Sites2See: HM Bark Endeavour

Primary KLAs:
Human Society and its Environment, Science and Technology
Educational levels:
Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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A resource page about the HM Bark Endeavour, the ship used by Captain James Cook in his first voyage of discovery. The page includes selected links to information about the scientific, political and cultural impact of the Endeavour's journey. Suitable for teachers and students.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT2-3) describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

(HT2-4) describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSHE082) Important contributions to the advancement of science have been made by people from a range of cultures

(ACSHE099) Important contributions to the advancement of science have been made by people from a range of cultures

(ACHHK078) The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts.

(ACHHK080) 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

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Exploration, Australian history
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Resource ID: 57ad8d76-81c9-474f-85ca-c3a52200e4d6