Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:
ACHASSK110 – The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony
Matthew Flinders was the first to circumnavigate and map the vast coastline of Australia. He lived a short but interesting life and this resource is a great introduction to Matthew Flinders and his exploration of Australia.
This Matthew Flinders Coordinate Graphing activity is a great complement to your unit on Flinders, and provides an opportunity to combine your history topic with mathematics. Students will discover that Matthew Flinders had a special passenger aboard his ship – Trim the Cat! This task is simple but effective and could be completed in class or for homework. Everything you need is in this file.
Australia has an exciting history when it comes to exploration and this resource forms part of our Exploring Australia’s Explorers range which has been designed to provide you with all you need to teach the explorers while addressing the curriculum content for both knowledge and skills.