History for Kids
No. of pages: 5

This history article, ‘A Tale of Ned’s Head’ features Ned Kelly, a famous Australian criminal bushranger, and the theories surrounding the disappearance of his head after he was hanged in 1880. It provides factual information about the life of Ned Kelly, as well as a fun online game. It has a glossary of unfamiliar words …More

Space
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This article, ‘All About Space: Aboriginal Star Gazing’, provides information about the history of Australian Aboriginal star gazing. It tells an Aboriginal myth about how the Moon first appeared in the sky.

History for Kids
No. of pages: 3

This history article, ‘Accidentally on Purpose’ features the misconceptions of early explorers and the accidental ‘rediscovery’ of Australia. It provides factual information about early exploration, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Charles Sturt
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This article, ‘Charles Sturt: Australian Explorer’, provides information about Australian explorer Charles Sturt. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Indigenous Australian Art
No. of pages: 4

This article, ‘Australian Rock Art’, describes the ancient Aboriginal rock art that is on display in a region of Western Australia called the Kimberley. It provides factual information about this artwork and includes colourful and engaging photographs.

Australian Animals
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This article, ‘All About Australian Animals: Dreamtime Stories’, describes Aboriginal Australians’ relationship with animals. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of Australian Aboriginal culture and includes colourful and engaging images.

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This history article, ‘First Fleet Roll Call’ features some of the prisoners who left Britain in 1787 to journey to the colony of Australia. It provides factual information about the prisoners, including their name, age, crime and sentence, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Great Escapes: Beaconsfield Miners’ Escape’ features the survival story of two Australian gold miners who were trapped underground for 14 days. It provides factual information about the miners’ amazing escape, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Great Escapes: Gallipoli Escape’ features the clever invention of the drip rifle, which enabled the Australian and New Zealand soldiers to fool their Turkish enemy and successfully evacuate from Gallipoli. It provides factual information about the escape from Gallipoli, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and …More

Animal Families
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This story, ‘All About Animal Families: How the Kangaroo Got Her Pouch’, tells a legend of how the kangaroo got her pouch. It includes colourful and engaging photographs.

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No. of pages: 5

This history article, ‘If Skeletons Could Talk’ features a mock interview with Mungo Man, Australia’s oldest and almost complete skeleton ever excavated. It provides factual information about the discovery of Mungo Man and its significance and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in a fun and engaging manner.

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No. of pages: 4

This history article, ‘Indigenous Civil Rights’ features the history of Indigenous civil rights in Australia. It provides factual information about significant events surrounding Indigenous civil rights in Australia as well as the broader fight for civil rights and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

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This history article, ‘It’s Raining Cats and Dogs’ features a famous saying. It provides factual information about the possible origins of the saying, as well as providing other quirky phrases about heavy rain from other countries. It provides a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural, …More

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This history article, ‘Len Waters: Pioneer of Indigenous Aviation’ features Len Waters, the first and only Aboriginal pilot to serve in the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II. It provides factual information about his life and some of his achievements, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

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This hands-on activity, ‘Make a Paper Boomerang’ shows students how to make their own paper boomerang. It includes step-by-step instructions and a paper boomerang template and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in a fun and engaging manner.

Music
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This music article, ‘Music Around the World: Didgeridoo’ features the origins of this unique wooden instrument. It provides information about what didgeridoos are made of, who plays them and some of the Aboriginal names for them. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical, cultural and musical awareness in an engaging manner.

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This history article, ‘My History… with Samantha Harris’ features an interview with famous Australian Indigenous model Samantha Harris. It provides factual information about Samantha’s life and career and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

History for Kids
No. of pages: 4

This history article, ‘Saying Sorry’ features the famous ‘Sorry’ speech to the Stolen Generations of Australia that apologised for the removal of Australian Indigenous children from their families and communities. It provides factual information about the Stolen Generations, complete with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text and is aimed at broadening …More

Indigenous Australia
No. of pages: 2

This article, ‘Serpent Dreaming’, provides information about a snake that is featured in many Aboriginal creation stories. It is aimed at broadening students’ awareness of Aboriginal culture and history and includes colourful and engaging images.

Exploring Australia
No. of pages: 4

This article, ‘Exploring Australia: The Endeavour’, provides information about the Endeavour shipwreck. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness and includes colourful and engaging images.

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This hands-on activity, ‘The Great Hidden Continent and the Age of Exploration’ describes the discovery of Australia and how this southern continent was a mystery to those north of the equator. It provides factual information and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness in a fun and engaging manner.

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This history article, ‘The Legend of Kotai’ features a family who fled Hungary to start a new life in Australia during the aftermath of World War II. It provides factual information about the various hardships the Kotai family faced during their journey and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

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This history article, ‘William Dampier: the Pirate Who Found Australia’ features the life and times of William Dampier, an English buccaneer who visited Australia in 1688. It provides factual information about this infamous pirate, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

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No. of pages: 6

This history article, ‘Aviation Through the Ages’ features different breakthroughs in the field of aviation. It provides an online website, as well as factual information about the Montgolfier brothers, the Wright brothers, Harry Houdini and the Royal Flying Doctor Service, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

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