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Health and physical education / Year 7 and 8 / Movement and Physical Activity / Understanding movement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in and investigate cultural and historical significance of a range of physical activities (ACPMP085)

Elaborations
  • examining how sport, physical activity and outdoor recreation pursuits have changed over the last century as a result of different cultural groups migrating to Australia
  • researching and participating in a range of physical activities that were performed in the early twentieth century, such as games from the Asia region
  • participating in culturally significant physical activities from around the globe and exploring the links to the culture and heritage of the country of origin of these activities
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Sporting culture,  Physical activity

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Yulunga: kangaroo

Imitation activities were a favourite and popular activity for children everywhere. In one activity children would copy the actions of the kangaroo. This is a jumping relay race based on the actions of a kangaroo jumping. The Yulunga: Traditional Indigenous Games resource was developed to provide all Australians with a ...

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Yulunga: yulunga

Yulunga means ‘playing’ in the language of the Kamilaroi (Gamori) people from the northwest of New South Wales. The following games and activities may be organised as part of a display of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander games. The Yulunga: Traditional Indigenous Games resource was developed to provide all Australians ...