Teacher guide Explaining our catchment

TLF ID M012493

This is a 28-page PDF unit of work for year 7 geography in which students use conceptual diagrams to demonstrate visually the water catchment process. Over eight lessons, students use these diagrams as an aid to identifying the relationships between features in their local waterways. The resource includes an explanation of its relevance to the Australian science and geography curriculums. A suggested activity structure, lesson overview, links to additional information, and resource templates are also included, and the resource may be printed.





Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for the year 7 geography unit Water in the world. The conceptual diagrams help students develop their understanding of concepts relevant to the content description on the ways that water connects places as it moves through the environment. The resource is also relevant to the content description in the year 7 science curriculum in the Science Understanding strand referring to water as an important resource that cycles through the environment.
  • The resource is useful for the Science Inquiry Skills strand of the year 7 science curriculum. Conceptual diagrams of water catchments are relevant to the content description referring to using a range of models to represent and analyse patterns. The resource may also be useful for the content description in the Science as a Human Endeavour strand referring to how science influences the development of human activity.
  • The resource can contribute to students attaining the achievement standard in year 7 science. Conceptual diagrams of water catchments help students to analyse how the sustainable use of resources depends on the way they are formed and cycle through Earth systems. The resource can also contribute to students attaining the achievement standard in year 7 geography by helping them to describe the interconnections between places, people and environments.
Year level

7

Learning area
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The State of Queensland
  • Organization: The State of Queensland
  • Publisher
  • Name: Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply
  • Organization: Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
Rights
  • This resource has been supplied courtesy of the Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply © The State of Queensland. The State of Queensland has no objection to this material being reproduced, made available online or electronically provided it is for your personal, non-commercial use, or use within your organisation; this material remains unaltered; and the State of Queensland is recognised as the owner. Key image: Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en