GeographyYears 3 - 4Places are Similar and DifferentPerception and Protection of PlacesPerception and Protection of Places

Local Inquiry

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Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students identify that different people can have different perceptions of the same place. They conduct their own inquiry into how the community uses a local place. Students pose questions to be answered, construct a survey, survey people, present their findings in a graph, draw a map, summarise their information and present their conclusions.
The geographical tools integrated in this lesson include mapping, fieldwork, graphs and statistics.
The geographical concepts include place, space, interconnection and environment.

Focus Question

How do people feel about and care for places?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI058, ACHASSK069, ACHASSI053, ACHASSI052

NSW Syllabus

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

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGk083, VCGGC073, VCGGk074

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Places are Similar and Different

Unit

Perception and Protection of Places

Lesson Name

Local Inquiry

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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