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Why Teach About Cultural Burning? Poster

PDF | 1 page|Grades: 3 - 6

An educational poster providing a rationale for teaching Australian children about cultural burning.

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 cultural burning?

Teaching Australian children about cultural burning provides a great opportunity to:

  • show ways to lessen the fear about fire after a catastrophic bushfire season
  • focus on a specific area of scientific knowledge in Aboriginal culture
  • investigate techniques that have been used in the Australian landscape for thousands of years
  • consider the economic opportunities for land management using fire.

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.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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