Term 3 Inquiry

How long did gold rush last?


What I know:

Gold is shiny and pure.

What I want to know:

how long it lasted.

What I leant:

Gold is found by mining with a pickaxe.

Here are some pictures of some gold:

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Gold is found in rocks and in the ground.
People came to look for gold in Australia.
It was called the Gold Rush.
It was a hard life digging for gold.
Some people became rich but lots did not.

Gold is a soft, yellow precious metal. It is malleable, which means it can be hammered or pressed without breaking or cracking. It has been valued for centuries, long before recorded history. Gold is found as nuggets or grains in rocks, or washed down in river beds.




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