Resource Type
Kahoot Quiz


  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Humanites and Social Sciences
  • Intercultural Understanding


Chart the history of foreign exploration of the Great Southern Land and learn about the early encounters of First Nations Australians with arriving explorers.

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Year 3


AC9HS3K01 – causes and effects of changes to the local community, and how people who may be from diverse backgrounds have contributed to these changes

Year 4


AC9HS4K01 – the diversity of First Nations Australians, their social organisation and their continuous connection to Country/Place

AC9HS4K02 – the causes of the establishment of the first British colony in Australia in 1788

AC9HS4K03 – the experiences of individuals and groups, including military and civilian officials, and convicts involved in the establishment of the first British colony

AC9HS4K04 – the effects of contact with other people on First Nations Australians and their Countries/Places following the arrival of the First Fleet and how this was viewed by First Nations Australians as an invasion

Year 5


AC9HS5K01 – the economic, political and social causes of the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800

AC9HS5K02 – the impact of the development of British colonies in Australia on the lives of First Nations Australians, the colonists and convicts, and on the natural environment

AC9HS5K03 – the role of a significant individual or group, including First Nations Australians and those who migrated to Australia, in the development of events in an Australian colony

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Encounters: Digital Excursion

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