GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentDifferent environmentsDifferent environments

African Country Study

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Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson introduces the students to the country of Madagascar and some of the key natural features of this African nation, including landscapes, climate, vegetation and animals. Students think about these in comparison to Australia. Geographical tools of maps, graphs and statistics and visual representations are used. The geographical concepts addressed include place, space and environment and interconnection.

Focus Question

What are the natural features of Madagascar?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI075, ACHASSI082, ACHASSK087, ACHASSI081, ACHASSI078, ACHASSI074, ACHASSI079

NSW Syllabus

GE2-4, GE 2-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGK077, VCGGC071, VCGGC072, VCGGC073, VCGGC075, VCGG076, VCGGC074

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Different environments

Lesson Name

African Country Study

Lesson Time

120 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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