GeographyYears 5 - 6A Diverse and Connected WorldGlobal ConnectionsGlobal Connections

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson includes an analysis of the Sydney Olympics in 2000 and its effects on people and places locally, regionally and globally. Students are encouraged to think about both positive and negative effects of hosting an Olympic Games, including the environmental impact. They also conduct research into some past Olympic controversies and the impacts these had and think about what effects hosting an Olympic Games could be for where they live. Geographical tools of maps and visual representations are used in this lesson. The geographical concepts addressed include place, space, environment, interconnection, scale, sustainability and change.

Focus Question

How Does the Olympic Games Affect People Locally, Regionally and Globally?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK141, ACHASSI129, ACHASSI133, ACHASSI131, ACHASSI126, ACHASSI127, ACHASSI123, ACHASSI124

NSW Syllabus

GE3-3, GE3-2, GE3-4

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC087, VCGGC088, VCGGC090, VCGGK098

Subject

Geography

Years

5 - 6

Topic

A Diverse and Connected World

Unit

Global Connections

Lesson Name

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Lesson Time

150 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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