Geography - Landscapes and Landforms
Key syllabus outcomes:
- locates and describes the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments GE4-1
- describes processes and influences that form and transform places and environments GE4-2
- examines perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues GE4-4
- discusses management of places and environments for their sustainability GE4-5
- acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using geographical tools for inquiry GE4-7
- communicates geographical information using a variety of strategies GE4-8
Key inquiry questions:
- What environmental and human processes form and transform landscapes and landforms?
- Why do people value landscapes and landforms?
- To what extent are landscapes and landforms sustainably managed and protected?
- What landforms and landscapes are found at Wattamolla?
- What environmental and human processes change landscapes and landforms along the coast track?
- Why do people value the landscape of Wattamolla and Curracurrang?
Learning activities may include:
- Identify the landscapes and landforms at and around Wattamolla
- Draw a field sketch
- Observe and record evidence of geomorphic processes
- Measure and record data on biophysical factors
- Observe and record strategies used to manage erosion on the coast track and fire trail
- Use GPS devices to record features
- Conduct a survey of park visitors
- Examine values of the site
- Wattamolla - walk to Curracurrang Cove