A 14 slide editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching students about the explorations of Captain James Cook.
Use this PowerPoint presentation when learning about Captain James Cook’s Endeavour voyage to Australia, his contact with the Aboriginal people and his false claim of a Terra Nullius.
This PowerPoint presentation covers the following topics:
- Who was James Cook
- The Endeavour’s first voyage
- First contact with the Aboriginal people of Australia
- Terra Nullius.
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.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
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
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
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