Australian Curriculum Categories


Interpret geographical data and other information using qualitative and quantitative methods, and digital and spatial technologies as appropriate, to identify and propose explanations for spatial distributions, patterns and trends, and infer relationships


  • using aerial images of contrasting places to identify differences in housing density (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using graphs, weather maps and satellite images to examine the temporal and spatial patterns of a selected hydrological hazard in Australia and another region of the world (for example, countries of the Asia region or of the Pacific region) (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • interpreting various types of maps (for example, weather, isopleth, topographic, political, thematic, diagrammatic) (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using digital maps and overlays of an area to observe, describe and contrast the spatial associations of geographical phenomena (for example, the relationship between economic activities and river systems and the availability of surface water) (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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