GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentProtection of EnvironmentsProtection of Environments

Who's Looking After this Home of Ours?

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson introduces sustainability as a concept, then explores sustainability definitions and gives the students an opportunity to write new ones. Students also investigate sustainability practices around the world. The geographical tools integrated in this lesson include graphs and statistics and visual representations The geographical concepts include place, space, environment, interconnection, scale and sustainability.

Focus Question

What is sustainability?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI079, ACHASSK090, ACHASSI081, ACHASSI082, ACHASSI074, ACHASSI073, ACHASSI075, ACHASSI077

NSW Syllabus

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

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC076, VCGGK083, VCGGK084, VCGGC071, VCGGC073, VCGGC074

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Protection of Environments

Lesson Name

Who's Looking After this Home of Ours?

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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