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.

Main image: Constellation, Gail Mabo, ANMM Collection 00054564

Constellation by Gail Mabo, 2014. © Gail Mabo / Licensed by Copyright Agency, 2019 ANMM Collection 00054564
Engage: Encounters 2020
Image: Kulba Yadail(Old Lyrics) by Billy Missi tells the story of how Torres Strait Islanders learn to read the stars, moon and the sea. Australian National Maritime Collection 00049227. Estate of the late Billy Miss / licensed by Viscopy.
Indigenous astronomy: First Nations science
Sextant made by Spencer, Browning and Rust, 1784-1840, ANMM Collection 00006886
European navigation: celestial science
The Macassan Prahu copyright Dhuwarrwarr Marika, Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre
Interconnections: pre-Cook trade & contact
'Joey' - ghost net, © Nancy Naawi, ANMM Collection 00055249
Environmental change: custodianship
Colonial Wallpapers - Pacific Encounters, © Helen S Tiernan, 2017. ANMM Collection V00055114
Contact: Terra Nullius
Blue Mud Bay Sea Rights Flag, © Donald Nuwandjali Marawili, ANMM Collection 00054886_001
Changing Rights and Freedoms
Stanmore Public School
Exploring Australia's future
Koori Art Expressions - Bright Future
Our future: sharing our pride
Grassy Hill, Cooktown, © Peter Hudson,  ANMM Collection 00054548
Online resources

Curriculum links

HMB Endeavour - school excursions
Australian curriculum: key learning areas