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Enhance TV is a non-profit video streaming platform for Australian schools. Their aim is to enhance student learning outcomes and captivate their attention through video. 

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We have highlighted some great lessons and provided the worksheets for you to use alongside the Enhance TV video resources in preparation for NAIDOC Week. This page will be updated periodically with more great resources from Enhance TV and the Cool team.

Primary Packages

Enhance TV: Big Weather

Aboriginal Land Management | Cool Burning For Land Management

Craig joins Buluwai elders and Djabugai rangers as communities look at old ways to manage future bushfires. How is the indigenous way of burning different from the usual way the RFS conducts hazard reduction burns? What are the three main parts of cultural burning according to Victor Steffensen?

Understanding The Benefits Of Cool Burning – Upper Primary

Using Fire To Manage Country – Upper Primary

Students explore the many benefits of cool burning. They watch clips about cool burning practices and complete thinking tools that foster evidence-based reasoning. They then categorise the benefits of cool burning into various perspectives. Students discover how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples use fire to manage Country. They investigate after viewing clips about cool burning in a tropical savanna. Students work in groups to research one ‘line of inquiry’ question and compile a report.
   

 

Enhance TV: Totally Wild

Preserving important ancient Aboriginal sites

Land and Sea rangers restore and protect native animals’ habitats and create rec trails to encourage and educate tourists about ancient Aboriginal walking tracks. The tracks are made with care to ensure there are no ancient artefacts such as shell middens being disturbed. How old are some of these shell middens? What can we learn from them?

National Recycling Week – Rubbish isn’t ancient history

 
Students compare the ancient findings of Aboriginal life at Lake Mungo and findings from the Roman period with our own lives. The focus is on the volume of waste each period generated. secret
   

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Secondary Packages

Enhance TV: The Final Quarter

Learning Through Film | Social Issues | Indigenous Education

Tackle racism with your students in the 2019 Australian documentary, The Final Quarter. The Final Quarter explores the football career of Swans player Adam Goods and his public plight against racism both on and off the football field.

The Final Quarter – The Power Of Words – Years 5 & 6

The Final Quarter – Working Together – Years 10-12

Students explore the many benefits of cool burning. They watch clips about cool burning practices and complete thinking tools that foster evidence-based reasoning. They then categorise the benefits of cool burning into various perspectives. In this lesson, students will discuss the meaning of, and relationship between, equality and equity. This understanding is developed through a consideration of the Uluru Statement from the Heart in relation to equity.
   

 

Enhance TV: In My Blood It Runs

Preserving important ancient Aboriginal sites

Explore the world with your students from the perspective of 10-year old indigenous boy, Arrente as he navigates the challenges of school, language and culture.

In My Blood It Runs – Identity – Years 9 & 10

In My Blood It Runs – Diverse Perspectives – Years 9 & 10

In this lesson, students explore the key theme of ‘identity’ in the feature documentary In My Blood It Runs. They then examine some of the ways in which identity can be constructed and understood. In this lesson, students will explore a key theme from the feature documentary In My Blood It Runs; that is, how diverse perspectives are taught and treated in the classroom.
   

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About Enhance TV

EnhanceTV is a nonprofit video streaming site that curates the best of broadcast TV for Australian schools. They deliver curriculum-linked, ad-free videos in a student-safe environment. The site is designed to meet the diverse learning and research needs of K-12 students, teachers, and academics.

 

Cool Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognise the continuing connection to land, water and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to Elders past and present. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.

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