School programs and resources

Year Level

Learning Area

When

Type

rimary school students using iPads during the 'Place and Culture' program in the First Peoples exhibition, Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum.

Place and Culture

Students learn about the diversity and longevity of Australia’s First Peoples and the significance of place to their culture and identity.

Years 3-4 Museum Staff-led
Primary school students participating in the 'Our Shared History' program in the First Peoples exhibition, Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum.

Our Shared History

Students learn about the diversity and longevity of Australia’s First Peoples and the impact of colonisation on their daily life and culture.

Years 5-6 Museum Staff-led
Various indigenous Shields in display case

Ancient Worlds

Students learn about the diversity of Victoria’s First Peoples as the longest continuous culture in the history of the world.

Years 7-8 Museum Staff-led
School children using the multimedia interactive

First Peoples gallery visit

Self-directed trails for learning in First Peoples.

Years 1-VCE Self-directed

Daily Life

Students learn about how daily life has changed for Aboriginal children and their families.

Years 1-2 Museum Staff-led

The Modern World

Students learn about the diversity of Victoria’s First Peoples and how they have fought for their country and their rights.

Years 9-10 Museum Staff-led
MV Staff member presenting indigenous artefacts to visitors

First Peoples: VCE Sociology

Students learn about the complexity and diversity of Australia’s First Peoples, with a particular focus on culture and identity.

Years 11-VCE Museum Staff-led
Woman in pond feeding eels
Seasonal

Living on the Land

An introduction to First Peoples' relationship with the land, traditional foods, tools and technologies in the Milarri Garden.

Years 9-10 Museum Staff-led
Staff member talking to visitors in Milarri Garden

A guide for deeper learning

Students learn about the complexity and diversity of Australia’s First Peoples and reflect on their own cultural practices.

Years 11-VCE Self-directed

Teacher resources for First Peoples

Extend your experience of the First Peoples exhibition with these resources for the classroom.

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