Teacher guide Data representation and interpretation - years 9 and 10

TLF ID M013999

This is a teacher resource describing a set of student activities based on temperature and rainfall data and climate graphs for a number of cities in the Asia region, including Australian cities. The activities focus on constructing graphs from climate data and interpreting climate graphs. The resource encourages students to compare the climates of cities in the Asia region, to identify and contrast climate patterns, for example wet/dry climates in contrast to climates with four seasons, and to relate climate patterns to factors such as latitude, longitude, altitude and distance from oceans. The resource includes copy masters and a detailed teacher guide for each activity.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource supports the Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia cross-curriculum priority. It provides climate data for 30 cities in the Asia region.
  • This resource could also be useful for Geographical Knowledge and Understanding and Geographical Inquiry and Skills.
  • This resource supports the numeracy general capability.
Year level

9; 10

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: University of Melbourne
  • Organization: University of Melbourne
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.asiaeducation.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Text
  • © The University of Melbourne – Asia Education Foundation, 2012. Unless otherwise indicated, this material may be reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all acknowledgements are retained.