Here are your Inquiry questions:
What happened to the Indigenous people when the convicts came to Australia?
Who is Charles Kingsford Smith?
Who discovered the first piece of gold, where and how?
What is scurvy and how did it effect Australians?
What is the stolen generation?
How long did it take James McDuoall Stuart to explore Australia and what obstacles did he face?
What were the first Australian Sports in the 1800s?
When was the first gold discovered, who discovered it and where?
Who killed Ned Kelly, where, how and why?
When, how and why did cricket start in Australia?
Who is Ned Kelly?
When was the gold rush and how did it impact on Australia?
What diseases were in Australia in the 1800s and did they have cures?
What are the different reasons for population growth in Australia during 1800 – 1900?
What is a mining ‘whip’ and who invented and when?
When and where did the AFL begin and who was responsible?
What happened to convicts after they completed their sentence?
What did bush rangers do to contribute to our life today?
How and where did the bush rangers begin?
Who is Matthew Flinders and why is he important?
Why did Ned Kelly become so famous?
Who found the biggest piece of gold in Australia?
Reference all material you use to find information, books, websites. You must include a reference page as part of your good copy.
Research – Use books, websites, news clips, newspaper articles etc
Write all research facts in your Inquiry scrapbook
See Ms Ward to correct your work
Choose your good copy lay out; book, poster or folder