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Content description VCGGC090

Geography / Levels 5 and 6 / Geographical Concepts and Skills / Data and information
Content description
Interpret maps and other geographical data and information using digital and spatial technologies as appropriate, to develop identifications, descriptions, explanations and conclusions that use geographical terminology
  1. interpret a variety of thematic maps to investigate the environmental and human characteristics of Europe, North America and the Asia region
  2. using climate graphs they have constructed to interpret and compare the climate of different places
  3. identifying possible relationships by comparing maps of spatial distributions, for example, maps of vegetation and incidence of bushfires, or the per capita income of countries and life expectancy
  4. presenting a report using graphics and maps as evidence of an investigation into a local environmental or planning issue and using geographical terms, such as relative location, scale, climate, cultural diversity , reflecting on what they have learned, and suggesting additional questions that could be investigated
  5. exploring cause-and-effect relationships, for example, between low income and poor health, using graphic organisers and concept maps
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