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

Animal Habitats

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson focuses on Australian animals and their habitats as well as animals that live in specific vegetation zones around the world. Animals needs for survival are considered and a series of questions based on a study of koalas is included. Geographical tools of maps, spacial technologies and visual representations are used. The geographical concepts addressed are place, environment and interconnection.

Focus Question

How do animals rely on the natural environment to survive?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK088, ACHASSI074, ACHASSI075, ACHASSI079, ACHASSI082, ACHASSI078, ACHASSI081

NSW Syllabus

GE2-3, GE2-4, GE2-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGK082, VCGGC074, VCGGC071, VCGGC073, VCGG076

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Significance of Environments

Lesson Name

Animal Habitats

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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