Education Kits

PRIMARY ART EDUCATION KITS AND QUEENSLAND MUSEUM KITS:

INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN ART KIT

Contents of Indigenous Art Kit

Available in Semester One and Two

This kit has been assembled by Bundaberg Regional Galleries
in collaboration with regional educators.

The kit contains:
Teacher Resource Folder    |    Artwork by William Quall
Didgeridoo activity example   |    Australian Indigenous Art Pack
22 Laminated Native animals images   |    Painting on fabric
Kangaroo laminated painting (A4)   |    Colour Wheel   |    Small easel
Bush Creatures laminated painting (A3)   |    Book – Art Detective
Book – Australian Aboriginal PaintingsMagazines – Culture and Society (7)

ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF ART

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Available in Semester One and Two

This kit has been assembled by Bundaberg Regional Galleries
in collaboration with regional educators.

The kit contains:
Teacher Resource Folder    |    Poster pack: Elements of Art (A3)
Colour wheel    |    Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Book: A House for Hermit Crab    |    Book: The Grouchy Ladybug
Activity example: fish collage    |    Activity example: ladybug collage
Laminated Poster: ‘Tree of Life’ (Klimt)    |    Large laminated image: ‘Sky and Water’ (Escher)
Small laminated image: ‘Untitled’ (Matisse)    |    Artwork: ‘The Worm and the Apple Tree’ (Clinton Cross)
Small laminated drawing: ‘Banksia Seed Pods’ (McDuff)    |    Small laminated print: ‘Banksia’ (McDuff)
Artist’s book (handle with cotton gloves)    |    Cotton gloves (x3 pairs)

LANDSCAPE ART KIT

Landscape Kit Photo

Available in Semester One and Two

This kit has been assembled by Bundaberg Regional Galleries
in collaboration with regional educators.

The kit contains:
Resource folder    |    Pack of 22 laminated landscape photos as inspiration
2 x large laminated posters Seurat ‘On the Banks of the Seine’ and ‘Sunday on La Grande Jatte’
1 x small laminated poster Van Gogh ‘The Starry Night’
1 x colour wheel    |    1 x Art Detective Book

 

20th CENTURY ART

20th Century Art Education Kit

Available in Semester One and Two

This kit has been assembled by Bundaberg Regional Galleries
in collaboration with regional educators.

The kit contains:
A resource folder    |    Matchstick activity examples
A book on Picasso    |    Art Detective Book    |    Colour Wheel
A selection of posters (Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, 2 x Victor Vasarely, Escher, Braque, Josef Albers, Mondrian, Hans Heysen)

WORLD WAR I

World War 1

Available in Semester One

Investigate key aspects of World War I and the Australian experience of the war.

HISTORY: The Making of the Modern World (Year 9 ACDSEH021) An overview of the causes of World War I and the reasons why men enlisted to fight in the war | (Year 9 ACDSEH095)

The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign | (Year 9 ACDSEH096)       The impact of World War I, with a particular emphasis on Australia including the changing role of women | (Year 9 ACDSEH097)       The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the Anzac legend – use with QCAA: World War I: Anzac legend

Artefacts

  • Ashtray: Trench Art, Sir John Monash + box
  • Badge: Collar, Rising Sun, 1904 Pattern & Shoulder Title + box
  • Badge: Female Relatives & Returned from Active Service + box
  • Brooch: Sweetheart, 4th LHR & 11th LHR Colour Patch + box
  • Cover: Matchbox, Engraved, Souvenir, France, S Mc.Gregor, 1917-1919 + box
  • Cup: Peace, Britannia, Commemorative + cover
  • Legging: Military, Leather, 1903 Pattern, J.Oakman, 1939 + cover
  • Spur: Metal & Leather Butterfly, 9707 F Serisier + box
  • Tin: Princess Mary, Brass, Embossed, Christmas 1914 + cover
  • Tin: Tobacco, Steel, Match Striker, Lucky Hit + cover

Replicas

  • Medal: British War 1914-1918 & Victory 1914-1919 + box

Printed Resources

  • Photograph: 47th Bn 8th Rfts, Salisbury Plain, c.1917 + box
  • Postcard: from 1178 S Shave to W W Hutchinson + box
  • Postcard: from 6566 W Gawith to Kit (Sister) + box
  • Postcard: from W H Short + box

THIS KIT PRODUCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STATE LIBRARY OF QUEENSLAND QANZAC 100: MEMORIES FOR A NEW GENERATION PROGRAM PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT

SCHOOL HISTORY

School History

Available Semester One

Explore and engage with school books and equipment from the past.

HISTORY: Personal and Family Histories (Prep)

How the stories of families and the past can be communicated, for example, through artefacts and museums (ACHHK004) | Present and Past Family Life (Year 1)       Differences and similarities between students’ daily lives and life during their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods (ACHHK030) | The Past in the Present (Year 2)       The impact of changing technology on people’s lives (ACHHK046)

Artefacts

  • Bottle: Milk + cover
  • Homework: sheet
  • Slate: + wallet
  • Writing Equipment: + cover

Replicas

  • Queensland Copy Book
  • Queensland School Paper
  • Queensland School Reader: Grade III
  • Queensland School Reader: Preparatory I

Models

  • Building: School + cover

Printed Resources

  • Good Manners Chart
  • My Little Book: 29
  • My Little Book: 31
  • Queensland School Paper
  • Queensland School Reader: Preparatory I
  • School Days – Circa 1920
  • Textbook: Arithmetic and Algebra
  • Textbook: Atlas
  • The Happy Venture Readers: Book Two

MULTICULTURAL HATS

Multicultural Hats

Available Semester One

Explore and compare hats from diverse cultures and climates.

HASS: GEOGRAPHY (Year 1 ACHASSK032)

The weather and seasons of places and the ways in which different cultural groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, describe them | (Year 3 ACHASSK068)       The main climate types of the world and the similarities and differences between the climates of different places | (Year 6 ACHASSK140)       The world’s cultural diversity, including that of its indigenous peoples

SCIENCE: EARTH AND SPACE (Prep ACSSU004)

Daily and seasonal changes in our environment, including the weather, affect everyday life ~ EARLY YEARS: Diversity | Environments | [2015 ACARA CODE: ACHGK006 | ACHGK017 | ACHGK033]

Artefacts

  • Beret: Crocheted, Australia, Torres Strait Islands, Contemporary
  • Cap: Kufi, Embroidered with Gold Thread
  • Cap: Man’s, China
  • Cap: Traditional, India, Himachal Pradesh, Kullu
  • Cap: Woven
  • Cap: Woven, Woman’s, Northern Pakistan, Hunza
  • Hat: Felt, India, Ladakh, Zanskar
  • Hat: Fur Felt, Woman’s, England, Kangol
  • Keffiyeh: & Igal, Man’s, Arab
  • Non La: Bamboo, Vietnam
  • Scarf: Bali
  • Shapka: Fur-trimmed, Handmade, Russia + cover
  • Udeng: Batik, Java, Indonesia
  • Veil: Beaded, Egypt

SPIDER AND INSECT HOMES

Spider and Insect Homes

Available Semester One

Explore and observe the places and ways that spiders and insects make their homes.

SCIENCE: BIOLOGICAL (Prep ACSSU002) Living things have basic needs | (Year 1 ACSSU211)

Living things live in different places where their needs are met

EARLY YEARS: Environments

Specimens

  • Ant: Tree, Green & Nest
  • Beetle: Wood-Boring with Larva
  • Mantis: Praying, Juveniles & Egg Case
  • Moth: Case, Case
  • Moth: Cocoon with Cup Moth Pupal Case and Butterfly Chrysalis
  • Nest: Ant, Tree, Green
  • Spider: Jumping, Temporary Shelter with Egg Sac
  • Spider: Leaf-curling, Nest
  • Termite: Nest
  • Wasp: Mud-dauber, Nest
  • Wasp: Paper, Nest
  • Wasp: Paper, Nest (part)

NOCTURNAL

Nocturnal

Available Semester One

Investigate behavioural and structural adaptations of nocturnal animals.

SCIENCE: BIOLOGICAL (Year 1 ACSSU017) Living things have a variety of external features | (Year 5 ACSSU043)

Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment

Specimens

  • Bat: Mastiff, Beccari’s (flight) + cover
  • Crab: Ghost, Smooth-Handed + cover
  • Glider: Squirrel + cover
  • Moth: (x2) + cover
  • Orb-weaver: Garden + cover
  • Skull: Frogmouth, Tawny + box
  • Skull: Possum, Brushtail
  • Skull: Possum, Ringtail

Casts

  • Frog: Rocket, Broad-palmed + box
  • Gecko: Velvet, Robust + box
  • Toad: Cane + box

FINDING MEGAFAUNA

Available Semester One

Explore evidence of change from Megafauna fossils discovered by traditional owners and Queensland Museum palaeontologists.

SCIENCE: EARTH AND SPACE (Year 4 ACSSU075) Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity – use with Primary Connections: Beneath Our Feet and/or QCAA: Being a soil scientist

THIS KIT PRODUCED WITH PRESENTING PARTNER BHP MITSUI COAL

 

Artefacts

  • Brush: Paint, used at South Walker Creek Dig 2012 + box
  • Knife: Putty, used at South Walker Creek Dig 2012
  • Pipette: Plastic
  • Trowel: Hand, used at South Walker Creek Dig 2012

Specimens

  • Bone: Tibia (Lower Leg), Kangaroo, Grey, Eastern + tube
  • Coal: Sedimentary, South Walker Creek, Permian + box
  • Fossil: Plant, Glossopteris, South Walker Creek, Permian
  • Fossil: Wood, South Walker Creek, Permian
  • Skull: Crocodile, Saltwater

Casts

  • Bone: Humerus (Upper Arm), Kangaroo, Giant, with Holes
  • Bone: Tibia (Lower Leg), Kangaroo, Giant, Crushed
  • Jaw: Crocodile, Freshwater, South Walker Creek, Pleistocene
  • Jaw: Diprotodon, South Walker Creek, Pleistocene
  • Osteoderm: Crocodile, Freshwater + box
  • Osteoderm: Crocodile, Saltwater
  • Tooth: Crocodile, Freshwater, South Walker Creek, Pleistocene
  • Tooth: Lizard, Varanid, South Walker Creek, Pleistocene
  • Tooth: Molar, Wombat, Giant, South Walker Creek, Pleistocene

PUZZLING PATTERNS

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Available Semester One

Apply logic and use trial and error to solve puzzles, explore patterns and investigate symmetry.

MATHEMATICS: Geometry (Year 2) | Symmetry (Year 3) | Visualising (Year 4) | Transformations (Year 5-7)

Explore Tangrams by arranging seven geometric shapes into a square, and then a rectangle.    |    Investigate Tiling Patterns by using only a few shapes to produce a variety of patterns.    |    Create the Tower of Brahma by moving a stack of rings from one peg to another, moving only one peg at a time and not placing a larger peg on top of a smaller one.

Activities

  • Pattern Blocks: Multicoloured (x44) + box
  • Tangram: Base
  • Tangram: Shapes, Wood (x7) + cover
  • Tessellations: Blue (24) & Orange (26) + box
  • Tower of Brahma: Base
  • Tower of Brahma: Discs (x5) + box

Printed Resources

  • Tangram
  • Tower of Brahma