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20160518 - Cook and Banks: charting the rumoured great southern land - 18 May 2016 - 11:30 - Stream 2

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Cook and Banks: charting the rumoured great southern land


Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Australian National Maritime Museum



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Date: 18 May 2016

Start Time: 11:30

End Time: 12.2

Duration: 50 minutes

Closing Date: Bookings Close 16-May-16

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 4

Non-DEC Positions: 2

Price: free

KLA Syllabus: Primary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 2

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KLA Keyword/s: History and Science

Modules: History ACHASSKO84 Science ACSSU044, ACSSU072, ACSHE061;

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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