GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentSignificance of EnvironmentsSignificance of Environments

The Great Australian Animal Rescue

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson introduces the students to a group of endangered Australian animals and asks them to create a rescue plan for one of them. Other Australian animals are also introduced and categorised. Geographical tools of maps and visual representations are used. The geographical concepts addressed are place, space, environments and interconnection.

Focus Question

What types of animals live in Australia and what can be done to protect them?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI081, ACHASSI082, ACHASSI073, ACHASSI074, ACHASSI079, ACHASSK088

NSW Syllabus

GE2-4, GE 2-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC073, VCGGC074, VCGG076, VCGGK082

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Significance of Environments

Lesson Name

The Great Australian Animal Rescue

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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