Places are similar and different
A Stage 2 geography workbook and assessment task, where students learn to compare the climate, settlement patterns and the lives of the people of three Australian places, including your own place/town/city.
In this geographical inquiry project, students will learn about the climate, settlement patterns and demographic characteristics and natural vegetation of places in Australia and then use this information to imagine what it would be like to live in those places. Students can compare the climate, settlement patterns and the lives of the people of three Australian places, including your own place/town/city. At the end of this project, students can create and publish a mini atlas.
This learning sequence provides opportunities to gather information about student learning and understanding of:
- geographical concepts – place, space, environment and scale
- geographical inquiry skills
- acquiring geographical information (collect and record data and information, answer questions)
- processing geographical information (represent data and information using a variety of methods and modes)
- communicating geographical information (present findings using a range of communication forms and geographical terminology)
- geographical tools – maps, fieldwork, graphs and statistics, visual representations
Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Geography K-10 (2012) Syllabus © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2012