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Exploring Oceans: Great Barrier Reef

For Teachers 6th - 12th
All aboard! Let's take a trip to the world's largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. Encompassing more than 1,200 miles of islands and reefs, it is considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world due to its...
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Australian Aboriginal Art And Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Aboriginal storytelling traditions through the spoken word and through visual culture. They listen to stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people and investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary dot...
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Water Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Water may be everywhere but it is not always drinkable. Pupils research water issues, first in a local setting and then with Papua New Guinea and Australia to get a larger world perspective. Teams use the Internet and other resources to...
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Christmas Around the World Part 1

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
A creative lesson shines a spotlight on Christmas celebrations throughout six different countries. Scholars read an informative text and share their new-found knowledge with their peers. After hearing about each country, pupils choose...
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Geography Now! Australia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Everybody loves Australia; if world politics were high school, this country would be one of the popular kids. That's according to a video profile that describes the island nation's political geography, physical geography, and...
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Aboriginal Plant Use in South-Eastern Australia

For Students 9th - 12th
The Aboriginal people of Australia survived for over 40,000 years by using the plants that grow in the bush for food, medicine, tools, and utensils. Introduce young botanists to the wonders of the Outback with a 25-page packet that...
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For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A four-part activity challenges scholars' knowledge of American, Australian, and British slang. Learners use context clues to decide which country a slang word is from, complete sentences, decipher a conversation, and answer questions. 
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A Kid’s Life in Australia

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Use a lesson on slang to establish research and discussion skills among young scholars. As a class, or in small groups, learners use the scientific questioning process in order to research a question and draw a conclusion based on their...
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Formation of New Species by Speciation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is Australia home to the world's only population of kangaroos? The answer? Speciation! Biology scholars discover the factors that cause new species to emerge through an engaging video as part of a Fuse School playlist on Evolution....
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How Bird Vomit Helps Us Understand History

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
They didn't just WING this video; it's a real HOOT! An intriguing video in the Brain Scoop Fossils & Geology series explains what owl pellets are and why scientists study them. Then, it covers the extension of how scientists use them...
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Continents and Oceans

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Play a fun video that plants the five oceans and seven continents into young learners brains. The video first goes through the continents in alphabetical order, and then the five oceans in alphabetical order.
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Know Your Globe

For Students K - 5th Standards
What are the green and blue things on a globe? Water and land—the two main features on Earth. Watch a video that distinguishes items on the globe from continents to countries and water to oceans and freshwater. Quiz the class after to...
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The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.  
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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England Explained

For Students 6th - 12th
Explore the differences between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England with a video that offers an in-depth look into each region and answers common questions about the surrounding countries. The video includes facts, engaging...
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Why Koala Has a Stumpy Tail

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Learn about the animals of Australia with a language arts lesson about an Australian folktale called, Why Koala Has a Stumpy Tail. After reading the story as a class, kids discuss events and characters from the book, retell the story to...
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Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie Rabbit-Proof Fence

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Lead discussion and thoughtful analysis as pupils view Rabbit Proof Fence, a drama based on true story about three aboriginal girls who ran away from Western Australia to return to their Aboriginal families in 1931. Here you'll find...
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First Australians

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Here you'll find an extensive textbook chapter on Australia's indigenous people and the impact of European settlers on aboriginal tribes. The text includes several images, graphs, primary and secondary sources, follow-up questions, and a...
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A Maori Story

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What a wonderful set of worksheets for introducing your youngsters to the Maori of New Zealand! They include a reading comprehension activity and word puzzle on the context of New Zealand, and origins and cultural features of the Maori...
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Australia and New Zealand

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Send your learners off on a research adventure with a worksheet on essential facts about Australia and New Zealand. It includes 18 short-answer response questions, as well as a map activity where pupils locate a variety of geographic...
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True Blue? On Being Australian

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Who or what is an Australian? Discover a plethora of student-centered, engaging activity ideas on the question of Australian identity, organized according to five major themes: people, symbols, place, sport, and words.
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Australian History for Kids

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
When did Aboriginal tribes arrive in Australia? When were the Sydney Olympic Games hosted? Review some major events in Australian history with this timeline activity worksheet.
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Australian Word Search Puzzle

For Students 1st - 7th
From wombat to the outback, send your little learners on a mission to find words related to Australia with this word search puzzle.
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Australian Animal Memory Game

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Kangaroos, platypuses, koalas...oh my! Your youngsters will love this printable memory game featuring eight different adorable Australian animals.
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The Aboriginal Flag

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Whether you're celebrating Australia Day or would like to introduce your young learners to the history of Australia and its indigenous peoples, this coloring sheet is a great way to start the conversation.