First Nations’ Fish Traps

Lesson Plan

Students discover how First Nations people have managed waterways sustainably for food through various designs of fish traps.

Learning intentions:

Students will…

  • explore how First Nations Australians created different types of fish traps depending on the location
  • understand the significance and ongoing contributions of First Nations Australians’ knowledge and practices with fish traps

Success criteria:

Students can…

  • explain some different types of fish traps used by First Nations Australians
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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.