Grade 5/6’s Camp in Canberra!

Grade 5/6’s Camp in Canberra!

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Recently, the grade 5/6s travelled to Canberra for our camp. We visited some really enjoyable and interesting places, like the Australian War Memorial, Questacon, the Australian Institute of Sport, Parliament House, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Capital Exhibition, the National Museum of Australia and the High Court of Australia.

 

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We got to see where Politicians work (including inside the Speaker’s office!), practised our own election, got a bill through the House of Representatives, had a go at being portrait artists, tried many different science experiments, watched the journey our country has taken over 40,000 years, made national buildings out of lego, saw world class athletes training, heard how the judicial system works, smelt what it was like living on a submarine and commemorated a fallen soldier.

 

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We now know so much more about our country’s past and present, how we came to be the nation we are today, and how our Democratic system works.

 

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