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Papua New Guinea country profile and health scenario

This section provides an excellent background overview of Papua New Guinea and the health and human well-being issues in the country. The enquiry based simulation scenario is outlined. Download Scenario...

Lucy’s Story

Students learn about the life of a girl living in rural Uganda. They consider the differences and similarities between their own lives and Lucy’s, and between living conditions in Australia compared...

Child labour in the world

In this 2-page resource, students learn about the practice of child labour, and the rights this practice violates. Students then categorise types of child labour, and summarise the key points. This...

Australia and the Pacific

In this 1-page resource, students are introduced to the Pacific Island nations. Using a map they identify the countries that make up Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. They then briefly consider Australia’s...

How natural are disasters?

In this 2-page resource, students complete a cloze activity using a text that outlines some of the human activities that can exacerbate the causes and impacts of natural disasters. Students then analyse...

Get Connected: Water in the world

This issue focuses on the importance of access to clean, safe water for communities around the world. It explores water challenges facing Australia as well as case studies on Niger and Indonesia. This...

Food and human wellbeing (Years 9, 10)

This chapter addresses the Year 9 unit Biomes and food security and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. It explores the challenges of food security, including land and water degradation,...

Get Connected: Child Rights

This issue helps students understand the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child and explores a range of child rights issues around the world. It highlights a case study of child labour in India. The...

Aid: What are the different types?

This 2 page activity sheet explains the differences between bilateral, non-government, and multilateral aid. Students also consider why people make donations and provide aid towards overseas development. Examining...

What is poverty?

Students develop their understanding of poverty through exploring the impacts on people living in poverty. They consider some of the consequences of poverty on people and their wellbeing. Students learn...