Eureka! Life on the diggings

butchers_chambl.jpgButchers shamble, Forest Creek
S. T. Gill
Courtesy of the La Trobe Collection
State Library of Victoria
H86.7

Below I have listed some links to interesting reading about life on the diggings in the 1850s.

https://the-great-australian-gold-rush.wikispaces.com/Life+on+the+Gold+Fields+in+Australia

http://www.nla.gov.au/sites/default/files/goldfever.pdf

http://www.australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/austn-gold-rush

http://www.kidcyber.com.au/gold-rush-in-australia/

http://www.sbs.com.au/gold/story.php?topicid=2

How do you think you would have survived as a child on the diggings in the 1850s?

 

 

Series and Parallel circuits – Wiring your Solar Boat

Hello there all you Solar Boat builders! Here are some links to help you understand more about the wiring of circuits.  The first is some interesting reading and the second is a you-tube clip that you will need to watch at home. The third link could possibly be the most important one for your group – The Solar Boat building guide.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/energy_electricity_forces/electric_current_voltage/revision/4/

http://www.modelsolar.org.au/msb-guide/contents

Good luck!