Australia’s Neighbors

Australia is just one of the many islands that make up the region in the Pacific Ocean known as Oceania.  Watch this video/song to learn about Australia’s neighbors.

Screenshot 2016-01-18 16.34.11After enjoying it through, play it back and pause it for each island.

  • Discuss the features of their flag.  Visit flagpedia to read about what the symbols and colors represent.
  • Review and practice using a compass rose by asking questions about its location.  For example, what direction would I have to go to get to  –?  If I went northwest from here, what island would I find?
  • Check out these National Geographic photos to learn more about this beautiful part of our world.

 

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