Geography Links

Bureau of Meteorologyhurricane
– Australia’s national weather, climate and water agency providing regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
– coastal resources. From Government of South Australia

Geoscience Australia
– geoscientific data and information including: Energy, Greenhouse gas storage, Groundwater, Hazards, Marine and coastal, Minerals, Topographic mapping

Online Resources
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Non fiction eBooks

Online Databases

Online Databases


Maps and Mapping

mapGoogle 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

Maps of Australia
– from Geoscience Australia

Maps and 3D models
– from Geoscience Australia

South Australia Atlas
– maps and geographic information about South Australia in an interactive atlas format. From Government of South Australia

World geography map
– shows the distribution of the earth’s natural landforms on the surface of the globe. From Maps of World

World mapping
– from Holt, Rinehart and Winston


 

Image reference:
Worldlslandinfo 2007, Map of part of the Mergui Archipelago, Burma, illustration, Flickr, accessed 4 May 2013, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/76074333@N00/424486353/>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en>.

Water

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National Geographic
– water section of this website is very useful. It looks at water use in the world, including where the water comes from that produces certain products

Water Footprint
– looks at water usage and the idea of water footprint. From Water Footprint Network

– United Nations Documentation Centre on Water and Sanitation

Why water?
– access to clean, safe water in Africa. From The Water Project

Human Well-being

Geographies of human wellbeing
– topics: What is wellbeing? — Empowering women and girls– Population, poverty and human wellbeing — Disease: HIV/AIDS — Human wellbeing student inquiry. From Global Learning

Population

Australian Bureau of Statistics
– data searchable by theme

Population Reference Bureau
– reports on a range of topics, publications and multimedia

United Nations Development Program: Human Development Reports
– statistical tables from the Human Development Report

Online Resources
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Non fiction eBooks

ebscohost

Online databases


Teacher Resources

ABC Splash! Years 7 – 10ABC Splash
– Geography resources to support the Australian Curriculum. From ABC

Australian Curriculum
– content description for Geography, Year 7-10. From ACARA

Cool Australia
– sustainability resources for students and teachers

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

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

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