Need a teaching and learning resource for World Environment Day on the 5th June. These are some links and activities for the Australian environment.
Environment links for Australia
The National Museum of Australia has great PDF resources on environmental issues in Australia that could be adapted for your class.
Droughts in Australia
Bushfires in Australia
Carbon Calculator links
Clean Up Australia Day
Earth Day reading
World Environment Day Celebrations
- Sydney http://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/10352-world-environment-day-the-tote
- Melbourne http://www.greenlivingpedia.org/World_Environment_Day_Melbourne_2012
Sustainable House Day
Audio/video resources on environmental issues
Video listening quizzes on The Environment, Green Energy, Green Issues, Pollution, Water Economics, Sustainable Fishing
Behind the News videos
- Recycling http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2835244.htm
- Carbon Tax http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3277508.htm
- Energy http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2667450.htm
MyEnvironment is an Australian Government App that uses GPS to give you information about particular areas and neighbourhoods.
Vocabulary and language