Learning objects Laptop wrap – urban growth and decline

TLF ID M020412

A page with a focus on urban growth and decline as an issue in Australian environments with supporting activities and links to resources. Central to the resource is a case study of urban change in Pyrmont in Sydney.



Educational details

Educational value
  • The purpose of this laptop wrap is to get students to investigate issues around urban growth and decline in Australia and the planning and decision-making processes around urban planning. This resource is designed for use with: the Changing Places - Stage 5 content from the NSW Geography K-10 syllabus and the Urban Places topic from the Geography Stage 6 syllabus. Stage 6 outcomes: - H1 explains the changing nature, spatial patterns and interaction of ecosystems, urban places and economic activity - H3 analyses contemporary urban dynamics and applies them in specific contexts - H5 evaluates environmental management strategies in terms of ecological sustainability - H6 evaluates the impacts of, and responses of people to, environmental change - H12 explains geographical patterns, processes and future trends through appropriate case studies and illustrative examples - H13 communicates complex geographical information, ideas and issues effectively, using appropriate written and/or oral, cartographic and graphic forms.
Year level

8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Geography
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education.