This is a 28-page digital unit from the Australian Curriculum Geography series that covers:
The weather and seasons of places and the ways in which different cultural groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, describe them (ACHGK006)
The weather of a place may be described over a short term such as a day and over a long term such as a season.
Descriptions of the daily and seasonal weather may include the amount of rainfall; the temperature; wether it is sunny or windy, cloudy or rainy.
The daily and seasonal weather of two or more places can be compared.
The weather is a feature of a place.
Seasons may be described using the months; weather, including the amount of rainfall; the temperate; wether it is sunny, windy, cloudy or rainy.
The seasons are a feature of place. Seasons give long-term descriptions of a place.
Rainfall and temperature, as part of a weather and seasons, are features of a place.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have seasonal calenders that are different from the four European seasons.
The seasons help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people find out about food and water and help them survive.
Key inquiry questions
What are the different features of places?
How can we care for places?
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Pose questions about familiar and unfamiliar places (ACHGS007)
Collect and record geographical data and information, for example, by observing, by interviewing, or from sources such as photographs, plans, satellite images, storybooks and films (ACHGS008)
Represent data and the location of places and their features by constructing tables, plans and labelled maps (ACHGS009)
Draw conclusion based on the interpretation of geographical information sorted into categories (ACHGS010)
Present findings in a range of communication forms, for example, written, oral, digital and visual, and describe the direction and location of places, using terms such as north, south, opposite, near far (ACHGS011)
Reflect on their learning and suggest responses to their findings (ACHGS012)
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