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.