A diverse range of wet and dry environments all within easy walking distance in Bicentennial Park.
Your Stage 1 students will go on a fun and exciting journey through the wetlands and dry forests of Bicentennial Park as seen through the eyes of the local Aboriginal people – the Wangal.
Students will immerse themselves in traditional Aboriginal life and:
- follow the Dreaming Trail through the wetlands
- hear Dreaming stories related to the wetlands
- enjoy craft activities, singing and dancing to Aboriginal sounds and music
- gather natural resources used for food and daily activities from the local environment
- play indigenous games
This program has been designed by traditional D’harawal Knowledge Keeper Shannon Foster.
(H2) Learning Outcomes
- Identifies ways that everyday materials can be physically changed and combined for a particular purpose ST1-12MW
- Relates the properties of common materials for their use for particular purposes ST1-13MW
- Describes a range of manufactured products in the local environment and how their different purposes influence their design ST1-16P
- Describes a range of familiar information sources and technologies and how their purposes influence their design ST1-15I
- Describes some sources of light and sound that they sense in their daily lives ST1-6PW
- Identifies and describes significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time (HT1-2)
- Thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts (EN1-10C)
(H2) Curriculum Links
- Science – Physical World, Material World, Products, Information
- HSIE Syllabus – The Past in the Present
- Primary Science Connections – Thinking imaginatively and creatively