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Oresome City

This exciting interactive provides students with a detailed look at the importance of resources in their every day lives.  They will help to source the raw materials needed to build ‘Oresome City’ and, in doing so, will gain an appreciation for the wide range of resources that Australia produces and how they are used.

Educational value statement

  • Explores the importance Australia’s resources sector
  • Outlines how raw materials are used in modern cities
  • Highlights locations of Australia’s resources
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File

Key learning objectives

  • Students can understand that resources are vital in modern day life
  • Students can understand that Australia has a vast array of natural resources
  • Students can understand the amount of resources that are required to construct a city


Science Understanding: Earth and Space Sciences

Australian Curriculum content statements

Science: ACSSU031, ACSSU032, ACSSU074, ACSSU075, ACSSU116, ACSHE120, ACSHE121

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