Features of beaches

Topic: Features of places – Australian beaches
Student activity
Geography: Year 1 and Year 2

This is the student activity 1 of 6 of the Features of places: beaches learning activity.

Task No. 1

Features of beaches

Using the images in the downloadable resource, compare natural and man-made features.

Image 1 is a labelled image of natural features of a beach. Discuss with students what natural features are and how they differ from human features. (Human features are managed by people or built by people.)

Image 2 is a labelled image of human features associated with beaches. Discuss with students the reasons why people build these features at beaches and how they are used.

Image 3 is a line drawing of this image. Students use the information in Images 1 and 2 to colour and draw in the natural features and human features found at the beach.