GeographyYears 5 - 6Factors that Shape PlacesFactors that Change EnvironmentsFactors that Change Environments

Australia, North America and Europe

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students reflect on the interconnection of people and places by discussing how humans have changed the world over time and how important the environment is to human survival.
They further develop their understanding of space by learning that spaces can also be classified as biomes.
Students acquire geographical knowledge by comparing the biomes of Australia, North America and Europe. They develop their mapping skills by learning the location of the major countries in North America and Europe.
The geographical tools integrated in this lesson include mapping and visual representation.
The geographical concepts include place, space and interconnection.

Focus Question

Do other continents have similar environments to Australia?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI105, ACHASSK111, ACHASSI101, ACHASSI104

NSW Syllabus

GE3-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGK069, VCGGC071, VCGGK063

Subject

Geography

Years

5 - 6

Topic

Factors that Shape Places

Unit

Factors that Change Environments

Lesson Name

Australia, North America and Europe

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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