teaching resource

Natural Features of Australia - Deserts

Teach Starter Publishing
PowerPoint, PDF | 14 pages | Years: 3 - 6

A 14 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when introducing Australia's deserts.

Recognising the natural features of places is an important part of the geographical understanding.

This teaching presentation has been designed to introduce students to deserts as a natural feature of Australia’s landscape. It addresses the following content:

  • an explanation of how deserts form
  • an overview of Australia’s deserts
  • a list of the ten deserts of Australia
  • a case study of the Simpson Desert.

This PowerPoint presentation includes:

  • informative slides
  • links to resources
  • whole class activities
  • independent tasks.



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