Water in Aboriginal culture

This interactive incursion aims to help students understand how Aboriginal people found and preserved water sources by having a strong connection to their environment.

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Years 3–6

Students will have the opportunity to compare the concept of an Aboriginal seasonal calendar with one students are more familiar with. They will also learn how knowledge and practices shared among Aboriginal people, are linked to sustainable use of water. Year 3–4's will have the opportunity to join in an Aboriginal dance activity and year 5–6's will explore Aboriginal art to understand different ways of communicating locations of water sources.

  • Incursion session length – 45 minutes
  • Maximum number of students – 30 students (1 class)

Please note:

  • We recommend to all classes booking this incursion topic to invite their AIEO or a local elder, who can provide local information to support our messaging.
  • This incursion is not currently delivered by an Aboriginal person.

Find out more about our Water in Aboriginal culture program.

Optional lessons and activities to conduct pre-incursion

Optional lessons and activities to conduct post-incursion

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