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Cook and Banks Voyage to the Rumoured Southern Land - Stage 2

This free virtual excursion in partnership with the Australian National Maritime Museum investigates the story behind Cook and Banks voyage to the rumoured southern land.


Stage 2 History


45 minutes



Free virtual excursion available on 24 and 25 May
Book through our link below.

Excursion key themes:

  • Enduring outcome of the Endeavour voyage and how it changed Australian history
  • Scientific outcomes of the Endeavour voyage
  • Maritime archaeology
  • Aboriginal cultural history

Students will:

  • Create a map of the voyage and learn cartography skills
  • Learn how scientists classify plants
  • Create a botanic illustration


History ACHASSK084
The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts

Science ACSSU044
Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and be distinguished from non-living things

Science ACSSU072
Living things have life cycles

Science ACSHE061
Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships

We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.