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Map Data Layer Files

Lesson Overview:

These zipped .KMZ and .KML data layer files for student mapping activities are available to download to accompany ForestLearning ForestVR teaching and learning resources for Geography.  These files are compatible to be uploaded as layers for use within Google Earth and other online mapping platforms that support these files. 

Data layer locations are provided for the forests, timber mills and processing facilities that are explored in the teaching resources below that accompany ForestVR 360 expriences and virtual 360 tours.  Other global and Australian sites referenced within the teaching resources are also available as data layers to download.

Teaching resources linking map data layers - .kmz and .kml files:

- Geography Year 8: Forest Landscapes

- Geography Year 10: Environmental Change and Forest Management

Year Level/s:

5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

N/A

National Curriculum Codes:

N/A

Strand Content Description:

N/A

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

Sustainability

Curriculum Connections:

Design and Technologies, Geography, Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), Science, Science - Agriculture, Science - Biology, Science - Earth and Environmental, Science - Earth and Environmental Science

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

N/A

Theme/s:

Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification, Forestry Products - Processing and Technology, Forest Futures - Carbon Renewable Resources and Innovation

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Map Data Layer Files

Secondary: Activity

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Map Data Layer Files

Student Resource

Hinterland Wildlife Corridor Data Layers

Hinterland Wildlife Corridor.kml file (4MB compressed file, 31MB true size)

File Size: 3.93 mb
File Type: ZIP

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Student Resource

ForestVR Pine Plantation Locations

10 .kmz files

File Size: 6.33 kb
File Type: ZIP

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Student Resource

ForestVR Spotted Gum Forest Locations

Includes: - 11 .kmz files - Hurfords Green Mill jpg file - Hurfords Green mill process animated map.pdf file

File Size: 6.53 mb
File Type: ZIP

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Student Resource

State of Rondonia Deforestation kmz file

1 .kmz file

File Size: 972.00 b
File Type: ZIP

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Tree coverage layers

Includes: - Australian State map layers for tree coverage (.kmz files) - Forest Cover Graph (.crtx file) - Graph Tree Coverage (.jpg file)

File Size: 36.52 kb
File Type: ZIP

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World Climate Layers kml file

File Size: 573.25 kb
File Type: ZIP

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