A 25 slide editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching students about the early explorers of Australia.
Use this PowerPoint presentation when learning about early explorers up to the late eighteenth century and when investigating contact with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people before 1788.
This PowerPoint presentation covers the following topics:
- Why people explored
- Terra Australis Incognita
- Early exploration of the Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese and the Dutch.
This PowerPoint presentation includes:
- informative slides
- links to resources
- whole class activities
- independent tasks.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
|explorer||curious||The New World|
|shipping||Northern Hemisphere||Southern Hemisphere|
|Terra Australis Incognita||Great Unkown Southern Land||Zheng He|
|Portuguese||Dutch||Luis de Torres|
|Willem Janszoon||New Holland||navigate|
|Dirck Hartog||Abel Tasman||Anthony Van Diemen|
NSW Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts
The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions on, for example, people and environments
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Slide 5 has been re-phrased to indicate that Christopher Columbus 'stumbled upon' the Americas.
Change by Victoria (Teach Starter) May 8th, 2017
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