Schools and teachers

Students will investigate the impact of the East Coast Low on the beach at Collaroy and the properties along the foreshore. They will use collection materials as sources to determine how best to manage the risks associated with hydrological and atmospheric hazards, like the June 2016 East Coast Low. 

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Two students looking at exhibition case

Learn how to think like a historian in this skills-focused virtual excursion.

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Two high school students looking at a computer screen display inside the Paintings from the Collection gallery

For generations writers have visited the State Library in search of inspiration for their work.

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portraits of five women

We’d like to invite you to meet some of the incredible women to be found in Library collections. 

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A black background with purple leaves with red dots

Dive into an exploration of animation and find out how Indigenous stories can be represented through visual techniques.

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Students will explore, analyse and evaluate the ways in which the online exhibition Coming out in the 70s represents aspects of human experience and social contexts. They will investigate the use of symbolism and its significance in social campaigns before using the exhibition as a launching point for their own creative and critical writing.

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Students will engage with an online exhibition Coming Out in the 70s. This exhibition explores the emergence of the gay rights movement in Australia in the 1970s, showing the methods of campaigning, and using a range of sources as evidence. Through drawing comparisons with recent campaigns, students will think critically about the impact of this movement on current societal attitudes and beliefs about the LGBTIQ+ community.

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Set sail on this virtual excursion to discover more about The First Fleet.

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