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Junior School: Gold Rush

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”

GOLD RUSH

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY MYSTERIES

GOLD

 

What is Gold and its properties?

·         It is heavy, bright, yellow, dense, soft shiny metal

·         It doesn’t rust or corrode

·         It can be melted and changed many times without losing its weight

·         It is malleable: can be carved - statues, rings, temples

·         It has always fascinated mankind

·         Reserves are used in many countries to support their money

·         It is high in value and can be very expensive to buy

 

EUREKA STOCKADE

Learn what lead to the Eureka Uprising and the effects this had on the diggers.