This is an 18-page ebook from the Australian Curriculum Geography series that covers:
Places are both similar and different
The many Countries/Places of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples throughout Australia (ACHGK015)
There are many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language groups in Australia. Different languages are spoken in different places by different groups of Aboriginal people.
There are many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander countries and places in Australia. They contain the country and places of many different groups including language groups.
Key inquiry questions
How and why are places similar and different?
Geographical Inquiry and skills
Develop geographical questions and investigate (ACHGS019)
Collect and record relevant geographical data and information, for example, by observing by interviewing, conducting surveys, measuring, or from sources such as map, photographs, satellite images, the media and the internet (ACHGS020)
Represent data by constructing tables and graphs (ACHGS021)
Represent the location of places and their features by constructing large-scale maps that conform to cartographic conventions including state, legend, title and north point, and describe their location using simple grid references, compass direction and distance (ACHGS022)
Interpret geographical data to identify distributions and patterns and draw conclusions(ACHGS023)
Present findings in a range of communication forms, for example, written, oral, digital, graphic, tabular, and visual, and use geographical terminology (ACHGS024)
Reflect on their learning to propose individual action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge and identify the expected effects of the proposal (ACHGS025)
Which countries have over 100 million inhabitants? What is the most widely spoken language in the world? Discover the answers to these and many more questions in Australian Curriculum Geography, which will see students navigating through continents, wading through oceans, and discovering cultures, creatures and creations from around the world.