Teacher guide GeogSpace: year 1 - exemplar

TLF ID M013312

This is a web page consisting of an overview and two illustrations of practice on the GeogSpace website, a resource for teachers. The resource focuses on the students' local area, but there is opportunity for some comparisons with other places. Illustration 1 explores three aspects of the concept of place by involving students in practical activities. Illustration 2 focuses on learning about the contrasts in weather patterns and seasons.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Illustration 1: My place focuses on developing the geographical concepts of natural, constructed and managed places by photographs and by fieldwork in the school grounds.
  • Illustration 2: Investigating the weather provides a simple form of fieldwork as an introduction to this important part of geography. The purpose is to involve students in an inquiry into the weather by observing and recording basic weather elements of their local place.
  • The achievement standard of describing the natural, managed and constructed features of places and the principle of caring for places is developed.
  • The resource supports the general capabilities of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability and Literacy.
Year level


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  • Contributor
  • Name: Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA)
  • Organization: Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA)
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  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.agta.asn.au/
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  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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