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Sustainable Land Use in Australia

Year Level(s) Years 3-6 Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Science General Science Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Environment Mining EnviroSmart
Resource Type Fact Sheet
Publish Date 30th Mar 2011

The Minerals Council of Australia is acknowledged as the provider of this resource.

This is a lesson plan in which students examine land use in Australia and in their own school. It includes worksheets for three student activities. Students explore existing land use and make predictions about future requirements.

Educational value statement

  • Asks students to calculate and use maps and pie graphs to represent data.
  • Includes suggestions for data sources
  • Includes two recommended student activities and one extension activity.

Key learning objectives

  • Students interpret data tables and maps
  • Students use graphs and maps to represent and analyse land use patterns
  • Students make predictions about future land use patterns.


  • Geographical Skills
  • Science Inquiry Skills: Processing and analysing data and information

Australian Curriculum content statements (explicit)
Science: ACSIS090; ACSIS107; ACSIS129; ACSIS130; ACSIS144; ACSIS145

Australian Curriculum content statements (implicit or able to be connected)
Science: ACSIS131; ACSIS146

Sustainable Land Use in Australia

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