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A Virtual Week in Canberra 2022 – Country to Capital (Stage 3, Stage 4)

On Demand

Traverse Country to Capital; from Indigenous custodianship to bush capital. Investigate the chosen federal site and winning Griffin design. How is the design maintained for a future city?


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

 

  • Uncover the collective history of the National Capital. Deep dive into thousands of years of Indigenous Custodianship.
  • From a site-specific viewpoint discover the reasoning for the preferred National Capital’s chosen location. Learn about surveyor Charles Scrivener and his exacting mapping of the Yass Goulburn region.
  • View the successful winning Griffin Design and learn why it was so ahead of its time in terms of creative design thinking.
  • The Griffins envisaged a capital city immersed in the landscape with geometric vistas and ornamental waters. How will this iconic design be managed toward a sustainable future?
  • Join Educator Kate Collins and National Capital Exhibition Curator Roslyn Hull as they discuss the Griffin Design creation and future vision of the iconic National Capital.
  • This virtual tour and live discussion is a great way to introduce students to the National Capital and active Civics and Citizenship values.

After making a booking you will receive a YouTube link.

You will need to view the session before midnight Friday September 23rd.


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Capital Authority, DART Learning


SPECIAL GUESTS:

Roslyn Hull is a curator and storyteller with a passion for all things Canberra. She has worked in museum education since 2001 and has extensive experience imparting knowledge to others. She recently curated the Magic of Marion, an anniversary exhibition acknowledging the significant contribution of Marion Mahony Griffin to Canberra’s history.

Kate Collins is a passionate educator having worked in Art Galleries and Museums for many years. She is currently a Senior Education Officer at the National Capital Exhibition developing innovate learning programs. She has a particular interest in educating for sustainable futures.


Event Details

Event Type

On Demand - Limited

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording

Duration

1 Hour

Price

Free

Curriculum

Primary

Syllabus Outcomes

Key learning outcomes- relates to Civics and Citizenship,

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

HSIE » History » Australian History: Colonials and National (Stage 3 - Year 5 and 6)

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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.

Internet connection and access to YouTube.

Students can connect to our virtual excursions when learning from home. As a teacher, you will only need to register once to receive a link you can share with your students.

After making a booking you will receive a YouTube link.

You will need to view the session before midnight Friday September 23rd.

Presenter Bio

Roslyn Hull is a curator and storyteller with a passion for all things Canberra. She has worked in museum education since 2001 and has extensive experience imparting knowledge to others. She recently curated the Magic of Marion, an anniversary exhibition acknowledging the significant contribution of Marion Mahony Griffin to Canberra’s history.

Kate Collins is a passionate educator having worked in Art Galleries and Museums for many years. She is currently a Senior Education Officer at the National Capital Exhibition developing innovate future programs. She has a particular interest in educating for sustainable futures.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: National Capital Exhibition

Phone: 02 6272 2902

Email: [email protected]

Website: nca.gov.au

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None

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