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The main climate types of the world and the similarities and differences between the climates of different places (ACHASSK068)

Elaborations
  • examining how weather contributes to a climate type
  • identifying the hot, temperate and polar zones of the world and the difference between climate and weather
  • identifying and locating examples of the main climatic types in Australia and the world (for example, equatorial, tropical arid, semi-arid, temperate and Mediterranean)
  • investigating and comparing what it would be like to live in a place with a different climate to their own place
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Weather,  Climate,  Environmental influences,  Latitude

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