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Geography / Year 7 / Geographical Inquiry and Skills / Collecting, recording, evaluating and representing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Represent spatial distribution of different types of geographical phenomena by constructing appropriate maps at different scales that conform to cartographic conventions, using spatial technologies as appropriate (ACHGS050)

Elaborations
  • creating a map to show the spatial distribution and patterns of liveability, using computer mapping software
  • developing a map to show the spatial distribution of measures of the liveability of their own place, or a selected hydrological hazard in Australia and another region of the world
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Maps (Geographic location),  Key (Data representation),  Scale (Proportions),  Distance,  Bearings (Direction),  Spatial technologies

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