Teacher guide The Murray-Darling Basin: an introduction

TLF ID M019053

This lesson sequence is designed to introduce students to key aspects of the Murray-Darling Basin including the environment, geography, economy, people, history, water cycle and water management challenges. The lesson sequence includes a teacher PowerPoint presentation, separate teacher notes and a student worksheet. This resource is the first in a series of lesson sequences exploring the Murray-Darling Basin and provides a useful overview for the other lesson sequences in the series.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable due to its relevance to the Geographical Knowledge and Understanding strand of the years 5 and 7 geography curriculum. It examines environmental influences on human perceptions of place and liveability as well as the cultural, social, economic and environmental value of water using the Murray-Darling Basin as a case study.
  • This resource is valuable due to its relevance to the Biological sciences sub-strand of the year 7 science curriculum. It examines the water cycle in the Murray-Darling Basin.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9

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: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Organization: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Address: ACT, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.mdba.gov.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Organization: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: ACT, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.mdba.gov.au/
  • 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
  • Text
Rights
  • © Murray–Darling Basin Authority 2015. This material is licensed under a Creative Commons BY 3.0 Australia license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en