Cumberland State Forest, Geography Year 9 Lesson Plan
This lesson will guide Year 9 Geography students through the Cumberland State Forest. Students will understand ways in which geographical understanding contributes to the sustainable management of sites affecting the Australian environment.
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 effects of the production and consumption of goods on places and environments throughout the world and including a country from North-East Asia.
Develop geographically significant questions and plan an inquiry that identifies and applies appropriate geographical methodologies and concepts.
Collect, select, record and organise relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from a range of appropriate primary and secondary sources.
Reflect on and evaluate the findings of the inquiry to propose individual and collective action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge, taking account of environmental, economic and social considerations; and explain the predicted outcomes and consequences of their proposal.