GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentThe Earth's Environment

Significance of Environments

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Significance of Environments

Number of Lessons

5

Author

Inquisitive Team

Status

Published

Overview

These lessons focus on the investigation of the significance of the natural environment of Australia. Students learn about what living things need to survive and how they interact and rely on specific natural environments for this survival. This includes thinking about what humans need to survive and how they source these things.

Key Inquiry Question

How does the environment support the lives of people and other living things?

Cross Curriculum Priorities

Sustainability
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

General Capabilities

Ethical understanding
Literacy
Numeracy
Critical and creative thinking
ICT Capacity
Personal and social capability

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, desert, electricity, endangered, energy, environment, eucalyptus, flora, food, forest, habitat, koala, medicine, mining, natural, oxygen, processed, rainforest, renewable, rescue, resources, scrubland, shelter, species, survival, survive, unique, vegetation, water, woodland, zone

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Significance of Environments

Number of Lessons

5

Author

Inquisitive Team

Status

Published

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