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Primary Education Kit

The Story of our Nation's Capital provides primary teachers with a curriculum-based education resource to support the story of Canberra as told through the National Capital Exhibition.

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Secondary Education Kit

Reflections of a Nation - the history and design of our National Capital presents teachers with the opportunity to reinforce the role of Australia's national capital and to familiarise students with the unique story of Canberra.

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Blundells Cottage Education Kit

Blundells Cottage Education Kit provides primary school teachers with a curriculum- based education resource to support the story of Canberra and discover a link to the people of its past as told through Blundells Cottage.

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The National Police Memorial Education Kit

This unique resource has been designed for secondary students up to Year 10. The kit provides direct links to themes in Australian history and geography, with particular emphasis on Australian identity and commemoration.

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A Capital Choice Display

Why was Canberra chosen as the site of Australia’s national capital? A Capital Choice explores the decision to select Yass-Canberra as the site for our national capital in 1908 and links to both the Primary and Secondary education kits.

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Mapping the Capital Display

Currently on show at the National Capital Exhibition, Mapping the Capital celebrates 100 years of the Scrivener Survey of Canberra. Learn about surveying and mapping  and how this was carried out in the Australian bush in the early 1900s.

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