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Mindfulness

Levels: 3-6

Maximum Group Size: Self-guided, no limit.

Program Length: 50 minutes (5 x 10 minute activities).

Program Cost: Free download.

Program Description: This self-guided program is designed to help students look at the Museum in a new way. The activities are set to help students focus, interpret, and reflect on what they are seeing in the Museum and to make connections. Activities cover being present, naming emotions, distinguishing between thoughts and emotions, compassion and perspective.

Curriculum Keywords: Personal and Social Capability (mental health and wellbeing), History (Victoria in the 1850s), and Visual Arts (19th century colonial artists).


Mathematics

Levels: 3-6

Maximum Group Size: Self-guided, no limit.

Program Length: 50 minutes (5 x 10 minute activities).

Program Cost: Free download.

Program Description: This self-guided program is designed to help students look at the Museum in a new way. Activities cover patterns, data representation, units of measurement, and money/financial mathematics.

Curriculum Keywords: History (Victoria in the 1850s), Mathematics.


ST Gill

Levels: 3-6

Maximum Group Size: Self-guided, no limit.

Program Length: 40 minutes.

Program Cost: Free download.

Program Description: This self-guided program is designed to help students look at the Museum in a new way, particularly the paintings of ST Gill, an important primary source in creating the look and feel of the Sovereign Hill Outdoor Museum.

Curriculum Keywords: History (goldrush), Visual Arts.