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Foundation Science & HASS – Caring for Country: how Indigenous scientific observation and cultural practices support ecosystems
Foundation English, Science & Visual Arts – Looking at and listening to our world
Foundation Science & Health and PE – Bush toys: investigating how size and shape affects movement
Y1 Science & English – Knowing Country
This unit explores the important information First Nations Peoples collect and communicate from observing the natural environment. Students will identify and make connections to what we observe, why we observe, how we observe and ways to communicate observations.
Y1 Science & HASS – Observing and living with the seasons
Y1 Science & Music – Exploring the science of sound with Indigenous instruments
Y1 Science, HASS & Visual Arts – How Indigenous knowledge is represented and communicated through art and design
Y1 English & Science – Tracking meanings from cultures and Country
Y2 Science & Media Arts – Patterns in astronomy
Students explore how cultural stories of First Nations Peoples of Australia describe the patterns in the changing positions of the sun, moon and stars. Students recognise that astronomers use patterns of movement of celestial objects in the sky.
Y2 HASS & Science – Indigenous toys used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
Y2 Science & HASS – Living things: making connections with the world around us
Y3 Science & Design and Tech – Scientific knowledge helps people develop effective and sustainable products
Y3 Science, HASS & Health and PE – Heat transfer – now we’re cooking!
Y4 Science & HASS – Caring for water
Students learn about water and the ways it enriches life. They explore how water’s perceived, valued and how it connects places in the environment. In looking at how First Nations Peoples understand and care for water, students develop their appreciation for water and water places, to learn to care for and sustain these places.
Y4 Maths & Science – Patterns tell stories
Y4 Science, HASS & Design and Tech – Properties of materials
Y5 Science – Cultural ecology
Students explore how First Nations Peoples use knowledges of the structural features and behaviours of some animals and plants. They learn about Australia’s unique plant and animal diversity, and how First Nations Peoples to use and manage this through ancestral knowledge systems and practices.
Y5 Science & HASS – Sustainable solutions: how Indigenous knowledge can lead to better land and water management in Australia
Y5 Science – Indigenous stories of the night sky
Y6 Science – Habitats, change and survival
This unit explores the relationship between habitats and survival of living things and how the knowledges of First Nations Peoples about Country allowed different species to thrive for millennia. Students investigate changing physical conditions by creating their own experiment.
Y6 Science – Learning from Indigenous fire management practices
Y7 Science – Biological sciences: Indigenous classification and understanding food webs
Y7 Science – Separating mixtures
Y7 Science – The cycles of Earth and space
Y7 Science – Forces and motion
Y8 Science – Investigating First Nations people’s science knowledges in the production of pigments and dyes
Y8 Science – Fire management and sustainability practices of First Nations Peoples
Y9 Science – Issues in feedback systems
In this biological sciences unit, students investigate disorders of feedback systems and effects on the development of products to address issues. Students research the relationships between First Nations healing and biomedical models in contemporary medical systems, and present findings to peers.
Y9 Science – Protecting Australian ecosystems
Y9 Science – Heat transfer
Y10 Science – The biological evolution of First Nations Peoples to the harsh Australian climate
The past tells how our ancestors migrated across the world and came to settle in Sahul. A story of resilience is uncovered through studying the biological evolution of First Nations Peoples. Genetic isolation and extreme climate changes have given rise to societies rich in archaeological histories.
Y10 Science – How Indigenous ecological practices can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Y10 Science – Exploring First Nations knowledges of celestial bodies
Australians Together Learning Framework
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Injustice from the impact of colonisation.
Discover our curated collection of stories, articles and statistics that expose the injustices at the heart of our nation.
A past that shapes our story as a nation.
Tell stories that many Australians have never heard.
Immerse yourself in stories and articles to understand the connection between our nation’s past and present.
What’s it got to do with me?
Examines why this is relevant to every Australian.
Browse articles and stories that explore the ways we’re all connected, and what this means for us as Australians, collectively and individually.
Everyone has culture. Know about your culture and value the culture of others.
Dive into stories and articles that explore the significance of culture and its role in building a brighter future together.
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