This is a 52 page digital unit from the Australian Curriculum Geography series that covers:
The natural, managed and constructed features of places, their locations, how they change and how they can be cared for (ACHGK005)
Places have natural features that can change. The natural features of a place need to be looked after
Places may have constructed features. People may put up new constructed features or take down old ones. Constructed features need to be looked after.
Places have managed features that can change. The managed features of a place need to be looked after.
Some environments include a mixture of natural, constructed or managed features.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories tell how the natural features of a place came to be there.
Changes to natural. constructed or managed features of a place can be observed in photographs.
Features in a place such as heritage buildings are important. They can be described and cared for.
Features in places such as national parks are important. They can be described and cared for.
Features in areas such as a wetland are important places. They are important for different reasons. They can be described and cared for.
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)
Key Inquiry Questions
What are the different features of places?
How can we care for places?
How can spaces within a place be rearranged to suit different purposes?
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