We are pleased to offer a growing suite of contextual resources for students and teachers in the Northern Territory. These resources will add to the large array of hands-on investigations and engaging activities offered for the Australian Curriculum (with particular focus on Earth and Space Science) whilst bringing local context into your classroom.
The Australian Earth Science Education (AusEarthEd) team is pleased to offer free hands-on incursions for primary classes across Darwin and Surrounds through our PALMS Program. To find out more about the incursions on offer, click here, to request incursions complete the form found here.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Transition (Kindergarten) for a wide variety of topics including; rocks, fossils, minerals, soil, water, natural processes and space. Click here.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Pre-Primary. These resources focus on the use of the five senses to discover how changes in the weather and the seasons affect our personal and social lives. Click here.
Consider landscape changes across the Northern Territory through time with activities to distinguish natural landscapes from managed and constructed.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Year 1. These resources focus on short and longer-term changes to the sky and the landscape. Click here.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Year 2. These materials focus on the resources students use themselves and in schools. Water, soil, minerals and human resources are examined and the concept of sustainability is introduced. Click here.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Year 3. Resources examine the Earth's rotation and how it relates to day, night and shadows. There is also a STEM project available in which students take their new knowledge and plan a garden. Click here.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Year 4. Resources focus on changes to the surface of the Earth through natural processes and human activity. In our STEM project students consider solutions to reduce impacts of bushfires on landscapes and life. Click here.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Year 5. Materials focus on the Sun, planets and smaller bodies. In our STEM project students consider the impacts of dust on Earth and in space. Click here.
Access Australian Curriculum materials for Year 6. Materials focus on changes to the surface of our planet, and beyond. Students consider the forces that shape our planet. In our STEM project students explore food security and how an International Space Farm may be a solution to a major issue on our planet. Click here.