What's Science Week?
It’s Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. National Science Week encourages younger generations to be fascinated by the world we live in.
2022 marks the UN International Year of Glass, and this year’s National Science Week theme, Glass: more than meets the eye, offers exciting opportunities to explore First Nations histories, cultures and perspectives in the classroom.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures have a long and continuing history of innovation and knowledge relating to this year’s school theme, from spinifex resin and natural glass tools, to stories of the stars viewed through the glass lens and mirrors of a telescope. Our free resources are aligned with the Australian curriculum to provide ready-to-use lesson plans, activities and assessment ideas to support you and engage your students.
Here are ways you can get involved:
Download the National Science Week First Nations perspectives teaching resource book.
Display the National Science Week poster in your classroom or science lab.
Hold a Science Week event at your school.
Why stop at Science Week?
We have a range of curriculum resources suitable for all year levels, which can be used throughout the year, to help bring First Nations perspectives into your classroom.