Victorian Curriculum Connections

Levels 5 and 6/Geography/Geographical Knowledge/Factors that shape places and influence interconnections

Content Description: Impacts of bushfires or floods on environments and communities, and how people can respond (VCGGK095)

Levels 7 and 8/Personal and Social Capability/Development of resilience

Achievement Standard. They reflect on strategies to cope with difficult situations and are able to justify their choice of strategy demonstrating knowledge of resilience and adaptability.

  • Discuss the range of strategies that could be used to cope with difficult tasks or changing situations

Levels 9 and 10/Personal and Social Capability/Development of resilience

Achievement Standard. They demonstrate persistence, motivation, initiative and decision-making through completion of challenging tasks. They evaluate personal characteristics, strategies and sources of support used to cope with stressful situations/life challenges.

  • Analyse the significance of independence and individual responsibility in the completion of challenging tasks

Levels 7 and 8/Geography/Geographical Knowledge/Water in the World

Content Description: Causes of an atmospheric or hydrological hazard and its impacts on places, and human responses that can minimise harmful effects on places in the future


  • Explaining the economic, environmental and social impacts of a selected atmospheric or hydrological hazard on people and places, and investigating community responses to the hazard

Levels 7 and 8/Geography/Geographical Knowledge/Landforms and Landscapes

Content Description: Causes of a geomorphological hazard and its impacts on places and human responses that can minimise harmful effects on places in the future.


  • Describing how the effects caused by geomorphological hazards are influenced by social, cultural and economic factors. For example, where people choose to live, poverty, and lack of infrastructure and resources to prepare and respond
  • Researching how the application of principles of prevention, mitigation and preparedness minimises the harmful effects of geomorphological hazards

For more information please visit the Victorian Curriculum site.