Department of Education, Skills and Employment learning sequences

Learning sequence: On board the Endeavour

What was life like on Cook’s ship? Students explore what it was like to live in the cramped below-deck quarters, including what a typical daily diet was for different parts of the crew; and how the diet impacted their health.

Year level:

Years F to 2

Learning areas:

  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences 
  • Health and Physical Education

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Other teacher resources

The National Museum of Australia’s Kspace Endeavour River page has curriculum links and teacher resources for years 1 to 6.

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.