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Framing the Past (History) Year 5-6

Experience one of our fun, curriculum-focused learning programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, specifically for classroom based learners.

 

Framing the Past (History) Year 5-6

Experience one of our fun, curriculum-focused learning programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, specifically for classroom based learners.

 

Framing the past

History | Year 5 – Year 6

Experience one of our fun, curriculum-focused learning programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, specifically for classroom based learners.

IMAGE: Portrait of Captain James Cook RN
1782
John Webber
oil on canvas (frame: 140.4 cm x 115.8 cm depth 9.5 cm, support: 114.3 cm x 89.7 cm)
Purchased by the Commonwealth Government with the generous assistance of Robert Oatley AO and John Schaeffer AO 2000

Impressing your mate: do you have what it takes?

Transform into a male bowerbird and search for the perfect gift to impress your mate! Think like a scientist and test predictions on what items she prefers. The outcome may not be what you expect…

All About Women (Digital Talks): Iran: Woman, Life, Freedom زن، زندگی، آزادی (31-13 March)

Learn about global citizenship, human rights, and identity as Iranian-Australian women give an insight into life in Iran, the power of protest, and how Australians can be allies at this moment in time

Celebrate SeaWeek with a Marine Biologist!

Join a whale researcher to celebrate the deep blue with 45 minutes of sea-themed fun!

An opportunity taken

This Virtual Highlight Tour will be delivered using Zoom. IMAGE: Ian Frazer, 2007 Marian Drew. © Commonwealth of Australia

Australian Virtual Astronaut Challenge – Kick Off!

FREE STEM challenge! Join a 9-step #STEM design sprint based on the challenges faced by the Australian Space Industry. Special guest Mani Thiru; she is the AWS Head of Space & Satellite for Asia Pacific

Dance like your mate is watching

Ever wonder why frogs sing? Why birds are colourful? Or “wow look at those cool dance moves”? Find out how individuals impress their mates

Women in STEM

This International Day of Women and Girls in Science join us to hear about being a young woman in science, making a difference, and starting a STEM career

Beyond the blackboard: Inspiring educators

This Virtual Highlight Tour will be delivered using Zoom. IMAGE: Irina Baronova (handing on the baton), 2007 Jenny Sages. © Jenny Sages

Career Advice: Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz – CEO Mirvac (Real Estate Development)

Sue is the CEO of Mirvac, building offices, shopping centres, apartments. Sue is manages those projects, and leading over 1,500 employees.

Hungry bird gets the worm – Learn how animals raise their young!

Come and raise your own clutch of baby birds! Take them under your wing and learn all about the life history decisions that animals need to make when raising young.

The Fight for Survival

Animal fight club – how do animals fight and what makes a winner? Conduct your very own marine science experiment by bringing virtual 3D crabs to life without leaving the comfort of your classroom!

How sharp is your brain speed? Put it to the test by saving the planet’s cows from abduction!

Daily we react to everyone and everything around us without stopping to think -thanks to our brain skills. Immerse yourself in a video game to learn about it and test yours to save the planet’s cows!

Girls and Science

Learn how to be a girl scientist in this game-focused virtual incursion

Experiment with Behavioural Psychology

Conditioning – it’s all around us! Join scientist Grace Blackburn and experiment with training your very own virtual rat!

Build a Beast! How genes and inheritance work

Become the master of dragons by learning all about how genes are passed on to offspring. Explore dominant and recessive traits by breeding dragons to defeat monsters that threaten your home

Alien vs prey

How do you choose what to eat for lunch? Do other animals make similar choices? Get inside the mind of an extra-terrestrial predator as you attempt to survive as long as possible on an alien planet

Brain and muscle communication, are you as fast as you can think?

Test your brain and see how quickly it can process information and react to different stimulus. Learn about cognitive traits and train your reaction time whilst playing a fun didactic videogame