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Australian Curriculum Geography – Divisions of the world – Year 2 digital unit

This is a 29-page digital unit from the Australian Curriculum Geography series that covers:

  • The location of the major geographical division of the world in relation to Australia (ACHGK009) 
  • Understanding the connections between a globe and a map.
  • Locate and name the continents and oceans on Earth.
  • Locate and name the equator, North and South Pole, Northern and Southern Hemisphere, the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
  • Using a compass rose to identify directions on a map and in the surrounding environment.


Key inquiry questions
  • What is a place?
  • How are people connected to their place and other places?
  • What factors affect my connection to places?
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
  • Pose geographical questions about familiar and unfamiliar places (ACHGS013) 
  • 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 (ACHGS014) 
  • Represent data and the location of places and their features by constructing tables, plans and labelled maps (ACHGS015) 
  • Draw conclusions based on the interpretation of geological information sorted in categories. (ACHGS016) 
  • 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 (ACGHS017) 
  • Reflect on their learning and suggest responses to their findings (ACHGS018) 
Geographical concepts
  • Place
  • Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Space
  • Change


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