Darwin's Large Island

p.17 Charles Darwin - A Voyage of Discovery

1) Extracts from Darwin's diaries from Australia.

The excepts provided here are those that might be useful for students mapping and illustrating Darwin journeys in Australia. Words which Darwin crossed out in his diaries have been deleted from these extracts. Spellings have not been changed. To make the task manageable for students entries for each day have been reduced. Any explanatory text that has been added is indicated by [].

2) Teacher notes. Download tips for obtaining images for Darwin's large island activity

Find images of the places Darwin visited for each diary entry; the landscapes, plants and animals that he commented on. 

3) Maps for the activity

Maps of where Charles Darwin visited in NSW, Tasmania and WA.

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