Geography - One World Centre

One World Centre
educating for a just and sustainable world
Photo credit: Phil Sparrow
13,000 cars
using lots of power
tropical cyclone
golf course
water shortage
Nathaniel Wyeth
Rockstrom, Sachs, Ohman & Schmit-Traub (2013) Sustainable Development & Planetary Boundaries.
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Want of imagination makes things unreal enough to be
destroyed. By imagination I mean knowledge and love. I
mean compassion. People of power kill children, the old
send the young to die, because they have no imagination.
- Wendell Berry. Author, farmer, conservationist
Australian Curriculum: Geography
Geography integrates knowledge from the natural
sciences, social sciences and humanities to build a holistic
understanding of the world. Students learn to question
why the world is the way it is, reflect on their relationships
with and responsibilities for that world, and propose
actions designed to shape a socially just and sustainable
Australian Curriculum: Geography
Year 6 geographical knowledge and understanding:
The various connections Australia has with other countries and how these
connections change people and places (ACHGK035)
researching connections between Australia and countries in the Asia
region, for example, in terms of trade, migration, tourism, aid, education,
defence or cultural influences; and explaining the effects of at least one of
these connections on their own place and another place in Australia
exploring the provision of Australian government or non-government
aid to a country in the Asia region or elsewhere in the world and
analysing its effects on places in that country
Australian Curriculum: Geography
Year 7 Water in the World:
The nature of water scarcity and ways of overcoming it, including studies
drawn from Australia and West Asia and/or North Africa (ACHGK040)
investigating the causes of water scarcity, for example, an absolute
shortage of water (physical), inadequate development of water
resources (economic), or the ways water is used sustainably
examining why water is a difficult resource to manage, for example,
because of its shared and competing uses and variability of supply
over time and space
Australian Curriculum: Geography
Yr 10 Geographies of Human Well-being
The issues affecting the development of places and their impact on human
wellbeing, drawing on a study from a developing country in Africa, South
America or the Pacific Islands. (ACHGK078)
The role of international and national government and non-government
organisations’ initiatives in improving human well-being in Australia and other
countries. (ACHGK081)
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