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Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre in the Rocks, Sydney

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Each year there is an Archaelogical Dig week where school children can get involved.

 

Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre, Rocks, Sydney

 

 

Faces of Power - Imperial Portraiture on Roman Coins: Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney (PDF)

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Faces of Power - Roman Coins



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This is a comprehensive document with details about the Rulers of Rome!

You would need to make up your own activities for students around Ancient History.

 

 

 

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Connect 3: Shipwrecks, Seaweed, Climate Change & Marine Archaeologists

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CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

 

1. In groups of 4 - 5 students, you are to "Connect 3"! Look at the following chart of Connect 3 and select one row either taken vertically, horizontally or diagonally to complete 3 tasks.

As a group, you need to decide which is the best 3 tasks for your group to complete at a high standard.

Plan an essay discussing the ethics of raiding shipwrecks

Give a couple of dot points for each section
Create a short game or activity to explain seagrass and its association with shipwrecks.

Include instructions and an explanation of the game or activity
Prepare a slideshow illustrating the career of an Ocean or Marine Archaeologist

What are the similarities and differences to a land based Archaeologist?
Draw a short comic or political cartoon that illustrates the importance of The 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage
and, a short explanation of the comic
Prepare a short (2) minute talk on the four articles. Include the authors' qualifications, evaluations, and ascertains.

What is your opinion based on these ascertains [only]?
Create a mind map [with icons, key words, colour, and links] on the four articles and their content
Create a diagram to illustrate the similarities and differences of each article with each other
Compile a list of recommendations from the articles and create a Tweet to the PM based on these recommendations Create a Diorama of a Marine Archaelogist discovering a shipwreck along the Western Australian coast
 

Click here to get Connect 3 in Word.

2. Read the following articles from The Conversation  - suggestion: split up the reading between members of the group.

 2 November 2018 Reading

The Conversation

27 November 2011 Reading

The Conversation

24 April 2019 Reading

The Conversation

5 July 2019 Reading

the Conversation

 

3. Reflection

Reflection

Which three activities did you choose? Why? Was one activity a more useful one than the other two activities? Why?

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Mysteries of Catalhoyuk!

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Mysteries of Catalhoyuk!
Ancient Egypt - British Museum

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Ancient Egypt - British Museum

Ancient India - British Museum

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Ancient India
Maya Adventure

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Maya Adventure
   
Enquiring Minds - Bridges to Higher Education Project

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Enquiring Minds

Enquiring Minds

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Pompeii - Can You Dig It?

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Pompeii


Aztechi, Maya, Incas (In Italian)

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Aztechi WebQuest


Should visitors be allowed in Pompeii? (PDF)

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Should visitors be allowed in Pompeii?
   


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