What is Australia like?

In this lesson, we are going to be virtually flying to Australia; the continent is also known as Oceania and Australasia. Today, we are learning more about this small continent. First, we will be filling our brains with facts about the population, how many countries are in Australia and the currency they use. Then we will be looking at the interesting animals and landmarks you could see if you visited Australia.

What is Australia like?

In this lesson, we are going to be virtually flying to Australia; the continent is also known as Oceania and Australasia. Today, we are learning more about this small continent. First, we will be filling our brains with facts about the population, how many countries are in Australia and the currency they use. Then we will be looking at the interesting animals and landmarks you could see if you visited Australia.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. Zooming into Australia and exploring flora and fauna
  2. Sometimes called Australasia or Oceania.
  3. Identifying key physical features

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4 Questions

Q1.
1) How many countries does Australia have?
12
Correct answer: 14
32
Q2.
2) Which hemisphere is Australia in?
An image in a quiz
Northern hemisphere
Correct answer: Southern hemisphere
Q3.
3) What is the landmark called in Australia that you can see 1,500 types of fish?
Fraser Island
Correct answer: Great Barrier Reef
Sydney Opera House
Tongario Crossing
Q4.
4) Tick all the animals that you can find in Australia.
Correct answer: Dingo
Correct answer: Emu
Correct answer: Kangaroo
Correct answer: Koala
Correct answer: Platypus
Correct answer: Wombat

Lesson appears in

UnitGeography / Seven Continents

Geography