Learning Object Details - National parks: wheels in the bush

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Description Look at bush scenes from the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales. Examine an unusual item from the 1930s. It is a pram customised by Myles Dunphy to take his toddler on long bushwalks. Myles Dunphy was one of the Australia's early conservationists of the 1930s. Explore the contribution of the Dunphy family to bush conservation. Recognise that parts of the Australian bush have been protected by the creation of national parks. Look at a map showing the location of Australia's national parks.
Stages 2, 3, 1
Topics Families , Australian history , Bushwalking , Improvisation , National identity , National parks , Recreation
Learning Area History , Studies of Society and Environment
Strand: History\Historical knowledge and understandings , SOSE\Time, continuity and change
Skills Process Knowledge , Comprehension
Student Activity Interactives , Experiment
Operating System MacOS (X) , MS-Windows (2000)
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