AHM Blog

Australian History Lessons for Year 10 Students

Posted January 2017

We’ve made planning your Australian history lessons easy with our rich online resources for Year 10 students. The Australian History Mysteries secondary website includes a range of interactive case studies that have been designed specifically around the Australian Curriculum: history as outlined below: Year 10 Level Description The modern world and Australia The Year 10 curriculum… Continue Reading»

Can you strike it rich during the Gold Rush? Finalist in ATOM Awards 2016 for Best Educational Game

Posted September 2016

The ATOM Awards celebrate the best of Australian and New Zealand screen content from the education sector and media industries. This year, over thirty diverse categories span film, television, games and educational resources, including websites, apps and ebooks. We are thrilled that our Gold Rush game, which we developed in collaboration with the National Museum… Continue Reading»

New App: Which World War I Hero are you?

Posted July 2016

In World War 1 there were many heroes? Which hero are you? Before you decide let’s think about what sort of person a hero is? What sort of values and strengths does he/she have? This new App, developed for the Centenary of the First World War, challenges you to make ‘everyday decisions’ based on the… Continue Reading»

Quick IP login now available

Posted July 2016

Due to popular demand we’ve now added the ability to login based on your schools IP address. With one click your students can login instantly from any computer/device in your school. If you would like to add this feature to your account, ask your IT department provide us with your static IP address.

New Primary Unit Available

Posted October 2014

What contribution have groups and individuals made in a community? is now available in the Primary Resources website. The new unit covers the Australian Curriculum, History Year 3 topic:Community and Remembrance and investigates the contributions groups and individuals made in the Mildura community. Format: This unit of study is presented as a website which includes… Continue Reading»

eStudies: Now Available

Posted September 2013

We are excited to announce that eStudies has now launched. Access eStudies or digital resouces for Australian Curriculum History, Civics & Citizenship. eStudies is available for free (under CAL agreement) or can licenced for distributing across your school network. The new format enables your students to access video, interactive modules and research links on their… Continue Reading»

Lake Mungo: A finalist in the 2013 NSW Premier’s History Awards

Posted August 2013

2013 NSW Premier’s History Award What are the Mysteries of Lake Mungo? Timothy Gurry and Robert Lewis (Ryebuck Media with the National Museum of Australia) There are many mysteries associated with the famous Lake Mungo archaeological site in southern NSW that will help students to explore important issues about ancient Australian history. Some of these… Continue Reading»

New Primary Units

Posted July 2013

We are developing 16 online course units to help you and your students implement the Australian Curriculum History at Years 3 to 6. The units will be immersive and able to be done online. Each unit will comprise a video introduction, an interactive decision-making module, a mystery object puzzle, preview and print student online activities,… Continue Reading»

Australian History Mysteries take us to Tassie

Posted May 2013

We have just returned from filming more Australian History Mysteries segments in beautiful Tasmania. This is for the new units we are developing for Year 4 First Contacts and Year 5 The Australian Colonies. Sites included the Cascade Female Convict Factory, Tasmanian Museum, Port Arthur, The Isle of the Dead, Richmond Convict Gaol and the… Continue Reading»

Myths and Mysteries of the Crossing of the Blue Mountains

Posted June 2012

In this new Australian History Mystery we will be investigating the mysteries and myths surrounding the Crossing of the Blue Mountains – who did it, when and why it happened, why was it so important and do the monuments that commemorate the crossing by Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson in 1813 really tell the true story?… Continue Reading»