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

Curriculum content descriptions

The way the world is represented in geographic divisions and the location of Australia in relation to these divisions (ACHASSK047)

Elaborations
  • investigating the definition of a continent and the seven-continent and six-continent models
  • using geographical tools (for example, a globe and world map) or digital applications such as Google Earth to locate and name the continents, oceans, equator, North and South Poles, tropics and hemispheres and then labelling an outline map
  • describing the location of continents and oceans relative to Australia, using terms such as north, south, opposite, near, far
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Landforms,  Geographic location

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