Learning materials
Resources, activities, artworks and ideas to encourage creativity and critical thinking on the themes, concepts and histories linked to Cook’s 1770 visit to Australia’s east coast. 


HMB Endeavour under full sail
Engage: a look at the Endeavour
Gumung derrka. John Bulun Bulun and Paul Pascoe bind the stern. Image: Dianne Moon / ANMM Collection 00017960.
On the water: people & vessels
Muriel Maynard, photograph © Zoe Rimmer
Exploring our place
Colonial Wallpapers - Pacific Encounters, © Helen S Tiernan, 2017. ANMM Collection V00055114
Exploring Australia: Indigenous connections
Mare Del Sud detto altrimenti Mare Pacifico, 1696, ANMM Collection 00050669
Exploring Endeavour: about the vessel
Elliot Maynard with muttonbirds around his neck, 1985 © Ricky Maynard 00018063
Our place: sharing culture through food
Stanmore Public School
Exploring Australia's future
Grassy Hill, Cooktown, © Peter Hudson,  ANMM Collection 00054548
Online resources

Curriculum links

HMB Endeavour - school excursions
Australian curriculum: key learning areas