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For teachers of Year 7 Australian Curriculum: Geography. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has put together this Pinterest board to assist teachers to plan, teach, assess, and report using free quality digital curriculum resources.
The Australian Curriculum: Geography is endorsed. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority has developed advice, guidelines and resources incorporating the Australian Curriculum.

Year 2 Health and Physical Education -- The Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education is endorsed. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority has developed advice, guidelines and resources incorporating the Australian Curriculum.

Run the River – a water sharing challenge is a free, interactive game designed for Apple and Android devices. The app has been developed with historic and modelled data from the Murray–Darling Basin.  Run the River combines elements of the natural water cycle with the challenges of balancing water use between various water consumers including the river mouth, wetlands, farms, towns and cities. Players must control water releases from the dam and balance water use between...

Run the River: An interactive game about water sharing by the Murray Darling Basin Authority.

Geography -  careers - Take the first steps to finding your dream job. Discover your strengths to help find the right career path for you. Myfuture is Australia’s free online career information service from Education Service Australia. It has been created to assist career planning, career pathways and work transitions. Create an account to access the interactive Bullseye website to start exploring career pathways by selecting a learning area you enjoy.

Rural studies - If you enjoy or are good at this learning area, consider the occupations in this myfuture.

Year 7 Geography standard elaborations

Year 7 Geography standard elaborations

Year 7 Geography sample assessment - Investigating water scarcity. Students: research water scarcity in a selected country of North Africa; identify the extent and location of the problem of water scarcity; analyse the causes and effects of water scarcity; identify and analyse the current management strategies being implemented propose actions to improve water management in the selected country.

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority is a statutory body of the Queensland Government. We provide Kindergarten to Year 12 syllabuses, guidelines, assessment, reporting, testing and certification services for Queensland schools.

GeogSpace is an initiative of the Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) supported by the resources of Education Services Australia (ESA). GeogSpace offers quality primary and secondary geography resource materials for all teachers of geography.

GeogSpace has been designed to provide materials to support primary and secondary teachers in implementing the Australian Curriculum: Geography. I Support for geography including background information for teachers can be found here

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

The Year 7 Geography: Australian Curriculum in Queensland brings together the learning area advice and guidelines for curriculum planning, assessment and reporting in a single document.

The Year 8 Geography: Australian Curriculum in Queensland brings together the learning area advice and guidelines for curriculum planning, assessment and reporting in a single document.

Queensland state school teachers should continue to access C2C materials via OneSchool.

Queensland state school teachers should continue to access materials via OneSchool.

Water in the World – C2C Geography Year 7 Unit 1. Queensland teachers in Independent and Catholic schools can access C2C materials via Scootle by registering using their school email address. Students examine the many uses of water, the ways it is perceived and valued, its different forms as a resource, the ways it connects places as it moves through the environment, its varying availability in time, and its scarcity...

Creating digital texts - English Year 1 Unit Link for Independent and Catholic schools. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students listen to, read, view and interpret a series of narrative texts to create a digital innovation.

Place and liveability - C2C Geography Year 7 Unit 2. Link for Independent and Catholic school teachers. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students investigate the inquiry questions 'How do people’s reliance on places and environments influence their perception of them?', 'What effect does the uneven distribution of resources and services have on the lives of people?' and 'What approaches can be used to improve the availability of resources and access to services?' ...

Creating digital texts - English Year 1 Unit Link for Independent and Catholic schools. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students listen to, read, view and interpret a series of narrative texts to create a digital innovation.

A geographical focus on 'Choose your own statistics' - Geography (6,8,10). This teaching resource demonstrates ways in which real data can used to support geographical enquiry.  It is based on the interactive learning resource Choose your own statistics, where data is presented in the form of infographics, graphical representations and data tables. It also includes supporting information on each topic.

ConCensus - Geography,Mathematics - Bring Australian statistics to life with ConCensus – a data visualisation game which allows you to interact with real data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011 Census.