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Bush Foods (Stage 3)

By Request

Students will explore the different types of plants used and eaten by First Nation peoples. Learn how these foods can be used for more than food, for example medicine, art & artefacts.

 


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

Recent years have seen Australian native foods increase in popularity globally. In this virtual excursion, students will explore the different types of plants used and eaten by First Nation peoples, including their methods of collection and processing. Students will also learn how these foods can be used for more than food, for example medicine, art & artefacts, just to name a few.

Please join The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney’s First Nations team as we share our ancient wisdom for all to enjoy.

Cost: $100 for 1 class up to 30 students/$175 for two classes up to 60 students/ $225 for three classes up to 90 students. Additional classes up to 30 students are charged at $50 per class

Capacity: 300 students per session


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust


Event Details

Event Type

Live Event - By Request

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

1 Hour

Price

$100 for 1 class up to 30 students/$175 for two classes up to 60 students/ $225 for three classes up to 90 students. Additional classes up to 30 students are charged at $50 per class

Payment Instructions

Invoices will be emailed out on completion of the virtual excursion.

Curriculum

Primary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Aboriginal Culture and History

Cancellation Policy

By booking this program you acknowledge and agree to our full terms and conditions as listed on the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney website  including our cancellations policy.

Terms and Conditions

By booking this program you acknowledge and agree to our full terms and conditions as listed on the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney website

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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.

If students are learning from home, they will need – 

Internet connection
Own device with in-built microphone

If you are dialling in from the classroom, you will need – 

A microphone so the presenter can hear the class. Please note that some laptop microphones are difficult to hear, and the positioning of the laptop is important for capturing sound.
A projector or smartboard that allows the students to see the presenter – your classroom smartboard is perfect for this.
Adequate sound volume (usually from your smartboard or external speakers). Laptop speakers are inadequate for your whole classroom to hear the presenter

More Information About This Event

Key Content 

Discuss the impact of settlement on local Aboriginal peoples and the environment
The importance of producing food/and or fibre sustainably
Appreciate the traditional customs within Aboriginal culture.
Learn about traditional methods of hunting and gathering local food sources.
Discover plants that are used for food, medicine, tools, weapons and shelter by Aboriginal people.
Appreciate the connections that Aboriginal people have with their country.
Explore the significance of artefacts used by Cadigal people.

Syllabus Outcomes

Stage 3 GEOGRAPHY

Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments (GE3-1)
Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments (GE3-2)

Stage 3 SCIENCE

Explains how food and fibre are produced sustainably in managed environments for health and nutrition ST3-5LW-T

Stage 3 HISTORY

Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time HT3-2

Presenter Bio

Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Education and Engagement Team, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

Phone: 0455 666 415

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/learn

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No

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