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Rainforest: make a walking track


Mark the route for a walking track on a map of a rainforest. Choose a section of track based on instructions about distances, compass directions and grid references. Keep adding sections of track to get to the rest house. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words.

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Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides practice in using grid references, compass points and scale on a map.
  • Provides practice in following a sequence of instructions.
  • Contains a glossary of difficult terms and their pronunciation.
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Deakin University\; Faculty of Education\; Consultancy and Development
  • Organization: Deakin University\; Faculty of Education\; Consultancy and Development
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Global Vision Productions
  • Organization: Global Vision Productions
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Access profile
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  • Device independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence