Cook and Banks: charting the rumoured great southern land - 18 May 2016 Stream 2 - 11:30
Provider: Australian National Maritime Museum
Date: 18 May 2016
Start Time: 11:30
End Time: 12.20
Duration: 50 minutes
Closing Date: Bookings Close 16-May-2016
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 4
Non-DEC Positions: 2
KLA Syllabus: Primary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 2
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KLA Keyword/s: History and Science
Event Overview: Join with us as we investigate the story behind Cook and Banks' voyage to the rumoured great southern land.
*look at the reason behind the momentous voyage.
*the voyage and conditions on board the Endeavour
*Cook's role as a cartographer and navigator
*Banks' scientific contribution to the voyage and how his legacy began the Royal Botanic Gardens Herbarium collection.
*learn how scientists classify plants and try your hand at botanic illustration.
*And the enduring outcome of the voyage and how it changed Australian history.
A joint presentation from the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and the Australian National Maritime Museum
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