How has our community changed?

Case Study Overview

We all live in a local community. A community is a group of people who live in a particular environment. The environment can be natural, or created by humans, or a mixture of both. Some aspects of the people and environment in a community can change over time, and some can stay the same – that is called continuity. Every local community has both change and continuity. That’s what you are about to learn – how to find change and continuity in your local community.

This unit of study is presented as a website which includes interactive elements, videos, PDF and worksheets (in Word Doc format). The unit is compatible with computers and iPads.

Case Study unit of work inquiry structure

  • Activity 1 Stages of development
  • Activity 2 How do we find out what causes changes to a place?
  • Activity 3 Port Fairy Case Study — An overview
  • Activity 4 Port Fairy Case Study — Using a song as evidence
  • Activity 5 Port Fairy Case Study — Exploring further
  • Activity 6 Port Fairy Case Study — What’s changed?
  • Activity 7 Your place research task

For Primary Students

• Community and Remembrance

Case Study Resources

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