Department of Education, Skills and Employment learning sequences

Learning sequence: A picture tells a thousand words

Who is the real Captain Cook? Students analyse and compare images of Cook over time, including artworks of First Australians.    

Year level:

Years 7 to 8

Learning areas:

  • The Arts
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

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Other teacher resources

The National Museum of Australia’s Indigenous cultures and contact history page has curriculum links and teacher resources for years 4 to 10.

The Australian National Maritime Museum’s resources for teachers and students encourage exploration of the Encounters 2020 program’s dual perspectives. To access these resources, visit the Encounters 2020 Education Resources page.