Essential Question

What can we learn from the ways First Nations Peoples understand and sustainably manage water resources?

Warning — First Nations teachers and students are advised that this curriculum resource may contain images, voices or names of deceased people.

Unit details

Y4 Science & HASS
Lesson Time: 40 minutes
Lessons: 17
Duration: 10 weeks

Australian Curriculum
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority.

Unit overview

In this unit students:

  • learn about water and the many places it’s found
  • explore how water is perceived and valued
  • understand how water connects places in the environment and enriches life
  • learn how First Nations Peoples understand and care for water, as an integral part of Country
  • develop and reflect on their appreciation for water and water places, learning to care for and sustain these places