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Science pathways for Indigenous communities

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Warralong Fish Monitoring Project - Girls at Red Rock.
Warralong Fish Monitoring Project - Girls at Red Rock.
16 Sep 2016

The Science Pathways Project promotes science education in remote community schools through on-country projects linking Traditional Knowledge with Western science.

It is part of the CSIRO Indigenous STEM Education program, supported by the BHP Billition Foundation, and runs in:

WA: Warralong, Wiluna, Leonora, Punmu, Kunawariji, Parnngurr and Jigalong
NT: of Utju/Areyonga, Watiyawanu/Mt Liebig and Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff

The CSIRO has lots of great stories and videos about their Science Pathways projects. You can check out their blog on their fish monitoring project in Warralong or you can watch the video of students from Wiluna Remote Community School during a rockhole survey on Matuwa Kurrara Kurrara Indigenous Protected area.

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The CSIRO's Science Pathways for Indigenous Communities initiative is for primary and middle school students in remote Indigenous communities, using on-country projects as the context for learning science linked to Indigenous ecological knowledge.

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