Great journeys of exploration workshop

Theatrum orbis terrarum, Antuerpiae Antwerp: Apud Ant. Coppenium Diesth, 1574
Duration
2 hours
Year level
F–2
3–4
5–6
Cost
$170 per group

Discover how European explorers charted and made their way to the Great Southern Land in this hands-on workshop and tour.

Students will:

  • examine primary sources to understand the motivations, expectations and discoveries of significant explorers
  • view historic maps and learn how to identify their important features
  • respond to their Library experience by creating a map of their own
  • see the Library’s unique heritage spaces, including the iconic domed La Trobe Reading Room.