Credits & acknowledgements

Credits and acknowledgements for work used on the Primary Connections website.

The Australian Academy of Science supports and encourages broad use of its material. Unless indicated below, copyright material available on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) licence.

Thank you to the staff and students at Caroline Chisholm Primary School, Banksmeadow Public School and St Gregory's College for allowing us to visit and collect photos and video footage of teachers and students using our teaching sequences. If your school is interested in being part of future field tests, please sign up to be involved.

We would also like to thank teachers across Australia for their support in the design and testing of the new Primary Connections platform and sequences.

The following images have been used in sequences and the Pedagogical Toolbox:

ImageAttribution
Stacked timber displaying growth ringsKelsey Todd, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Plastic household itemsImGz, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Cardboard waste pile for recycling collectionMarek Slusarczyk, CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Homemade paper hand fanCouch-scratching-cats, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Frabjous-01Oskay, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr
Sculpture, recycled cardboardneil cummings, CC BY-SA 2.0 via Flickr
50 cents 3D printingFdecomite, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr
Cardboard Plane SculptureMeredithsteele, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr
Gladstonbury white elephantAndrewcparnell, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr
Sculpture of a Mero (Grouper) on the waterfront in Funchal MadeiraBobbingwide, CC0 1.0 via openverse.org
Sculptures made from plastic junkArthur Chapman, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr
Washed ashore - art to save the sea Norfolk botanical gardensMisterQque, Public Domain via openverse.org
Rubbish -geograph.org.ukJim Bain, CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Playground in Yarloop, October 2020Calistemon, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Silver spoonsMuffet, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Hitachi air conditioner indoor unitDinkun Chen, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
SunHinode JAXA/NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Leaf leaves branch textureTitus Tscharntke, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Goo oroobleckVictor Wong, CC 4.0 via Flickr
Empty plastic cupsRon Lach, CC 4.0 via Pexels
Chemical reaction with balloon and bottle experiment isolatediStock.com/haryigit
Dawn patrol: Hot air balloonFrank Schulenburg, CC BY 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Man hand strokes a cat on a sore stomachiStock.com/Andrey Zhuravlev 
Man holds his hand near ear and listens carefullyiStock.com/Siphotography
Beautiful African American woman smelling the soft, fresh and natural scent of pink flowers in spring in bloomiStock.com/Dani DG
Elderly, couple hiking and bird watching. iStock.com/PeopleImages
A little boy in a hat is holding an ice cream and looks happy and surprised. Children with ice creamiStock.com/Anastasiia Stiahailo
Australian magpieToby Hudson, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Fairy wrenBenjamint444, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Black tailed cockatooJean and Fred from  Perth, Australia, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Eastern spinebillJJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Props candelaria (lantern fly)Richard Ling,CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Museum interior stock photoiStock.com/empire331
A woman's hand shows how seeds grow in a sunflower floweriStock.com/Irina
Parts of a floweriStock.com/Marina Stepura
Kuchenkrauter-1(Herbs)Rainer Zenz (assumed),CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Fresh celery stalk on white backgroundiStock.com/MahirAtes
Apple bite on isolated stick photoiStock.com/antaom
Red bean stock photoiStock.com/Pongasn68
Fresh Potatoes from fieldiStock.com/enter89
Tomato plant with roots and a flower pot with soil. iStock.com/Imagesines
Forester kangaroo (Macropus giganteus tramaniensis) Esk ValleyCharles J Sharp, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Pseudonaja_textilis_-_Werrington_Sydney_2023._gXyxyzyz, CC0 via Wikimedia Commons
Two earth worm isolated on whiteiStock.com/kolesnikovserg
Vombatus ursinus -Maria Island National Park.jpgJJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Koala climbing treeDiliff, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Wedge-tailed EagleEd Dunens, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Little Penguin Feb09fir0002 flagstaffotos, GFDL 1.2 via Wikimedia Commons
Cairns Birdwing Butterfly Kuranda Butterfly SanctuaryLepidlizard, Public domain via Wikimedia Commons
Red winged dragonfly lateralJohn Tann, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Honeybee landing on milk thistleFir0002, GFDL 1.2 via Wikimedia Commons
Duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhnchus anatinus) Charles J. Sharp, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Australian wood duck Chenonetta jubataPaul Asman and Jill Lenoble, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Unknown cricketGraham Wise from Brisbane, Australia, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Indian Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis)Darren Swim, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Australian Walking StickRosa Pineda, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Bazoule sacred crocodileMarco Schmidt, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Dog running t see ownerGabyrlo, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Oryctolagus cuniculusJJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Murray codfir0002 flagstaffotos,GFDL 1.2 via Wikimedia Commons
Leap for it (dolphin)incidencematrix, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Brisbane whort-necked turtleAndrew Mercer, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Abyssinian cat hunting in park stock photoiStock.com/Oks88
Red-eyed tree frogLiquidGhoul edited by Muhammad, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Great white sharkHermanus Backpackers, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Australian grey-headed flying foxiStock.com/Ken Griffiths
Strong black bulliStock.com/alberto clemares expósito
Female Calf Bush Elephant WalkingTimothy A. Gonsalves, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Full length profile shot of a female student in jeans and gray hoodie walking with a backpackiStock.com/Ljupco
Metal shavings around a bar magnetMaciej J. Mrowinski, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Blue bubblesCaliforniaCat0001, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Australia satellite planeReto Stöckl / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Renewable energy on the gridKenueone, CC0 via Wikimedia Commons
Tug push the ship---=XEON=---, CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Storm brewing, Port LincolnJacqui Barker, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Earth-air-wind-10hPa-PattersonCameron Beccario. CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Beaufort wind scaleLdecola, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Thermal images of playground equipmentCopyright Prof Sebastian Pfautsch, used with permission
Bird on a dead branchBTHiller, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Identifying stream insectsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, Public domain via Wikimedia Commons
Two ants fighting at Coalseam Conservation ParkCalistemon, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Gumtree Hopper antsJohn Tann, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Red-lored whistlerJJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Boyagin Nature ReserveDonald Hobern from Copenhagen, Denmark, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Red Kangaroos at Sturt National ParkPotMart186, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Invasive weeds in the Adelaide HillsPeripitus, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons