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Factors That Shape Places: Bobbin Head including bushfire management

Geography: Factors That Shape Places including bushfire management

Image courtesy of: Reference: Hornsby Shire (31st May 2018). Bobbin Head, 1937. In Website Hornsby Shire. Retrieved 11th Aug 2021 13:43, from© Hornsby Shire Council Library & Information Services


Using the geographic inquiry process, students will investigate the features, human activity and management of Bobbin Head, now and in the past. Each student will be supplied with a field journal to record information acquired through a variety of activities including mapping, fire management assessment and a cultural site visit.

Special Note

It is recommended that this program be undertaken on a low tide day to enable the students to observe the crabs.

Inquiry questions

How do people and environments influence one another?

How do people influence places and the management of spaces within them?

How can the impact of bushfires on people and places be reduced?

Excursion locations

This program is offered at the following locations. Click on an image to find out more.