State Library closed on Monday 9 March, Adelaide Cup Day public holiday.
Ground floor glass foyer
Designed and facilitated by experienced Community Learning librarians for school groups.
Learners will see the modern Spence Wing with its family history area and newspapers on microfilm. They will also explore the spectacular Mortlock Chamber and its South Australiana displays, including children’s games and sporting memorabilia. Another highlight is a special behind-the-scenes visit to the basement storage area, where learners will view historic items such as 19th century handwritten letters and maps.
Teaching for Effective Learning principles strongly underpin this learning experience, which is aligned with the early years framework and the Australian Curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of:
This program requires the class to be divided into two groups, each with an adult supervisor.
NB. This program no longer visits the Basement.
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Adelaide Metro provides FREE travel for primary school groups.
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