Use this PowerPoint slide show to play "Is it a Forest" in your classroom!
Complete with forest and non-forest photos, try your student's out as to what makes a forest. Perfect for introducing concepts around forests, mapping, distributions, landscapes, sustainability, environmental adaptations and more! All forests are then used within the forests of Australia distribution map to show where they are found around Australia.
Acknowledgement - Thanks to our friends at the University of Melbourne, School of Environment for providing the inspiration for this gameshow.
The different types of landscapes and their distinctive landform features.
The distribution and characteristics of biomes as regions with distinctive climates, soils, vegetation and productivity.
Present findings, arguments and ideas in a range of communication forms selected to suit a particular audience and purpose, using geographical terminology and digital technologies as appropriate.
The human-induced environmental changes that challenge sustainability.
The application of systems thinking to understanding the causes and likely consequences of the environmental change being investigated
The application of geographical concepts and methods to the management of the environmental change being investigated
The application of environmental economic and social criteria in evaluating management responses to the change
Develop geographically significant questions and plan an inquiry that identifies and applies appropriate geographical methodologies and concepts.