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Content description VCGGK084

Geography / Levels 3 and 4 / Geographical Knowledge / Diversity and significance of places and environments
Content description
Similarities and differences between places in terms of their type of settlement, demographic characteristics and the lives of the people who live there
  1. exploring different types of settlement, and classifying them into hierarchical categories, for example, isolated dwellings, outstations, isolated communities, villages, towns, regional centres and large cities
  2. investigating the diversity of people who live in their place, using census data on age, birthplace, ancestry, language, religious affiliation, family composition or household composition, comparing them with the people in another place in Australia, and discussing their results
  3. discussing the similarities and differences in the types of work and other activities people do in their own place with a different type of place in Australia and a place in another country
  4. examining the similarities and differences between their daily lives and those of young people in a place outside Australia and discussing what it would be like to live in these places
  5. proposing possible actions that could promote awareness about the similarities and differences between particular places and discussing reasons for raising this awareness
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