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First Contacts at Kamay – virtual lesson on Zoom (Stage 2)
Learn about first contacts in 1770 at Botany Bay with interactive hands on activities
During the virtual lesson students will:
Learn about Dharawal life and culture for the first inhabitants before Cook’s arrival at Kamay
Participate in a role play to understand some of the significant events when James Cook sailed into Botany Bay in 1770
Work as a botanist or botanical artist to create a drawing just as Solander and Parkinson did in 1770
The lesson will be hands-on, educational, fun and interactive.
Lessons will be presented by NSW Department of Education Environmental Education teachers.
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Kamay Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre
Live Event - Scheduled
$90 per class. Maximum 30 students
For schools with less than 20 students a discount will apply. $3.00 per student
Schools will be charged prior to the session.
An interschool journal or purchase order will be emailed to you upon your registration, along with the teacher pack of information. Payment will be processed prior to the event.
HT2 2 /HT2 3/ HT2 4 /HT2 5
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
HSIE » History » Australian History: Community and Remembrance, First Contacts (Stage 2 - Year 3 and 4)
Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Making (Visual Arts)
Learning Intentions & Success Criteria
We are learning to:
Identify and explain different perspectives of events at Botany Bay in 1770,
Study Dharawal artefacts and interpret their possible uses,
Create botanical drawings.
Explain the different perspectives of the original inhabitants at Botany Bay and the crew of the Endeavour,
Identify various artefacts and how they might have been used by Dharawal people at the time of first contact in 1770,
Draw a botanical specimen.
Our school holds limited seating, and many of our classes sell out. For this reason, we request that you cancel at least 72 business hours before your scheduled lesson. This will allow us to offer your spot to another school.
You may call us on 02 9668 9889 or alternatively cancel on the Dart Learning Website.
If you give us at least 72 hours’ notice of your need to cancel, we will credit your payment toward another lesson.
However, if you do not cancel with at least 72 hours’ notice, you will lose any payments you have already made.
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Technology and Materials Requirements
The virtual lesson will be via Zoom. Once the booking is confirmed a link to Zoom will be sent.
One class (up to 30 students) can join a session at 9:30am, 11:30am or 1:30pm. Having a maximum of 30 students maintains the interactive and hands on nature of the virtual lesson. When booking please use the individual classroom teacher email contact.
For schools of less than 20 students a discounted fee will apply.
Once a booking has been made a teacher pack will be emailed with pre and post activities. The pack will contain details of equipment needed for the Zoom session.
Teachers will need a whiteboard, laptop, webcam or tablet to access the Zoom lesson.
Connecting To The Event
Once registration has been confirmed a teacher pack will be emailed with requirements of equipment needed and a link to the Zoom meeting login.