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Curriculum content descriptions

The quantity and variability of Australia‚Äôs water resources compared with other continents (ACHASSK184)

Elaborations
  • investigating the main causes of rainfall and applying their knowledge to explain the seasonal rainfall patterns in their own place and in a place with either significantly higher or lower rainfall
  • interpreting the spatial distribution of rainfall in Australia and comparing it with the distribution of that of other continents
  • using the concept of the water balance to compare the quantity and variability of rainfall, run-off and evaporation on the availability of water in Australia and other continents
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Water resources,  Rainfall,  Climate

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