An educational poster providing a rationale for teaching Australian children about bush tucker.
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 bush tucker?
Teaching Australian children about bush tucker provides a great opportunity to:
- understand the role of the environment in food availability
- learn how totems restrict what food is eaten
- learn about customary uses of native plant species
- appreciate the link between land care and food availability
- recognise the link between climate and sustainable food production
- identify the physical and chemical sciences involved in food collection and preparation.
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.