ACSSU115

Elaborations
  • investigating natural phenomena such as lunar and solar eclipses, seasons and phases of the moon
  • comparing times for the rotation of Earth, the sun and moon, and comparing the times for the orbits of Earth and the moon
  • modelling the relative movements of the Earth, sun and moon and how natural phenomena such as solar and lunar eclipses and phases of the moon occur
  • explaining why different regions of the Earth experience different seasonal conditions
  • researching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ oral traditions and cultural recordings of solar and lunar eclipses and investigating similarities and differences with contemporary understandings of such phenomenaAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon
  • researching knowledges held by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples regarding the phases of the moon and the connection between the lunar cycle and ocean tidesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon
  • investigating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ calendars and how they are used to predict seasonal changesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon