Geography is the study of the land, its features, and the people who live on it. It includes the study of the physical features of the Earth, as well as the human activities that shape it. Geography is divided into two main branches: human geography and physical geography.
Lesson 1 - What is Geography?
Continent: A large landmass, usually consisting of multiple countries, that is separated from other landmasses by water. Equator: An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the North and South Poles. Latitude: An imaginary line that circles the Earth parallel to the Equator and measures the distance from the Equator in degrees North or South.
Watch this video about the Great Southern Land. https://www.inquisitive.com/au/video/63-the-great-southern-land Make a list of all the Australian things you heard about or saw.
The Great Southern Land
List all the features that you saw in the video
Lesson 2 - Please refer to Google slides lesson and make a copy
Lesson 3 How many countries do you think there are in the world? Answer now with your ipads.
How might you find out the answer to this question about the amount of countries in the world?
Copy this link into browser and watch video about countries of the world: https://www.inquisitive.com/au/video/64-nations-of-the-world
Discuss the names of some of the countries in the video. Try to say some new ones you didn’t know.
Question: What countries are located close to Australia? Circle some of them.
Print the slide off or send to students on Google Classroom
Which ocean is the largest?
- Atlantic Ocean
- Indian Ocean
- Arctic Ocean
- Pacific Ocean
Work together in pairs: Q: What is an example of a physical feature found in a geographic region?