Exploring Kamay

Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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A 1787 map that incorporated Lieutenant James Cook's chart of the east coast of the continent with text 'Exploring Kamay'.

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

This resource explores the landscape of Kamay Botany Bay, as well as the technology discovered by the crew aboard the HMB Endeavour in 1770. This resource is one part of the 'Endeavour – eight days in Kamay' resource.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT4-2) describes major periods of historical time and sequences events, people and societies from the past

(HT4-3) describes and assesses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the context of past societies

(HT4-4) describes and explains the causes and effects of events and developments of past societies over time

(HT4-7) identifies and describes different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past

(HT4-10) selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past

(GELS-1) recognises features and characteristics of places and environments

(GELS-2) demonstrates an understanding that places and environments change

(GELS-4) recognises perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues

(GELS-5) explores management of places and environments

(GELS-7) collects and uses geographical information for inquiry

(GELS-8) communicates geographical information

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACHHS205) Sequence historical events, developments and periods

(ACHHS206) Use historical terms and concepts

(ACHHS207) Identify a range of questions about the past to inform a historical inquiry

(ACHHS214) Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies

(ACHHS148) Sequence historical events, developments and periods

(ACHHS149) Use historical terms and concepts

(ACHHS150) Identify a range of questions about the past to inform a historical inquiry

(ACHHS153) Locate, compare, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence

(ACHHS155) Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources

(ACHGK041) Economic, cultural, spiritual and aesthetic value of water for people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and peoples of the Asia region

(ACHGK043) Factors that influence the decisions people make about where to live and their perceptions of the liveability of places

(ACHGS049) Represent data in a range of appropriate forms, for example climate graphs, compound column graphs, population pyramids, tables, field sketches and annotated diagrams, with and without the use of digital and spatial technologies

(ACHGK049) Spiritual, aesthetic and cultural value of landscapes and landforms for people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

(ACHGS057) Represent data in a range of appropriate forms, for example, climate graphs, compound column graphs, population pyramids, tables, field sketches and annotated diagrams, with and without the use of digital and spatial technologies

(ACHGS058) Represent spatial distribution of different types of geographical phenomena by constructing appropriate maps at different scales that conform to cartographic conventions, using spatial technologies as appropriate

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Australian history, Cultural interaction, Aboriginal peoples, Canoes, Landforms, Maps (Geographic location)
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 11 May 2020

Resource ID: 35923ee0-effb-4484-a23b-681a4bfbcab3