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Indigenous science Indigenous science education Research and researchers News and newsletters

Indigenous science

Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Indigenous Weather Knowledge


http://burarra.questacon.edu.au/home.html

Earthquakes (US Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Earthquake legends 
http://www.fema.gov/kids/eqlegnd.htm
The turtle story 
http://www.fema.gov/kids/turtle.htm

Ethnomathematics
African Mathematical Union Commission on the History of Mathematics

Ethnomathematics Digital Library
http://www.ethnomath.org/

"Ethnomathematics - a rich cultural diversity"
http://www.science.org.au/nova/073/073key.htm

ISGEm International Study Group on Ethnomathematics

Maths 'needs to listen' to other cultures. 17/02/2006. ABC News Online
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200602/s1572327.htm

Third International Conference on Ethnomathematics
http://www.math.auckland.ac.nz/Events/2006/ICEM-3/

Ethno-ornithology Research and Study Group
This group has been established to provide a clearinghouse, information source and discussion point for people interested in the study of, research about and application of indigenous bird knowledge.
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/ethnoornithology/

Indigenous Astronomy
Indigenous astronomy links

Indigenous Knowledge (International)
http://www.nuffic.nl/ik-pages/

Seasonal knowledge - Australia
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
 
Indigenous Weather Knowledge

The lost seasons  
http://www.abc.net.au/science/features/indigenous/default.htm

Aboriginal culture and heritage
Australian Museum Aboriginal Heritage Unit
http://www.austmus.gov.au/ahu/index.htm

South Australian Museum - Material culture of Aboriginal Australia
http://www.ingarnendi.samuseum.sa.gov.au/

UniServe Science http://science.uniserve.edu.au/
UniServe Science is a service of the University of Sydney College of Sciences and Technology, to help support the science curriculum in New South Wales schools. The following are links to indigenous science found in the Stage 4 and 5 areas of the curriculum. 
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/curric/stage4_5/index.html
Native plants/bush tucker
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/quests/nativeplants.html
Technologies
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/curric/stage4_5/tradtech.html#oz

Volcanoes
Australian indigenous volcano stories
http://members.ozemail.com.au/~mmichie/indigenous_volcanoes.html
Pele - Tale of the Volcano Goddess 
http://www.fema.gov/kids/volpele.htm


Indigenous science education and curriculum

Alaskan Native Knowledge Network (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
Curriculum links

Culturally responsive pedagogy

Sharing our pathways (newsletter)

Cross-Cultural Science and Technology Units (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
Curriculum links
Teacher guide to rekindling traditions

New South Wales Board of Studies
Aboriginal Education research and curriculum resources can be downloaded from http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/aboriginal_research/index.html.
Integrated unit on Aboriginal technologies
http://www.bosnsw-k6.nsw.edu.au/linkages/IntegratedUnits/aboriginal/tech_intro.html

RESOURCE GUIDE - Resources for teaching math and science to American Indian students (from Tribal College Journal, USA)
http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org/themag/backissues/fall98/fall98resource.html
http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org/themag/backissues/winter2000/winter2000resource.html
http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org/themag/backissues/spring05/spring05rg.htm

South Australian Department of Education
http://www.aboriginaleducation.sa.edu.au/pages/Educators (look under Aboriginal perspectives, then Science)


Research and researchers

Aboriginal research project

Cultural Studies in Science Education
http://daikan.edu.ibaraki.ac.jp/CSSE/

CLAGS-STEP
Final Report (International Joint Research on Culture, Language and Gender Sensitive Science Teacher Education Program)
http://www2.kobe-u.ac.jp/~ogawam/cl_toppage.htm."

Glen Aikenhead
Aboriginal research project

Cross-Cultural Science and Technology Units
Glen's website

Michael Michie's website
http://www.ozemail.com.au/~mmichie

Peter Taylor's website
http://pctaylor.com


News and newsletters

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Message Stick

Ethnomathematics
African Mathematical Union Commission on the History of Mathematics

Ethnomathematics Digital Library
http://www.ethnomath.org/

"Ethnomathematics - a rich cultural diversity"
http://www.science.org.au/nova/073/073key.htm

Garma Festival (North East Arnhem Land, Australia)
Annual Garma Festival

Yothu Yindi

Indigenous Science Network
Bulletin

IndigOz (Australia)
http://www.indigoz.com.au/

Last updated: 19 February 2006

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