The most beautiful landmarks in Adelaide
– important monuments, statues, towers and squares. From GPSMYCITY

Map of Australia – Australian Landmarks
– interactive maps linking to famous Australian landmarks. From Australian Landmarks

Treks n Trails for Kids
– Australian maps and information. From Teaching Treks

great barrier reef


Maps

Map: Australia
– shows states and territories, major cities and regional centres, major natural features and national parks. From Australia Tourist Guide

Map: Indigenous Languages
– map indicates the general location of indigenous language groups. Move mouse over map for detailed view. From ABC

Map: Pacific neighbours
– interactive map showing Australia in relation to its Pacific neighbours

Similarities and differences between places

Kids around the world
– investigates climate, school, play, family, foods, holidays and animals of countries around the world. From FactMonster

My home in Kakadu
– book ‘My home in Kakadu’ read by Torres Strait Islander Charles Jia. From Crackerjack Education

National Geographic for kids
– country information

TIME for kids
– country profiles. Includes a day in the life of a child in each of the countries

What is weather?
– interactive website about weather and climate around the world, looking at how weather affects people. From BBC


General

Australian population clock
– from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Interactive map
– look at continents, locations, climate zones, vegetation zones. From Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Rewilding

Rewilding animal resources

World Climate Statistics

Africa – Kinshasa, Zaire
– climate tables and graphs. From Climate-Data.org

Africa – Aswan, Egypt
– climate charts and graphs. From World Climates

Australia – Coober Pedy
– climate charts and graphs. From World Climates

Australia – Darwin
– climate charts and graphs. From World Climates

South America – Iquique, Chile
– climate charts and graphs. From World Climates

South America – Quibdo, Colombia
– climate charts and graphs. From World Climates

Continents

Top 10 destinations in Africa
– information and images. From About Travel

Top 10 destinations in South America
– information and images. From About Travel

continents

Deserts of the world

Desert knowledge for kids and students
– explore plants, animals and people of the Australian desert and the Sonoran Desert in North America. From Alice Springs Desert Park

Sustainability

Environment
– environmental management in Kiama Municipal Council

Marine pollution
– sources and impact of beach and ocean litter on the marine environment. From IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU


Bushfires

Ash Wednesday fact sheetbushfire
– information on weather conditions on that day, where and how the bushfires started, number of lives lost and damage caused. From Country Fire Authority, Victoria

Bushfire Survival Plan
– from NSW Rural Fire Service

Bushfires: get the facts
– causes, ways to control bushfires and how to prepare for bushfires. List of Australia’s worst bushfires. From Australian Emergency Management Institute

Disaster mapper
– interactive map of Australia that covers major bushfire events that have occurred at different times, ranging from the early 1900s through to the most recent events. Each event is supported by statistics, images, videos and text. From Australian Emergency Management Institute

Worst bushfires in Australia’s history
– 5 deadliest fires. From Australian Geographic

Floods

About floods
– types of floods and how to be prepared for floods. List of Australia’s worst floods. From Australian Emergency Management Institute

Disaster mapper
– interactive map of Australia that covers major flood events that have occurred at different times, ranging from the early 1900s through to the most recent events. Each event is supported by statistics, images, videos and text. From Australian Emergency Management Institute

Emergencies – Floods
– what to do in a flood. From Better Health Channel, State Government of Victoria

Floods: 10 of the deadliest in Australia
– from Australian Geographic


 

Image reference:
Andrea 2007BushfirePhotographFlickr, accessed 25 April 2014, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/thingo/395697528/>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/>

Year 6 Geography
Digital Curriculum Resources

National Digital Learning Resource Network
– selection of digital curriculum resources that are aligned to the history subject area of the Australian Curriculum. Search for these resources using Scootle. From Education Services Australia

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Scootle

Teacher Resources

ABC Splash: Foundation – Year 6ABC Splash
– Watch, Listen, Play. Geography resources to support the Australian Curriculum. From ABC

 

Australian Curriculum
– content description for Geography, Foundation-Year 10. From ACARA

Bushfire patrol
– resources for teachers from Department of Fire and Emergency Services, WA

Cool Australia
– sustainability resources for students and teachers

Disaster Resilience Education for Schools
– toolkit of resources for teachers and students aligned to the Autralian Curriculum

Geocaching Australia
– national geocaching group & site contains a geocaching app

GeogSpace
– units of work and resources to support the Australian Curriculum. From Australian Geography Teachers Association

GIS in action
– use maps to solve problems. From National Geographic

Teacher Resources

Global Education
– teacher resources to encourage a global perspective across the curriculum. From Global Education

Google Maps Education
– provides resources to help teachers and students explore, create, and collaborate with mapping tools

Google Maps Streetview
– explore places around the world using Google Maps

Primary EduTech
– Primary online teaching resources to support the Australian Curriculum. Created by Scott Baldock

P-10 Geography Sample Assessments
– units of work and resources to support the Australian Geography Curriculum. From Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Year 3

Houses to suit the weather
– links between housing design and the local weather. From Global Education

Your world, my world
– explores the lives of 4 children: from Brazil, India, Russia and Ethiopia, photo gallery, children’s stories, accompanying lessons and more. From Oxfam