Behind the News Aboriginal Astronomy Teacher Resource

Video: Scientists think they may have found the world’s oldest astronomical map right here in Australia – Behind the News Episode 29, 2016.


The Activity Guide

Key learning: Students will develop a deeper understanding of Aboriginal astronomy and Dreaming stories about them.


Year 3 – Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE050).

Year 7 – Scientific knowledge has changed peoples’ understanding of the world and is refined as new evidence becomes available (ACSHE119). Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the Sun, Earth and the Moon (ACSSU115).

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Many of these resources and activities have been developed in consultation with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) to ensure that the program meets NSW curriculum outcomes for Stages 3, 4 & 5.