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Learning objects The importance of protecting local Indigenous heritage

TLF ID M025811

Students research the history of The Hills Shire Darug tribe in the importance of Indigenous sites in the area and Indigenous names associated with the North West region of Sydney. Students gain an understanding of local Indigenous groups’ connection to North West region communities through individual Indigenous inspired artwork. Students then look at the Sydney Metro Northwest Indigenous Heritage Chapter of the Sydney Metro Northwest Environmental Impact Statement 2, explore the importance of protecting Indigenous heritage and how Sydney Metro Northwest is achieving this.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Sydney Metro’s education program allows teachers to use major infrastructure projects as a real life teaching tool for years K to 10. This resource aims to support students along the Sydney Metro alignment to become successful learners, confident and creative individuals, and active and informed citizens.
Year level

3; 4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • The Arts
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Geography
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education.