Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne’

Where Australia’s immigrants were born: Melbourne

Click on the map of Melbourne below to be transported to an AMAZING website from the SBS! This is a terrific starting point for your next task in your Cultural Diversity Inquiry Project.

The map on this website reveals the top three birthplaces for immigrants in suburbs and towns across Australia. You can also access a map revealing birthplaces excluding English and New Zealand immigrants.

When you head to this website, rollover suburbs with your finger on the iPad for more detailed information. Zoom and drag for a view of other cities and the nation as a whole.Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 12.31.07 pm

Information Report Writing – Pick a Topic/Subject

We have selected LUNA PARK, MELBOURNE as our whole class topic to introduce how to write an information report.

Step 1 – Research

Here are a few resources we have gathered online to tune in this morning…

Scenic Railway Wooden Roller Coaster Movie @ Luna Park, Melbourne

Luna Park, Melbourne – Official Website

Celebrating 100 years of Luna Park (Movie Clip)

Only Melbourne Tourism Website – Luna Park, Melbourne (Report)

St.Kilda Historical Society – This website listed December 13th, 1912 as the official opening date of Luna Park. It was opened by ‘The Greater J D (Joseph Dixon) Williams Amusement Co.