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Australian Adventure


What makes up our identity?


In this topic the Historical skills we will focus on are…

· Observe or handle evidence to ask questions and find answers to questions about the past. 

· Use artefacts, pictures, stories, online sources and databases to find out about the origins of the Aboriginal community. 

· Show an understanding of Australia's history, and concepts such as civilisation, war and peace. 


In this topic the Geographical skills we will focus on are…

· Ask and answer geographical questions

· Identify the key features of states within Australia. 

· Use a world map to identify/locate the continent of Australia and its surrounding ocean.  Get a sense of the distance between Australia and the UK and its size.  

· Understand geographical similarities and differences between Richmond, Tasmania and Fareham. 


In this topic the Science skills we will focus on are…

· Identify, name and describe native Australian plants and animals. 

· Identify the habitats that animals/plants live in, and the reasoning behind this. 

· Find out and describe what plants need in order to grow and stay healthy. 

Australian Adventure Curriculum Map