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 future.
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)change(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)(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)