Today, my Year 9 Geography students began the unit: Australia - should I emigrate?
In the first lesson students were tasked with comparing Australia with selected other countries. The task involved students finding a method of comparing the total population of the selected countries using lego bricks.
Students had to work in pairs to find an appropriate method of showing this on a world map. Here are some examples which really show the difference between the countries selected, including Australia, China and the UK