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Australia Research Project

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Grade Level(s): 2-5
Resource Type: Research Project
Total Pages: 56
Answer Key & Rubric: Included
File Type: PDF

Australia Research Project

Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness. 

In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of Australia

 

A Draft Book guides explorers through the research process, providing step-by-step directions and graphic organizers for note-taking. 

a draft book of graphic organizers for note-taking

Project Templates help students share their discoveries in an interactive notebook or on a poster or presentation board. 

interactive templates for Australia Research Project

Also included:

  • Choice Board with additional activities to choose from, including preparing a traditional dish and reading a folktale.
  • 4-Point Rubric for students to review their final product before sharing it and for the teachers to assess the final product after the student shares it.
  • Answer Guide that provides possible answers for the Draft Book.
  • Globe Trottin’ Kids Passport & Australia “stamp

 

choice board, passport, rubric, answer guide for Australia Research Project

 

Country Research Project: Australia | Topics & Activities

Geography

  • identify the country’s location on a world map and continent map
  • complete a compass rose
  • create a map key
  • label a country map according to the map key

Quick Facts

  • record the country’s population, area, climate, products, and currency

Flag

  • color the country’s flag 
  • describe the meaning of its color(s) and symbol(s)

Languages

  • learn common words and phrases in the country’s official language

Food

  • create a menu for a day 

Clothing

  • design traditional clothing (paper, fabric) for paper dolls 

Sports

  • identify popular sports and activities

Animals

  • classify by animal group and display in a pocket chart

Influential People

  • sketch a portrait and write a description of the individual’s contributions 

Holidays & Celebrations

  • create Save the Date cards using 4Ws (what, when, where, why) and 1 H (how) 

 

A country research project is a fun learning experience for the whole class, cooperative groups, or independent investigations. 

Please Note: This country research project does not include information about the country. Students conduct their own research and record their own notes as part of this project.

 

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Encourage further exploration with additional country research projects.

Kids will love learning about our diverse world and filling their passports!

Brazil

Canada

Chile

China

Egypt

England

France

Germany

India

Iran

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Mexico

Nigeria

Russia

South Africa

Spain

Thailand

United States

 

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