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Australian Curriculum Geography – Weather and seasons – Year 1 digital unit

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) 
Geographical concepts
  • Place
  • Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Space
  • Change

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