Many Australians identify with the four seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter. But did you know that Indigenous people have identified more detailed and complex seasons for their local areas? Investigate and find out about the seasons in your local area.
This is a good activity for kids to complete independently.
Ideal for: Middle and Upper Primary Ages 7 – 12
- be creative
Time required: 40 minutes
Curriculum connections: Science, Geography, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures, Sustainability
- Year 3: ACSHE050,ACHASSI052 , ACHASSI061
- Year 4: ACSSU072, ACSSU073, ACHASSI073, ACHASSI082
- Year 5: ACSSU043, ACSSU078, ACHASSI094
- Year 6: ACSSU094, ACHASSI122, ACHASSI133
Complete lesson for classroom teachers:
Cool Burning Seasons – Upper Primary
- Device for researching
- Paints, colouring pencils or markers
- Paper and pencils
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