Rain is coming!

The Water Corporation of Western Australia has provided an activity guide for students to learn about traditional Aboriginal methods for understanding patterns in the sky and predicating the occurrence of rain.

Suitable for Years PP – 2.

Students will:

  • Listen and respond to a story about people predicting and awaiting a change in the weather.
  • Consider how the weather affects human activity.
  • Record and describe clouds, and consider the link between cloud types and rain.
  • Explore the concept of seasons, in particular the Aboriginal seasons relevant to their local area.


  • Geography ACHASSK032
  • Earth and space sciences ACSSU004 & ACSSU019
  • Nature and development of science ACSHE021 & ACSHE022
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures OI.3 & OI.5

Get the full and detailed activity guide HERE

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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.