A guided project based learning unit for students in grades 4 - 8, exploring the local history of Broken Hill and how it's transformation has caused change to Australia.
Use of ICT is important in this unit and several finished products are for use as assessment. This is a complete and in depth unit including links to English and HSIE curriculum outcomes for stages 2 and 3 (would also suit stage 4). Links to ICT learning also included.
This unit works well when students work together to create a simple timeline of events using dates and pictures, displayed in the classroom for reference.