Technology in History 4 years - 6 years (WA Curriculum Codes to cover…
Technology in History
4 years - 6 years
Printed photo album
Send handwritten letter
Use a dictionary
Food preservation without refridgeration
Games without electricity
What do they
What technologies do we use today?
What did we used to use?
Have they seen an old wall phone?
Do their parents or grandparents still use a handwritten address or phone book?
How did farmers prepare the ground before tractors?
Places to visit
Museum of the Great Southern
Old Strawberry Hill Farm
Fishtraps Indigenous Site
Where to find
Older people/Indigenous Elders
Codes to cover
Listening to how people used to speak. Have the children listen to recordings of language from yesteryear.
Handwriting was more important with regards to handwritten address books and birthday books. Have the children create their own "birthday book".
Create family trees.
Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) Integration
Have the students use websites to find images of older types of farming equipment.
Use a website such as Ancestry.com for children to discover family tree information.
Have the children create a timeline of technology changes throughout history.
Process discovered information into categories and create graphs.
Sort informational data into graphs.
Calculate how long, historically, things took to evolve into what we use today.
Have the children create tables, maps and plans from their discoveries.
Old egg beaters
Glass milk bottles