Australia For Kids


 
It's not just kangaroos. Find out for yourself.

             About Australia - http://australia.gov.au/about-australia/
 
             National Geographic on Australia
                http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/australia-guide/
                More - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/museum/traveling/australia.html
              
 Amazing Australia - 
              
 Outback Insights - http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/2009/12/world-travel/australia-costas-christ-text
             
  Great Barrier Reef - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0101/feature2/

             Australia for Kids -
               http://www.ozforkids.com/

             Another Australia for Kids
               http://www.pocanticohills.org/australia/australia.htm

             Wikipedia - http://www.australia.com/
              
             Australia Tourism Bureau - http://www.australia.com/

             Thinkquest - The Land Down Under
                http://library.thinkquest.org/28994/

             Jerrie Cheek's page from Georgia - very complete!
             
  http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/australia.htm

             Webster, NY, web page of Australia sites for kids and teachers
              
http://www.websterschools.org/classrooms/state_library/australia.html

             Australia from Canada - Walnut Park's web page of sites
             
 http://wps.sd54.bc.ca/australia.html

             Time For Kids - Around the World
               http://www.timeforkids.com/destination/australia

             Australian vocabulary:
              http://people.bethel.edu/~whidre/aussie_glossary.htm

             Australian Slang -
             
http://www.koalanet.com/australian-slang.html

             Australia quiz - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/school/australia/Australiaquiz.shtml

             Australia Maps - http://www.ga.gov.au/products-services/maps.html
                                http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/pacific/australia/
                                http://media.maps.com/magellan/Images/AUSTRA-W1.gif
                                http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/oceania/au.htm                          
                                
             National Geographic Society- map
               http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/index.html?Parent=oceani&Rootmap=austra&Mode=d&SubMode=w
 


For Teachers:

        Education World - The Land Down Under
          
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson200.shtml

        Pro Teacher lessons
          
http://www.proteacher.com/090070.shtml

        Australia Unit Lesson Plan - Grades 5-6
           http://ted.coe.wayne.edu/sse/units/aussie.htm

        Australian Animals and Biomes for Grades 4-12
           http://www.musc.edu/cando/ausdwnun/ausecoa1.html

        Amazing Australia Grade 2
           http://www.valdosta.edu/~admcleod/resource.html

        A to Z Teacher Stuff for Australia
          
http://atozteacherstuff.com/themes/Australia.shtml
           A to Z Teacher Stuff just for grade 2
              
http://atozteacherstuff.com/lessons/Australia.shtml

        Australia from abcteach
           http://abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/social_studies/australia/

        Mr. Donn's web page
           http://k12east.mrdonn.org/Australia.html

        EDSitement - Lesson plan - Aboriginal Art and Storytelling
           http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=652     

        Lesson Plan Search site has 4 pages of links plus puzzles and games
          
http://www.lessonplansearch.com/Thematic_Units/Social_Studies/Australia/

        Australian Animals - webquests
           http://www.biologycorner.com/projects/zoobook/index.html
           http://www.mrsoshouse.com/ext/auanim.html
           http://teacherweb.com/WQ/ElementarySchool/AustralianAnimals234/index.html

           http://www.biologycorner.com/quests/zoobook/index.html
           http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/Austanimals.htm

        Third Grade Web Quest about Australia from Buckley Country Day School
           http://www.librarybcds.com/3WQaustralia.html

            Welcome to the Land of Oz Webquest -
             http://academics.uww.edu/cni/webquest/Fall03/australia/INDEX.HTM

        Dugongs and Elephants - Cousins?
            http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/08/g35/ccdugong.html

            Great Barrier Reef - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/archive/xpeditions/lessons/14/g912/geoactreef.html?ar_a=1
        Great Barrier Reef video - http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/places/parks-and-nature-places/oceans/oceans-barrier-reef/

        Slang Lesson Plan -
            http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/06/g912/gaslang.html

        Waltzing Matilda explanation - http://www.hamilton.net.au/matilda.html

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