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Learning objects ACTmapi Community Interests

TLF ID M012443

This is one of several an interactive web-based mapping resources from this web page. The Community Interests map focuses on the spatial distribution of community facilities within the Australian Capital Territory. Like other GIS (Geographic Information System) resources it allows the user to take a geographic perspective on mapped information. The resource allows the user to manipulate information on a base map to analyse and identify patterns, associations and trends, and to zoom in and out to a variety of scales. The site includes aerial photography upon which the user can impose data layers. Users can create project files to store and continue to work on their tailored maps.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for the Places are for living in unit of study in the year 7 Geography curriculum, particularly for the unit's content description about how patterns and associations between population and the provisions of services and facilities determine the liveability of places.
  • The resource can contribute to students attaining the achievement standard in year 7 Geography by enabling them to understand and graphically describe how places form from the interconnections between places and people within defined environments.
Year level


Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Australian Capital Territory
  • Organization: Australian Capital Territory
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: ACT Government Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Organization: ACT Government Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL:
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
  • © Australian Capital Territory. You may download, display, distribute, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only, for your personal use, educational use, or non-commercial use within your organisation, provided the copyright to such material is attributed to the Australian Capital Territory.