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Seasonal foods and Aboriginal astronomy

Develop your students understanding of how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples use celestial cues like the Celestial Emu to predict seasons, impacting plant and animal behaviour. Explore the cultural significance of emu eggs and their nutritional value.

Learning Area:

Science

Year level:

Level 5, Level 6

The Milky Way galaxy arches over Lake Mungo, Mungo National Park. Barkandji/Paakantyi, Mutthi Mutthi and Ngiyampaa country. Photographer: Peter Lieverdink. Source: Flickr. License: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 

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