GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentDifferent environmentsDifferent environments

Independent Study

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This an independent research lesson where students choose another country in Africa or South America and use the website links provided to research a natural feature of this place. Comparison of Australia’s natural features with countries in Africa, and South America is also explored. Geographical tools of maps, graphs and statistics, visual representation and spatial technologies are used. The geographical concepts addressed include place, space, environment and interconnection.


Focus Question

What can I learn about another African or South American country?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI082, ACHASSI073, ACHASSI078, ACHASSI075, ACHASSK087, ACHASSI074

NSW Syllabus

GE2-4, GE 2-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGK077, VCGGC072, VCGGC074, VCGGC073, VCGGC071, VCGGC076, VCGGC075

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Different environments

Lesson Name

Independent Study

Lesson Time

120 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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