Teacher guide GeogSpace: years 9-10 - inquiry and skills

TLF ID M013989

This is a web page consisting of an overview and two illustrations of practice on the GeogSpace website, a resource for teachers. The illustrations relate to the Geographical Inquiry and Skills strand of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. Illustration 1 investigates how the inquiry approach is fundamental to teaching and engaging in geography learning and practice. Illustration 2 looks at map creation and interpretation, graphing, communication and writing, and decision-making skills as they relate to geography.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Illustration 1: Developing an inquiry in Years 9-10 geography and Illustration 2: Skills in Years 9-10 geography provide a diverse range of activities related to the content descriptions in the Geographical Inquiry and Skills strand of the Australian Curriculum across years 9 and 10.
  • The resource contains recommended readings and classroom illustrations to support teachers in understanding how to develop a geographical inquiry in years 9 and 10. It also contains resources supporting a range of geographical skills, and geographical applications of those skills, relevant to the Geographical Inquiry and Skills strand.
  • This resource can be used by teachers to help them develop suitable resources and teaching practices that, in return, will assist students to frame a geographical inquiry, undertake appropriate research and analysis, determine potential impacts and make sound decisions in years 9 and 10.
  • The resource supports the general capabilities of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability, Critical and creative thinking, Personal and social capability, Ethical understanding and Intercultural understanding.
Year level

9; 10

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Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA)
  • Organization: Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA)
  • Description: Creator
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.agta.asn.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • © 2013 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This material may be copied, distributed and adapted free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all copyright notices and acknowledgements are retained.