Connecting Indigenous stories with geology : inquiry-based learning in a middle years classroom
One way to integrate indigenous perspectives in junior science is through links between indigenous stories of the local area and science concepts. Using local indigenous stories about landforms, a teacher of year 8 students designed a unit on geology that catered for the diverse student population in his class. This paper reports on the inquiry-based approach structured around the requirements of the Australian Curriculum highlighting the learning and engagement of students during the unit.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||indigenous, geology, middle years, science, pedagogy|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Science Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Curriculum|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Australian Science Teachers Association|
|Copyright Statement:||The Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) is the sole copyright holder of Teaching Science and its articles.|
|Deposited On:||09 Nov 2012 08:16|
|Last Modified:||26 Mar 2013 14:19|
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