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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.

Years P–2

Communication — Then and Now

Find out how people communicated in the past.

Years P–2: History

Chores — Then and Now

Find out how people did household chores in the past.

Years P–2: History

Toys — Then and Now

Find out how people played with toys in the past.

Years P–2: History

Years 3–4

Connection to Country

Find out why Country is important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Years 3–4: History, Civics and Citizenship

First Fleet convicts

Find out about what life was like for First Fleet convicts when they got to Australia.

Years 3–4: History, Civics and Citizenship

Years 5–6

Colonial migration

Find out about groups who migrated to the colonies of Australia.

Years 5–6: History, Civics and Citizenship

Post-Federation migration

Find out some of the stories and reasons behind migration to Australia since 1901.

Years 5–6: History, Civics and Citizenship

Federating Australia

Find out about the Federation of Australia in 1901.

Years 5–6: History, Civics and Citizenship

Experiences of democracy and citizenship

Find out about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have experienced democracy and citizenship in Australia.

Years 5–6: History, Civics and Citizenship

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