Geography / Year 9 / Geographical Knowledge and Understanding / Unit 2: Geographies of interconnections

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Curriculum content descriptions

The way transportation and information and communication technologies are used to connect people to services, information and people in other places (ACHGK066)

Elaborations
  • describing the differences in peoples access to the internet between and within countries and exploring how information and communication technologies are being used to connect people to information, services and people in other places (for example, in rural areas across Australia and the world, including selected countries of the Asia region)
  • examining how information and communication technologies have made it possible for places (for example, in India and the Philippines) to provide a range of global business services
  • exploring how transport and information networks operate to connect people to services, including how supply-chain logistics influence these connections
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Transport networks,  Telecommunications,  Globalisation,  Social networking

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Interconnections and human wellbeing

This is an online resource exploring the interconnections between Australian consumers and Indonesian cashew farmers, with cashews grown by farmers on Flores, a remote Indonesian Island, eventually sold for a high price in Australia. It looks at the role of World Vision Indonesia in helping farmers to carry out a market ...

Online

What is globalisation?

This is a compilation of five teaching sequences about globalisation. It includes sections on the global realities that need to be addressed in building a sustainable world, including how our daily lives as members of a global community are related to economics and politics, enhanced communication and communication technologies ...

Online

What's globalisation got to do with me?

This is a compilation of five teaching sequences about globalisation. It includes sections on consumerism, interconnections with countries globally via the music listened to and the clothes purchased, the information obtained, the ideas held, the sharing of cultural experiences, and the foods eaten. It introduces this global ...

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We live in a diverse world: Indonesia

This is an online resource providing an overview of Indonesia including geography, people, history, economy and living conditions, as well as looking at the problem of inequality. It highlights the interconnections between Australia and Indonesia, explaining how the Australian Government and Non-Government Organisations ...

Interactive

Branyi Bayann Niiringal (Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow)

This learning and teaching resource supports schools and their communities to make important Aboriginal sites accessible on Google Maps. This resource can only be viewed in Chrome, MS Edge, Firefox and Safari. This resource is also downloadable as a SCORM file: the downloaded version will only work if you upload it to a ...