An educational poster providing a rationale for teaching Australian children about Aboriginal astronomy.
Display this poster in your classroom as a reminder of the importance of integrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives across the curriculum.
Why teach all Australian kids about Aboriginal astronomy?
Teaching Australian children about Aboriginal astronomy provides a great opportunity to explore:
- the link between land and sky
- animal and plant behaviour
- Aboriginal law
- seasons and weather
- the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
A great addition to your collection of First Nations resources
The content in this poster addresses the cross-curricular priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture. It could also be used to guide conversations with your students in conjunction with NAIDOC Week celebrations.
Australian Curriculum alignment
The diversity of Australia's first peoples and the long and continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies)
Wingaru Kids provides quality content created by Aboriginal people in an engaging format so that students are excited to learn authentic and accurate knowledge about Aboriginal people.
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