Australian Curriculum Categories

ACHASSI158

Interpret and analyse data and information displayed in a range of formats to identify and propose explanations for distributions, patterns, trends and relationships

Elaborations

  • interpreting the possible meaning of images and symbols in primary sources (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using and interpreting various types of maps (for example, weather, political, topographic, thematic and diagrammatic maps and isoline or isopleth maps) (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using aerial images of contrasting places to identify differences (for example, differences in housing density and services) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • interpreting a variety of graphic representations (for example, tables, charts, graphs, weather maps and satellite images) to identify trends (for example, an increase in the number of people engaged in casual work), spatial and temporal patterns (for example, the patterns of a selected hydrological hazard over time and place) and to observe, describe and contrast the spatial associations of geographical phenomena (for example, the relationship between economic activities, river systems and the availability of surface water) (Skills: Numeracy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using data to make predictions about future trends (for example, the trend of shopping online, trends in working hours or how people work, changing liveability factors, the rise of knowledge-based work) (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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