, English, media, arts
Year 6 and 9
Australian history, geography, Indigenous culture & history, arts, historical skills
Years 8–12
Australian history, media, English, arts
Years 4–10
Australian history, geography, environment, English, arts
Years 4–10
Environment, geography, Indigenous culture & history, arts
Years 10–12
Australian history, arts, historical skills
Year 10
Australian history, Indigenous culture and history, arts
Years 8–12
Australian history, English, arts, media
Years 8–12
Australian history, English, media, arts
Year 8
World history, arts, geography
Years 5–9
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, geography, arts, English