Primary sources, units of work, classroom activities, multimedia and more, all linked to the environment curriculum area. Visit the Museum's Engage & Learn site for more.
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.
Historical skills, environment
Multimedia and more
Here you'll find animations, Flash interactives, audio-on-demand, collection highlights and (in time) selected video clips.
Australian history, environment, Indigenous culture & history
Environment, Australian history
Classroom activities provide teachers with content and ideas for a lesson.
Australian history, environment, media, arts, English
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.
Australian history, geography, environment, English, arts
Environment, geography, Indigenous culture & history, arts
Geography, environment, Indigenous culture & history
Historical skills, Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, media, environment
Environment, Australian history, geography, Indigenous culture & history
Australian history, geography, environment
Australian history, historical skills, environment, geography, Indigenous culture & history