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Cumberland State Forest, Geography Year 9 Lesson Plan

Lesson Overview:

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.

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  • ACHGK060 - The distribution and characteristics of biomes as regions with distinctive climates, soils, vegetation and productivity.
  • ACHGK061 - 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.
  • ACHGK068 - The effects of the production and consumption of goods on places and environments throughout the world and including a country from North-East Asia.
  • ACHGS063 - Develop geographically significant questions and plan an inquiry that identifies and applies appropriate geographical methodologies and concepts.
  • ACHGS064 - Collect, select, record and organise relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from a range of appropriate primary and secondary sources.
  • ACHGS071 - 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.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Literacy, Personal and Social Capabilities

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ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Biomass, Climate, Data Collections, Ecosystems, Energy Use, Environmental Influences, Geographical Location, Human Impact, Information Management, Primary Industry, Vegetation


Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification

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Primary: Lesson Plan

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Cumberland State Forest, Geography Year 9 Lesson Plan

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Year 9 Geography Lesson Plan and Worksheet

Cumberland State Forest - Year 9 Geography Lesson Plan and Worksheet

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