Term 3 - what a wonderful world

During this high interest geography based unit students explore the planet comparing and contrasting landscapes and cultures. They identify and describe the characteristics of places and environments locally, nationally and internationally. The way the environment supports the lives of people and other living things. Students will represent, collect and interpret geographical data including maps, tables, graphs etc. They also learn about sustainable practices in different places and environments.

Focus questions

  • How and why are places similar and different?
  • What would it be like to live in a neighbouring country?
  • How does the environment support the lives of people and other living things?
  • How can people use places and environments more sustainably?