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Australia Facts for Kids: Facts about Australia for Kids

Australia Facts for Kids: Facts about Australia for Kids
Interesting Facts for Kids Here are some interesting Australia Facts which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids. Name: Commonwealth of AustraliaGovernment: DemocracyPopulation: 23, 6 million (2013)Capital: Canberra with 380,000 people (2013)Language: English Australia Geography Australia is the smallest inhabited continent of the seven continents can also be considered the largest island in the world. In fact it is an island continent. The country is divided into six states (Southern Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania) and two self-governing territories: Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory (which is around Canberra, the capital city). The main cities in Australia are: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Adelaide, Hobart and Canberra (capital city) The highest mountain of Australia is Mount Kosciuszko with 2.228metres or 7,310ft. Did you know? Australia Facts:Australia Attractions for Kids Australian Animals

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Lesson plans, resources, and ideas for countries in Australia and Oceana. In addition to the printables that can be used for any country study, I make additional sheets for specific countries ~ mapping activities and flag notebooking sheets {and sometimes more!}. We took two weeks to study the continent of Australia. Our first week we focused more on the geography of Australia {Great Barrier Reef, desert, oceans surrounding Australia} as well as the currency, the Australian flag, and learned some Australian slang words {grins}. During our second week we learned about kangaroos and koalas and completed some minit books {usually to make a lapbook} about both animals. We also had fun trying to draw some different animals and even tried to draw our own map of Australia. If you'd like to see a more detailed blog post with day-by-day plans for our two week study along with links/resources, here is the link:

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Australia Australia's ecosystem is an unusual one because of its remote location. As a result, there are many animal species that occur here and nowhere else in the world, such as the platypus, kangaroo, echidna, and koala. Australia has 516 national parks to protect its unique plants and animals. One of Australia's most amazing sites rises like an enormous whale's back from a flat red-soil desert called the Red Center.

Interesting Facts About Australia - Things you don't know What You Don’t Know About the Land Down Under What do you think of when Australia is mentioned? Crocodile Dundee, Steve Erwin, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, kangaroos, crocodiles, the Outback, the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney Opera House, Aborigines, wine, or vegemite? Australia is much more than this. So much more to offer! Australia : Activities - Cinema - Games to print - Interactive games - History - Information - Lesson plans - Webquests - Listening - Maps - Photos - Songs - Stories - Videos - Vocabulary Trishan's Oz : History - People - Places - Things - Facts - Animals (panique.com.au) Passport Australia : Videos - Interactive features - Slideshow... (channelone.com) AUSTRALIA.com - Travel and Tourism (australia.com) Geography of Australia - PowerPoint Presentation (classroom.jc-schools.net) 'A View On Cities', a site dedicated to the sights and attractions in some of the world's greatest cities. (aviewoncities.com) Picture Australia - (from Australia's cultural institutions) - "a gallery of people, places, events and objects" (pictureaustralia.org) 50 Insane Facts about Australia - an infographic (static.neatorama.com) 10 ways to survive in the wild "A British teenager has survived a fortnight lost in the Australian bush.

People, culture and lifestyle - About Australia - Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australia is a product of a unique blend of established traditions and new influences. The country’s original inhabitants, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, are the custodians of one of the world’s oldest continuing cultural traditions. They have been living in Australia for at least 40 000 years and possibly up to 60 000 years. The rest of Australia’s people are migrants or descendants of migrants who have arrived in Australia from about 200 countries since Great Britain established the first European settlement at Sydney Cove in 1788.

Australia Time Clock & Map - Check Time in Australia Time in Australia Australian continent stretches out over three time zones. Because Australia is situated west to the International Date Line, it is ahead of time compared to most other countries of the world. The proper names of Australia's time zones are: Australian Western Standard Time - UTC+08 (AWST), Australian Central Standard Time - UTC+09:30 (ACST), and Australian Eastern Standard Time - UTC+10:00 (AEST).

English-speaking countries: Canada - Learning English Online Geography Canada is a country occupying(to fill either time or space) most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean. It is the world's second largest country by total area.

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