This unit is based on the Year 2 Australian Curriculum HASS Inquiry Skills, Knowledge and Understandings. Students explore the 7 continents model and explore facts about each continent. They investigate the imaginary lines of the world including the Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer, as well as the Equator, Arctic and Antarctic Circles. Students investigate the differences between states and territories and explore their local state/ territory. They explore the five oceans of the world and the three oceans that surround Australia. Students discuss Indigenous borders and names of local places.
In this unit students explore the following concepts;
Students will be introduced to their new unit and learn about the features of the world map.
In this lesson, students will investigate the seven continents of the world.
In this lesson, students will investigate the states and territories that makeup Australia.
Students will learn about the key features within their local state or territory.