GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentSignificance of EnvironmentsSignificance of Environments

Importance of Nature to People

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson introduces the students to mining and how humans use resources such as oil and coal from the earth. Students think about what these resources are used for and learn how create electricity is created. Geographical tools of maps, graphs and statistics and visual representations are used. The geographical concepts addressed are place, space, environment, interconnection and sustainability.

Focus Question

How do people use the natural environment in everyday life?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI082, ACHASSI074, ACHASSK088, ACHASSI078, ACHASSI079, ACHASSI076, ACHASSI075

NSW Syllabus

GE2-2, GE 2-1, GE2-4, GE2-3

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC073, VCGGC071, VCGGK082, VCGGC074, VCGG076

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Significance of Environments

Lesson Name

Importance of Nature to People

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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