Australia Lessons

Welcome to Australia

Subjects: Geography, History, Social Studies
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students will learn about the history, geography, and cultural heritage of Australia. Download lesson & standards.

G’day from Down Under / Landmarks

Subjects: Arts Ed, English Language Arts, Geography, World History
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students identify defining features of a “landmark” and differentiate between natural and man-made landmarks. Students investigate and create a visitor’s brochure to share information about their chosen landmark with others. Download lesson & standards.

G’day from Down Under / Bridging The Gap

Subjects: Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts Ed, Math
Suitable for: Grades 6 – 8

Overview: Students engage in an online bridge activity to learn about different types of bridges and their uses. Students attempt to build a bridge that holds the most weight possible. Download lesson and standards.

G’day from Down Under / Bridging The Gap

Subjects: Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts Ed, Math
Suitable for: Grades 9 – 12

Overview: Students engage in an online bridge activity to learn about different types of bridges and their uses. Students attempt to build a bridge that holds the most weight possible. After building their bridges in groups, students make predictions of how much weight their bridge will hold and then determine the actual weight. Download lesson and standards.