Aboriginal science and traditional practices

Resources for teachers and learners about: Aboriginal traditional weather and seasonal knowledge, environmental practices, farming, astronomy and other science topics.
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Bureau of meteorogy site documenting indigenous weather knowledge. Includes seasons diagram and descriptions of indicators of changes of seasons in the environment

INDIGENOUS WEATHER KNOWLEDGE: Indigenous Australians have long held their own seasonal calendars based on the local sequence of natural events. To the right is a map of Australia with hyperlinks to the corresponding seasonal calendars for given regions.

Aboriginal people have been using the stars to help remember routes between distant locations, and these routes are still alive in our highway networks today.

How ancient Aboriginal star maps have shaped Australia's highway network Aboriginal people have been using the stars to help remember routes between distant locations, and these routes are still alive in our highway networks today.

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'Indigenous Australians caring for country' 7. Restoring country with cool burns. Lesson plan for year 9/10, TES Australia

'Indigenous Australians caring for country' Restoring country with cool burns. Lesson plan for year TES Australia

1. Understand why incorporating Indigenous perspectives is important in science and other areas By introducing Indigenous perspectives into your teaching your students will develop: - an increased respect and understanding of other cultures - an ability to think more broadly when exploring social and environmental problems - an awareness of the relationship between people and their environment - an understanding of Australia's Indigenous history

Living Knowledge - Incorporating Indigenous knowledge into your teaching

State Library Creative Fellow Sharon Huebner unravels the journey of two Aboriginal family groups – Wirlomin Minang Noongar from the Great Southern region of Western Australia and Koorie from Eastern Victoria – after discovering the history of their ancestor, held in a colonial archive for more than 150 years.  Inspired by a childhood portrait  01 December 2016, 6:00pm–8:00pm Free Book online Phone: 03 8664 7099 Email: inquiries@slv.vic.gov.au  Conference centre Has wheelchair access

Discover the journey of two Aboriginal family groups after unearthing the history of their ancestor, Bessy Flowers, in a colonial archive.

Browse Indigenous science series news, research and analysis from The Conversation

Indigenous Australian practices, honed over thousands of years, weave science with storytelling. In this Indigenous science series, we look at different aspects of First Australians’ traditional life and…

'Aboriginal environmental practices' A lesson plan by Mike Gershon for year 7,8,9 and 10. Students examine the environmental practices used by Aboriginal peoples and the way they interact with the environment.

Life information age essays I am going to write about how ICT has changed the way people live over the years. I am going to write about the difference it has made using.

www.livingknowledge.anu.edu.au Kempsey High School - How did we do it? Initiating a Science in Context program

au Kempsey High School - How did we do it? Initiating a Science in Context program

ABC Science - clues in nature signal changes in season in top end of Australia.

Gaudy grasshopper brings on the wet › Nature Features (ABC Science)

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