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The quantity and variability of Australia’s water resources compared with other continents


    • investigating the main causes of rainfall and applying their knowledge to explain the seasonal rainfall patterns in their own place and in a place with either significantly higher or lower rainfall
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
    • interpreting the spatial distribution of rainfall in Australia and comparing it with the distribution of that of other continents
    (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
    • using the concept of the water balance to compare the quantity and variability of rainfall, run-off and evaporation on the availability of water in Australia and other continents
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)

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