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

Relying on Nature to Survive

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson investigates what people need for survival. Students are asked to think about human needs and how they are sourced. Food is examined more closely, and the students are guided in their own research about the history of Australian foods. Information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples bush medicines given and reflected upon. The geographical tool of visual representations is used. The geographical concepts addressed are environment, interconnection and sustainability.

Focus Question

How do people rely on the natural environment to survive?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI082, ACHASSK088, ACHASSI074, ACHASSI079, ACHASSI076, ACHASSI078

NSW Syllabus

GE 2-1, GE2-2, GE2-3, GE2-4

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Significance of Environments

Lesson Name

Relying on Nature to Survive

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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