We are developing an understanding of how people manage the environment.
We are also learning to identify the interconnections between people, places and the environment.
Today, you will conduct your research for your expert group.
Start here >
- Open up your Geography book to a new double page.
- Page 1 > Use a ruler to draw up a T chart on the first page.
- Write Human characteristics and Environmental characteristics as the headings
- ‘Right click’ on source below and select ‘Open Link in New Tab‘.
- Identify the effects on the Human and the Environmental characteristics.
- Page 2 > Write the natural disater as the heading (Cyclones, Floods or Bushfires).
- Write notes and facts about the natural disaster.
Cyclone Debbie (ABC, 2017) http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4645345.htm
Summer Flood (ABC, 2012) http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3429411.htm
Bushfire Disaster (ABC, 2009) http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2488554.htm
Bureau of Meteorology (2017) www.bom.gov.au
Understanding Tropical cyclone forecast track maps (QLD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjZfXrv7FEE
Australia’s most destructive cyclones (Australian Geographic, 2016) http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/science-environment/2016/02/australias-most-destructive-cyclones-a-timeline
Hazards (Geoscience Australia, 2017) http://www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/hazards
Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC]. (2009). Bush fire disaster. Retrieved October 10, 2017, http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2488554.htm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC]. (2012). Summer flood. Retrieved October 10, 2017, from http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3429411.htm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC]. (2017). Cyclone debbie. Retrieved October 10, 2017, from http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4645345.htm
Australian Geographic. (2016). (Australia’s most destructive cyclones: a timeline). Retrieved October 10, 2017, from http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/science-environment/2016/02/australias-most-destructive-cyclones-a-timeline
Australian Institute of Marine Science. (2017). More intense cyclones pose threat to the world’s coral reefs. Retrieved October 10, 2017, from http://www.aims.gov.au/docs/media/latest-news/-/asset_publisher/EnA5gMcJvXjd/content/more-intense-cyclones-pose-threat-to-the-world-s-coral-reefs
Bureau of Meteorology. (2017). (Tropical cyclones). Retrieved October 10, 2017, from http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/
Geoscience Australia. (2017). (Hazards). Retrieved October 10, 2017, from http://www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/hazards