Students explore citizen science through the work of Earthwatch’s ClimateWatch program. Students begin by sharing what they already know about citizen science, and analysing a range of citizen science projects from around the world. They then investigate the ClimateWatch app and explore Earthwatch’s ClimateWatch Trails. Finally, students will head outside to engage in some real […]
Students prepare information and materials to support users of a trail in or around your school where people can assess local biodiversity using a leading citizen science app. Students begin by creating a package of information to inform visitors about how to use their trail, including maps, field guides, ClimateWatch app details and recording sheets. […]
Students identify the environment along their school biodiversity trail and how well it is being conserved. Students begin by investigating whether there are any existing management plans or biodiversity recovery activities in place for their site. They then identify the plants and animals along their trail, identify species and create field guides for these plants […]
The AIATSIS Collection aims to create a world where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are recognised, respected, valued and celebrated. This collection of resources contains more than one million items, including books, audio, photographic, manuscript, moving image and art and object material, related to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.
This unit of work, Global footprints, explores the concepts of sustainable futures, global or ecological footprints and personal and social responsibility. Narrative texts used are the children’s picture book The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley, written by Colin Thompson and illustrated by Amy Lissiat; a factual text and video in ‘Ida’s story’, the […]
This unit of work, Taking care of Earth together, allows students to explore pressing issues that relate to our shared responsibility to care for the environment for future generations, using the picture book. The Tomorrow Book by Jackie French and illustrated by Sue de Gennaro. Other texts used include a play and a poem relating […]
This learning sequence explores the ways in which community based organisations have worked to preserve mangrove ecosystems in Thailand and Australia.
Oxfam Australia and UNICEF Australia have teamed up to create an education resource, where school students can learn about the Global Goals and then write to their MP and tell them what these goals mean for them and the world they want to grow up in and inherit.
Maths can help your learners better understand different people, places and patterns in the world. Teaching it with a global angle can also give an insight into how maths can be applied and used to address and inform real-world issues. This guide includes creative ideas for how global citizenship can be utilised in core areas […]
Nurturing global scientists is key to the creation of a clean and fairer world for the future. A global citizenship approach enables learners to appreciate the relevance of science and investigate how it can be used to answer vital questions to global challenges. This guide includes practical advice for embedding global citizenship in topic areas […]