Text Sovereign Hill Education student research

TLF ID M019974

This is a web page provides a range of very useful links for students who are undertaking research into Australia's gold rush history. It contains links to resources for primary and secondary students which include curriculum-aligned research notes, collections of primary sources, video and audio files, useful websites, and a section on Frequently Asked Questions. Also available from this web page is the Sovereign Hill Education blog that regularly updated and often features entries on historical source materials and events.

Educational details

Educational value
  • The webpage provides age-appropriate links to research information and resources for students studying the gold rushes, principally at Levels 5 and 9 of the Australian Curriculum. Primary sources are presented in both written and audio form and are modified to make them accessible to students. Links to websites are periodically checked to maintain their relevance and accuracy.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9

Learning area
  • History
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Sovereign Hill Museums Association
  • Organization: Sovereign Hill Museums Association
  • Address: VIC
  • URL: http://education.sovereignhill.com.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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