Humanities and social sciences / Year 2 / Knowledge and Understanding / Geography

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Curriculum content descriptions

The influence of purpose, distance and accessibility on the frequency with which people visit places (ACHASSK051)

Elaborations
  • investigating the places they and their families visit for shopping, recreation, religious or ceremonial activities, or other reasons
  • suggesting what their pattern of visits to places might have been one or two generations ago and comparing this to their current pattern
  • investigating how peoples connections with places are affected by transport and information and telecommunications technologies
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Environmental influences,  Travel,  Transport

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Indigenous science: Australia had ancient trade routes too

This is an article about the ancient overland trade routes of Aboriginal Australia. Written by Kudjala/Kalkadoon Elder from Queensland Letitia Murgha and intended mainly for teachers, it compares Aboriginal trading routes based on Dreaming pathways and songlines throughout Australia to the Silk Road and the spice trade ...

Teacher resource

Farms and people's connections to them

This is a teacher resource containing a sequence of activities for investigating farms and the connections that diverse groups of people have to them. It contains material to assist planning, implementing and assessing a study of different Australian farms, the primary resources that come from farms, and connections that ...

Teacher resource

Types of farms in NSW - unit 3

This is a teacher resource that contains items for planning lessons and teaching about farms with a particular emphasis on the location, climate, features and food production of New South Wales farms. This resource contains a simple program outline and supporting documents that can be downloaded or printed, including a ...