Australian Museum

Aboriginal Bush Food and Medicine (Schools)

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Where could you get something to cure your headache before we had pharmacies? How do you find food without a supermarket? Learn how Indigenous Australians survived tens of thousands of years before modern conveniences were available, and see how traditional knowledge compares to Western science. Come along and learn how to let the land provide for you.

Suitable for Stages 2 – 3

This workshop is part of the Sydney Science Festival celebrations for schools at the Australian Museum. Exciting discoveries and practical science will be brought to life with a unique program of hands-on activities, talks and explosive workshops, with a wide coverage of scientific fields and school curriculum links.

For school bookings only. Minimum 15 students. Times subject to change. Check the event timetable here for up to date session times.