Years 4-6
Resource Type
Kahoot Quiz

Life Onboard

  • Critical & Creative Thinking
  • Cross-curriculum Priorities
  • General Capabilities
  • Humanites and Social Sciences
  • Learning Areas

Life Onboard

What was life like onboard some of the first colonial ships from England to South Australia?

Use this link to play as a class
Life Onboard

Or assign the Kahoot to your students to complete individually using this interactive:

Life Onboard



Year 4

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

AC9HS4S05 – draw conclusions based on analysis of information

AC9HS4S07 – present descriptions and explanations, using ideas from sources and relevant subject-specific terms

Year 5

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

AC9HS5S05 – develop evidence-based conclusions

AC9HS5S07 – present descriptions and explanations, drawing ideas, findings and viewpoints from sources, and using relevant terms and conventions

Where to Next?

To learn more about Life Onboard and the history of early migration to South Australia you could

Visit the South Australian Maritime Museum

Find out more about Life Onboard

The First Colonising Ships to South Australia

The History of Life Onboard

Related Resources

Check out these other Kahoot quizzes from Education at the History Trust of South Australia

20th Century Migration to South Australia


South Aussie Icons


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