This is a 29-page unit from the Australian Curriculum Geography series that covers:
The influence of purpose, distance and accessibility on the frequency with which people visit places (ACHGK013)
Identifying places visited in a community, why they are visited and the reasons for the frequency of visits
Collecting, recording and analyzing data about personal visits to places in their community
Identifying features and places visited in a large shopping centre, why they are visited and the reason for the frequency of visits
Collecting, recording and analyzing data about personal visits to shops in their local shopping centre
Investigating how the places and patterns of visits have changed over two generations
Planning, recording and analyzing an interview
Investigating how communication technologies affect people’s connections
Sorting communication technologies in a time line
Key inquiry questions
What is a place?
How are people connected to their place and other places?
What factors affect my connection to places?
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Pose geographical questions about familiar and unfamiliar places (ACHGS013)
Collect and record geographical data and information, for example, by observing, by interviewing, or from sources such as photographs, plans, satellite images, storybooks and films (ACHGS014)
Represent data and the location of places and their features by constructing tables, plans and labelled maps (ACHGS015)
Draw conclusions based on the interpretation of geological information sorted in categories. (ACHGS016)
Present findings in a range of communication forms, for example, written, oral, digital and visual, and describe the direction and location of places, using terms such as north, south, opposite, near, far (ACGHS017)
Reflect on their learning and suggest responses to their findings (ACHGS018)
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