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For teachers of Year 5 Australian Curriculum: Geography. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has put together this Pinterest board to assist teachers to plan, teach, assess, and report using free quality digital curriculum resources.
Queensland state school teachers should continue to access C2C materials via OneSchool.

Queensland state school teachers should continue to access materials via OneSchool.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

GeogSpace is an initiative of the Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) supported by the resources of Education Services Australia (ESA). GeogSpace offers quality primary and secondary geography resource materials for all teachers of geography.

GeogSpace has been designed to provide materials to support primary and secondary teachers in implementing the Australian Curriculum: Geography. I Support for geography including background information for teachers can be found here

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

Assessing Geography in P–6: Professional development package. The QCAA has developed a new online professional development package that supports schools to implement a workshop that builds teachers' capabilities in assessing the Australian Curriculum: Geography from Prep to Year 6. [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

Assessing Geography in Professional development package [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

Year 5 Geography sample assessment – Investigating natural hazards. Students research the impact of flooding on environments and communities using a selected case study. [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

Students research the impact of flooding on environments and communities using a selected case study. [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

Climatic cycles in the Pacific - Geography (5,6,7). Australia's climate is characterised by regular cycles of flood and drought. But the same cycles also affect our near neighbours in the Pacific Ocean. In this animation the Climate Crabs take us on a journey through the Pacific Islands as we learn more about the climatic phenomena known as El Nino and La Nina.

Climatic cycles in the Pacific - Geography (5,6,7). Australia's climate is characterised by regular cycles of flood and drought. But the same cycles also affect our near neighbours in the Pacific Ocean. In this animation the Climate Crabs take us on a journey through the Pacific Islands as we learn more about the climatic phenomena known as El Nino and La Nina.

How might water shortages in the Basin affect you? - Geography (5)

How might water shortages in the Basin affect you?

Exploring how places are changed and managed by people - C2C Geography Year 5 Unit 2. Link for Independent and Catholic schools. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students investigate the inquiry questions 'How do people influence the human characteristics of places and the management of spaces within them?' and 'How can the impact of bushfires or floods on people and places be reduced?', investigating the interconnection between people, places and environments and...

Creating digital texts - English Year 1 Unit Link for Independent and Catholic schools. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students listen to, read, view and interpret a series of narrative texts to create a digital innovation.

Veggies in the desert - I'd like to see that! - Geography (5,9)

Veggies in the desert - I'd like to see that! - Geography There's a huge greenhouse in Flinders Ranges desert country that uses solar energy and water from the sea to grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables.

Trash to treasure with Joost the waste-buster - Geography (5,9)

Trash to treasure with Joost the waste-buster - Geography

Tackling the crown-of-thorns starfish - Geography (5)

This clip relays facts about one of the major environmental threats to the reef. Crown of Thorns starfish are responsible for decimating large parts of the reef as they feed on coral.