Central Idea: Human migration influences the lives of migrants and communities
Lines of Inquiry
*Reasons people migrate
*The challenges and opportunities of migration
*(The influence of migrants on communities over time) Students use key concepts to draft questions and then select a question to draft a line of inquiry.
Key Concepts: change, causation, perspective
Related Concepts: adaptation, migration, influence
ATLs: How do we ensure that the learning experiences encourage the development of the ATLs?
THINKING SKILLS: As critical thinkers, how do we evaluate issues and ideas?
Learner Profile: reflection, thinker
A special exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum in 2013 celebrated Australia's history of migration.
In this video, children tell their story of migration. Young people from Save the Children programmes in Myanmar, Mexico, Serbia, South Africa, Mozambique and Italy provide a powerful account of the reasons they left home and the challenges and the risks they faced during travel and when they reached a new country. They speak about their hopes and dreams that they hoped would be realised by migrating.
Three young refugees tell of their experiences.
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