Museum on the Move

MUSEUM ON THE MOVE

Museum on the Move outreach kits can be used as a stand-alone classroom activity or in conjunction with a visit to Hurstville Museum & Gallery. 

The kits enhance students' experience of history through active study and interaction with high quality museum artefacts and replicas.

Available kits inlude:

Stage 1: The past in the present

This kit offers students a better understanding of the history of specific sites in the St George area, focusing on the importance/significance of war memorials. Students will be introduced to the idea of memorials and commemorative sites, and will begin to develop an understanding of their significance in the community through viewing and reviewing sources, sequencing events and historical enquiry.

Students will develop historical understanding through key concepts including sources, continuity and change, cause and effect, empathy and significance.

The kit is tailored to the NSW Syllabus for the Australian curriculum, specifically designed for stage 1 HSIE.

What's included: 
•    Easy to follow teacher’s manual with suggested lesson plan and templates
•    USB with Georges River Council Local Studies collection photographs and templates
•    Historical photographs of the Georges River area 
•    Maps and historical sources such as newspaper articles and oral histories
•    Dress-up period costumes for children. 

Stage 2: Community and Remembrance

This kit offers schools the opportunity to look at the change and continuity of the local area through a series of site comparisons. Utilising the Georges River Council Local Studies collection, historical sources and objects, students and teachers investigate the impact of settlement patterns, urban development and technological advancements on the geographical, social and cultural characteristic of the local area.

The kit is tailored to the NSW Syllabus for the Australian curriculum, specifically designed for stage 2 HSIE.

What's included: 
•    Easy to follow teacher’s manual with suggested lesson plan and templates
•    USB with Georges River Council Local Studies collection photographs, templates and maps
•    Genuine and replica museum objects
•    Historical photographs of the Georges River area 
•    Dress-up period costumes for children.
 

Booking information 

It is the responsibility of the hirer to collect the kits from Hurstville Museum & Gallery and return them within the two week loan period.

For more information and hire costs, please contact the Museum & Gallery on 9330 6444 or by email
 



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