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These free, curriculum-aligned videos are designed to be used in a variety of learning settings, including at home and in the classroom.

Each video explores objects and highlights Museum displays. Accompanying student activities and curriculum links for teachers are also provided with each video.

Explore our learning from home resources

Communication — Then and Now

Years 1 and 2: Find out how people communicated in the past.

Chores — Then and Now

Years 1 and 2: Find out how people did household chores in the past.

Connection to Country

Years 3 and 4: Find out why Country is important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

First Fleet convicts

Years 3 and 4: Find out about what life was like for First Fleet convicts when they got to Australia.

Colonial migration

Years 5 and 6:  Find out about groups who migrated to the colonies of Australia.

Post-Federation migration

Years 5 and 6: Find out some of the stories and reasons behind migration to Australia since 1901.

Federating Australia

Years 5 and 6: Find out about the Federation of Australia in 1901.

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