Geography Links

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

Daintree Forest

Reference

Manta Ray 2007Daintree ForestPhotographFlickr, viewed 11 April 2021, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/mantaray/1349386373>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/>.

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

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

diversity

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

Reference

Prawny 2017DiversityIllustrationPixabay, viewed 12 April 2021, <https://pixabay.com/illustrations/people-kids-children-group-2129933/>.

General

Australian population clock
– from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

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 Pa

Rewilding

Rewilding animal resources

Sustainability

Marine pollution
– sources and impact of beach and ocean litter on the marine environment. From Kiddle Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Continents
continents

Continents of the world
– world map showing continents. From Maps of World

Kids World Travel Guide
– explore the continents of Africa and South America by using the ‘Continents’ tab or search for a particular country. From Kids-world-travel-guide.com

World Geography for kids
– explore lots of countries! Very clear information. Browse or use the search box. From National Geographic Kids

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

Geography for kids: African countries and the continent of Africa
– excellent information about the continent with links to specific countries. From Ducksters

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

Geography for kids: South America
– excellent information about the continent with links to specific countries. From Ducksters

Reference

World map 2013IllustrationPixabay, viewed 11 April 2021, <https://pixabay.com/vectors/world-map-continents-africa-151576/>.

Bushfires

Ash Wednesday fact sheet
– 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
– What is a bushfire? What factors create a favourable environment for bushfires? Where do bushfires occur? From Geoscience Australia

Bushfire Survival Plan
– from NSW Rural Fire Service

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 Institute for Disaster Resilience

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

Floods
floodwaters

About floods
– What is a flood? Why do floods occur? Where do floods occur in Australia? List of Australia’s worst floods. From From Geoscience Australia

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 Institute for Disaster Resilience

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

Reference

Nunn, V 2017FloodwatersPhotographPixabay, viewed 12 April 2021, <https://pixabay.com/photos/floodwaters-floods-river-flooding-2210270/>.

Teacher Resources

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

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

Cool Australia
– sustainability resources for students and teachers

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

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

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

Teacher Resources

Mapping resources
– from National Geographic

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

Scootle
– digital resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum

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