Space refers to the location of different features on the Earth's surface and the ways in which these features are distributed, organised and managed.
Place refers to parts of the Earth's surface that are identified and given meaning by people. Places range in size from a part of a room or garden to a major world region.
Interconnection refers to the ways in which all things (living and non-living), events and processes on Earth are connected. No place or thing on Earth exists in isolation. Environmental processes (such as the water cycle) and human processes (such as migration) ensure that everything on Earth is linked and connected in different ways.
Change refers to the nature of all things (living and non-living) on the Earth. The Earth is constantly changing. Some changes happen very quickly and are easily noticed. Other changes take place over millions of years and are still undetected.
Environment refers to all living and non-living things in the natural and human world . The world that we live in is made up of many different environments. Some environments occurs naturally, such as forests, desserts and coral reefs. These are known as natural environments.
Sustainability refers to the ongoing capacity of the Earth to support and maintain all living things. It is a goal that tries to balance the needs and wellbeing of the natural environments. (You can help by doing something as simple as using the half flush when going to the toilet).
Scale is the size of the issue of problem. It can be: Local, State, National, Regional- Oceania or Global- the whole world.