Red Hill Environmental Education Centre

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History: Time and Change

History: Time and Change

Program Location: Red Hill Environmental Education Centre and local Gulgong museums


This unit focuses on, and allows students to experience first-hand, aspects of Australia’s Colonial Heritage. Examining the way of life during colonial times it provides a rich understanding of our history, through different perspectives.

History Outcomes

  • HT2-2 Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
  • HT2-5 Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication

Key inquiry question/s

  • How has our community changed? What features have been lost and what features have been retained?
  • What is the nature of the contribution made by different groups and individuals in the community?
  • How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Key syllabus outcomes

  • One important example of change and important exampleof continuity over time in the local community, region or state/territory (ACHHK061)
  • Students using a range of sources, describe and explain how and why ONE area, e.g. transport, work, education, entertainment and daily life, has changed or ONE that has remained the same in the local area, region or state/territory since colonial times
  • The role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community (ACHHK062)