The Dawn of a New Australia
A Federation WebQuest for Stage 5 Students
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ADDITIONAL SPECIAL INTERNET ADDRESSES TO USE TO SEARCH FOR MORE DETAIL
- a very good website which gives you all the
http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/archives/ ozid/federation1901_1.html - go down this page to get to the information on why people wanted to or did not want to Federate
http://ccentre.design.highway1.com.au/ html/ex_nationatlast/001.htm - this site is especially useful for the colony of Western Australia - in addition to this page, have a look at the "For Schools" section.
FEDERATION KIT DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS
1901 and all that: a Federation Resource Kit produced by the National Archives of Australia with support from the National Council for the Centenary of Federation and supplied to all schools in 2000. Unit One is of particular use. The accompanying CDRom game provides an alternative entry into the study of the background to Federation.
GENERAL INTERNET RESOURCES LINKED ON THIS WEBQUEST
http://www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/pictures - search for images in categories such as 'free trade', 'protectionism', 'telegraph', 'shipping' which can be used in your presentation. Make sure that they are copyright free otherwise you can be accused of plagiarism, or stealing someone else's intellectual property
The following CDs are mentioned on the Introductory Resources page with more instructions on how to use them there.
CD ROMS - DISCOVERING DEMOCRACY PROGRAM DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS
Stories of Democracy supplied to all schools in 1998, particularly "The People Make a Nation ".
One Destiny - The Federation Story supplied to all schools during the Centenary of Federation, particularly the Themes "The Road to Federation" and "The View from the Colonies".
PRINTED MATERIAL FROM DISCOVERING DEMOCRACY AUSTRALIAN READERS DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS
Lower Secondary Collection:
Animations used on this site come from GifAnimations