One Place, Many Stories
One Place, Many Stories is a free, cross curricular resource for grade 3-6 students. It provides students with a way to engage with the history of Victoria, Australia and beyond. The site supports the layering of historical and Google maps and allows students to create and attach their own stories, images and research to these maps. Education resources are available to support the use of this site.
The Eureka on Trial online exhibition contains information about the events surrounding the Eureka Stockade through the use of historical documents about this period in time. The education resources that accompany the exhibition help students in grades 5-8 to understand conditions on the goldfields, the events leading up to the stockade and the impact it had on Australia’s government.
Water Stories is an online exhibition that displays original documents, images and maps from the Victorian government archives to explore the development of Melbourne’s water systems. The education resources designed to support this online exhibition can be used with grade 5-8 students to explore a range of historical and contemporary issues surrounding water and water management.
Indigenous Victorians: Culture
Country kinship identity is a short educational documentary for grade 9-10 students to develop their understanding of connection to country, kinship relationships and cultural identity. These concepts are explored through the lives of Lucy and Percy Pepper as told by their descendants. Relevant curriculum connections have been made to AusVELS, including the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.
Indigenous Victorians: Rights
Survival in their own land is a short educational video aimed at students in grades 9 -10. It explores the history of human rights for Aboriginal Victorians in the first part of the twentieth century through the story of Lucy and Percy Pepper and their children. Relevant curriculum connections have been made to AusVELS, including the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.
Indigenous Victorians: WWI
This educational video, entitled Percy’s War, is designed for grade 9 -10 students to explore the role of Aboriginal Victorians in World War I through the story of Percy Pepper and his family. Relevant curriculum connections have been made to AusVELS, including the cross curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.
Melbourne Zoo and You: 150 years
The PROV Wiki is a place where anyone can explore, share and contribute their knowledge of Victoria’s history. The wiki provides students with an engaging way to present their historical research by encouraging users to contribute images, links and references. This resource is suitable for secondary school students.