Essential Question

How do First Nations Peoples use aquaculture practices?

Unit details

Y7 History
Lesson Time: 40 minutes
Lessons: 12
Duration: 3 weeks

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

Unit overview

In this unit students:

  • build understanding and knowledge of First Nations Peoples’ aquaculture practices
  • examine ancient sites while developing research/note-taking skills
  • gather information and understand how First Nations Peoples used and use waterways and oceans to obtain food
  • explore a case study of Brewarrina Fish Traps (Ngunnhu) and other evidence from pre-colonisation
  • understand the significance of aquaculture practices and ancient sites for First Nations Peoples
  • demonstrate their learning by creating a multimodal presentation.