Lesson 8 - Transportation to Australia - explorers who found Australia


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There are 62 slides in this power point.

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This lesson explains the background to sending convicts to Australia, i includes maps showing students the list of explorers who accidently found Australia and then follows reasons why the British sent their criminals to the colony.

The lesson includes the following:

  • Power point Quick -History of European discovery of Australia students read and teacher explains - information on slides
  • Worksheet: workbook Page 17 Background worksheets on Transportation to to Australia with questions
  • Worksheet workbook page 18 Irish Immigrants to USA
  • Read and answer questions
  • Push/ Pull factors of movement of people – activity sheet
  • Cause and effect of the movement of people during the Industrial Revolution

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