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OnlineYears 3-6

First Peoples of Victoria: Knowledge of Country

The knowledge systems of First Peoples of Victoria are full of scientific knowing. Learn how their knowledge of Country is the first scientific knowledge of Victoria.

Self-directedYears 1-2

Daily life

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

rimary school students using iPads during the 'Place and Culture' program in the First Peoples exhibition, Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum.
Self-directedYears 3-4

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.

Primary school students participating in the 'Our Shared History' program in the First Peoples exhibition, Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum.
Self-directedYears 5-6

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.

Various indigenous Shields in display case
Self-directedYears 7-8

Ancient worlds

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

Self-directedYears 9-10

The modern world

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

Staff member talking to visitors in Milarri Garden
Self-directedYears 11-12

A guide for deeper learning

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

School children using the multimedia interactive
Self-directedYears 1-VCE

First Peoples gallery visit

Self-directed trails for learning in First Peoples.

Pablo presenting an education program to primary school students in Bunjilaka.
Teacher ResourceYears 1-10

Teacher resources for First Peoples

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

Two museum staff presenting to an iPad which shows schools watching from the classroom.
Museum Staff-ledYears F-VCE

Virtual learning

Experience Museums Victoria from your classroom with this series of virtual learning sessions.

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