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Monday, 18 February 2013

Year 9 - Comparing population size

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

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