Learning How Development Impacts Heritage

Source: Weerianna Street Media

Powerful and poignant, documentary Connection to Country explores the relationship that exists between Indigenous peoples and their land, and charts the battle of the people of the Pilbara region to get their unique cultural heritage recognised, conserved and celebrated. This SBS Learn resource includes:

  • Short clips from Connection to Country selected and edited for classroom viewing; 
  • Discussion and reflection activities; 
  • Techniques and guidelines to foster respectful, mature classroom conversations;
  • Practical activities; 
  • Further resources, material and references. 

Warning: SBS Learn would like to advise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples this resource may contain the images, voices and/or names of people who have died. 

Australian Curriculum

Cross-Curriculum Priorities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

Humanities and Social Sciences
Year 3: ACHASSK066
Year 4: ACELT1806, ACHASSK083, ACHASSK086, ACHASSK089, ACHASSK092, ACHASSK093
Year 5: ACHASSK112
Year 6: ACHASSK135
Year 7: ACHASSK188
Year 8: ACHCK064
Year 10: ACHCK093

Health and Physical Education
Year 7-8: ACPPS078
Year 9-10: ACPPS097

Science
Year 7: ACSHE121, ACSHE136, ACSHE223, ACTDEK029

English
Year 9-10: ACAMAR078

Media Arts
Year 7-8: ACAMAR072
Year 9-10: ACAMAR078
Year 9: ACELT1633