The program resources identify content descriptions in the Australian Curriculum which can be related to a traditional context and developed into a hands-on scientific inquiry.

Glenala students working on burn and grow inquiry

Glenala students working on burn and grow inquiry

Year 5 - What's Cooking?

Investigate food preparation and cooking techniques with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of chemical science.

Year 5 - Keeping Cool?

Experiment with shelter construction and the impacts of light and heat on physical structures and surfaces with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of physical sciences.

Year 6 - Let's Stick it Together

Explore the use of resins and gums as adhesive tools with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of chemical sciences.

Year 6 - Grow and Survive

Investigate ecological processes with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of chemical sciences.

Year 7 - Throw it Far

Experience and explore the design and construction of spears and spear throwers with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge and physics.

Year 7 - In the Mix

Experiment with separation techniques and how to separate mixtures for a variety of purposes with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of chemical sciences.

Year 8 - Fire: A Burning Question

Investigate kinetic and heat energy through traditional fire starting methods with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of energy.

Year 8 - Rock On

Explore rock tools and their diverse uses with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of earth sciences.

Year 9 - Burn and Grow

Explore fire ecology principles used to landscape and manage the environment with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of abiotic factors and energy.

Year 9 - Perfect Pitch

Explore the manipulation of sound waves with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge of physical sciences and sound production.

Read more about the Eligibility requirements for the program.

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