Sites2See: Australia and the Vietnam War

Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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These are online resources for the topic Australia in the Vietnam War Era, including music, images and links to archival video clips from Australian Screen with teachers' notes.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT5-1) explains and assesses the historical forces and factors that shaped the modern world and Australia

(HT5-3) explains and analyses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the historical contexts that shaped the modern world and Australia

(HT5-4) explains and analyses the causes and effects of events and developments in the modern world and Australia

(HT5-7) explains different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the modern world and Australia

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACDSEH144) The waves of post-World War II migration to Australia, including the influence of significant world events

(ACDSEH146) The impact of at least ONE world event or development and its significance for Australia, such as the Vietnam War and Indochinese refugees

(ACHHS184) Identify and select different kinds of questions about the past to inform historical inquiry

(ACHHS185) Evaluate and enhance these questions

(ACHHS186) Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods

(ACHHS187) Identify the origin, purpose and context of primary and secondary sources

(ACHHS189) Evaluate the reliability and usefulness of primary and secondary sources

(ACHHS190) Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past

(ACHHS191) Identify and analyse different historical interpretations (including their own)

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
History, Vietnamese History
File type:
Centre for Learning Innovation
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Friday, 27 August 2010

Resource ID: bba55609-dd64-4fa0-b141-570cffb64ad2