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First Contacts (Stage 2)
First Contact will help students explore the impacts of colonisation on Indigenous peoples, specifically the Gadigal of Sydney Cove.
Through this program, participants will learn about the personal relationships between local the Indigenous peoples and the British and how those relationships aided in keeping the history of its time well documented.
Join us to explore these stories for National Reconciliation Week with our First Nations educator.
Cost: $100 for 1 class up to 30 students/$175 for two classes up to 60 students/ $225 for three classes up to 90 students. Additional classes up to 30 students are charged at $50 per class
Capacity: 300 students per session
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
Date & Time
31-May-2022 01:45PM + Google Calendar + iCal Export
Live Event - Scheduled
$100 for 1 class up to 30 students/$175 for two classes up to 60 students/ $225 for three classes up to 90 students. Additional classes up to 30 students are charged at $50 per class
Invoices will be emailed out on completion of the virtual excursion.
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
HSIE » History » Australian History: Community and Remembrance, First Contacts (Stage 2 - Year 3 and 4)
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Terms and Conditions
By booking this program you acknowledge and agree to our full terms and conditions as listed on the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney website
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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.
If students are learning from home, they will need –
Own device with in-built microphone
If you are dialling in from the classroom, you will need –
A microphone so the presenter can hear the class. Please note that some laptop microphones are difficult to hear, and the positioning of the laptop is important for capturing sound.
A projector or smartboard that allows the students to see the presenter – your classroom smartboard is perfect for this.
Adequate sound volume (usually from your smartboard or external speakers). Laptop speakers are inadequate for your whole classroom to hear the presenter
More Information About This Event
Nature and impact of colonisation, pre-contact Aboriginal culture, and British contact with Aboriginal peoples to 1820
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal perspectives of the relationship to land and country
Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time (HT2-2)
Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects (HT2-3)
Describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia (HT2-4)
Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication (HT2-5)
The diversity and longevity of Australia’s first peoples and the ways Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are connected to Country and Place (land, sea, waterways and skies) and the implications for their daily lives (ACHHK077)
The nature of contact between Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions on, for example, families and the environment (ACHHK080)
If you have any queries please contact the provider
Name: Education and Engagement Team, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
Phone: 02 9231 8134
Email: [email protected]
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